Published: Fri, June 08, 2018
Culture&Arts | By Hattie Nash

Alan O'Neill Dead: 'Sons of Anarchy' Actor Dies at 47

Actor Timothy V. Murphy wrote: "My good friend Alan O'Neill died today...we worked together on The Sons Of condolences to his family".

O'Neill was best known in the USA for his role in Sons of Anarchy, though he was known in Ireland as a star of the Fair City soap opera from 2006 to 2012, reports the Irish Times.

The late actor's body was found in the hallway of his girlfriend's Los Angeles apartment on Wednesday night, law enforcement sources told TMZ on Thursday. "He's also got a history of alcohol and drug abuse", TMZ reports. He was also apparently struggling with a drinking problem.

Sons of Anarchy debuted in 2008, before eventually concluding in 2014 after 92 episodes.

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Several stars took to social media to pay tribute to Alan.

Irish actress Jenny Dixon said in a touching twitter post that it was a "privilege" to have known O'Neill.

A great friend who taught me so much.

She tweeted: "Thank you for your kindness".

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Added Kristen Renton, who portrayed Ima Tite on the series, "RIP sir..." A great man, sadly missed.

O'Neill began his career onstage, starring in productions of King Lear and Hamlet.

"Always enjoyed working with him, rest in peace old pal".

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