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Edmond O'Brien (September 10, 1915óMay 9, 1985) was an American film actor who is perhaps best remembered for his role in D.O.A. (1950). He also co-starred with Richard Rust in the NBC legal drama Sam Benedict, which aired during the 1962-1963 television season.
In the middle 1960s, O'Brien co-starred with Roger Mobley and Harvey Korman in the Gallegher episodes of NBC's Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color. He portrayed a hard-hitting newspaper editor. Mobley was the teenage reporter-sleuth.
Born in New York, New York, O'Brien made his film debut in 1938, and gradually built a career as a highly regarded supporting actor. During World War II, he served in the U.S. Army Air Forces and appeared in the Air Forces' Broadway play and film Winged Victory.
He won an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role in The Barefoot Contessa (1954), and was also nominated for his role in Seven Days in May (1964).
His other notable films include White Heat (1949), The Girl Can't Help It (1956), The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (1962), Birdman of Alcatraz (1962), The Longest Day (1962), Fantastic Voyage (1966), and The Wild Bunch (1969). From 1950 to 1952 O'Brien starred in the radio classic " Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar", the man with the action packed expense account. He also appeared extensively in television, including the 1957 live 90-minute broadcast on Playhouse 90 of The Comedian, a drama written by Rod Serling and directed by John Frankenheimer in which Mickey Rooney portrays a television comedian while O'Brien plays a writer driven to the brink of insanity by the mayhem.
He guest starred on many television series, including an appearance on October 20, 1961, in the episode "The Invisible Government", along with Felicia Farr, in ABC's Target: The Corruptors!. He guest starred as Buck Denholt in the 1964 episode entitled "The Color of Sunset" on NBC's medical drama about psychiatry The Eleventh Hour starring Ralph Bellamy and Jack Ging. He also appeared as Roger Conning in the 1964 episode "Tide of Darkness" on the ABC drama about psychiatry, Breaking Point, starring Paul Richards.
He was divorced from actresses Nancy Kelly and Olga San Juan. San Juan was the mother of his three children, including television producer Bridget O'Brien and actors Maria O'Brien and Brendan O'Brien.
He died in Inglewood, California, of Alzheimer's disease and was interred at the Holy Cross Cemetery in Culver City, California.
For his contribution to the motion picture industry, Edmond O'Brien has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 1725 Vine Street, and a second star at 6523 Hollywood Blvd. for his contribution to the television industry.