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William H. O'Brien

Australian born William H. O'Brien began his screen acting career in Australia in 1918, then resumed in Hollywood in 1921. He continued acting in films and television series to 1971.

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Jul 19, 1891 In Peak Hill, New South Wales, Australia
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie The Blot 1921-09-04
Latest Project:
Movie Bedknobs and Broomsticks 1971-10-07
Known For
Poster of Some Like It Hot
Poster of Dial M for Murder
Poster of Citizen Kane
Poster of Wells Fargo
Movie Bedknobs and Broomsticks Portobello Road Passerby 1971-10-07
Movie Airport Waiter at Men's Club 1970-03-05
Movie The Trouble with Girls Hotel Lobby Extra (uncredited) 1969-06-24
Movie The Graduate Hotel Guest (uncredited) 1967-12-21
Movie The Wheeler Dealers Waiter 1963-11-14
Movie To Kill a Mockingbird Courtroom Spectator (uncredited) 1962-12-25
Movie Pressure Point Bund Meeting Spectator (uncredited) 1962-10-10
Movie King of the Roaring 20's – The Story of Arnold Rothstein Waiter (uncredited) 1961-06-11
Movie The Children's Hour Funeral Assistant (uncredited) 1961-12-19
Movie Judgment at Nuremberg German Prisoner in Cafeteria (uncredited) 1961-12-01
Movie Toby Tyler Circus Spectator 1960-01-01
Movie Elmer Gantry Train Conductor (uncredited) 1960-07-07
Movie Some Like It Hot Hotel Guest (uncredited) 1959-03-19
Series The Twilight Zone Audience Member (uncredited) 1959-10-02
Movie Pillow Talk Nightclub Waiter (uncredited) 1959-10-07
Movie The Last Hurrah (uncredited) 1958-10-23
Movie Home Before Dark Waiter at Christmas Party 1958-11-16
Movie Sweet Smell of Success Waiter at 21 (uncredited) 1957-07-04
Movie Designing Woman Party Guest (uncredited) 1957-05-16
Movie Carnival Rock Onlooker at Fire (uncredited) 1957-09-01
Movie Witness for the Prosecution Barrister (uncredited) 1957-12-17
Movie The Joker Is Wild Nightclub Patron 1957-09-26
Movie Bombers B-52 Nightclub Bartender (uncredited) 1957-11-22
Movie Anything Goes Waiter 1956-04-27
Movie The Harder They Fall Ringsider (uncredited) 1956-05-09
Movie Around the World in Eighty Days Extra (uncredited) 1956-10-17
Movie Daddy Long Legs Hotel Waiter 1955-05-05
Movie The Seven Year Itch Man at Train Station (uncredited) 1955-06-03
Movie It's Always Fair Weather Waiter 1955-09-02
Movie Dial M for Murder Waiter at Stag Dinner (uncredited) 1954-05-29
Movie Sabrina Bartender (uncredited) 1954-09-10
Movie A Star Is Born Academy Awards Attendee (uncredited) 1954-10-01
Movie Woman's World Servant 1954-09-30
Movie The Redhead from Wyoming Bartender 1953-01-08
Movie Trouble Along the Way Bartender Joe 1953-04-04
Movie Julius Caesar Senator (uncredited) 1953-06-04
Movie All I Desire Unknown 1953-07-03
Movie Something to Live For Waiter 1952-03-07
Movie High Noon Church Member (uncredited) 1952-06-09
Movie The Bad and the Beautiful Waiter at Party (uncredited) 1952-12-25
Movie The Star Waiter at Party 1952-12-11
Movie A Place in the Sun Servant at Eastman's Party (uncredited) 1951-06-12
Movie Hollywood Story Café Waiter (uncredited) 1951-06-01
Movie Ace in the Hole Customer at Minosa's (uncredited) 1951-06-29
Movie A Streetcar Named Desire Waiter (uncredited) 1951-09-18
Movie Superman and the Mole-Men Townsman (uncredited) 1951-11-23
Movie Cave of Outlaws Unknown 1951-11-15
Movie Louisa Waiter at Square Dance 1950-05-31
Movie Father of the Bride Waiter (uncredited) 1950-05-18
Movie Shakedown Unknown 1950-09-01
Movie Woman in Hiding Conventioneer 1950-11-22
Movie All About Eve Waiter at Margo's Party (uncredited) 1950-10-06
Movie Let's Dance Waiter (uncredited) 1950-11-29
Movie Flamingo Road Unknown 1949-04-30
Movie Johnny Allegro Unknown 1949-05-26
Movie Once More, My Darling Waiter 1949-09-10
Movie Undertow Gambler 1949-12-03
Movie Jungle Goddess Bartender (uncredited) 1948-08-13
Movie You Gotta Stay Happy Waiter 1948-10-28
