Edmond O'Brien

Total Box Office:
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Highest Rated:
100% Seven Days in May (1964)
Lowest Rated:
40% Rio Conchos (1964)
Birthday:
Sep 10
Birthplace:
Not Available
Bio:
Reportedly a neighbor of Harry Houdini while growing up in the Bronx, American actor Edmond O'Brien decided to emulate Houdini by becoming a magician himself. The demonstrative skills gleaned from this experience enabled O'Brien to move into acting while attending high school. After majoring in…

Filmography


MOVIES   

Rating Title Credit Box Office Year
Fantastic Voyage
  • Actor
-- 2012
50 Years: The Best of Hollywood
  • Actor
-- 1998
Wild Bunch
  • Actor
-- 1996
Dream No Evil
  • Actor
-- 1975
99 And 44/100% Dead (Call Harry Crown)
  • Actor
-- 1974
Lucky Luciano
  • Harry J. Anslinger
-- 1973
They Only Kill Their Masters
  • George
-- 1972
98% The Wild Bunch
  • Sykes
-- 1969
The Love God?
  • Osborn Tremaine
-- 1969
93% Fantastic Voyage
  • General Carter
-- 1966
Doomsday Flight
  • The Madman
-- 1966
40% Rio Conchos
  • Col. Theron Pardee
-- 1964
100% Seven Days in May
  • Sen. Raymond Clark
-- 1964
93% The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance
  • Dutton Peabody
-- 1962
Moon Pilot
  • McClosky
-- 1962
92% The Longest Day
  • Gen. Raymond O. Barton
-- 1962
82% Birdman of Alcatraz
  • Tom Gaddis
-- 1962
The Great Imposter
  • Capt. Glover
-- 1961
The Last Voyage
  • 2nd Engineer Walsh
-- 1960
Up Periscope
  • Stevenson
-- 1959
L'ambitieuse (The Ambitious One)
  • Actor
-- 1959
The Big Land (Stampeded)
  • Joe Jagger
-- 1957
Comedian
  • Actor
-- 1957
Lux Video Theatre - "To Have and Have Not"
  • Actor
-- 1957
Stopover Tokyo
  • George Underwood
-- 1957
A Cry in the Night
  • Dan Taggart
-- 1956
75% The Girl Can't Help It
  • Marty Murdock
-- 1956
1984
  • Winston Smith
-- 1956
The Rack
  • Lt. Col. Frank Wasnick
-- 1956
D-Day: The Sixth of June
  • Col. Timmer
-- 1956
Pete Kelly's Blues
  • Director
  • Fran McCarg
-- 1955
Shield for Murder
  • Director
  • Barney Nolan
-- 1954
100% The Barefoot Contessa
  • Oscar Muldoon
-- 1954
100% The Hitch-Hiker
  • Ray Collins
-- 1953
Man in the Dark (The Man Who Lived Twice)
  • Steve Rawley
-- 1953
The Bigamist
  • Harry Graham
-- 1953
100% Julius Caesar
  • Casca
-- 1953
The Turning Point
  • John Conroy
-- 1952
Warpath
  • John Vickers
-- 1951
Denver and the Rio Grande
  • Jim Vesser
-- 1951
Backfire
  • Steve Connolly
-- 1950
Between Midnight and Dawn
  • Dan Purvis
-- 1950
The Admiral Was a Lady
  • Jimmie Stevens
-- 1950
Edmond O'Brien Classics
  • Actor
-- 1950
711 Ocean Drive
  • Mal Granger
-- 1950
95% D.O.A.
  • Frank Bigelow
-- 1949
100% White Heat
  • Hank Fallon/Vic Pardo
-- 1949
Edmond O'Brien Film Noir
  • Actor
-- 1949
For the Love of Mary
  • Lt. Tom Farmington
-- 1948
Fighter Squadron
  • Maj. Ed Hardin
-- 1948
71% A Double Life
  • Bill Friend
-- 1947
The Web
  • Bob Regan
-- 1947
100% The Killers
  • Jim Reardon
-- 1946
Winged Victory
  • Actor
-- 1944
The Amazing Mrs. Holliday
  • Tom Holliday
-- 1943
Girl, a Guy and a Gob
  • Stephen Herrick
-- 1941
100% The Hunchback of Notre Dame
  • Pierre Gringoire
-- 1939
Prison Break
  • Prisoner
-- 1938
The Hanged Man
  • Actor
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Edmond O'Brien Trivia

By 1975, O'Brien's health was deteriorating,though the cause of his mysterious illness was not diagnosed for some time.He discovered that he was suffering from Alzheimer's disease, which eventually took his life on may 8, 1985. Edmond O'Brien had married twice and left behind three children.
- submitted by Tracey c (4 years ago)
While on location in the desert filming Lawrence of Arabia in 1961, he had a heart seizure and was forced to drop out of the project.His role as Jackson Bentley eventually went to Arthur Kennedy . By 1962. O'Brien was well enough to return to television in the legal drama Sam Benedict. He returned to the small screen again in 1965 in The Long Hot Summer.
- submitted by Tracey c (4 years ago)

Quotes from Edmond O'Brien's Characters

    1. Dutch: Well, I'd say those fellas know how to handle themselves!
    2. Sykes: They been fightin' Apaches for a thousand years. That's a sure way to learn.
    3. Pike: They ever get armed, with good leader, this whole country'll go up in smoke!
    4. Sykes: That it will son, that it will.
    From The Wild Bunch. Submitted by Dusan D (2 years ago)
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