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George O'Brien

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Also Known As: Died: September 4, 1985
Born: April 19, 1899 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: San Francisco, California Profession: Cast ...


Cast (feature film)

Cheyenne Autumn (1964) as Major Braden
A reluctant Calvary Captain must track a defiant tribe of migrating Cheyennes.
Gold Raiders (1951) as George O'Brien
In this comedy western, the Three Stooges star as traveling salesmen who work with a frontier insurance agent to stop a gang of gold thieves.
She Wore a Yellow Ribbon (1949) as Major "Mac" Allshard
An aging Cavalry officer tries to prevent an Indian war in the last days before his retirement.
Fort Apache (1948) as Capt. Sam Collingwood
An experienced cavalry officer tries to keep his new, by-the-books commander from triggering an Indian war.
My Wild Irish Rose (1947) as Duke Muldoon
Musical biography of Irish songwriter Chauncey Olcott.
December 7th (1943) as Narrator
After the Japanese bombing of Pearl Harbor, the U.S. fights to survive the early days of World War II.
Legion of the Lawless (1940) as Jeff Toland
A vigilante group takes over the town they're supposed to be protecting.
Triple Justice (1940) as Brad Henderson
A cowboy has to clear his name when he''''s mistaken for a bank robber.
Stage to Chino (1940) as Dan Clark
A retired postal inspector gets back in the saddle to prevent a stagecoach robbery.
Prairie Law (1940) as Brill
Cattlemen and farmers go to war over water rights.
Bullet Code (1940) as Steve Holden
A cowboy's battle with rustlers leads to romance.
Arizona Legion (1939) as Boone Yeager
A federal agent infiltrates an outlaw band that's taken over a western town.
Timber Stampede (1939) as Scott Baylor
Cattlemen fight corrupt railroad men out to destroy the forest.
Racketeers of the Range (1939) as Barney O'Dell
Gangsters take up rustling in the wild West.
The Fighting Gringo (1939) as Wade Barton
A cowboy tries to clear an innocent Mexican rancher of murder charges.
Trouble in Sundown (1939) as Clint Bradford
A man''s friend searches for the real crooks when he''s accused of robbery and murder.
The Marshal of Mesa City (1939) as Cliff Mason
A retired lawman gets back into action to fight political corruption.
Gun Law (1938) as Tom O'Malley
A criminal poses as the lawman he''''s ambushed.
The Renegade Ranger (1938) as Captain Jack Steele
A Texas Ranger discovers the man he''''s chasing for murder is a woman.
Painted Desert (1938) as Bob McVey
A cowboy and a bandit face off over possession of a valuable mine.
Border G-Man (1938) as Jim Galloway
A government agent investigates gangsters training an army in South America.
Lawless Valley (1938) as Larry Rhodes
After doing time for a crime he didn''t commit, a cowboy tries to find the men who framed him.
Hollywood Cowboy (1937) as Jeffery Carson
A vacationing Western star signs on to help a female rancher fight off bandits.
Windjammer (1937) as Bruce Lane
The fourth and last of the George A. Hirliman-produced films starring George O'Brien (preceded by "Daniel Boone", "Park Avenue Logger" and "Hollywood Cowboy") that were distributed by RKO Radio. Hirliman sold O'Brien's contract to RKO, which then produced 18 series westerns starring O'Brien that ended when O'Brien went into the Navy at the outbreak of WW II. Long-time (past and future) O'Brien director David Howard served as Hirliman's Associate Producer on this film. "Windjammer" finds O'Brien as a subpoena server ordered to serve a subpoena on Brandon Evans (The Commondore) for a senate inquiry or lose his job. Posing as a playboy, he boards the Commondore's yacht during a yacht race, and the yacht is wrecked by a gun-running windjammer commanded by Captain Morgan (William Hall.) All hands are picked up by the windjammer, including the Commondore's daughter (played by Constance Worth, at her blonde, plumpish best) and put to work as galley slaves and such, but it isn't long before O'Brien starts knocking heads, and making the gun-runners wish they had left him swimming.
Park Avenue Logger (1937) as Grant Curran [also known as Bill Grant]
Millioniare Curran, thinking his son too intellectual, sends him west to learn logging at one of his lumber camps. Unknown to his father, Grant Curan is a professional wrestler and easily able to handle the thugs that attack him at the lumber camp. This enables him to stay on the job and he soon undercovers how his father is being cheated by the local boss.
The Border Patrolman (1936) as Bob Wallace
When a border patrolman catches their spoiled daughter smoking in a no-smoking area, parents hire him to watch over her. She then runs over to Mexico and gets involved with jewel thieves and he has to go save her.
O'Malley of the Mounted (1936) as O'Malley [also known as Duke Kinnard]
Daniel Boone (1936) as Daniel Boone
In 1775, Daniel Boone leads thirty settler families to Kentucky where they face two threats: Indian raiders led by renegade white Simon Girty, who opposes settlement; and the schemes of effete Stephen Marlowe to seize title to the new lands. Perils, battles, escapes, and a love interest round out the story.
The Cowboy Millionaire (1935) as Bob Walker
Hard Rock Harrigan (1935) as "Hard Rock" Harrigan
When a Man's a Man (1935) as Larry Knight
Thunder Mountain (1935) as Kal Emerson
Whispering Smith Speaks (1935) as Gordon D. Harrington, Jr., also known as Whispering Smith
Frontier Marshal (1934) as Michael Wyatt
Ever Since Eve (1934) as Neil Rogers
The Dude Ranger (1934) as Ernest Selby
The Last Trail (1933) as Tom Daley
Smoke Lightning (1933) as Smoke Mason
Life in the Raw (1933) as Jim [Barry]
