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Henry O'Neill

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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Aug 10, 1891 In Orange, New Jersey, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie I Loved a Woman 1933-09-23
Latest Project:
Movie The Wings of Eagles 1957-01-31
Known For
Poster of Rainbow on the River
Poster of Murder in the Clouds
Poster of Side Streets
Poster of Twenty Million Sweethearts
Movie The Wings of Eagles Capt. Spear 1957-01-31
Movie Untamed Squire O'Neill 1955-03-01
Movie The Sun Shines Bright Joe D. Habersham 1953-05-02
Movie Scandal Sheet Charlie Barnes 1952-01-16
Movie Scarlet Angel Morgan Caldwell 1952-06-20
Movie The People Against O'Hara Judge Keating 1951-09-01
Movie The Family Secret Donald Muir 1951-10-21
Movie No Man of Her Own Mr. Harkness 1950-02-21
Movie Convicted Detective Dorn 1950-08-01
Movie The Second Woman Ben Sheppard 1950-07-07
Movie The Flying Missile Thomas A. Scott 1950-12-24
Movie The Milkman Roger Bradley, Sr. 1950-10-17
Movie Alias Nick Beal Judge Ben Hobbs 1949-03-04
Movie Strange Bargain Timothy Hearne 1949-11-05
Movie You're My Everything Prof. Adams 1949-06-29
Movie The Reckless Moment Tom Harper 1949-12-29
Movie Holiday Affair Mr. Crowley 1949-12-24
Movie The Return of October President Hotchkiss 1948-10-26
Movie The Beginning or the End Gen. Thomas F. Farrell 1947-02-19
Movie Little Mister Jim Chaplain 1947-04-01
Movie The Hoodlum Saint Lewis J. Malbery 1946-04-04
Movie The Virginian Mr. Taylor 1946-05-05
Movie Three Wise Fools Prof. Horace Appleby 1946-09-26
Movie Bad Bascomb Gov. Winton 1946-05-26
Movie The Green Years Canon Roche 1946-07-04
Movie This Man's Navy Lt. Cmdr. Roger Graystone 1945-01-04
Movie Between Two Women Larry Goff - Theatrical Agent (uncredited) 1945-03-28
Movie Keep Your Powder Dry Maj. Gen. Lee Rand 1945-04-01
Movie Anchors Aweigh Admiral Hammond 1945-08-13
Movie Dangerous Partners Duffy 1945-06-07
Movie Rationing Senator Edward White 1944-03-24
Movie The Heavenly Body Professor Stowe 1944-03-23
Movie Main Street Today Vance Clark 1944-03-25
Movie Barbary Coast Gent Colonel Watrous 1944-09-01
Movie Two Girls and a Sailor John Dyckman Brown II 1944-06-14
Movie Dark Shadows Dr. Everett Colner M.D. 1944-12-16
Movie Nothing But Trouble Mr. Hawkley 1944-12-06
Movie Dr. Gillespie's Criminal Case Warden Kenneson 1943-05-08
Movie Air Raid Wardens Rittenhause 1943-04-04
Movie For God and Country Captain Chaplain 1943-05-15
Movie Thousands Cheer Captain in Frank Morgan Skit (uncredited) 1943-01-01
Movie The Human Comedy Charles Steed 1943-03-02
Movie Whistling in Brooklyn Inspector Holcomb 1943-12-01
Movie Best Foot Forward Maj. Roger W. Reeber 1943-10-08
Movie A Guy Named Joe Col. Sykes 1943-12-24
Movie Lost Angel Professor Josh Pringle 1943-12-23
Movie Girl Crazy Mr. Danny Churchill, Sr. 1943-11-26
Movie Born to Sing Frank Eastman 1942-02-18
