Edmond O'Brien

1915 - 1985

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Eamon Joseph O'Brien (September 10, 1915 – May 9, 1985) was an American actor. In a career spanning nearly four decades, he received an Academy Award, two Golden Globe Awards, and two stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. One of the most respected character actors of American cinema, O'Brien gained critical acclaim for his roles in The Barefoot Contessa (1954) and Seven Days in May (1964), the former of which won him an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor, the latter of which he received a nomination in the same category. His other notable films include The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1939), The Killers (1946), A Double Life (1947), White Heat (1949), D.O.A. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Edmond O'Brien has received more than 1,029,347 page views. His biography is available in 32 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 28 in 2019). Edmond O'Brien is the 2,222nd most popular actor (down from 1,808th in 2019), the 3,735th most popular biography from United States (down from 3,164th in 2019) and the 1,088th most popular American Actor.

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  • 4.22

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Among actors, Edmond O'Brien ranks 2,222 out of 10,030Before him are Cecilia Roth, Robert Brown, Nancy Marchand, Ryan Phillippe, Kelly Hu, and Anne Francis. After him are John Doman, Lisa Gastoni, Fons Rademakers, Gong Yoo, Leo G. Carroll, and Taylor Lautner.

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Among people born in 1915, Edmond O'Brien ranks 114Before him are Alberto Burri, James Tiptree Jr., Albert O. Hirschman, John Tukey, William Masters, and Marais Viljoen. After him are Raúl Alberto Lastiri, Albert Ghiorso, Henry Kuttner, Ibolya Csák, Edmond Leburton, and Norman Wisdom. Among people deceased in 1985, Edmond O'Brien ranks 95Before him are Víctor Rodríguez Andrade, Élias Sarkis, Helene Engelmann, Kenny Clarke, Gaston Rébuffat, and André Hunebelle. After him are René Barjavel, Salvador Espriu, Manfred Winkelhock, Julia Robinson, Johanna Wolf, and Margaret Hamilton.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Edmond O'Brien ranks 3,735 out of 15,968Before him are Holland Smith (1882), Anne Francis (1930), Laurens Hammond (1895), Oscar Hammerstein II (1895), Harold Robbins (1916), and Lillian Hellman (1905). After him are John Doman (1945), Richie Havens (1941), Jeff Hanneman (1964), Franz Kline (1910), Taylor Lautner (1992), and Jill Clayburgh (1944).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Edmond O'Brien ranks 1,088Before him are Heather Graham (1970), Linda Darnell (1923), Nancy Marchand (1928), Ryan Phillippe (1974), Kelly Hu (1968), and Anne Francis (1930). After him are John Doman (1945), Taylor Lautner (1992), Jill Clayburgh (1944), Greg Kinnear (1963), Don Adams (1923), and Jim Davis (1909).

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