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Clay O'Brien

Born Clay O'Brien Cooper on May 6, 1961, and best-known as the pint- sized "Hardy Fimps" in the western coming-of-age film, The Cowboys (1972); Clay O'Brien became a favorite with John Wayne, who appreciated a real cowboy when he met one. Remaining pint-sized for several years, Clay could be found in pleasant but typical Disneyesque fare ... See full bio »

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The Cowboys
The Cowboys Hardy Fimps - Cowboy
Cahill U.S. Marshal
The Apple Dumpling Gang
The Apple Dumpling Gang Bobby Bradley
One Little Indian


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 1975 Mackintosh and T.J.
 1975 Little House on the Prairie (TV Series)
Henry Henderson
- The Spring Dance (1975) ... Henry Henderson
 1975 The Apple Dumpling Gang
Bobby Bradley
 1974 The Cowboys (TV Series)
- Requiem for a Lost Son (1974) ... Weedy
- The Indian Givers (1974) ... Weedy
- The Trap (1974) ... Weedy
- The Remounts (1974) ... Weedy
- The Ordeal (1974) ... Weedy
 1974 Hog Wild (TV Movie)
Sterling Melborne
 1973 Alvin the Magnificent (TV Movie)
 1972-1973 Gunsmoke (TV Series)
Runaway / Tuttle / Caleb Cunningham
- The Widow and the Rogue (1973) ... Caleb Cunningham
- The River: Part 2 (1972) ... Runaway / Tuttle
- The River: Part 1 (1972) ... Runaway / Tuttle
 1973 Cahill U.S. Marshal
Billy Joe
 1973 One Little Indian
 1972 Climb an Angry Mountain (TV Movie)
Michael Cooper
 1972 Marcus Welby, M.D. (TV Series)
Peter Graham
- Please Don't Send Flowers (1972) ... Peter Graham
 1972 The Cowboys
Hardy Fimps - Cowboy
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 1973 The Man Behind the Star (Documentary short)
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 2000 Biography (TV Series documentary)
Bobby Bradley in 'Apple Dumpling Gang'
- Don Knotts: Nervous Laughter (2000) ... Bobby Bradley in 'Apple Dumpling Gang'
 1976 Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (TV Series)
Mark / Bobby Bradley
- The Apple Dumpling Gang (1976) ... Bobby Bradley
- One Little Indian: Part 2 (1976) ... Mark
- One Little Indian: Part 1 (1976) ... Mark

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Father of daughters Bailey O'Brien and Quinn O'Brien.

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