(November 11, 1899 - October 15, 1983), born William Joseph Patrick O'Brien in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, was a movie actor with over 100 screen credits. He attended Marquette University.
He appeared with James Cagney in seven movies including Angels with Dirty Faces (1938) and Cagney's last film Ragtime (1981). He began appearing in movies (many times playing Irish cops or priests) in the 1930s. He had a memorable role in the highly successful 1946 suspense film, Crack-Up. He may be best remembered for his roles in Some Like It Hot and the title role in Knute Rockne, All American (1940), where he gave the speech to win just one for the Gipper.
Note: This profile was written in or before 2006.
Pat O'Brien Facts
|Birth Name||William Joseph Patrick O'Brien|
|Birthday||November 11, 1899|
|Birthplace||Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA|
|Date of death||October 15, 1983 (Santa Monica, California, USA, age 83)|