Death of much loved actor

Actor, Johnny Murphy, died aged 72 on Monday 22nd February in St. James Hospital, Dublin, following a short illness. Johnny’s acting career spanned over 50 years began in Focus Theatre with the late Deirdre O’Connell and led to work at the Abbey and Gate theatres and stages around the world in both film, TV and stage work. Many tributes have been paid to the legendary actor though print and social media and Irish Equity wishes to express sincere sympathies to Johnny’s family at this sad time.