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Pat O’Brien

Name in Native Language: "Pat O'Brien" (English/EN)
Actor | * 11/11/1899 († 83, 10/15/1983) | Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
William Joseph Patrick O'Brien (November 11, 1899 – October 15, 1983) was an American film actor with more than 100 screen credits. Of Irish descent, he often played Irish and Irish-American characters and was referred to as "Hollywood's Irishman in Residence" in the press. One of the best-known screen actors of the 1930s and 1940s, he played priests, cops, military figures, pilots, and reporters. He is especially well-remembered for his roles in Knute Rockne, All American (1940), Angels with Dirty Faces (1938), and Some Like It Hot (1959). He was frequently paired onscreen with Hollywood legend James Cagney. O'Brien also appeared on stage and television. ()
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Pat O’Brien (born William Joseph Patrick O'Brien) was an American stage, screen, radio, and television actor. He was a star during the first several years of his film career, the height of his popularity being during the 1930s and 1940s.

Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Comedies | Romance / Love

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Awards & Nominations for Pat O’Brien

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Movies with Pat O’Brien as Actor(114)

as Himself (archive footage)2008 You Must Remember This: The Warner Bros. Story
as Himself (archive footage)1983 Hollywood Out-takes and Rare Footage
as Delphin1981 Ragtime
as Mr. Caboose1980 Scout's Honor
as Ben Lawson1978 The End
as President of the Senate1977 Billy Jack Goes to Washington
as Jimmy, the morgue attendant1976 Kiss Me, Kill Me
as Hallelujah Harry1972 The Adventures of Nick Carter
as Pat O'Brien1970 The Phynx
as Captain Oren Hayes1969 The Over-the-Hill Gang
as Judge Murcott1965 Town Tamer
as Chinese Restaurateur (uncredited)1962 The Road to Hong Kong
as Detective Mulligan1959 Some Like It Hot
as John Gorman1958 The Last Hurrah
as Bart Crosbie1957 Kill Me Tomorrow
as Gus Linden1956 Inside Detroit
as Frank Wallace1954 Ring of Fear
as Ernest 'Texas' Conway1954 Jubilee Trail
as Lt. Cmdr. Hale1952 Okinawa
as James 'Jimmy' Regan1951 Criminal Lawyer
as Det. Vincent Ricks1951 The People Against O'Hara
as Father O'Hara1950 The Fireball
as Martin Martin1950 Johnny One-Eye
as Joe Farley1949 A Dangerous Profession
as Father Peter J. Dunne1948 Fighting Father Dunne
as Gramp Fry1948 The Boy with Green Hair
as himself1947 Blow-Ups of 1947
as Dan Hammer1947 Riff-Raff
as George Steele1946 Crack-Up
as Patrick Nevil1946 Perilous Holiday
as Michael J. Malone1945 Having Wonderful Crime
as Michael O'Flaherty 'Speed' McBride1945 Man Alive
as Maj. Steve Lockhart1944 Marine Raiders
as Sam Gallagher1944 Secret Command
as Francis William 'Frank' / 'Cav' Cavanaugh1943 The Iron Major
as Martin Murphy1943 His Butler's Sister
as Chick Davis1943 Bombardier
as Samuel J. 'Sam' Doyle1942 Flight Lieutenant
as Chief Michael 'Mike' Mallory1942 The Navy Comes Through
as Dan McCorn1942 Broadway
as Tim Reardon1942 Two Yanks in Trinidad
as Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)1941 Breakdowns of 1941
as Father Duffy1940 The Fighting 69th
as Steve Burke1940 'Til We Meet Again
as Warden Walter Long1940 Castle on the Hudson
as himself1940 Breakdowns of 1940
as Ian 'Hap' O'Connor1940 Flowing Gold
