Cyril Cusack

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Cyril James Cusack (26 November 1910 – 7 October 1993) was an Irish actor, who appeared in more than 90 films. Description above from the Wikipedia article Cyril Cusack, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Nineteen Eighty-Four (1984)

George Orwell's novel of a totalitarian future society in which a man whose daily work is rewriting history tries to rebel by falling in love.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Radford
CAST:  John Hurt  •  Richard Burton  •  Suzanna Hamilton  •  Cyril Cusack

George Orwell's novel of a totalitarian future society in which a man whose daily work is rewriting history tries to rebel by falling in love.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Radford
CAST:  John Hurt  •  Richard Burton  •  Suzanna Hamilton  •  Cyril Cusack

Far and Away (1992)

A young man leaves Ireland with his landlord's daughter after some trouble with her father, and they dream of owning land at the big giveaway in Oklahoma ca. 1893. When they get to the new land, they find jobs and begin saving money. The man becomes a local ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ron Howard
CAST:  Tom Cruise  •  Nicole Kidman  •  Thomas Gibson  •  Robert Prosky

A young man leaves Ireland with his landlord's daughter after some trouble with her father, and they dream of owning land at the big giveaway in Oklahoma ca. 1893. When they get to the new land, they find jobs and begin saving money. The man becomes a local ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ron Howard
CAST:  Tom Cruise  •  Nicole Kidman  •  Thomas Gibson  •  Robert Prosky

Gone to Earth (1950)

Jennifer Jones plays Hazel Woods, a beautiful young English Gypsey girl who loves animals and in particular her pet fox. She is hotly desired by Jack Reddin (David Farrar) a fox hunting squire who vies for her affection and pursues her even after her marriage to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Powell  •  Emeric Pressburger
CAST:  David Farrar  •  Cyril Cusack  •  Sybil Thorndike  •  Edward Chapman

Jennifer Jones plays Hazel Woods, a beautiful young English Gypsey girl who loves animals and in particular her pet fox. She is hotly desired by Jack Reddin (David Farrar) a fox hunting squire who vies for her affection and pursues her even after her marriage to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Powell  •  Emeric Pressburger
CAST:  David Farrar  •  Cyril Cusack  •  Sybil Thorndike  •  Edward Chapman

Harold and Maude (1971)

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The young Harold lives in his own world of suicide-attempts and funeral visits to avoid the misery of his current family and home environment. Harold meets an 80-year-old woman named Maude who also lives in her own world yet one in which she is having the time of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Hal Ashby
CAST:  Ruth Gordon  •  Bud Cort  •  Cyril Cusack  •  Charles Tyner

The young Harold lives in his own world of suicide-attempts and funeral visits to avoid the misery of his current family and home environment. Harold meets an 80-year-old woman named Maude who also lives in her own world yet one in which she is having the time of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Hal Ashby
CAST:  Ruth Gordon  •  Bud Cort  •  Cyril Cusack  •  Charles Tyner

Juggernaut (1974)

A bomber has planted 7 bombs on a transatlantic cruise ship. While a crack bomb squad team try to defuse the bombs the police attempt to track down the mad bomber.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Lester
CAST:  Richard Harris  •  Omar Sharif  •  David Hemmings  •  Anthony Hopkins

A bomber has planted 7 bombs on a transatlantic cruise ship. While a crack bomb squad team try to defuse the bombs the police attempt to track down the mad bomber.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Lester
CAST:  Richard Harris  •  Omar Sharif  •  David Hemmings  •  Anthony Hopkins

Little Dorrit (1987)

A drama based on the novel by Charles Dickens which tells the story of Arthur Clennam who is thrown into a debtor's prison. There he meets a young seamstress whose father has been imprisoned for twenty-five years. A film in originally released in two parts.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Christine Edzard
CAST:  Derek Jacobi  •  Joan Greenwood  •  Max Wall  •  Patricia Hayes

A drama based on the novel by Charles Dickens which tells the story of Arthur Clennam who is thrown into a debtor's prison. There he meets a young seamstress whose father has been imprisoned for twenty-five years. A film in originally released in two parts.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Christine Edzard
CAST:  Derek Jacobi  •  Joan Greenwood  •  Max Wall  •  Patricia Hayes

My Left Foot: The Story of Christy Brown (1989)

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In this true story told through flashbacks, Christy Brown is born with crippling cerebral palsy into a poor, working-class Irish family. Able only to control movement in his left foot and to speak in guttural sounds, he is mistakenly believed to have a intellectual ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jim Sheridan
CAST:  Daniel Day-Lewis  •  Brenda Fricker  •  Alison Whelan  •  Declan Croghan

