Erin O'Brien (actress)

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Erin O'Brien
Erin O'Brien 1959.JPG
Erin O'Brien in 1959
Born (1934-01-17) January 17, 1934 (age 83)
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Years active 1957-1967
Spouse(s) Jimmy Fitzgerald (1951-1963) (divorced) (3 sons)
Kanan A. Awni (1963-present) (2 daughters)

Erin O'Brien (born January 17, 1934, Los Angeles, California) is an American actress, active during the mid-twentieth century and best known as the leading lady of arguably the first made-for-TV movie, Girl on the Run, which also served as the pilot for the television series 77 Sunset Strip written by Roy Huggins and starring Efrem Zimbalist, Jr. One of 14 siblings, she has six sisters and seven brothers according to her "Glamour Girls of the Silver Screen" bio.

O'Brien was also the leading lady in episodes of such television shows as Bat Masterson with Gene Barry, Sugarfoot, Cheyenne with Clint Walker, Maverick with James Garner, Colt .45, The Asphalt Jungle, Laramie, and Death Valley Days.

According to the Internet Movie Database, O'Brien was a featured solo singer on The Steve Allen Show from 1956 to 1958. Her films include Onionhead (1958) and John Paul Jones (1959).

O'Brien has five children, two by her current husband, Kanan Awni, and three by her former husband, Jimmy Fitzgerald.

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