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Jack O'Brien (III)

Jack O'Brien is a director and producer, known for American Playhouse (1980), Great Performances (1971) and Grace Under Fire (1993). See full bio »

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Known For

Grace Under Fire Director
Into the Woods Director


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 2020 Hairspray Musical (Video)
 1995 Grace Under Fire (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1990 An Enemy of the People (TV Movie)
 1983-1988 American Playhouse (TV Series) (4 episodes)
- All My Sons (1987)
 1987 Into the Woods (Video)
 1978 The Good Doctor (TV Movie)
 1978 Great Performances (TV Series) (1 episode)
- The Good Doctor (1978)
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(1991 Winter) He was artistic director for Jerry Sterner's play, "Other People's Money," in the Old Globe Theatre production at the Cassius Carter Centre Stage in San Diego, California. Hilton Katselas was director. Craig Noel was company director. See more »

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He was awarded the 1990 Drama-Logue Award for Direction for "The Cocktail Hour" in the Center Theatre Group/Ahmanson at the James A. Doolittle Theatre (University of California) in Los Angeles, California. See more »

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