Movie Sorry, Wrong Number Waiter at Wedding Reception (uncredited) 1948-09-24
Movie The Wistful Widow of Wagon Gap Card Dealer (uncredited) 1947-10-08
Movie Ivy Barrister 1947-06-26
Movie Undercover Maisie Nightclub Waiter (Uncredited) 1947-03-01
Movie The Unsuspected Servant with Tray (uncredited) 1947-10-11
Movie Daisy Kenyon Bartender at Stork Club 1947-12-25
Movie Body and Soul Bartender (uncredited) 1947-11-11
Movie I Walk Alone Waiter (uncredited) 1947-12-31
Movie Road to Rio Ship's Waiter 1947-12-25
Movie Dressed to Kill Detective at Murder Scene 1946-05-24
Movie The Hoodlum Saint Waiter at Wedding Brunch (uncredited) 1946-04-04
Movie The Time of Their Lives Danbury Servant (uncredited) 1946-08-13
Movie Do You Love Me Waiter at Mindy's (uncredited) 1946-05-17
Movie Two Sisters from Boston Recording Lab Assistant (uncredited) 1946-06-06
Movie The Big Sleep Waiter (uncredited) 1946-08-23
Movie The Best Years of Our Lives Nightclub Waiter (uncredited) 1946-12-25
Movie Undercurrent Waiter (uncredited) 1946-11-11
Movie Nobody Lives Forever Waiter (uncredited) 1946-11-01
Movie Angel on My Shoulder Court Spectator (uncredited) 1946-09-20
Movie Hollywood Scout Man with Chimpanzee (uncredited) 1945-04-14
Movie The Picture of Dorian Gray Footman 1945-03-01
Movie The Woman in Green Pembrook House Waiter (uncredited) 1945-06-15
Movie A Song to Remember Guest at Salon Concert (uncredited) 1945-01-19
Movie The Naughty Nineties Troupe Member (uncredited) 1945-06-20
Movie The Tiger Woman Waiter (uncredited) 1945-11-16
Movie Fallen Angel Bus Passenger (uncredited) 1945-11-15
Movie Kitty Coach Footman (uncredited) 1945-10-16
Movie Christmas Holiday Waiter (uncredited) 1944-01-01
Movie The Climax Audience Member (Uncredited) 1944-10-20
Movie In Society Party Waiter (uncredited) 1944-08-16
Movie Action in the North Atlantic Lieutenant-Commander at Meeting (uncredited) 1943-06-12
Movie So Proudly We Hail Troop Ship Survivor (Uncredited) 1943-09-09
Movie Margin for Error Waiter 1943-02-10
Movie The Spider Woman Doorman (uncredited) 1943-12-24
Movie Swing Shift Maisie Courtroom Spectator (Uncredited) 1943-10-01
Movie No Time for Love Nightclub Waiter 1943-11-10
Movie Government Girl Man in Hotel Lobby (uncredited) 1943-11-05
Movie Brooklyn Orchid Waiter at Party 1942-01-31
Movie Lady for a Night King's Club Worker (uncredited) 1942-01-05
Movie Take a Letter, Darling Waiter 1942-05-06
Movie The Falcon Takes Over Nightclub Waiter (Uncredited) 1942-05-29
Movie Tomorrow We Live Unknown 1942-09-23
Movie Maisie Gets Her Man Detective Taking in Hixby (Uncredited) 1942-06-01
Movie Pot o' Gold Country Club Waiter (uncredited) 1941-04-03
Movie Citizen Kane Secretary (uncredited) 1941-04-17
Movie Topper Returns Second Butler (uncredited) 1941-03-21
Movie It Started with Eve Nightclub Waiter (uncredited) 1941-09-26
Movie Keep 'Em Flying Waiter at Manila Club (uncredited) 1941-11-27
Movie The Feminine Touch Nightclub Waiter 1941-10-01
Movie Curtain Call Waiter Bringing Caviar 1940-04-18
Movie Forty Little Mothers Waiter 1940-04-26
Movie Rebecca Hotel Waiter (uncredited) 1940-03-23
Movie Edison, the Man Waiter 1940-05-10
Movie A Chump at Oxford Man in Unemployment Office (uncredited) 1940-01-25
Movie Turnabout Nightclub Waiter (uncredited) 1940-05-17
Movie City of Chance Waiter 1940-01-13
Movie The Showdown Bald Bartender 1940-03-08
Movie The Earl of Chicago Turnkey (uncredited) 1940-01-05
Movie One Night in the Tropics Joe, Club Roscoe Waiter (uncredited) 1940-11-15
Movie Love Thy Neighbor Nightclub Waiter 1940-12-27
Movie Buck Benny Rides Again Waiter 1940-05-31
Movie Hit Parade of 1941 Waiter 1940-10-14
Movie Mexican Spitfire Out West Waiter 1940-10-29
Movie Captain Caution English Sailor Who Pleads for Water 1940-08-09
Movie City for Conquest Waiter (uncredited) 1940-09-21
Movie Hired Wife Waiter 1940-09-13
Movie No Time for Comedy Waiter in Bar (uncredited) 1940-09-14
Movie Girl from Rio Condor Club Headwaiter 1939-08-07
Movie The Man in the Iron Mask Servant 1939-07-13
