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.

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.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 132

Birthday 1899-11-11

Day of Death 1983-10-15

Place of Birth Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA

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Also Known As

  • William Joseph Patrick O'Brien
  • Пэт О’Брайен

Acting TV ShowsMovies

2013 Classic Movie Bloopers: Uncensored 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 Himself (archive footage)
1981 Ragtime as Delphin
1980 Scout's Honor as Mr. Caboose
1978 WKRP in Cincinnati(1 episode)
1978 The End as Ben Lawson
1974 Happy Days(2 episodes)
1972 Banyon(1 episode)
1972 The Adventures of Nick Carter as Hallelujah Harry
1972 Welcome Home, Johnny Bristol as Sgt. McGll
1970 McCloud(1 episode)
1970 The Phynx as Pat O'Brien
1969 The Over-the-Hill Gang as Captain Oren Hayes
1965 Town Tamer as Judge Murcott
1965 Branded(1 episode)
1963 Kraft Suspense Theatre(2 episodes)
1963 Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre(1 episode)
1962 Going My Way(1 episode)
1962 The Virginian(2 episodes)
1962 The Road to Hong Kong as Chinese Restaurateur (uncredited)
1960 Harrigan and Son(32 episodes)
1959 Some Like It Hot as Det. Mulligan
1958 The Last Hurrah as John Gorman
1957 Kill Me Tomorrow as Bart Crosbie
1956 Telephone Time(1 episode)
1956 Inside Detroit as Gus Linden
1955 Science Fiction Theatre(1 episode)
1954 Climax!(3 episodes)
1954 Ring of Fear as Frank Wallace
1954 Jubilee Trail as Ernest 'Texas' Conway
1953 General Electric Theater(1 episode)
1952 This Is Your Life(1 episode)
1952 Halls of Montezuma as Lt. Cmdr. Hale
1951 Schlitz Playhouse of Stars(2 episodes)
1951 The People Against O'Hara as Det. Vincent Ricks
1951 Criminal Lawyer as James 'Jimmy' Regan
1950 The Fireball as Father O'Hara
1950 Lux Video Theatre(6 episodes)
1950 The Colgate Comedy Hour(1 episode)
1950 Johnny One-Eye as Martin Martin
1949 A Dangerous Profession as Joe Farley
1948 The Boy with Green Hair as Gramp Fry
1948 The Ed Sullivan Show(1 episode)
1948 Fighting Father Dunne as Father Peter J. Dunne
1947 Riff-Raff as Dan Hammer
1947 Blow-Ups of 1947 as Himself
1946 Crack-Up as George Steele
1946 Perilous Holiday as Patrick Nevil
1945 Man Alive as Michael O'Flaherty 'Speed' McBride
1945 Having Wonderful Crime as Michael J. Malone
1944 Secret Command as Sam Gallagher
1944 Marine Raiders as Maj. Steve Lockhart
1943 His Butler's Sister as Martin Murphy
1943 The Iron Major as Francis William 'Frank' / 'Cav' Cavanaugh
1943 Bombardier as Maj. Chick Davis
1942 The Navy Comes Through as Chief Michael 'Mike' Mallory
1942 Flight Lieutenant as Samuel J. 'Sam' Doyle
1942 Broadway as Dan McCorn
1942 Two Yanks in Trinidad as Tim Reardon
1941 Breakdowns of 1941 as Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)
1940 Knute Rockne All American as Knute Rockne
1940 Flowing Gold as Ian 'Hap' O'Connor
1940 Torrid Zone as Steve Case
1940 Escape to Glory as Mike Farrough
1940 'Til We Meet Again as Steve Burke
1940 Castle on the Hudson as Warden Walter Long
1940 The Fighting 69th as Father Duffy
1940 Breakdowns of 1940 as Himself
1939 Slightly Honorable as John Webb
1939 The Night of Nights
1939 Indianapolis Speedway as Joe Greer
1939 The Kid From Kokomo as William Jennings 'Billy / 'Square Shooting Murph' Murphy
1939 Off the Record as Thomas "Breezy" Elliott
1939 Breakdowns of 1939 as Himself
1938 Angels with Dirty Faces as Jerry Connolly
1938 Garden of the Moon as John Quinn
1938 Boy Meets Girl as J. Carlyle 'J.C.' Benson
1938 Cowboy from Brooklyn as Roy Chadwick
1938 Out Where the Stars Begin as Pat O'Brien
1938 Women Are Like That as Bill Landin
1938 Swingtime in the Movies as Pat O'Brien
1938 Breakdowns of 1938 as Himself
1937 Submarine D-1 as Butch Rogers
1937 Back in Circulation as Bill Morgan
1937 Slim as Red Blayd
1937 San Quentin as Capt. Stephen Jameson
1937 The Great O'Malley as James Aloysius 'Jim' / 'Jimmy' O'Malley
1937 Breakdowns of 1937 as Himself
1936 Breakdowns of 1936 as Himself
1936 Screen Snapshots (Series 16, No. 1)
1936 China Clipper as Dave Logan
1936 Public Enemy's Wife as Lee Laird
1936 Ceiling Zero as Jake L. Lee
1936 I Married a Doctor as Dr. William P. Kennicott
1935 A Dream Comes True as Himself (uncredited)
1935 Things You Never See on the Screen as Himself
1935 Stars Over Broadway as Al McGillevray
1935 Page Miss Glory as Click Wiley
1935 The Irish in Us as Pat O'Hara
1935 Oil For The Lamps Of China as Stephen Chase
1935 In Caliente as Larry MacArthur
1935 Devil Dogs of the Air as Lieut. Brannigan
1935 A Trip Thru a Hollywood Studio as Himself (uncredited)
1934 Flirtation Walk as Sgt. 'Scrapper' Thornhhill
1934 I Sell Anything as Spot Cash Cutler
1934 The Personality Kid as Ritzy
1934 Here Comes the Navy as Biff Martin
1934 Twenty Million Sweethearts as Russell Edward 'Rush' Blake
1934 Gambling Lady as Charlie Lang
1934 I've Got Your Number as Terry Riley
1933 College Coach as Coach James Gore
1933 Bombshell as Jim Brogan
1933 Bureau of Missing Persons as Detective Butch Saunders
1933 The World Gone Mad as Andy Terrell
1933 Destination Unknown as Matt Brennan
1933 Laughter in Hell as Barney Slaney
1932 Air Mail as Duke Talbot
1932 Virtue as Jimmy Doyle
1932 Flaming Gold as Ben Lear
1932 American Madness as Matt Brown
1932 The Strange Case of Clara Deane as Frank Deane
1932 Scandal for Sale as Waddell
1932 The Final Edition as Sam Bradshaw
1932 Hell's House as Matt Kelly
1931 Consolation Marriage as Steve Porter
1931 Flying High as Sport Wardell
1931 Personal Maid as Peter Shea
1931 The Front Page as Hildy Johnson
1931 Crimes Square as Marty
1931 Honor Among Lovers as Conroy
1930 Compliments of the Season as Police Detective (uncredited)

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