Henry O'Neill

Henry O'Neill

  • Born on
    • August 10th, 1891
  • Died on
    • May 18th, 1961
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.

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Acting (80 Credits)

1957The Wings of Eagles as Capt. Spear
1955Untamed as Squire O'Neill
1953The Sun Shines Bright as Joe D. Habersham
1952Scandal Sheet as Charlie Barnes
1951The People Against O'Hara as Judge Keating
1950No Man of Her Own as Mr. Harkness
1950The Second Woman as Ben Sheppard
1950Convicted as Detective Dorn
1949The Reckless Moment as Tom Harper
1949Holiday Affair as Mr. Crowley
1949Alias Nick Beal as Judge Ben Hobbs
1947The Beginning or the End as Gen. Thomas F. Farrell
1946The Virginian as Mr. Taylor
1946The Hoodlum Saint as Lewis J. Malbery
1946The Green Years as Canon Roche
1945Anchors Aweigh as Admiral Hammond
1945Keep Your Powder Dry as Maj. Gen. Lee Rand
1944The Heavenly Body as Professor Stowe
1944Nothing But Trouble as Mr. Hawkley
1944Two Girls and a Sailor as John Dyckman Brown II
1943Lost Angel as Professor Josh Pringle
1943Whistling in Brooklyn as Inspector Holcomb
1943Air Raid Wardens as Rittenhause
1943A Guy Named Joe as Col. Sykes
1943Girl Crazy as Mr. Danny Churchill, Sr.
1943Best Foot Forward as Maj. Roger W. Reeber
1943The Human Comedy as Charles Steed
1943Thousands Cheer as Captain in Frank Morgan Skit (uncredited)
1942White Cargo as The Reverend Dr. Roberts
1942Stand by for Action as Cmdr. Stone M.C
1942Tortilla Flat as Father Ramon
1941Whistling in the Dark as Philip Post
1941Men of Boys Town as Mr. Maitland
1941Shadow of the Thin Man as Major Jason I. Sculley
1941Honky Tonk as Pearl
1941Billy the Kid as Tim Ward
1941Johnny Eager as A.J. Verne
1941Blossoms in the Dust as Judge
1940Castle on the Hudson as District Attorney
1940Knute Rockne All American as Doctor
1940'Til We Meet Again as Dr. Cameron
1940Santa Fe Trail as Cyrus Brody
1940Dr. Ehrlich's Magic Bullet as Dr. Lentz
1940The Fighting 69th as Colonel
1940They Drive by Night as District Attorney (uncredited)
1939Confessions of a Nazi Spy as Attorney Kellogg
1939Invisible Stripes as Parole Officer Masters
1939Dodge City as Colonel Dodge
1939Juarez as General Miguel Miramon
1939Four Wives as Dr. Clinton Forrest, Sr.
1938Racket Busters as Governor
1938The Amazing Dr. Clitterhouse as Judge
1938Brother Rat as Colonel Ramm
1938Jezebel as General Theopholus Bogardus
1938Gold Is Where You Find It as Judge
1937Wells Fargo as Henry Wells
1937Green Light as Dr. Endicott
1937The Great O'Malley as Defense Attorney
1937The Life of Emile Zola as Colonel Picquart
1937Marked Woman as District Attorney Arthur Sheldon
1936Two Against the World as Jim Carstairs
1936The Story of Louis Pasteur as Dr. Emile Roux
1936The Walking Dead as District Attorney Werner
1936Bullets or Ballots as Ward Bryant
1936The Golden Arrow as Mr. Appleby
1936Anthony Adverse as Father Xavier
1935Special Agent as District Attorney Roger Quinn
1935Black Fury as John W. Hendricks
1935The Case of the Lucky Legs as District Attorney Manchester
1934The Big Shakedown as Mr. Sheffner
1934The Secret Bride as Jim Lansdale
1934Fashions of 1934 as Duryea
1934Flirtation Walk as Jack Fitts
1934Fog Over Frisco as Oren Porter
1934Upperworld as Banker Making Toast at Banquet
1934The Man with Two Faces as Inspector Crane
1934Midnight as Edgar V. Ingersoll
1934Wonder Bar as Richard
1933Lady Killer as Ramick
1933The Kennel Murder Case as Dubois (uncredited)

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