Robert Emmett O'Connor

Actor
IVA Star Rating : 52
Robert Emmett O'Connor was an American film actor. He appeared in 204 films between 1919 and 1950. He is probably best remembered 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, in Billy Wilder's 1950 film Sunset Boulevard. read more

Robert Emmett O'Connor was an American film actor. He appeared in 204 films between 1919 and 1950. He is probably best remembered 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, in Billy Wilder's 1950 film Sunset Boulevard. He also made an appearance at the very beginning and very end of the Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer cartoon short Who Killed Who? (1943).

Born

Wednesday, 18 March 1885

Died

Tuesday, 04 September 1962

Actor Filmography

Man Without a Gun Trooper (as Robert O'Connor) 1957
Annie Oakley Dan Heywood, Ben Dodson 1954
The Loretta Young Show Mr. Lowell 1953
Sunset Blvd. Jonesy - Older Paramount Gate Guard 1950
Easter Parade Policeman 1948
Tenth Avenue Angel Mr. O'Callan (uncredited) 1948
Merton of the Movies Mac - Restaurant Counterman 1947
The Romance of Rosy Ridge Southerner (uncredited) 1947
The Hucksters Frank - Hotel Doorman (uncredited) 1947
Living In A Big Way 1947
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Actor Filmography

Man Without a Gun Trooper (as Robert O'Connor) 1957
Annie Oakley Dan Heywood, Ben Dodson 1954
The Loretta Young Show Mr. Lowell 1953
Sunset Blvd. Jonesy - Older Paramount Gate Guard 1950
Easter Parade Policeman 1948
Tenth Avenue Angel Mr. O'Callan (uncredited) 1948
Merton of the Movies Mac - Restaurant Counterman 1947
The Romance of Rosy Ridge Southerner (uncredited) 1947
The Hucksters Frank - Hotel Doorman (uncredited) 1947
Living In A Big Way 1947
Till The Clouds Roll By Ed 1947
Undercurrent Stationmaster 1946
Courage of Lassie Deputy (uncredited) 1946
Boys' Ranch Druggist (as Robert Emmet O'Connor) 1946
The Hoodlum Saint Police Desk Sergeant 1946
The Harvey Girls Conductor (uncredited) 1946
They Were Expendable Silver Dollar Bartender (uncredited) 1945
Adventure Man in Cantina 1945
The Great American Mug Laughing Man (uncredited) 1945
A Gun in His Hand Veteran Policeman McGuinnes (uncredited) 1945
Anchors Aweigh Cop 1945
The Clock Policeman (uncredited) 1945
The Thin Man Goes Home Baggage Attendant on Train 1945
Meet Me In St. Louis Motorman (uncredited) 1945
Nothing But Trouble 1944
Gentle Annie Childers - Bartender (as Robert Emmet O'Connor) 1944
Barbary Coast Gent Joe the Bartender (uncredited) 1944
Meet The People Theatre Attendant 1944
Rationing Sheriff 1944
Whistling In Brooklyn Detective Leo Finnigan 1943
Best Foot Forward Train Conductor 1943
Who Killed Who? Host 1943
Dr. Gillespie's Criminal Case Samson 1943
Air Raid Wardens Charlie Beaugart (as Robert Emmet O'Connor) 1943
Slightly Dangerous Reporter (uncredited) 1943
The Human Comedy Bartender (uncredited) 1943
The Omaha Trail Oxen Owner (uncredited) 1942
Pierre of the Plains Magistrate Lowry 1942
Jackass Mail Peter Lawson 1942
Tight Shoes Honest John Beebe 1941
No Time for Comedy Desk Sergeant 1940
Dance, Girl, Dance Plainclothesman at Palais Royale 1940
A Fugitive From Justice Murphy (as Robert E. O'Connor) 1940
Hot Steel Police Inspector 1940
I Take This Oath Police Car Driver 1940
Double Alibi Patrolman Delaney 1940
The Lone Wolf Strikes House Detective 1940
Joe and Ethel Turp Call on the President Pat Donegan 1939
Streets of New York Police Officer Burke 1939
Sergeant Madden Capt. Crane 1939
Made For Each Other Harry - Elevator Starter 1939
Professor Beware Cop at Estate 1938
