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Chris Farley was known to attend Mass at St. Malachy's during his stint on Saturday Night Live. He is the church's most recent actor congregant, although his time was far removed from the heyday of the Actors' Chapel.
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The original late-night funny man, Bob Hope was often seen in the pews at the Actors' Chapel.
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Best known for her role as Carol Brady, mother of The Brady Bunch, Florence Henderson was a regular at St. Malachy's.
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George M. Cohan
Cohan was a staple of the New York Broadway scene. In his lifetime he wrote, composed, produced, and appeared in more than three dozen Broadway musicals and published more than 300 songs, many of which are standards today.
Jimmy Durante was a famed comedian, but his faith was no joke. St. Malachy's website tells us that Jimmy served his Catholic community as an altar server at the esteemed acting parish.
Montalban's acting career spanned seven decades, but his faith lasted for nine. When he wasn't filming for the Planet of the Apes franchise or his Fantasy Island TV show, he was often found within St. Malachy's.
Best known for his role of Archie Bunker on All in the Family, Carroll O'Connor was a regular churchgoer at St. Malachy's. We're pretty sure he left the cigars at home.
Actor and humanitarian Gregory Peck was known to stop in to St. Malachy's with regularity when he was in New York.
Fans of early cinema and Broadway will recall the great performances of Rosalind Russell, which won her Golden Globes, Tonys, and four Oscar nominations. St. Malchy's remembers her for her devout faith as she visited the Actors' Chapel often.
Danny Thomas was a comedian and philanthropist best known for his starring role in The Danny Thomas Show. When he wasn't filming or attending services at St. Malachy's, Thomas worked to found the St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital in Memphis.
One of the best known actors from early cinema, Spencer Tracy shares the record for most Oscar nominations (9) with Laurence Olivier, winning two of these. A class act all the way, Tracy rarely missed Mass on Sunday.
Sir Alec Guinness
Best known for his role as Obi-Wan Kenobi in Star Wars, Alec Guinness was also one of the great stage actors of the 20th century. Although he spent a lot of his time in England, while he was on Broadway he was a regular at St. Malachy's.