Fintan Meyler (Gertrude Anne Meyler)
A dark-haired, brown-eyed daughter of Ireland, Fintan Meyler (one of seven children) knew from girlhood that she wanted to be an actress, and yet as a kid she never revealed her secret ambition. But after completing her early years of schooling at a Dublin convent, she began studying at the Gate Theatre. Meyler next entered a beauty contest on a whim - and won. A two-week vacation in New York was part of the teenager's prize; she "lost her heart to this country" and refused to go home. Read more... stage work) before making her TV debut on the live series 'Matinee Theater'. She lost all interest in acting after the birth of her two daughters, Darcy and Rory. In later years, Meyler worked as a literary agent and acted in commercials.