Irish born actor Alan O’Neill died June 6, 2018 in Toluca Lake, California at the age of 47 as a result of an overdose of alcohol. blunt force head trauma and coronary artery atherosclerosis were also listed on the death certificate. O’Neill had a history of trouble with his heart.
The death is listed as an accident with no foul play suspected.
He was found laying unconscious in the entryway of an apartment by his girlfriend and was later pronounced dead by first responders.
He was born Michael Alan O’Neil on December 30, 1970 in Dublin, Ireland.
O’Neill is best known for his role in the drama “Sons of Anarchy”, but he appeared in over a dozen productions on both sides of the Atlantic.
Making his debut in 1997, O’Neill first appeared in the made for televsion movie “Ballyseedy”. He went on to appear in the mini series “”Rebel Heart”. The film short “Strangers in the Night”, as a cop in the television series “Keen Eddie”, “Inspector George Gently”, the film short “Moore Street Masala”, the television series “Undercovers”, an episode of “Shadow Dancer”, in 70 episodes of the daytime drama “Fair City” as Keith McGrath, the film short “Invisible”, a bartender in an episode of “Tim and Eric’s Bedtime Stories”, as Hugh on seven episodes of “Sons of Anarchy”, and his final role in 2016 as a Captain n “Urge”. He was announced to play the role of Pepper in “Charlie Lives: The Family’s Return” at the time of his death.
The casting company Castannettenow reports that along with his screen work, O’Neill appeared n the stage productions “A Streetcar Named Desire”, “Hamlet”, “King Lear”, and “The Importance of Being Ernest”.
O’Neill is survived by his girlfriend an children.