Appeared (as "Robert Ewen") in "Leave Her To Heaven" on Broadway. Drama. Written by John Van Druten
. Directed by Auriol Lee
. Longacre Theatre: 27 Feb 1940-9 Mar 1940 (15 performances). Cast: A.G. Andrews (as "Mr. Henstridge"), Bettina Cerf (as "Mrs. Lake"), Ruth Chatterton
(as "Madge Monckton"), Francis Compton
(as "Dr. Collins...
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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.
Appeared older than his actual age, often being cast as "old coots" when he was only in his 40s.
Inquisitive demeanor, was often cast as writers and/or reporters