Born: Galway, Ireland
Joe Pilkington (1940 – 7 July 1999) was an Irish actor, best known for his portrayal of Eamon Maher in the long-running TV series The Riordans. Father of actress Rachel Pilkington, Joseph Pilkington made a marked contribution to Irish arts and culture through roles played both on and offscreen. His acting roles in the late 1960s in the Abbey Theatre are listed.
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