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|Also Known As:||William Joseph Patrick O'Brien Jr.||Died:||October 15, 1983|
|Born:||November 11, 1899||Cause of Death:||heart attack|
|Birth Place:||Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA||Profession:||Cast ... actor insurance salesman|
A veteran Irish-American lead and character player, Pat O'Brien is best known as one of the cynical reporters in the sterling first screen version of the Broadway play, "The Front Page" (1931), the title role (opposite Ronald Reagan) in "Knute Rockne--All American" (1940) and as Jimmy Cagney's clerical confidante in "Angels With Dirty Faces" (1938).
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