In this true story told through flashbacks, Christy Brown is born with crippling cerebral palsy into a poor, working-class Irish family. Able only to control movement in his left foot and to speak in guttural sounds, he is mistakenly believed to have a intellectual ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jim Sheridan
CAST:  Daniel Day-Lewis  •  Brenda Fricker  •  Alison Whelan  •  Declan Croghan

Odd Man Out (1947)

Belfast police conduct a door-to-door manhunt for an IRA gunman wounded in a daring robbery.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Carol Reed
CAST:  James Mason  •  Robert Newton  •  Cyril Cusack  •  F.J. McCormick

Belfast police conduct a door-to-door manhunt for an IRA gunman wounded in a daring robbery.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Carol Reed
CAST:  James Mason  •  Robert Newton  •  Cyril Cusack  •  F.J. McCormick

The Blue Lagoon (1949)

In the Victorian period two British children are the survivors of a shipwreck in the South Pacific. After days afloat, they are marooned on a lush tropical island in the company of kindly old sailor. Together they survive solely on their resourcefulness, and the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Frank Launder
CAST:  Jean Simmons  •  Donald Houston  •  Noel Purcell  •  Cyril Cusack

In the Victorian period two British children are the survivors of a shipwreck in the South Pacific. After days afloat, they are marooned on a lush tropical island in the company of kindly old sailor. Together they survive solely on their resourcefulness, and the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Frank Launder
CAST:  Jean Simmons  •  Donald Houston  •  Noel Purcell  •  Cyril Cusack

The Elusive Pimpernel (1950)

A British aristocrat goes in disguise to France to rescue people from The Terror of the guillotine.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Powell  •  Emeric Pressburger
CAST:  David Niven  •  Margaret Leighton  •  Cyril Cusack  •  Jack Hawkins

A British aristocrat goes in disguise to France to rescue people from The Terror of the guillotine.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Powell  •  Emeric Pressburger
CAST:  David Niven  •  Margaret Leighton  •  Cyril Cusack  •  Jack Hawkins

The Secret of Convict Lake (1951)

After a group of convicts escapes from prison, they take refuge in the wilderness. While most of the crew are ruthless sociopaths, Jim Canfield is an innocent man who was jailed under false pretenses. When Canfield and his fellow fugitives reach an isolated farming ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Gordon
CAST:  Glenn Ford  •  Gene Tierney  •  Ethel Barrymore  •  Zachary Scott

After a group of convicts escapes from prison, they take refuge in the wilderness. While most of the crew are ruthless sociopaths, Jim Canfield is an innocent man who was jailed under false pretenses. When Canfield and his fellow fugitives reach an isolated farming ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Gordon
CAST:  Glenn Ford  •  Gene Tierney  •  Ethel Barrymore  •  Zachary Scott

The Small Back Room (1949)

At the height of World War II, the Germans begin dropping a new type of booby-trapped bomb on England. Sammy Rice, a highly-skilled but haunted bomb-disposal officer, must overcome his personal demons to defeat this new threat.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Powell  •  Emeric Pressburger
CAST:  David Farrar  •  Kathleen Byron  •  Jack Hawkins  •  Leslie Banks

At the height of World War II, the Germans begin dropping a new type of booby-trapped bomb on England. Sammy Rice, a highly-skilled but haunted bomb-disposal officer, must overcome his personal demons to defeat this new threat.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Powell  •  Emeric Pressburger
CAST:  David Farrar  •  Kathleen Byron  •  Jack Hawkins  •  Leslie Banks

The Blue Veil (1951)

A World War I widow loses her only child and spends the rest of her life as a children's nurse.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Curtis Bernhardt  •  Busby Berkeley
CAST:  Jane Wyman  •  Charles Laughton  •  Joan Blondell  •  Richard Carlson

A World War I widow loses her only child and spends the rest of her life as a children's nurse.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Curtis Bernhardt  •  Busby Berkeley
CAST:  Jane Wyman  •  Charles Laughton  •  Joan Blondell  •  Richard Carlson

The Fool (1990)

A costume drama / satire about financial skull-duggery, and confidence tricksters in both the upper and lower classes in Victorian London. A working class man impersonates a lord who is supposedly very rich and a financial wizard. As such he is invited to all the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Christine Edzard
CAST:  Derek Jacobi  •  Cyril Cusack  •  Ruth Mitchell  •  Maria Aitken

