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Edmond O'Brien

Edmond O'Brien

Edmond O'Brien (September 10, 1915 May 9, 1985) was an American film actor. Born in New York, New York, O'Brien made his film debut in 1938, and gradually built a career as a highly regarded supporting actor.

He won an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role in The Barefoot Contessa (1954), and was also nominated for his role in Seven Days in May (1964).

His other notable films include White Heat (1949), The Girl Can't Help It (1956), The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (1962), The Birdman of Alcatraz (1962), The Longest Day (1964), and The Wild Bunch (1969). He also appeared extensively in television.

He died in Inglewood, California of Alzheimer's Disease.

Edmond O'Brien has two stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, for his contribution to motion pictures at 1719 Vine Street, and television at 6523 Hollywood Boulevard.


Note: This profile was written in or before 2004.

Edmond O'Brien Facts

OccupationActor
BirthdaySeptember 10, 1915
SignVirgo
BirthplaceNew York, New York, USA
Date of deathMay 9, 1985 (age 69)
Height5' 10" (1m78)  How tall is Edmond O'Brien compared to you?
Awards1965 Golden Globe Awards: Best Actor in a Supporting Role - Motion Picture (for Seven Days in May)
1955 Academy Awards: Best Supporting Actor (for The Barefoot Contessa)
1955 Golden Globe Awards: Best Actor in a Supporting Role - Motion Picture (for The Barefoot Contessa)

Selected Filmography

Bigamist, The
Shield For Murder
The Wild Bunch
Seven Days in May
Fantastic Voyage
Film Noir 10-Movie Spotlight Collection
Julius Caesar
The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance
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