as Knute Rockne1940 Knute Rockne All American
as Mike Farrough1940 Escape to Glory
as Steve Case1940 Torrid Zone
as Joe Greer1939 Indianapolis Speedway
as John Webb1939 Slightly Honorable
as Dan O'Farrell1939 The Night of Nights
as Thomas "Breezy" Elliott1939 Off the Record
as William Jennings 'Billy / 'Square Shooting Murph' Murphy1939 The Kid from Kokomo
as Himself (uncredited)1938 Swingtime in the Movies
as Roy Chadwick1938 Cowboy from Brooklyn
as Jerry Connolly1938 Angels with Dirty Faces
as Pat O'Brien1938 Out Where the Stars Begin
as himself1938 Breakdowns of 1938
as John Quinn1938 Garden of the Moon
as J. Carlyle 'J.C.' Benson1938 Boy Meets Girl
as Bill Landin1938 Women Are Like That
as Bill Morgan1937 Back in Circulation
as Red Blayd1937 Slim
as Butch Rogers1937 Submarine D-1
as himself1937 Breakdowns of 1937
as James Aloysius 'Jim' / 'Jimmy' O'Malley1937 The Great O'Malley
as Capt. Stephen Jameson1937 San Quentin
as himself1936 Breakdowns of 1936
as Jake L. Lee1936 Ceiling Zero
as Dave Logan1936 China Clipper
as Dr. William P. Kennicott1936 I Married a Doctor
as Lee Laird1936 Public Enemy's Wife
as Pat O'Hara1935 The Irish in Us
as Al McGillevray1935 Stars Over Broadway
as Stephen Chase1935 Oil For The Lamps Of China
as Larry MacArthur1935 In Caliente
as Click Wiley1935 Page Miss Glory
as Himself (uncredited)1935 A Dream Comes True
as Lieut. Brannigan1935 Devil Dogs of the Air
as Himself (uncredited)1935 A Trip Thru a Hollywood Studio
as Rush Blake1934 Twenty Million Sweethearts
as Spot Cash Cutler1934 I Sell Anything
as Terry Riley1934 I've Got Your Number
as Sgt. 'Scrapper' Thornhhill1934 Flirtation Walk
as Ritzy1934 The Personality Kid
as Charlie Lang1934 Gambling Lady
as Biff Martin1934 Here Comes the Navy
as Jim Brogan1933 Bombshell
as Coach Gore1933 College Coach
as Barney Slaney1933 Laughter in Hell
as Matt Brennan1933 Destination Unknown
as Detective Butch Saunders1933 Bureau of Missing Persons
as Andy Terrell1933 The World Gone Mad
as Duke Talbot1932 Air Mail
as Sam Bradshaw1932 The Final Edition
as Jimmy Reed1932 Hollywood Speaks
as Matt Brown1932 American Madness
as Waddell1932 Scandal for Sale
as Matt Kelly1932 Hell's House
as Jimmy Doyle1932 Virtue
as Ben Lear1932 Flaming Gold
as Peter Shea1931 Personal Maid
as Hildy Johnson1931 The Front Page
as Marty1931 Crimes Square
as Steve Porter1931 Consolation Marriage
as Sport Wardell1931 Flying High
as Conroy1931 Honor Among Lovers
as Police Detective (uncredited)1930 Compliments of the Season

TV Shows/Series with Pat O’Brien as Actor(18)


Born: Saturday, 11/11 1899 (November) in Milwaukee
Died: Saturday, 10/15 1983 (October) in Santa Monica (aged: 83)
Zodiac sign: Scorpio (Chinese zodiac sign: Pig)
Educated at: Marquette University, American Academy of Dramatic Arts
Employer: Warner Bros.
Other names for Pat O’Brien (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"William Joseph Patrick O'Brien"
"Пэт О’Брайен"
"Pat O'Brien"
"Pat O’Brien (Schauspieler)"
Pat O’Brien frequently works together with these people:
James Cagney (18x, Actor)
Frank McHugh (15x, Actor)
Humphrey Bogart (13x, Actor)
Barton MacLane (13x, Actor)
Ann Sheridan (13x, Actress)
Henry O'Neill (13x, Actor)
Dick Powell (12x, Actor)
Allen Jenkins (12x, Actor)
George Brent (12x, Actor)
Orry-Kelly (12x, Crew)
Warren Duff (11x, Crew)
Eddie Albert (9x, Actor)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:9933, Added: 05/06/2018, Last updated: 05/02/2020