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O'Hara, an iconic figure in Hollywood's Golden Age of the 1940s and 1950s who was once considered one of the world's most beautiful women, also played a string of feisty women opposite John Wayne, including in The Quiet Man.
"I've always been a tough Irish lass," she told the Daily Telegraph newspaper in a 2004 interview.
"I proved there was a bloody good actress in me. It wasn't just my face. I gave bloody good performances."
Her family said that the star, who had dual US-Irish citizenship and starred in over 60 films, died at home in Boise, Idaho.
"It is with a sad heart that we share the news that Maureen O'Hara passed away today in her sleep of natural causes," they said in a statement cited by The Irish Times newspaper.
"Maureen was our loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and friend. She passed peacefully surrounded by her loving family as they celebrated her life listening to music from her favourite movie, The Quiet Man."
Ireland's President Michael Higgins spoke of his "great sadness" at the news in a statement.
"She will be remembered as an outstanding and versatile actress, whose work especially in film, will endure for many years to come," he said.
Irish Arts Minister Heather Humphreys added: "Maureen O'Hara left Ireland to carve a successful life in America but in the hearts and minds of every Irish person, Maureen was the quintessential Irish success story."
Known as "the queen of Technicolor" due to her red hair and green eyes, O'Hara was born in Ranelagh, south Dublin, in 1920.
According to her autobiography "'Tis Herself", she started acting opposite her own shadow aged five.
She was brought to Hollywood in 1939 by legendary actor Charles Laughton and her first film was The Hunchback of Notre Dame, playing Esmerelda to his Quasimodo.
In 1941, she drew critical acclaim in Oscar-winning Welsh family saga How Green Was My Valley, directed by John Ford.
And by 1947, she was appearing as mother of the young Natalie Wood in Miracle on 34th Street.
Later movies included The Parent Trap in 1961 but in the 1970s, she retired from acting to run an airline with her husband. After he died, she became the first woman in US history to head a scheduled commercial airline.
O'Hara was awarded an honorary Oscar in 2014.


'A bloody good actress': Hollywood icon Maureen O'Hara dies aged 95 - 9news.com.au
 
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Loved her in McClintock with John Wayne.
 

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She was an excellent actress, especially when paired with John Wayne. "The Quiet Man" and "McLintock", two of my all-time favorites.
Rest in Peace Maureen.
 

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also the "Miracle on 34th Street" with John Payne and a very young Natalie Wood.
the lady was outstanding and always gave a great performance. I am glad she had a long and happy life, she will be missed.
I really enjoyed her in every movie I ever saw her in. probably The Quiet Man would be my pick as her best role. it fit her.
the end of an era.
 

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She had a quality that too many actors lack today, and that was class. She was great in everything she appeared in, in my opinion.
 

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We've lost a Great Lady
 

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Love her work also. I still like McClintock, Rio Grande & Big jake. Also a movie with Jimmy Stewart, " The Rare Breed. Both Stewart and Wayne said they liked working with her, as did O'Hara said the same. R.I.P Ma'am.
 

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Together again....:)

 

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Love her work also. I still like McClintock, Rio Grande & Big jake. Also a movie with Jimmy Stewart, " The Rare Breed. Both Stewart and Wayne said they liked working with her, as did O'Hara said the same. R.I.P Ma'am.
Those are my favorites too.
She lived a long, full life.
 
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