No photo available. Represent Liam O'Brien? Add or change photos at IMDbPro
STARmeter
SEE RANK
Down 89,688 this week

Liam O'Brien (IV) (1913–1996)

Mr. O'Brien was a screenwriter and producer of films and television programmes. He also wrote the Broadway comedy "The Remarkable Mr. Pennypacker", which launched his Hollywood career. See full bio »

Died:

(age 83) in California, USA

Scary Good: IMDb's Guide to Horror

Can't get enough of movies and television shows that scare up a good fright? Check out Scary Good, IMDb's Horror Entertainment Guide. Being terrified was never so much fun.

Enter if you dare

Live Twitter Q&A With Kate Beckinsale for 'Love & Friendship'

Join us for a live Twitter Q&A with Love & Friendship star Kate Beckinsale on Thursday, May 5, beginning at 4:45 p.m. ET/1:45 p.m. PT. Make sure to follow IMDb on Twitter and send your questions now to #IMDbAskKateB.

Follow IMDb on Twitter

Related News

Mo'nique Show Hit By Tragedy
| WENN

On Amazon Video

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 729 people
created 13 Jun 2014
 
list image
a list of 1006 people
created 3 months ago
 

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

Connect with IMDb


How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Liam O'Brien's work have you seen?

User Polls

Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 1 win & 3 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (3 credits)
 1973-1977 Police Story (TV Series) (executive story consultant - 85 episodes)
- Prime Rib (1977) ... (executive story consultant)
- The Six Foot Stretch (1977) ... (executive story consultant)
- Ice Time (1977) ... (executive story consultant)
- One of Our Cops Is Crazy (1977) ... (executive story consultant)
- End of the Line (1977) ... (executive story consultant)
 1975 Cop on the Beat (TV Movie) (executive story consultant)
 1970-1971 Hawaii Five-O (TV Series) (story consultant - 24 episodes)
- The Grandstand Play: Part II (1971) ... (story consultant)
- The Grandstand Play: Part I (1971) ... (story consultant)
- The Bomber and Mrs. Moroney (1971) ... (story consultant)
- Dear Enemy (1971) ... (story consultant)
- The Gunrunner (1971) ... (story consultant)
Show Show Producer (3 credits)
Show Show Writer (20 credits)
Show Show Actor (1 credit)
Show Show Self (1 credit)
Edit

Personal Details

Other Works:

His play, "The Remarkable Mr. Pennypacker", was performed at the New Theatre in London, England with Frances Guthrie, David Langford, John Forrest, Elizabeth Sellars, Hugh Wakefield and Nigel Patrick in the cast. John Fernald was the director. See more »

Alternate Names:

Liam O'Brian
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia:

Older brother of Edmond O'Brien. See more »

Star Sign:

Pisces

Message Boards

Discuss Liam O'Brien on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page