Birth Name: Edward James Begley
Date of Birth: March 25, 1901
Place of Birth: Hartford, Connecticut, U.S.
Date of Death: April 28, 1970
Place of Death: Hollywood, California, U.S.
Ed Begley was an American actor. He won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for Sweet Bird of Youth (1962).
Ed was the son of Hannah (Clifford) and Michael Joseph Begley. His parents were Irish immigrants. He was married to Amanda Huff, until her death, and to Helen Jordan, until his death.
His son, with Allene Jeanne Sanders, is actor Ed Begley, Jr.
Ed’s paternal grandfather was Michael Begley (the son of John Begley and Ellen Cluvane). Michael was born in Laharan, Killorglin, Kerry.
Ed’s paternal grandmother was named Margaret Lowney. Margaret was born in Kerry.
Ed’s maternal grandfather was named Patrick Clifford.
Ed’s maternal grandmother was Margaret Griffin (the daughter of Daniel Griffin and Mary Moran). Margaret was born in Kerry. Daniel was the son of Daniel Griffin. Mary was the daughter of John Moran.
Source: Genealogy of Ed Begley – https://worldconnect.rootsweb.ancestry.com