'Sons of Anarchy' Alum Dead at 47

'Sons of Anarchy' Alum Dead at 47

Alan O'Neill, who played Hugh on Sons of Anarchy, was found dead in his apartment in Los Angeles on Wednesday night. Authorities have not yet released a cause of death, but they say that so far, no foul play is suspected. O'Neill made appearances in both the sixth and seventh seasons of SoA. Read on for more details about the situation.

Via Page Six.

Alan O’Neill, who played Hugh on “Sons of Anarchy,” has died, his manager Greg Meyer confirmed to Variety. He was 47.

O’Neill’s body was discovered by his girlfriend in the hallway of their Los Angeles apartment on Wednesday night. According to TMZ, the Irish-born actor reportedly had a history of chronic heart problems and was a heavy smoker, in addition to struggling with a drinking problem.

No foul play is suspected in the actor’s death.

O’Neill is widely known for his role in the sixth and seventh seasons of Kurt Sutter’s hit FX series, but the actor’s career dates back to the ’90s. He also played the regular role of Keith McGrath in the drama series “Fair City” — set in the town of Carrigstown — from 2006 to 2012.

Making his acting debut in the 1997 TV movie “Ballyseedy” as Captain Jim Clarke, O’Neill soon followed up with a run on the 2001 mini-series “Rebel Heart.” He also went on to star in the 2002 short “Strangers in the Night” as Tony, the psychotic ex-boyfriend, 2007’s “32A” as Paddy, 2009’s “Moore Street Masala” as Robert, and in the UK crime drama “Inspector George Gently” the same year.

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