1956 - 17- 06 Maureen Potter

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Maureen Potter Comedian 1956 - 17:06

Maureen Potter Irish singer, actor, comedian and performer.


Maria Philomena Potter (1925 - 7 April 2004), known as Maureen Potter, was an acclaimed Irish singer, actor, comedian and performer.
The daughter of a commercial traveller, born in Fairview, Dublin, Ireland and educated at St. Mary’s, Fairview, on Dublin ’s Northside , At the age of 7 she became All Ireland Junior Dancing Champion. Two years later she was spotted by the Dublin comedian Jimmy O'Dea at an amateur concert party; she began appearing in pantomime with him at the Gaiety Theatre. she had a long career in the Irish theatre, mainly as a comedian, but also as a straight actress. Maureen Potter was a regular feature at the Gaiety Theatre in Dublin, Ireland. For many years Maureen starred in the Christmas Pantomime at the Gaiety Theatre, just off Graftion Street, Dublin Ireland. A bronze cast of her hand prints is featured outside the theatre.
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