Movie The Bugle Sounds Lt. Col. Harry Seton 1942-01-30
Movie This Time for Keeps Arthur Freeman 1942-03-01
Movie Tortilla Flat Father Ramon 1942-05-21
Movie Stand by for Action Cmdr. Stone M.C 1942-12-31
Movie White Cargo The Reverend Dr. Roberts 1942-12-12
Movie Billy the Kid Tim Ward 1941-05-30
Movie The Get-Away Warden Alcott 1941-06-13
Movie The Trial of Mary Dugan Galway 1941-02-14
Movie Down in San Diego Col. Halliday 1941-08-01
Movie Men of Boys Town Mr. Maitland 1941-04-11
Movie Whistling in the Dark Philip Post 1941-08-08
Movie Shadow of the Thin Man Major Jason I. Sculley 1941-11-21
Movie Johnny Eager A.J. Verne 1941-12-09
Movie Honky Tonk Pearl 1941-10-01
Movie Blossoms in the Dust Judge 1941-08-15
Movie Dr. Ehrlich's Magic Bullet Dr. Lentz 1940-02-23
Movie 'Til We Meet Again Dr. Cameron 1940-04-20
Movie Calling Philo Vance Markham 1940-02-03
Movie The Fighting 69th Colonel 1940-01-27
Movie Castle on the Hudson District Attorney 1940-02-17
Movie Young America Flies Dr. Webster 1940-07-13
Movie They Drive by Night District Attorney (uncredited) 1940-07-26
Movie Santa Fe Trail Cyrus Brody 1940-12-20
Movie Knute Rockne All American Doctor 1940-10-05
Movie Service with the Colors Colonel Nelson 1940-08-31
Movie Money and the Woman Mr. Mason 1940-08-17
Movie The Man Who Dared Matthew Carter 1939-06-03
Movie Sons of Liberty Member of Continental Congress 1939-05-20
Movie Lucky Night Calvin Jordan 1939-05-05
Movie Torchy Blane in Chinatown Sen. H. Baldwin 1939-02-02
Movie Wings of the Navy Prologue Speaker 1939-02-11
Movie Dodge City Colonel Dodge 1939-04-08
Movie Confessions of a Nazi Spy Attorney Kellogg 1939-05-06
Movie Invisible Stripes Parole Officer Masters 1939-12-30
Movie Juarez General Miguel Miramon 1939-06-10
Movie A Child Is Born Dr. Lee 1939-12-07
Movie Four Wives Dr. Clinton Forrest, Sr. 1939-12-22
Movie Angels Wash Their Faces A.H. Remson 1939-08-26
Movie Everybody's Hobby Thomas 'Tom' Leslie 1939-08-26
Movie The Right Way Mr. Martin 1939-07-01
Movie Yellow Jack Gorgas 1938-05-19
Movie Jezebel General Theopholus Bogardus 1938-03-26
Movie Gold Is Where You Find It Judge 1938-02-12
Movie White Banners Sam Trimble 1938-06-23
Movie The Amazing Dr. Clitterhouse Judge 1938-07-20
Movie Racket Busters Governor 1938-07-16
Movie Girls on Probation Judge 1938-10-22
Movie Brother Rat Colonel Ramm 1938-10-29
Movie The Chaser Mr. Calhoun 1938-07-29
Movie The Go-Getter Commander Tisdale 1937-05-22
Movie Marked Woman District Attorney Arthur Sheldon 1937-04-10
Movie The Great O'Malley Defense Attorney 1937-02-13
Movie The Singing Marine Captain Skinner (as Henry O'Neil) 1937-07-03
Movie Green Light Dr. Endicott 1937-02-20
Movie Draegerman Courage Dr. Thomas Haslett 1937-05-15
Movie Mr. Dodd Takes the Air D.M. Gateway 1937-08-11
Movie Submarine D-1 Admiral Thomas 1937-11-27
Movie First Lady George Mason 1937-12-04
Movie The Life of Emile Zola Colonel Picquart 1937-10-02
