Saturday, October 24, 2015

"Miracle on 34th Street" Star Maureen O'Hara now Walks the Streets of Gold...

The ever so lovely and talented actress Maureen O'Hara, born August 17, 1920, has passed away surrounded by her family at her home in Idaho, on October 24, 2015, at the age of 95.

Actress Maureen O'Hara

Maureen was a well known actress, working throughout her life and career on a number of films, alongside many of the greats, such as John Wayne, Jimmy Stewart, Robert Young, John Forsythe, Charles Laughton, Joel McCrea, John Payne, Errol Flynn, and many others.

Maureen O'Hara is often recognized from her films "How Green Was My Valley", "The Hunchback of Notre Dame", Disney's "The Parent Trap", and most of all, the classic 1947 version of the Christmas movie "Miracle on 34th Street", as working mother, Doris Walker, who finds it very hard to believe, but regains her faith, through the eyes of her child.

Actress Maureen O'Hara and Natalie Wood on the
"Miracle on 34th Street" set

Actress Maureen O'Hara and Actor John Payne - "Miracle on 34th Street"

Later, in her career, Maureen O'Hara worked on Broadway and filmed TV movies, including "The Christmas Box", alongside The Waltons Richard Thomas. It is a beautiful, touching film where joy is found in remembering the first gift of Christmas!

Actress Maureen O'Hara in promotional photo for "The Christmas Box"

Maureen O'Hara's legacy of films will certainly carry on and continue to bring joy to us all.

May we all forever cherish Maureen's characters words in "Miracle on 34th Street"...
"Faith is believing in things
when common sense tells you not to."

Maureen O'Hara, John Payne, Natalie Wood, and Edmund Gwenn in
"Miracle on 34th Street" 

Prayers to Maureen O'Hara's dear family and friends-
may the Lord comfort and bless you now...



  1. She was one of my favorite actresses. My thoughts and prayers are with her family.

  2. Thanks for sharing. A beautiful lady.


  3. Maureen was an elegant lovely woman and actress. You honored her nicely here.

  4. Such a beautiful, beautiful, feisty lady and terrific actress!! I loved her in "The Parent Trap" and The Christmas Box"!! Prayers and well wishes to her family.....great tribute, Net!!

  5. What a wonderful tribute to a talented lady.

  6. She will be so missed =) I loved her in the Quiet Man with John Wayne. An amazing lady with such grace!

  7. TCM is doing a 24 hour tribute to O'Hara on Nov. 20.


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