Death of Maureen O'Hara

August 17, 1920 - October 24, 2015
Boise, Idaho | Age 95

Spirited movie star, dies at 95
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By ROBERT JABLON, The Associated Press

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Fiery-haired and feisty, Maureen O'Hara could handle anything the world and Hollywood threw at her. Director John Ford punched her in the jaw at a party and John Wayne dragged her through sheep dung — real sheep dung — in "The Quiet Man." In "Miracle on 34th Street" she learned to believe in Santa Claus.

But first and foremost, she always believed in herself.

"I do like to get my own way," she said in a 1991...

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