Movie Wells Fargo Henry Wells 1937-12-31
Movie The Walking Dead District Attorney Werner 1936-03-01
Movie Boulder Dam Mr. Agnew 1936-03-07
Movie The Story of Louis Pasteur Dr. Emile Roux 1936-02-22
Movie The Golden Arrow Mr. Appleby 1936-05-23
Movie Freshman Love President Simpkins 1936-01-18
Movie Road Gang George Winston 1936-03-28
Movie Rainbow on the River Father Josef 1936-12-18
Movie Bullets or Ballots Ward Bryant 1936-06-06
Movie Two Against the World Jim Carstairs 1936-07-11
Movie Anthony Adverse Father Xavier 1936-08-29
Movie The White Angel Dr. Scott 1936-06-25
Movie The Big Noise Charlie Caldwell 1936-06-21
Movie While the Patient Slept Elihu Dimuck 1935-03-09
Movie The Florentine Dagger Victor Ballau 1935-03-30
Movie Alias Mary Dow Henry Dow 1935-05-01
Movie Living on Velvet Harold Thornton 1935-03-02
Movie A Trip Thru a Hollywood Studio Director (uncredited) 1935-02-02
Movie Sweet Music Louis Trumble 1935-02-23
Movie The Great Hotel Murder Mr. Harvey 1935-02-27
Movie Dinky Col. Barnes 1935-05-11
Movie Special Agent District Attorney Roger Quinn 1935-09-14
Movie The Case of the Lucky Legs District Attorney Manchester 1935-10-05
Movie Personal Maid's Secret Mr. Wilton Palmer 1935-10-26
Movie Black Fury John W. Hendricks 1935-05-18
Movie We're in the Money Lawyer Stephen 'Dinsy' Dinsmore 1935-08-17
Movie Dr. Socrates Greer 1935-10-19
Movie Oil For The Lamps Of China Edward Hartford 1935-06-08
Movie Bright Lights J.C. Anderson 1935-07-27
Movie Stranded Mr. Tuthill 1935-06-29
Movie Wonder Bar Richard 1934-03-31
Movie Upperworld Banker Making Toast at Banquet 1934-04-19
Movie Fog Over Frisco Oren Porter 1934-06-02
Movie Journal of a Crime Doctor 1934-03-10
Movie Twenty Million Sweethearts Lemuel Tappan 1934-05-26
Movie Massacre J.R. Dickinson 1934-01-20
Movie The Personality Kid Stephens 1934-06-06
Movie The Big Shakedown Mr. Sheffner 1934-01-06
Movie Bedside Dr. William Chester 1934-01-31
Movie Fashions of 1934 Duryea 1934-02-14
Movie I've Got Your Number Mr. John P. Schuyler 1934-02-24
Movie Midnight Edgar V. Ingersoll 1934-03-07
Movie The Key Dan 1934-06-09
Movie Flirtation Walk Jack Fitts 1934-12-01
Movie Now I'll Tell Tommy Doran 1934-06-07
Movie The Secret Bride Jim Lansdale 1934-12-22
Movie The Man Who Reclaimed His Head Fernand de Marnay 1934-12-24
Movie Gentlemen Are Born Mr. Harper 1934-11-17
Movie Murder in the Clouds John Brownell 1934-12-15
Movie Madame Du Barry Duc de Choiseul 1934-10-13
Movie Midnight Alibi Ardsley 1934-07-12
Movie The Man with Two Faces Inspector Crane 1934-08-04
Movie Side Streets George Richards 1934-08-14
Movie Big Hearted Herbert Goodrich Sr. 1934-10-03
Movie The Kennel Murder Case Dubois (uncredited) 1933-10-28
Movie I Loved a Woman Mr. Farrell 1933-09-23
Movie From Headquarters Inspector Donnelly 1933-11-06
Movie Lady Killer Ramick 1933-12-09
Movie Son of a Sailor Naval Officer 1933-11-29
Movie The World Changes Orin Nordholm Sr. 1933-11-25