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George O'Brien


Born: 19 April 1899 Died: 4 September 1985

Born and residing in: United States

Height: 5' 11"


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Description: George was the son of the San Francisco Chief of Police who became a college athlete. He was the Heavyweight Boxing Champion of the Pacific Fleet during World War I. In the early 1920s, George wound up in Hollywood where he worked as a stuntman and part time actor. In 1924, Director John Ford picked virtually unknown George to star in his first picture, El caballo de hierro (1924). Over the next two years, he would appear in four more Ford films and would co-star with Janet Gaynor in El √°guila azul (1926) and Amanecer (1927). "Sunrise," a winner of two Academy Awards, was the story of a simple farmer who lets another ... (more)
Tags: Died 1985 (2), Born 1899 (2), Western Actor (1), American (1), Silent Cinema (1), 1960s (1), 1950s (1), 1940s (1), 1930s (1), 1920s (1), Lead Actor (1), Silent Film Actor (1)
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