Conal O'Brien

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Conal O'Brien (born July 18, 1956) is an American television soap opera director. He has worked in daytime television for nearly 23 years. His father, Vince O'Brien, appeared in several soap operas, in addition to roles in films, such as Annie Hall, as well as playing the "Shell Answer Man".[1]

Positions held[edit]

All My Children

  • Director (1987-2011)
  • Fight Director (1987 - 1990)
  • Director/Producer two short films: The Secret, Quiet
  • Guest Director: One Life To Life

The Young and the Restless

  • Director: December 9, 2010-present

Awards and nominations[edit]

Daytime Emmy Award

  • Nomination, 1990-1994, 1996-2002, 2005, Directing, All My Children
  • Win, 1995 & 2003, Directing, All My Children

Directors Guild of America Award

  • Nomination, 2004, Directing, All My Children, (episode #8768)
  • Nomination, 2000, Directing, All My Children, (episode #7969)
  • Nomination, 2005, Directing, All My Children

External links[edit]

AMC Directors Possible Additions
Casey Childs, Joe Cotugno, Steven Williford ([1], [2], [3][permanent dead link], [4], [5], [6], [7], [8], [9]), Conal O'Brien, Angela Tessinari, Barbara M. Simmons [10], Jill Ackles, Michael V. Pomarico, Francesca James, Shelley Curtis, Anthony Pascarelli, Judy Blye Wilson, Robert Lambert Heidi Adam, Richard Polonetsky [11], Paul D'Andrea [12], Daniel Fenton, Robert Fulghum, Susan Sojourna Collier, Susan Kirshenbaum [13], Hal Corley [14], Louise Shaffer, Quinn Eli [15]


  1. ^ Potter, Beth. "Haworth's Notable Characters", Haworth, New Jersey; accessed June 22, 2010.