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'Sons of Anarchy's Alan O'Neill dies at 47

His girlfriend discovered the Irish-born actor's body in the hallway of their Los Angeles apartment on Wednesday night. No foul play is suspected.


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Alan ONeill, who played Hugh on the hit show Sons of Anarchy, has died. This was confirmed by his manager Greg Meyer. 

 

He was 47.

 

The Irish-born actor's body was discovered by his girlfriend in the hallway of their Los Angeles apartment on Wednesday night. No foul play is suspected.

 

According to TMZ, O'Neill reportedly had a history of chronic heart problems, was heavy smoker and drinker.

He was a great guy who was very funny and engaging as well as a very talented actor.

"I'll personally miss knowing Alan isn't sharing the planet with us any longer, despite the miles between L.A. and Dublin, Alan was only ever a phone call away," agent Annette Walsh said to Variety.

 

Though his credits stretch back to the 90's, O'Neill is mostly known for his work in the sixth and seventh seasons of the FX series and his role as Keith McGrath in the drama series Fair City from 2006 to 2012.

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