Spoken-word album: Recorded a reading of the Civil War novel "The Red Badge of Courage" (Caedmon Records).
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Edmund O'Brien | Sgt. Edmond O'Brien
5' 9" (1.75 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.
Was cast in Black Christmas
(1974) as Lt. Kenneth Fuller, but the part was recast with John Saxon
because of O'Brien's poor health. He was rumored to be suffering from Alzheimers.
Inquisitive demeanor, was often cast as writers and/or reporters