A teacher at St Gregory's secondary school in Glasgow encouraged him to act.
Actor Gerard Kelly dies aged 51
Archived from the original on 28 July Inafter Kelly's death, reference was made in the series to Father Henderson's move to another parish and to the fact that the new priest can never replace him. A teacher at St Gregory's secondary school in Glasgow encouraged him to act. Views Read Edit View history. His generosity of spirit was addictive.
He returned to the role at the Traverse in in all three instalments of what had become a trilogy with Cuttin' a Rug and Still Life. Intelligent and politically engaged, Kelly ran the radical 7: In and Kelly directed and starred in a Scottish play, Rikki and Mecelebrating the life of the comedian Rikki Fultonin which he played the role of Jack Milroy. From the age of 12, he landed parts with the help of the agent Winifred "Freddie" Young. His generosity of spirit was addictive. Everyone loved the mop of black hair, the half-length trousers, the bright Dr Martens and the cry of "Hiya pals", but you could spend hours figuring out exactly what made Gerard Kelly such a physically funny pantomime star.