Robbers' Roost (1933) as Jim Wall
The Rainbow Trail (1932) as Shefford
The Gay Caballero (1932) as Ted Radcliffe
Football star Ted Radcliffe goes west to manage an inherited cattle ranch. Empire builder and cattle thief Don Paco is hounded by El Coyote (who is really Don Bob) who now has a partner in Ted. Unfortunately Ted is also falling love with Don Paco's daughter Adela.
Mystery Ranch (1932) as Bob Sanborn
To maintain his vast ranch holdings, Henry Steele holds Jane, the daughter of his deceased business partner, against her will. Stalwart ranger Bob Sanborn rescues Jane in a riding incident and is invited to stay over at the ranch by the malevolent Steele, who catches on immediately to the fact that Sanborn has been asked by Jane to help her escape. Steele escorts Bob off the ranch just after giving the order to his vicious ranch hands, Mudo and Tonto, not to let him leave alive.
The Golden West (1932) as David Lynch/Motano
Lovers David Lunch and Betty Summers are caught in the feud between their two families. When David kills the Summers son, he escapes to the West. He marries and when his boy is two he and his wife are killed by Indians who take the boy. Twenty years later the boy is now the Indian chief. Betty's daughter is nearby and the two are destined to meet.
Fair Warning (1931) as Whistling Dan Barry
Riders of the Purple Sage (1931) as Lassiter
Lassiter's sister was killed and her young daughter taken and raised by outlaws. Years later Lassiter arrives at the Withersteen ranch looking for the now grown daughter. He immediately gets caught up in the ranch's struggle against rustlers. Trailing a rustled herd of horses leads him to the rustler's hideout and the missing daughter.
Seas Beneath (1931) as Lieutenant Robert Kingsley, U.S.N.
In the waning days of WWI, a U.S. "Mystery Ship," sets sail for the coast of Spain towing a submarine. Their mission is to find and sink a U-boat that has been especially effective in attacking Allied shipping. Posing as a harmless schooner, the mystery ship is in fact fitted with a formidable gun capable of sinking a U-boat. Stopping in the Canary Islands to refuel, the crew interacts with locals involved with Germans, and with Germans themselves, including the sister of the U-Boat commander, who is lurking offshore waiting for the coming battle.
A Holy Terror (1931) as Tony Bard, also known as Tony Woodbury
Eastern millionaire's son Bard finds his father murdered and flies west to see rancher Drew who may know something about it. En route he crashes his plane into Jerry's bathroom; she falls in love with him which makes her suitor Steve jealous.
Rough Romance (1930) as Billy West
Billy West, a "topper" in a Canadian lumber camp, witnesses a murder committed by two fur thieves, and finds himself being stalked by the killers.
The Lone Star Ranger (1930) as Buck Duane
Last of the Duanes (1930) as Buck Duane
Buck Duane avenges his father's murder by gunning down the killer, but must flee from the law. He finds Ruth, whom he once loved, in the clutches of the outlaw Bland. In rescuing Ruth, he becomes entangled with Bland's amorous wife.
True Heaven (1929) as Lieut. Philip Gresson
Masked Emotions (1929) as Bramdlet Dickery
Noah's Ark (1929) as Travis/Japheth
An American playboy's discovery of honor and courage during World War I parallels the biblical story of the flood.
Salute (1929) as Cadet John Randall
John Randall is an Army cadet at West Point. His younger brother Paul is a midshipman at the Naval Academy. John contrives to help Paul's timid romantic interest in Nancy Wayne by pretending to be interested in her himself. Paul, however, takes offense, and determines to beat his brother in the Army-Navy football game on purely personal grounds. Meanwhile, Paul and fellow midshipman Albert Price are hazed and tormented by upperclassmen.
Blindfold (1928) as Robert Kelly
Honor Bound (1928) as John Ogletree
Sharp Shooters (1928) as George
Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans (1927) as The man
In this silent film, a farmer's affair with a city woman almost destroys his life.
East Side, West Side (1927) as John Breen
Paid To Love (1927) as Crown Prince Michael
Is Zat So? (1927) as Ed Chick Cowan
Rustling for Cupid (1926) as Bradley Blatchford
The Silver Treasure (1926) as Nostromo
The Johnstown Flood (1926) as Tom O'Day
The Blue Eagle (1926) as George D'Arcy
Three Bad Men (1926) as Dan O'Malley
Fig Leaves (1926) as Adam Smith
In the modern day (1920s) story, Adam, a plumber, is happily married to Eve, a wardrobe-obsessed housewife, until she accidentally meets a supercilious fashion designer. At the prompting of her neighbour, who has secret designs on Adam, Eve secretly becomes a fashion model by day, knowing that her husband would disapprove. This tale is book-ended by a sequence of the two principals in the Garden of Eden, having the same preoccupations amid the dinosaurs and boulders.
Havoc (1925) as Dick Chappel
The Fighting Heart (1925) as Denny Bolton
Thank You (1925) as Kenneth Jamieson
The Dancers (1925) as Tony
The Iron Horse (1925) as Davy Brandon
A pony express rider honors his father''''s memory by helping build the transcontinental railway.
Shadows of Paris (1924) as Louis
The Roughneck (1924) as Jerry Delaney
The Painted Lady (1924) as Luther Smith
The Man Who Came Back (1924) as Henry Potter
Woman-Proof (1923) as Bill Burleigh
The Ne'er-Do-Well (1923) as Clifford
White Hands (1922) as Sailor

Cast (short)

Magic Movie Moments (1953)
This short was made as a promotional film to assist with Warner''''s reissue of "Noah''''s Ark" (1928). Vitaphone Release 2338A.

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