Robert Emmett O'Connor

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Robert Emmett O'Connor (March 18, 1885 – September 4, 1962) was an American film actor.[1] He appeared in 204 films between 1919 and 1950. He is probably best remembered as the warmhearted bootlegger Paddy Ryan in The Public Enemy (1931) and as Detective Sergeant Henderson pursuing the Marx Brothers in A Night at the Opera (1935). He also appeared as Jonesy (the older Paramount gate guard) in Billy Wilder's 1950 film Sunset Boulevard. He also made an appearance at the very beginning and very end of the Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer cartoon short Who Killed Who? (1943).

Robert Emmett O'Connor
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O'Connor (right) on lobby card for Our Blushing Brides (1930)
Born(1885-03-18)March 18, 1885
DiedSeptember 4, 1962(1962-09-04) (aged 77)
Years active1919-1950

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  1. ^ Hal Erickson (2013). "Robert Emmett O'Connor". Movies & TV Dept. The New York Times. Baseline & All Movie Guide. Archived from the original on March 9, 2008. Retrieved March 2, 2013. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

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