13 celebrities who are actually Irish

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13 celebrities who are actually Irish

U2 frontman and philanthropist Bono was born and raised in Dublin, Ireland.

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Before stately roles in "The Tudors," "Mortal Instruments" and "Dracula," Jonathan Rhys Meyers was working at a pool hall in Dublin.

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It may be hard distinguish in song, but One Direction's Niall Horan boasts an adorable accent from Mullingar, Ireland.  (Photo by Graham Denholm/Getty Images)

Pierce Brosnan considers Navan, County Meath to be his hometown, but moved to London at age 4.

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Anyone who has seen "Bridesmaids" will recognize Chris O'Dowd's adorable accent. The actor was born and raised in Boyle, County Roscommon. (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images)
Legendary actor Peter O'Toole actually isn't sure if he was born in Ireland or England, but he holds a birth certificate from both places. (Photo credit should read GABRIEL BOUYS/AFP/Getty Images)

Call it the luck o' the Irish for these famous faces who struck gold with successful careers in Hollywood and music. Bono, Saoirse Ronan and Niall Horan all have the accents that give them away, but other stars are a little more under-the-radar with their heritage.

Click through the slideshow above for 13 stars who consider themselves Irish.

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