Ronan O'Rahilly

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O'Rahilly in 1967

Ronan O'Rahilly (21 May 1940 – 20 April 2020) was an Irish businessman. He is known for the creation of the British radio station, Radio Caroline. For a time he was the manager of Australian actor George Lazenby. While filming On Her Majesty's Secret Service (1969), O'Rahilly convinced Lazenby to turn down a contract of seven James Bond movies. He also served as an executive producer of The Girl on a Motorcycle (1968) and Universal Soldier (1971).

O'Rahilly died of vascular dementia on 20 April 2020. He was 79.[1]

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  1. "Radio Caroline founder Ronan O'Rahilly has died". RadioToday. 20 April 2020. Retrieved 20 April 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

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