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Edmond O'Brien Overview:

Legendary actor, Edmond O'Brien, was born Redmond O'Brien on Sep 10, 1915 in New York City, NY. O'Brien died at the age of 69 on May 9, 1985 in Inglewood, CA and was laid to rest in Holy Cross Cemetery in Culver City, Los Angeles County, CA.

HONORS and AWARDS:

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Edmond O'Brien was nominated for two Academy Awards, winning one for Best Supporting Actor for The Barefoot Contessa (as Oscar Muldoon) in 1954.

Academy Awards

YearAwardFilm nameRoleResult
1954Best Supporting ActorThe Barefoot Contessa (1954)Oscar MuldoonWon
1964Best Supporting ActorSeven Days in May (1964)Senator Raymond ClarkNominated
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He was honored with two stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the categories of Motion Pictures and Television.

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Edmond O'Brien Quotes:

Frank Bigelow: [Referring to Reynolds] You're mighty careful about the picture of a man you haven't heard from in months.
[Referring to a signature on the photo]
Frank Bigelow: What does the 'Ray' stand for?
Marla Rakubian: It was a pet name! Do you mind?
Frank Bigelow: It all sounds very cozy, Miss Rakubian! You and Reynolds call each other pet names while you make a sucker out of Philips!
Marla Rakubian: Philips made the deal because he wanted it!
Frank Bigelow: Yeah, I'll bet you weren't above using what it takes to make him want it! Who's paying for this trip?
Marla Rakubian: I am!
Frank Bigelow: Really? A first class trip to Buenos Aires on a model's salary? Don't make me laugh! Since you and Reynolds won't be seeing each other anymore, you don't mind if I keep this, do you?
[He folds the photo and puts it in his inside suit pocket]
Marla Rakubian: If I were a man, I'd punch your dirty face in!
Frank Bigelow: You know I really believe you would!


Hank Fallon: I've been promised a vacation. You remember?
Philip Evans: Sorry, Hank, that's out.
Hank Fallon: Phil, look at me. College degree, lovable personality, and I spend most of my time in prison. An undercover specialist. Eight sentences in five years. Dannemora, Sing Sing, Leavenworth. I joined the department to put criminals behind bars, and here I am stir crazy.


Dutton Peabody: Give me a drink.
Tom Doniphon: Bar's closed.
Dutton Peabody: Just a beer!
Tom Doniphon: The bar's closed.
Dutton Peabody: A beer's not drinking!


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Edmond O'Brien Facts
Performed a reading of "The Red Badge Of Courage" that was available as an LP.

Second actor to portray the title character on CBS Radio's "Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar" (1950-1952).

Father-in-law of Ingrid K. Behrens (wife of son Brendan O'Brien).

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