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Overview (3)

Date of Birth 31 July 1949Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Date of Death 4 July 1999Berkeley, California, USA  (complications of bronchitis)
Height 4' 7" (1.4 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Mark O'Brien was born on July 31, 1949 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA. He is known for his work on The Sessions (2012) and Breathing Lessons: The Life and Work of Mark O'Brien (1996). He died on July 4, 1999 in Berkeley, California, USA.

Trivia (2)

In 1997, O'Brien co-founded Lemonade Factory, a small press in Berkeley that publishes poetry by people with disabilities.
Stricken with polio at age 6; used an iron lung and other breathing apparatus from then until his death.

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