A costume drama / satire about financial skull-duggery, and confidence tricksters in both the upper and lower classes in Victorian London. A working class man impersonates a lord who is supposedly very rich and a financial wizard. As such he is invited to all the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Christine Edzard
CAST:  Derek Jacobi  •  Cyril Cusack  •  Ruth Mitchell  •  Maria Aitken

Brotherly Love (1970)

In this British tragi-comedy taking place among emotionally bankrupt upper-class Scottish countrymen, Peter O'Toole plays Sir Charles Henry Arbuthnot Pinkerton Ferguson, a mentally disturbed Scotsman, living on his uncared-for farm, who also harbors an incestuous ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  J. Lee Thompson
CAST:  Peter O'Toole  •  Susannah York  •  Michael Craig  •  Harry Andrews

In this British tragi-comedy taking place among emotionally bankrupt upper-class Scottish countrymen, Peter O'Toole plays Sir Charles Henry Arbuthnot Pinkerton Ferguson, a mentally disturbed Scotsman, living on his uncared-for farm, who also harbors an incestuous ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  J. Lee Thompson
CAST:  Peter O'Toole  •  Susannah York  •  Michael Craig  •  Harry Andrews

Shake Hands with the Devil (1959)

In 1921 Dublin, the IRA battles the "Black & Tans," special British forces given to harsh measures. Irish-American medical student Kerry O'Shea hopes to stay aloof, but saving a wounded friend gets him outlawed, and inexorably drawn into the rebel organization. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Anderson
CAST:  James Cagney  •  Don Murray  •  Dana Wynter  •  Glynis Johns

In 1921 Dublin, the IRA battles the "Black & Tans," special British forces given to harsh measures. Irish-American medical student Kerry O'Shea hopes to stay aloof, but saving a wounded friend gets him outlawed, and inexorably drawn into the rebel organization. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Anderson
CAST:  James Cagney  •  Don Murray  •  Dana Wynter  •  Glynis Johns

Fahrenheit 451 (1966)

In the future, the government maintains control of public opinion by outlawing literature and maintaining a group of enforcers, known as “firemen,” to perform the necessary book burnings. Fireman Montag begins to question the morality of his vocation…  (more)

DIRECTION:  François Truffaut
CAST:  Oskar Werner  •  Julie Christie  •  Cyril Cusack  •  Bee Duffell

In the future, the government maintains control of public opinion by outlawing literature and maintaining a group of enforcers, known as “firemen,” to perform the necessary book burnings. Fireman Montag begins to question the morality of his vocation…  (more)

DIRECTION:  François Truffaut
CAST:  Oskar Werner  •  Julie Christie  •  Cyril Cusack  •  Bee Duffell

Soldiers Three (1951)

Kiplingesque tale of British forces in 19th-century India.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tay Garnett
CAST:  Stewart Granger  •  Walter Pidgeon  •  David Niven  •  Robert Newton

Kiplingesque tale of British forces in 19th-century India.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tay Garnett
CAST:  Stewart Granger  •  Walter Pidgeon  •  David Niven  •  Robert Newton

Esther Waters (1948)

Esther goes into service in Victorian England, only to be seduced by the sweet talking groom William, who then takes off with his employer's daughter. Left alone to bring up the child, Esther manages and after 7 years has a chance at happiness. Then William turns ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ian Dalrymple
CAST:  Dirk Bogarde  •  Kathleen Ryan  •  Cyril Cusack  •  Ivor Barnard

Esther goes into service in Victorian England, only to be seduced by the sweet talking groom William, who then takes off with his employer's daughter. Left alone to bring up the child, Esther manages and after 7 years has a chance at happiness. Then William turns ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ian Dalrymple
CAST:  Dirk Bogarde  •  Kathleen Ryan  •  Cyril Cusack  •  Ivor Barnard

The March Hare (1956)

Sir Charles Hare, a young Irish baronet, gambles his all on one of his horses at Ascot. But the horse is 'pulled', and Sir Charles is forced to sell his Irish estate. His aunt, however, has some surprises in store for him.  (more)

DIRECTION:  George More O'Ferrall
CAST:  Peggy Cummins  •  Terence Morgan  •  Martita Hunt  •  Cyril Cusack

Sir Charles Hare, a young Irish baronet, gambles his all on one of his horses at Ascot. But the horse is 'pulled', and Sir Charles is forced to sell his Irish estate. His aunt, however, has some surprises in store for him.  (more)

DIRECTION:  George More O'Ferrall
CAST:  Peggy Cummins  •  Terence Morgan  •  Martita Hunt  •  Cyril Cusack
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