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Austin O'Brien

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Born: May 11, 1981 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Eugene, Oregon, USA Profession: Cast ...


". . . There will be absolutely no cuss words for this little guy."

"The 11-year-old and his family were adamant that he not be made to swear in the film. O'Brien saw Danny as a role model and didn't want it to seem he was setting a bad example."

C5"`If I cussed, every kid out there on the street will think it's cool to cuss,' he says. `At the beginning, `I went in for the read-through . . . and I just didn't say anything during the cuss words. Later on, they said, `If you don't like them we'll take them out.'"

"His mother, Valerie O'Brien, agrees."

"`We absolutely will not take the Lord's name in vain. And I said to Austin, if it came to that, we'd walk. They'd have to find someone else. And they were really great about it. They took them all out.'" --From USA TODAY, March 10, 1993.

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