Pat O'Brien Overview:

Legendary actor, Pat O'Brien, was born William Joseph Patrick O'Brien on Nov 11, 1899 in Milwaukee, WI. O'Brien died at the age of 83 on Oct 15, 1983 in Santa Monica, CA and was laid to rest in Holy Cross Cemetery in Culver City, Los Angeles County, CA.

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He was honored with two stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the categories of Motion Pictures and Television. O'Brien was never nominated for an Academy Award.

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James Cagney and in Angels with Dirty Faces

By Amanda Garrett on Nov 19, 2016 From Old Hollywood Films

Today, I'm writing about the friendship of Rocky Sullivan (James Cagney) and Jerry Conolly () in Angels with Dirty Faces (1938), This article is part of the You Gotta Have Friends Blogathon hosted by Moon in Gemini. A gentle reminder that this article contains spoilers for a 78-year... Read full article


James Cagney and

By Amanda Garrett on Mar 16, 2015 From Old Hollywood Films

Today, we're participating in the Luck of the Irish Blog O'Thon with a feature on two of old Hollywood's legendary Irish Americans, James Cagney and . Here's Cagney (front row, left) and O'Brien (front row, right) at the races with their fellow "Irish mafia" members Frank McHugh (back row... Read full article


TV Tuesday: James Cagney and

By KC on Jul 28, 2009 From Classic Movies

In this excerpt from a 1981 interview on the BBC talk show Parkinson, is moved to tears as he discusses his 55-year friendship with James Cagney. I love how O'Brien holds Cagney's hand. The obviously deep affection between the two is incredibly moving.... Read full article


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Pat O'Brien Quotes:

Mulligan: You better bring a check in case the joint is raided.
Waiter: Who's gonna raid a funeral?
Mulligan: Some people got no respect for the dead.


Terry Cordell: Wouldn't it be smarter to go to Cochrane and get this thing out in the open?
George Steele: About as smart as cutting my throat to get some fresh air.


Duke Talbot: I'da made that flight to Paris but Lindy beat me to it.


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Pat O'Brien Facts
He wore a toupee.

He and his wife had one biological child and 3 adopted children: Sean O'Brien, Terry O'Brien, Brigid O'Brien, and Mavourneen O'Brien.

Biography in: "The Scribner Encyclopedia of American Lives". Volume One, 1981-1985, pages 607-608. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1998.

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