Robert Emmett O'Connor

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Birthday
18, 1885
Birthplace
Milwaukee, WI
Death Date
Sep 4, 1962 (77)
Birth Sign
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Birthday
18, 1885
Birthplace
Milwaukee, WI
Death Date
Sep 4, 1962 (77)

About

He played bootlegger Paddy Ryan in The Public Enemy and appeared in over 200 films over his nearly 30-year Hollywood career. These include Tin Gods, Smiling Irish Eyes, and Penthouse.

Before Fame

He debuted in a comedic silent short film by director Harold Lloyd. He made five more comedies for Hal Roach.

Trivia

As a contract actor, he appeared in a leading role in Night at the Opera and played a befuddled cop in Taxi!

Family Life

He was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Associated With

He appeared with fellow Irishman James Cagney in The Public Enemy.