An actor who appeared on the FX biker gang series “Sons of Anarchy” was found dead Wednesday night. TMZ reports that Alan O’Neill’s body was discovered by his girlfriend in the hallway of her apartment in Los Angeles.
O’Neill was 47.
The Irish-born actor played Hugh, a member of the True IRA, in a recurring role spanning seven episodes during seasons six and seven of “Sons.”
“We’re told the actor has a history of heart problems and was a heavy smoker. He’s also got a history of alcohol and drug abuse,” TMZ reports. “We’re told no foul play is suspected … and an autopsy will be completed soon to determine the cause of death.”
In addition to his “Sons of Anarchy” role, O’Neill played Keith McGrath on the TV series “Fair City.”