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Irish actor David Kelly dies in Dublin at age 82; starred in `Waking Ned,' `Chocolate Factory'

Posted 3 years ago by vlad1369
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Irish actor David Kelly dies in Dublin at age 82; starred in `Waking Ned,' `Chocolate Factory'

DUBLIN - Irish character actor David Kelly, who played Grandpa Joe in "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory," has died. He was 82.

His family and colleagues said Kelly died Sunday after a short illness and an acting career that spanned a half-century.

He was best known in Ireland for his 1980 depiction of doomed tenement dweller Rashers Tierney in the historical miniseries "Strumpet City."

Kelly's most prominent film roles came late in life.

In 1998's "Waking Ned Devine...

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