Joseph O'Conor

Joseph O'Conor

Highest Rated: 82% Oliver! (1968)

Lowest Rated: 38% Anne of the Thousand Days (1969)

Birthday: Feb 14, 1910

Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland

Joseph O'Conor was widely known for his acting on the big screen. O'Conor's early acting career mostly consisted of roles in various films, such as the sci-fi flick "Gorgo" (1961) with Bill Travers, "Oliver!" (1968) with Ron Moody and the dramatic adaptation "A Walk With Love and Death" (1969) with Anjelica Huston. He also appeared in the dramatic adaptation "Anne of the Thousand Days" (1969) with Richard Burton. He worked in series television while getting his start in acting, including a part on "The Forsyte Saga" (PBS, 1969-1970). He continued to act in productions like the spy thriller "The Black Windmill" (1974) with Michael Caine and the Alice Krige dramatic adaptation "Scarlet and Black" (1993). He also appeared in the TV special "Romeo and Juliet" (PBS, 1978-79). He also worked in television during these years, including a part on "The Possessed" (PBS, 1970-71). He also lent his voice to the "The Dark Crystal" (1982) film with Jim Henson. In the latter half of his career, he tackled roles in "The Forbidden Quest" (1994), "Tom & Viv" (1994) and "Elizabeth" (1998). He also appeared in "The Messenger: the Story of Joan of Arc" (1999) with Milla Jovovich. Additionally, he appeared on the television special "The Tenant of Wildfell Hall" (PBS, 1997). O'Conor last acted in the Jude Law drama "The Wisdom of Crocodiles" (2000). O'Conor passed away in January 2001 at the age of 91.

Highest Rated Movies



No Score Yet 73% The Forbidden Quest J.C. Sullivan (Character) - 1993
79% 81% The Dark Crystal Narrator - 1982
No Score Yet 73% Romeo and Juliet Friar Laurence (Character) - 1978
No Score Yet 37% The Black Windmill Sir Edward Julyan (Character) - 1974
No Score Yet No Score Yet Penny Gold Blachford (Character) - 1973
38% 83% Anne of the Thousand Days Bishop Fisher (Character) - 1969
82% 81% Oliver! Mr. Brownlow (Character) - 1968
No Score Yet 40% Crooks in Cloisters Father Septimus (Character) - 1963
No Score Yet 38% Gorgo Prof. Hendricks (Character) - 1961
No Score Yet No Score Yet Hamlet Polonius (Character) - 1959


86% No Score Yet The Forsyte Saga Unknown (Character) 1967


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