Brendan Grace Biography – Brendan Grace Wiki
Brendan Grace an Irish comedian and singer. He is known for his comedy schoolboy character “Bottler”, the role of Murphy in the 1995 film Moondance, and his 1996 appearance in the Irish TV sitcom Father Ted as Father Fintan Stack.
Branden Grace left school at the age of 13 to begin working. His first job was as a messenger boy, an occupation he often refers to in his live act.
At the age of 18, Grace formed a band known as The Gingermen and toured Ireland, in what has become known as the showband era of the ’60s, although The Gingermen were a folk group rather than a showband. During a gig one night, the band found themselves two members short and, in an attempt to calm an anxious crowd, Brendan was thrust upon the stage to humour them. His wit and razor sharp observations of daily life in Ireland immediately won over the crowd and since then he has been selling out venues around the globe.
In 1995, Grace starred in Moondance, and the following year he appeared in the Father Ted episode New Jack City as Father Fintan Stack. In 2007, he appeared as Big Sean in Killinaskully, and in 2015, he starred in The Gift.
He also reprised his Bottler character in a TV movie also called Bottler in November2013. It tells of Bottler’s exploits in his early years.
Brendan Grace Age
Brendan was born in 1 April 1951 in Dublin, Ireland.
Brendan Grace Wife
Grace has been married to Eileen Doyle since 1973. The couple has four children together. One of his sons, Bradley Grace is a member of the American hardcore punk band Poison the Well.
Brendan Grace Children
Brendan has four children,Bradley Grace,Melanie Grace,Amada Grace and Brendan Patric.
Brendan Grace Family
Grace was born to his father Seamus who worked as a bartender, an ambulance man and other odd jobs to keep the family going. He was raised in the inner city Liberties neighbourhood. He left schhol at the age of 13 and began working. Brendan’s first job was as a messenger boy which is an occupation he often refers to in his live act.
Brendan Grace Cancer
Brendan is fighting for life amid cancer battle. Brendan was diagnosed with lung cancer and news on his condition emergerd on 3 July 2019. He was given the diagnosis while being treated for Pneumonia.
Brendan’s spokesperson revealed, “Brendan Grace has been in hospital for the last four weeks receiving treatment for pneumonia.
“It has now transpired that he is also suffering from cancer for which he is receiving ongoing care and treatment.
Brendan Grace Net Worth
Brendan Grace has an estimated net worth of around $8 million.
Brendan Grace Songs
- Ringsend Rose
- The Safe Cross Code
- The Dutchman
- Song for Mira
- I’ll Take You Home Again Kathleen
- A Daisy a Day
- The Curry Song
- The Banks of My Own Lovely Lee
- The Chinese Takeaway
- Dublin in the Rare Auld Times
- Stuttering Bum
- Illegal Aliens
- Combine Harvester
- The Old Bog Road
- Isle of Innisfree
- The Fields of Athenry
- The Mountains of Mourne
- Me Granny
- A Meeting With The Law
- Grandma’s Feather Bed
- Christy’s Song
- A Visit to Santa
- The Yank & The Donkey
- St. Patrick’s Skull
- Bottler Goes To The Pub
- Bottler Remembers
- Dancing In The 60’s
- Bottler’s Memories
- The Irish Astronauts