(1940) Stage: Appeared (as "Mercutio") in "Romeo and Juliet" on Broadway
. Tragedy (revival). Written by William Shakespeare
. Production Design by Laurence Olivier
(also producer). Scenic / Costume Design by Motley. Lighting Design by Robert Edmond Jones
. Incidental music by Alexander Steinert
and Laurence Olivier...
Edmund O'Brien | Sgt. Edmond O'Brien
5' 10" (1.78 m)
Did You Know?
Versatility is a dangerous thing. It's very satisfying to portray many types of roles, but often your own identity gets lost. Seldom does a producer say, "This is an Eddie O'Brien part." On the other hand, while the rewards may be great in fame and financially for stars, the work becomes monotonous. No actor who plays himself is a happy person.
His production company, Tiger Productions, came from his childhood nickname, 'Tiger'.
Deep, rich voice