Dermot John Morgan (3rd March 1952 - 28th February 1998) was an Irish actor and schoolteacher best known for his role as Father Ted Crilly in the 1995 comedy Father Ted, he died a day after finishing the filming of Series 3 aged 45
Dermot Morgan in The Live Mike

Dermot Morgan in 1979, aged 27 Born: Dermot John Morgan, 3rd March 1952 Died: 28th February 1998 (age 45) Years active: 1979-1998 Known roles: Father Ted Crilly (1995-1998) Father Trendy (1979-1982) Taffin (1988)