Thursday, February 16, 2012

David Kelly, 1929-2012

David Kelly with young Freddie Highmore in Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

A bit of sad news: Irish character actor David Kelly passed away in his native Dublin on February 12th, 2012. He was 82.

Kelly is perhaps best known for his performance as Grandpa Joe in Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.

Kelly is survived by his wife, actress Laurie Morton, and their two children.

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