George O'Brien
Actor
George O'Brien
George O'Brien was an American actor, popular during the silent film era and into the talkie era of the 1930s, best known today as the lead actor in F. W. Murnau's 1927 film Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans.
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Bay skipper boycotts East v West match - Royal Gazette
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While Outerbridge is out of the Eastern County side, the Western County lost their bowling attack yesterday when Malachi Jones and George O'Brien were banned by the Bermuda Cricket Board. The Willow Cuts pair were punished for their parts in an
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Cricketer describes alleged machete attack - Royal Gazette
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National team cricketer George O'Brien Jr told a jury his friend Demitrius Gibbons chopped him with a machete, leaving his arm “wide open and bleeding.” According to Mr O'Brien, the attack came on the evening of July 19 last year,
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Bay in nail-biting win over Cuts - Royal Gazette
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Deunte Darrell was the pick of the Cuts' bowling with three for 23, while seamers George O'Brien (two for 27) and Sheroy Fubler (two for 24) claimed two scalps apiece. Given the task of scoring at 3.16 runs per over, Cuts lost their first wicket with
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BusinessWest - Economic Uncertainty - abc40
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"This process of pausing and holding and thinking a little bit longer, it just delays the recovery that much longer," says BusinessWest Editor George O'Brien. Uncertainty makes business owners cranky, and slow to do much of
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Cinema Paradiso - Syracuse New Times
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Next comes Gaynor's Oscar-winning turn in Sunrise (9 pm), director FW Murnau's silent classic involving a farming couple (Gaynor and George O'Brien) that experiences trouble from big-city types. While this all-timer has earned showings on the Turner
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Marcos históricos do western: 1939-1949 - Tribuna do Norte - Natal
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John Wayne, Joanne Dru, John Agar, Ben Johnson, Harry Carey Jr, Victor McLaglen, Mildred Natwick, George O`Brien. Era filha de um grande ator: Raymond Massey. Por não ser bonita, nem dotada de uma personalidade artística carismática, não alcançou o
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Jones to lead star-studded Western Counties XI in 'Clash of the Counties' - Bermuda Sun
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The full Western Counties XI is as follows: Malachi Jones (capt), George O'Brien Jr, Deunte Darrell, Chris Douglas, Kamau Leverock, Jason Anderson, Charles Symonds, Donnie Charles, Noel Woods, Shonari Boyles-Simons, Benjamin James, Cameron Gordon
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Cozzi O'Brien Acquires Elixeon Assets - Recycling Today
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George O'Brien III, Cozzi O'Brien Recycling president and COO, says, "The addition of Elixeon is another great step in the company's growth since our formation just two years ago. Personally, I could not be more pleased to welcome Frank and Anthony to
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St. George's Wins 2nd Cup Match Trial - Bernews
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The St. George's team was set to include current Cup Match Captain Oronde Bascome, former Cup Match Captain Lionel Cann, PHC captain Jason Anderson, St. David's Cricket Club captain OJ Pitcher as well as George O'Brien Jr., Fiqre Crockwell and Ryan
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Cuts skipper wary of derby opponents - Royal Gazette
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Cuts won't change much from the winning team a week ago, although it appears that George O'Brien jr. may not feature due to being called up for St. George's second trial match today at Wellington Oval. The fast bowler missed the first trial match last
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Anti-Bias Agency Feels Sting Of State Budget Crisis - Connecticut Law Tribune
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Attorney George O'Brien, a partner at Littler Mendelson in New Haven who represents employers in employment disputes, said even if CHRO investigations continue, a prolonged hiatus of enforcement hearings begs the question “what are they investigating
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Connecticut Becomes First State to Require Paid Sick Leave - Corporate Counsel
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The law's anti-retaliation provisions will create the biggest impact for clients, said George O'Brien, the managing partner of Littler Mendelson's New Haven, Conn., office. Those provisions aren't limited to the service workers as defined by the act,
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Jury still out after first trial - Royal Gazette
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Anyone who thought that George O'Brien, Justin Pitcher and Stefan Kelly would simply get the nod because of who they are is in for surprise. According to head coach Clay Smith those days are gone, and consistency will be the name of the game from now
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East Enders begin Cup Match build-up - Royal Gazette
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With PHC and Willow Cuts clashing in the second round of the Western Counties today, a game that rules out the likes of Jason Anderson and George O'Brien from the trial, St George's have taken taken the opportunity to put some other potential Cup Match
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Minors 'truly flattered' by Bermuda call-up - Royal Gazette
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George O'Brien sends the ball flying past the outside edge of Oronde Bascome's bat and towards the waiting hands of Chris Foggo in a national team trial game at the National Sports Centre. O'Brien has been called up to the national team
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Cricket: Premier & First Division Scores, Photos - Bernews
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In reply Dean Minors scored 102 not out as St. George's Cricket Club reached their total with four wickets in hand, Clay Smith added 53, George O'Brien had bowling figures of 8-0-42-2 for Willow Cuts. At Lord's in St. David's, Flatt's Victoria were
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Timeline
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    LATE_ADULTHOOD
  • 1985
    Age 85
    He died in 1985 in Broken Arrow, Oklahoma.
