Dave O'Brien

Actor, Writer, Tv director
Dave O'Brien was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. O'Brien's career in acting began with his roles in various films like "The Black Coin" (1936), "Reefer Madness" (1936) and "Lightnin' Crandall" (1937) ... Read more »
Born: 05/31/1912 in Big Spring, Texas, USA

Filmography

Actor (14)

Ask Me Again 1988 - 1989 (TV Show)

Actor

Ryan's Hope 1974 - 1989 (TV Show)

Actor

Search For Tomorrow 1951 - 1987 (TV Show)

Actor

Kennedy 1983 - 1984 (TV Show)

Actor

The Doctors 1962 - 1983 (TV Show)

Actor

The Secret Storm 1953 - 1974 (TV Show)

Actor

Tennessee Champ 1954 (Movie)

Luke MacWade (Actor)

Kiss Me Kate 1953 (Movie)

Ralph (Actor)

Buzzy and the Phantom Pinto 1940 (Movie)

(Actor)

Murder By Invitation 1940 (Movie)

Michael, the Chauffeur (Actor)

The New Frontier 1938 (Movie)

Jason Braddock (Actor)

Reefer Madness 1935 (Movie)

(Actor)

Another World (TV Show)

Actor
Sound (3)

Area 51: Beyond Top Secret 2000 - 2001 (TV Show)

Sound

Baseball: Stories From the Pressbox 2000 - 2001 (TV Show)

Sound

Secret Societies (TV Show)

Sound
Writer (2)

The Red Skelton Show 1951 - 1970 (Tv Show)

Writer

The Red Skelton Chevy Special 1959 - 1960 (TV Show)

Writer
Other (1)

Local Heroes 1995 - 1996 (TV Show)

Production

Biography

Dave O'Brien was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. O'Brien's career in acting began with his roles in various films like "The Black Coin" (1936), "Reefer Madness" (1936) and "Lightnin' Crandall" (1937) with Bob Steele. He also appeared in "Frontier Scout" (1938), "Whirlwind Horseman" (1938) and the western "The Utah Trail" (1938) with Tex Ritter. He continued to work steadily in film throughout the forties, appearing in the Bobby Jordan comedy "That Gang of Mine" (1940), the James Dunn drama "Son of the Navy" (1940) and "Sky Bandits" (1940). He also appeared in "Yukon Flight" (1940). In the latter half of his career, he tackled roles in "Return of the Rangers" (1944), "Gunsmoke Mesa" (1944) and "Outlaw Roundup" (1944). He also appeared in "Guns of the Law" (1944) and "Gangsters of the Frontier" (1944). O'Brien was most recently credited in "Secret Societies" (History, 2000-01). O'Brien won an Outstanding Writing Achievement In Comedy Primetime Emmy Award for "The Red Skelton Show" in 1961. O'Brien was nominated for an Outstanding Writing Achievement In Comedy Primetime Emmy Award for "The Red Skelton Show" in 1962. O'Brien passed away in November 1969 at the age of 57.

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