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actor

Eugene O’Brien, American actor.

Background

O’Brien, Eugene was born on November 14, 1886 in Boulder, Colorado, United States. Son of John H. and Katherine (McDermott) O’B.

Education

Public schools and preparatory school, University of Colorado. Unmarried. First appearance in minor part at Elitch’s Gardens, Denver, Colorado, 1900. Worked way to New York and later played with Elsie Janis, Henry Woodruff, Effie Shannon, Margaret Illington, Kyrle Bellew, Frances Starr, Ethel Barrymore, Fritzi Scheff, etc.

Appeared in pictures with Mary Pickford and Norma Talmadge and starred on own account. Returned to stage in “Steve,” 1922.

Career

Worked way to New York and later played with Elsie Janis, Henry Woodruff, Effie Shannon, Margaret Illington, Kyrle Bellew, Frances Starr, Ethel Barrymore, Fritzi Scheff, etc.

Connections

father:
John H. O’B.

mother:
Katherine (McDermott) O’B.