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Overview (3)

Date of Birth 29 August 1928New York City, New York, USA
Date of Death 17 November 1998Santa Monica, California, USA  (heart failure)
Birth NameRichard Francis O'Neill

Mini Bio (1)

Dick O'Neill was born on August 29, 1928 in New York City, New York, USA as Richard Francis O'Neill. He was an actor, known for The Jerk (1979), The Mosquito Coast (1986) and The Taking of Pelham One Two Three (1974). He was married to Susan Jacqueline (Jackie) Shaw. He died on November 17, 1998 in Santa Monica, California, USA.

Spouse (1)

Susan Jacqueline (Jackie) Shaw (1964 - 17 November 1998) (his death) (3 children)

Trivia (5)

In the last decade of his life, he served on the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Screening Committee.
A charter member of the Arena Stage in Washington D.C.
Grey-haired support actor from the New York stage who played middle-class 'working man' types on film and TV.
Attended Syracuse University.
Played in three episodes of M*A*S*H*, was demoted every time. First episode he played an admiral, second episode he was a general and in his last episode he was a 'mere' colonel.

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