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Edmond O'Brien in 'D.O.A.'

Edmond O'Brien (1915 - 1985) 

Film Deaths:[]

  • D.O.A. (1950) [Frank Bigelow]: Poisoned when William Ching slips a slow-acting "luminous toxin" into Edmond's drink at a bar; he dies shortly after he finishes telling his story to the police at a station (see Dennis Quaid for the 1988 remake).
  • Shield for Murder (1954) [Det. Lt. Barney Nolan]: Machine-gunned by police officers.
  • Pete Kelly's Blues (1955) [Fran McCarg]: Shot to death by one of his own thugs when Jack Webb throws a chair at the thug and spoils his aim.

Television Deaths:[]

  • The Doomsday Flight (1966 TV movie) [The Man]: Dies (off-screen) of a cardiac arrest after getting drunk in Malachi Throne's bar. His body is shown when Jack Lord and other FBI arrive.
  • The Streets of San Francisco: The Thirty-Year Pin (1972) [Police Officer Gustave Charnovski]: Shot dead by Frank Orsatti when he notices something is wrong at David Opatoshu's jewellery shop and enters to find a robbery in progress. (Thanks to Brian).

Notable Connections[]

  • Ex-Mr. Nancy Kelly
  • Ex-Mr. Olga San Juan
  • Father of Maria O'Brien and Brendan O'Brien