Morgan, Dermot

Best known for his TV role as Father Ted, Dermot Morgan (1952-1998) had a long career in both radio and television.

On radio he is best remembered for his Saturday morning comedy show ‘Scrap Saturday’, which he co-wrote with Gerard Stembridge and co-starred Pauline McLynn and Owen Roe, taking a satirical look at Irish politics.

Morgan established himself playing the role of Father Trendy on our TV screens on the hugely popular show ‘The Live Mike’ hosted by Mike Murphy. However, Morgan is best known and loved for his role as Father Ted Crilly in the legendary Channel 4 sitcom, Father Ted.

Dermot Morgan passed away the day after finishing filming on the third and final series of ‘Father Ted’.