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Marianne O'Brien (I) (1917–1985)

Marianne O'Brien was born on December 8, 1917 in New York, USA as Marianne Margaret Byrne. She was an actress, known for The Very Thought of You (1944) and Cinderella Jones (1946). She was married to R.J. Reynolds, Jr. She died on July 2, 1985 in Miami Beach, Florida, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

The Very Thought of You Bernice Wheeler
Cinderella Jones Marie - Manicurist


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 1946 Cinderella Jones
Marie - Manicurist
 1945 Pillow to Post
Marine's Girl Friend (uncredited)
 1944 Hollywood Canteen
Junior Hostess (uncredited)
 1944 The Very Thought of You
Bernice Wheeler

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R.J. Reynolds, Jr.  (divorced)  (2 children)

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Marianne O'Brien married the colorful and mildly scandalous tobacco heir RJ Reynolds, Jr in 1945. Her life story is told in a book about the RJ Reynolds family co-authored by her actor son [Patrick Reynolds(1)], The Gilded Leaf. Patrick is shopping his book as a mini-series for television, focusing initially on the 1920's and 30's. See more »

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