Robert Emmett O'Connor

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Robert Emmett O'Connor
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Born (1885-03-18)March 18, 1885
Milwaukee, Wisconsin, U.S.
Died September 4, 1962(1962-09-04) (aged 77)
Hollywood, California, U.S.
Years active 1919-1950

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 known 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 a cameo appearance at the very beginning and very end of the Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer cartoon short Who Killed Who? (1943).

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  1. ^ "Robert Emmett O'Connor". NY Times. Retrieved March 2, 2013. 

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