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Henry O'Neill (1891–1961) was an American film actor known for playing gray-haired fathers, lawyers, and similarly roles during the 1930s and 1940s. O'Neill began his acting career on the stage, after dropping out of college to join a traveling theatre company. He served in the military in World War I, then returned to the stage. In the early 1930s he began appearing in films, including The Big Shakedown, Santa Fe Trail, Anchors Aweigh, The Green Years, and The Reckless Moment. His last film was The Wings of Eagles. Henry O'Neill died in 1961 at the age of 69.
August 10, 1891, Orange, New Jersey, USA
May 18, 1961
1936 The Walking DeadDistrict Attorney Werner 1937 The Life of Emile ZolaColonel Picquart 1937 Marked WomanDistrict Attorney Arthur Sheldon 1938 JezebelGeneral Theopholus Bogardus 1939 Dodge CityColonel Dodge 1939 JuarezGen. Miguel Miramon 1940 They Drive by NightDistrict Attorney 1941 Blossoms in the DustJudge 1942 Johnny EagerA.J. Verne 1945 Anchors AweighAdmiral Hammond 1949 The Reckless MomentTom Harper 1949 Holiday AffairMr. Crowley 1950 No Man of Her OwnMr. Harkness 1952 Scandal SheetCharlie Barnes 1957 The Wings of EaglesCapt. SpearLimited to the 15 most popular items