Wells Fargo Sea Captain 1937
Boy of the Streets Police Officer Rourke 1937
Trapped by G-Men Federal Agent Jim 1937
Big City Comet Cab Driver (scenes deleted) 1937
Super-Sleuth Casey (as Robert E. O'Connor) 1937
New Faces of 1937 Policeman 1937
Riding on Air Detective Flynn 1937
The Frame-Up Larry Mann aka John Mench 1937
A Star Is Born Santa Anita Clubhouse Bartender (uncredited) 1937
Waikiki Wedding Policeman (uncredited) 1937
Park Avenue Logger Police Sergeant (as Robert E. O'Connor) 1937
The Crime Nobody Saw Officer Tim Harrigan 1937
When You're in Love 1937
Girl Overboard Sergeant Hatton 1937
We Who Are About to Die Detective.Mitchell 1937
Sinner Take All Police Capt. Greenwood 1936
Kelly the Second Policeman Joe 1936
Jailbreak Policeman 1936
At Sea Ashore First Immigration Officer (as Robert O'Connor) 1936
Little Lord Fauntleroy Policeman 1936
Desire Customs Official 1936
It Had to Happen Policeman (scenes deleted) 1936
The Lone Wolf Returns Detective Benson 1935
A Night At The Opera Police Sergeant Henderson 1935
Waterfront Lady Police Lieutenant 1935
Diamond Jim Brady's Father 1935
Let 'Em Have It Police Captain 1935
Stolen Harmony Warden Clark 1935
Star of Midnight Police Sgt. Cleary 1935
The Mysterious Mr. Wong Officer 'Mac' McGillicuddy (as Robert Emmet O'Connor) 1934
A Wicked Woman Dugan (uncredited) 1934
Return Of The Terror Inspector Bradley 1934
Bottoms Up Detective Rooney 1934
The Big Shakedown Regan - Bartender 1934
Lady for a Day Inspector 1933
Penthouse Stevens 1933
The Big Brain Detective 1933
Bed of Roses River Boat Captain Scroggins (uncredited) 1933
Don't Bet on Love Edward Shelton 1933
Midnight Mary Charlie - the Cop 1933
Picture Snatcher Lt. Nolan 1933
Gabriel Over The White House Corrupt Police Inspector (uncredited) 1933
Mystery Of The Wax Museum Joe the Cop (uncredited) 1933
Frisco Jenny Sandoval 1933
The Kid from Spain Detective Crawford (as Robert Emmet O'Connor) 1932
Blessed Event Jim - Police Detective 1932
Blonde Venus Dan O'Connor 1932
American Madness Inspector (as Robert E. O'Conner) 1932
Week-End Marriage Police Desk Clerk Eddie (uncredited) 1932
The Dark Horse Sheriff (as Robert E. O'Connor) 1932
Night World The Policeman 1932
The Arm of the Law Detective Captain Blake 1932
Play Girl Police Sergeant 1932
The Big Timer Dan Wilson (as Robert E. O'Connor) 1932
The Beast of the City Booking Policeman (uncredited) 1932
The Final Edition Police Lieutenant Daniels 1932
Two Kinds of Women Tim Gohagen 1932
Taxi Cop with Jewish Man (uncredited) 1931
Ladies of the Big House Detective Martin French 1931
Fanny Foley Herself Burns 1931
The Public Defender Detective Brady (as Robert Emmet O'Connor) 1931
Three Who Loved Police Lieutenant Tom Rooney (as Robert Emmet O'Connor) 1931
The Public Enemy Paddy Ryan (as Robert O'Connor) 1931
The Single Sin Detective 1931
Paid Police Sergeant Cassidy (as Robert Emmet O'Connor) 1930
Man to Man Sheriff 1930
Up the River Prison Warden (uncredited) 1930
Shooting Straight Detective Regan 1930
Our Blushing Brides The Detective (as Robert O'Connor) 1930
The Big House Donlin (as Robert Emmet O'Connor) 1930
The Big Fight Detective (as Robert E. O'Connor) 1930
Alias French Gertie Detective Kelcey (as Robert Emmet O'Connor) 1930
Framed Sergeant Schultze 1930
The Singing Fool Cafe Owner, Bill (as Robert O'Connor) 1929
Weary River Police Sergeant 1929
Dressed to Kill Detective Gilroy 1928
The Noose Jim Conley (as Robert E. O'Connor) 1928
Tin Gods Second Foreman (as Robert Ee. O'Connor) 1926
His Royal Slyness (uncredited) 1920
Pay Your Dues 1919
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