Movie Stronger Than Desire Waiter (uncredited) 1939-06-30
Movie Honeymoon in Bali Doorman (uncredited) 1939-09-29
Movie The Gracie Allen Murder Case Nightclub Waiter 1939-06-02
Movie Eternally Yours Nightclub Waiter 1939-10-07
Movie Remember? Waiter (uncredited) 1939-12-19
Movie Zorro's Fighting Legion Legionnaire 1939-12-16
Movie That's Right - You're Wrong Lawn Party Waiter (Uncredited) 1939-11-24
Movie In Old Chicago Senate Waiter (uncredited) 1938-04-15
Movie Gold Is Where You Find It Butler at Party (uncredited) 1938-02-12
Movie The Rage of Paris Nightclub Bartender (Uncredited) 1938-06-09
Movie Dance Charlie Dance Bored Spectator (uncredited) 1937-07-06
Movie North of the Rio Grande Bald Saloon Waiter 1937-06-28
Movie Wells Fargo Headwaiter 1937-12-31
Movie The Country Doctor Waiter in Restaurant (uncredited) 1936-03-12
Movie The Walking Dead Juror (uncredited) 1936-03-01
Movie Champagne Charlie Extra as Ship Waiter 1936-05-06
Movie Sinner Take All Nightclub Waiter 1936-12-18
Movie Special Investigator Nightclub Waiter 1936-05-08
Movie Sing, Baby, Sing Nightclub Waiter 1936-08-21
Movie San Francisco Waiter at Chicken's Ball (uncredited) 1936-06-26
Movie Go Into Your Dance Casino de Paree Waiter 1935-04-20
Movie The Misses Stooge The Butler (uncredited) 1935-04-20
Movie The Arizonian Waiter in Opera House 1935-06-27
Movie Shadow of Doubt Waiter 1935-02-15
Movie To Beat the Band Waiter 1935-11-23
Movie Diamond Jim Waiter 1935-09-01
Movie A Night at the Opera Stagehand 1935-11-15
Movie The Old Homestead Waiter (uncredited) 1935-10-05
Movie His Family Tree Man at Mayoral Debate 1935-09-29
Movie Long Lost Father Waiter Getting Carl to Telephone 1934-01-19
Movie Hollywood Mystery Tony's Butler 1934-06-20
Movie The Thin Man Bartender (uncredited) 1934-05-25
Movie Bulldog Drummond Strikes Back Banquet Servant 1934-08-15
Movie Bachelor Bait Waiter #2 (uncredited) 1934-07-27
Movie Ex-Lady Butler (uncredited) 1933-05-15
Movie Hallelujah I'm a Bum Waiter (uncredited) 1933-02-03
Movie Only Yesterday Nightclub Waiter (Uncredited) 1933-11-01
Movie Scarface Waiter (uncredited) 1932-04-09
Movie The Wet Parade Saloon Waiter (uncredited) 1932-03-26
Movie Emma Undetermined Minor Role 1932-01-02
Movie Merrily We Go to Hell Waiter (uncredited) 1932-06-10
Movie The Half Naked Truth Hotel Waiter (uncredited) 1932-12-16
Movie Red-Headed Woman Waiter at Gaerste Party (uncredited) 1932-06-25
Movie Movie Crazy Waiter (Uncredited) 1932-09-23
Movie Faithless Croupier 1932-10-15
Movie Pack Up Your Troubles Butler (uncredited) 1932-09-16
Movie Ladies' Man Elevator starter 1931-05-09
Movie Daybreak Bartender 1931-05-02
Movie Smart Money Nick's Chauffeur Bill (uncredited) 1931-07-11
Movie Men Call It Love Brooks' Butler 1931-03-14
Movie The Guilty Generation Victor - Mike's Butler 1931-11-19
Movie The Phantom of Paris Chéri-Bibi's Valet (uncredited) 1931-09-12
Movie The Road to Reno Waiter 1931-09-25
Movie Forgotten Women Sleek's Butler 1931-12-01
Movie Monkey Business Waiter 1931-09-19
Movie Children of Pleasure Party Butler #2 (uncredited) 1930-04-26
Movie Anna Christie Waiter at Coney Island (uncredited) 1930-02-21
Movie Let Us Be Gay Struthers - 2nd Butler (as William O'Brien) 1930-08-08
Movie Strictly Unconventional Footman 1930-05-03
Movie Anybody's Woman Butler 1930-08-15
Movie New Moon Waiter at Ball 1930-12-25
Movie Reaching for the Moon Servant Telling Larry London is Calling (uncredited) 1930-12-29
Movie Playboy of Paris Nightclub Waiter 1930-10-18
Movie The Trespasser Butler (uncredited) 1929-11-11
Movie The Patsy Waiter (uncredited) 1928-04-22
Movie The Mysterious Lady Cafe Waiter Serving Wine (uncredited) 1928-08-04
Movie While the City Sleeps Apartment Tenant 1928-02-15
Movie A Woman of Affairs Man Peering Into Room (Uncredited) 1928-12-15
Movie Captain Swagger Waiter 1928-10-13
Movie The Racket Detective Frisking Nick 1928-11-01
Movie The Blot College Student (uncredited) 1921-09-04