    More Details Hide Details For his contribution to the motion picture industry, George O'Brien was awarded a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 6201 Hollywood Blvd., in Los Angeles, California.
  • 1981
    Age 81
    O'Brien suffered a stroke in 1981 and was bedridden the last few years of his life.
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  • THIRTIES
  • 1933
    Age 33
    O'Brien married actress Marguerite Churchill on July 15, 1933. Their first child, Brian, died 10 days after his birth. Daughter Orin O'Brien became a double bassist for the New York Philharmonic. Their youngest child Darcy O'Brien was a successful writer and college professor. George and Marguerite divorced in 1948.
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  • TWENTIES
  • 1927
    Age 27
    In 1927 he starred in the F. W. Murnau-directed Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans opposite Janet Gaynor, which won three major Academy Awards and remains his most famous film, and also played the lead in the New York City epic East Side, West Side that same year.
    More Details Hide Details O'Brien would spend the remainder of the 1920s as an extremely popular leading man in films, often starring in action and adventure roles alongside such popular actresses of the era as Alma Rubens, Anita Stewart, Dolores Costello, Madge Bellamy, Olive Borden (with whom he was linked romantically during the 1920s) and Janet Gaynor. With the advent of sound, George O'Brien became a popular star of Westerns and rarely took parts outside of the Western film genre. Throughout the 1930s, O'Brien was a consistent Top Ten box-office draw appearing in scores of Westerns, often atop his horse named Mike. During World War II, O'Brien re-enlisted in the United States Navy, where he served as a beachmaster in the Pacific and was decorated several times. He left service with the rank of commander. He later joined the United States Naval Reserve and retired with the rank of captain in 1962, having four times been recommended for the rank of admiral. Following his service in World War II, O'Brien would occasionally take featured parts in films directed by his old friend and mentor John Ford, including Fort Apache, She Wore a Yellow Ribbon, and Cheyenne Autumn. O'Brien's last leading role was in the 1951 movie Gold Raiders, with top-billed O'Brien handling the action and the Three Stooges (Shemp Howard, Larry Fine and Moe Howard) doing comedy routines in a feature film more or less evenly dividing screen time between O'Brien and the Stooges.
  • 1924
    Age 24
    In 1924 O'Brien received his first starring role in the drama The Man Who Came Back opposite the English actress Dorothy Mackaill.
    More Details Hide Details That same year he was chosen by the famed movie director John Ford to star in The Iron Horse opposite actress Madge Bellamy. The film was an immense success at the box-office and O'Brien made nine more films for Ford.
  • 1922
    Age 22
    One of his earliest roles was in the 1922 George Melford-directed drama Moran of the Lady Letty, most notable for starring Rudolph Valentino.
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  • TEENAGE
  • 1917
    Age 17
    In 1917 O'Brien enlisted in the United States Navy to fight in World War I, serving on a submarine chaser.
    More Details Hide Details He volunteered to act as a stretcher bearer for wounded Marines and was decorated for bravery. Right after the war O'Brien became Light Heavyweight boxing champion of the Pacific Fleet. O'Brien came to Hollywood in his early twenties hoping to become a cameraman and did work as an assistant cameraman for a while, for both Tom Mix and Buck Jones. He began his acting career in bit parts and as a stuntman.
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1899
    Born
    Born on April 19, 1899.
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