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Watch: Video tribute to Irish actor Gerry McCann

Some scenes from a recent film where he played a cheeky Dublin tax driver from 1802.

Image: Gerry McCann Facebook Page

BEST KNOWN FOR his roles in Fair City and Pat Shortt’s film Life’s a Breeze, Dublin actor Gerry McCann is mourned by family, friends and the industry today.

The 47-year-old Baldoyle native had been missing since last Thursday and a body discovered on Dollymount Beach yesterday was confirmed to be that of the father-of-two.

Speaking to Joe Duffy on RTÉ’s Liveline today, his eldest sister Helene O’Cleary said his body was found yesterday and “he’s gone to heaven now”.

She described him as “the jewel in our crown” and “beautiful, inside and out”.

vStream Digital Media, who worked with McCann recently, uploaded the video above as a tribute to this acting abilities. They wrote:

The vStream Group are extremely saddened by the news of the passing of actor Gerry McCann. We had the honour of working with Gerry on a short period drama for our client Jameson. He played a cheeky Dublin Taxi driver from 1802. Gerry had the same mischievous way about him both on-screen and off. He brought laughter and fun to the set every day, to compliment his immense professional talent. For the opportunity to have worked with Gerry, we are eternally grateful. Our thoughts are with his family at this incredibly difficult time. Here are some of his scenes from said film.

(YouTube: vStream Digital Media)

Gerry McCann’s sister: His body was found and he’s gone to heaven now

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