Born: Westport, County Mayo, Ireland
Joseph Sylvester Maher (pronounced Ma-her or Ma-HARR, December 29, 1933 – July 17, 1998) was an Irish-born naturalized American character actor, playwright and director, best known for his roles in 43 films. He was nominated for three Tony Awards, won a Drama Desk Award and Obie Award, and was a nominee of the Olivier Award for his supporting roles on the stage. He was best known for appearing in plays by Joe Orton.
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