Dave O'Brien

Dave O'Brien
1919 - 1969

Dave O'Brien  American Actor


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Dave O'Brien was previously married to Nancy O'Brien (1955 - 1969) and Dorothy Short (1936 - 1954).


Dave O'Brien is a member of the following lists: American film actors, American film directors and 1912 births.


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Married2 18 years 16 years 14 years
Total2 18 years 16 years 14 years


First Name Dave
Last Name O'Brien
Full Name at Birth David Poole Fronabarger
Alternative Name David Poole Fronabarger, David Barclay
Age 50 (age at death) years
Birthday 31st May, 1919
Birthplace Big Spring, Texas
Died 8th November, 1969
Place of Death Catalina Island, California
Cause of Death Heart Attack
Height 6' 3" (191 cm)
Build Average
Zodiac Sign Gemini
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
Occupation Text Actor
Occupation Actor
Year(s) Active 1930–1970, 1930–1969

Dave O'Brien (born David Poole Fronabarger, May 31, 1912 – November 8, 1969) was an American film actor, director, and writer.

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Dave O'Brien50 GeminiActor
Nancy O'Brien-
Dorothy Short47 CancerActress


NameGenderBornAgeOther Parent
JibMaleNancy O'Brien
SkippyMaleNancy O'Brien
WendyFemaleNancy O'Brien
PattyFemaleDorothy Short
PamFemaleDorothy Short


The O. Henry Playhouse1957TV Show
The Kettles in the Ozarks1956ConductorMovie
The Desperados Are in Town1956Dock Lapman, Mr. BrownMovie
The Bob Cummings Show1955TV Show
Just What I Needed1955Harry Horseknuckle, The Fall GuyShort Film
Keep Young1955The Average Joe (uncredited)Short Film
The Man Around the House1955Hugo Hightonsils - the Husband (uncredited)Short Film
Climax!1954TV Show
Tennessee Champ1954Luke MacWadeMovie
Out for Fun1954Businessman seeking RelaxationShort Film
Do Someone a Favor!1954George DibsonShort Film
Ain't It Aggravatin'1954Apartment House Manager, Frugal Man, Parking Space HogShort Film
Safe at Home1954The Husband (uncredited)Short Film
Meet the O'Briens1954TV Movie
Kiss Me Kate1953RalphMovie
Landlording It1953Silas Q. SoftheartShort Film
T.V. of Tomorrow1953Man on TV (uncredited)Short Film
Cash Stashers1953Joe ShmoeShort Film
Things We Can Do Without1953Thaddeus E. Thud IIIShort Film
It Would Serve 'Em Right1953Chris CrustyShort Film
The Postman1953PostmanShort Film
Reducing1952Man on Bench (uncredited)Short Film
I Love Children, But!1952The DaddyShort Film
It Could Happen to You1952Short Film
Pedestrian Safety1952Dumb Pedestrian (uncredited)Short Film
Keep It Clean1952Fall Guy (uncredited)Short Film
The Red Skelton Hour1951Blackie, Mike, Ship's CaptainTV Show
Fixin' Fool1951HusbandShort Film
Bandage Bait1951ButchShort Film
In Case You're Curious1951The Husband (uncredited)Short Film
That's What You Think1951The Husband (uncredited)Short Film
Wrong Way Butch1950ButchShort Film
Did'ja Know?1950... (uncredited), Expectant Father, Greeting Card Customer, PatientShort Film
Wanted: One Egg1950The Husband (uncredited)Short Film
A Wife's Life1950George T. Hardnose - Husband (uncredited)Short Film
That's His Story1950Alibier (uncredited)Short Film
So You Want to Be an Actor1949Audience member (uncredited)Short Film
Those Good Old Days1949Short Film
What I Want Next1949Dipsy Inventor (uncredited)Short Film
How Come?1949Short Film
We Can Dream, Can't We?1949Stooge (uncredited)Short Film
Pest Control1948... (uncredited), Antique Dealer, Cruising Wolf, Man in TuxShort Film
You Can't Win1948Harried HomeownerShort Film
I Love My Mother-in-Law But...1948HusbandShort Film
Just Suppose1948Husband (uncredited)Short Film
Let's Cogitate1948Husband (uncredited), Philanthropist, PhotographerShort Film
Why Is It?1948ManShort Film
I Love My Wife But!1947HusbandShort Film
Have You Ever Wondered?1947Driver, Husband, Man at Gumball MachineShort Film
Early Sports Quiz: What's Your I.Q. No. 131947Roller Skate MakerShort Film
Pet Peeves1947Fall Guy (uncredited)Short Film
What D'ya Know?1947Stooge (uncredited)Short Film
Neighbor Pests1947The Pest (uncredited)Short Film
I Love My Husband, But!1946The HusbandShort Film
Studio Visit1946O'Brien - Film Director (uncredited)Short Film
Sure Cures1946Xavier T. SchneckendorfShort Film
Treasures from Trash1946Alonzo T. MousebrainShort Film
Equestrian Quiz: What's Your I.Q.? No. 111946Horace (uncredited)Short Film
The Phantom of 42nd Street1945Tony WoolrichMovie
Enemy of the Law1945Dave WyattMovie
Flaming Bullets1945Ranger Dave Wyatt, Steve CarsonMovie
Marked for Murder1945Texas Ranger Dave WyattMovie
Bus Pests1945Pest (uncredited)Short Film
Frontier Fugitives1945Ranger Dave WyattMovie
The Man Who Walked Alone1945Cpl. Marion Scott (as David O'Brien)Movie
Three in the Saddle1945Ranger Dave WyattMovie
Gangsters of the Frontier1944Dave WyattMovie
Brand of the Devil1944Tex Wyatt (as Dave 'Tex' O'Brien)Movie
Dead or Alive1944Dave WyattMovie
The Whispering Skull1944Dave WyattMovie
Movie Pests1944Feet-in-the-Aisle Pest (uncredited)Short Film
Guns of the Law1944Texas Ranger Tex Wyatt (as Dave 'Tex' O'Brien)Movie
Gunsmoke Mesa1944Texas Ranger Tex Wyatt (as Dave 'Tex' O'Brien)Movie
Outlaw Roundup1944Texas Ranger Tex Wyatt (as Dave 'Tex' O'Brien)Movie
The Pinto Bandit1944Texas Ranger Tex Wyatt (as Dave 'Tex' O'Brien)Movie
Spook Town1944Texas Ranger Tex Wyatt (as Dave 'Tex' O'Brien)Movie
Tahiti Nights1944JackMovie
Safety Sleuth1944Careless Man (uncredited)Short Film
Sportsman's Memories1944Joe Funk (uncredited)Short Film
Salute to the Marines1943Sergeant (uncredited)Movie
Border Buckaroos1943Tex Wyatt (as Dave 'Tex' O'Brien)Movie
Fighting Valley1943Texas Ranger Tex Wyatt (as Dave 'Tex' O'Brien)Movie
First Aid1943Crandall K. Krumb (uncredited)Short Film
The Return of the Rangers1943Texas Ranger Tex Wyatt (as Dave 'Tex' O'Brien)Movie
West of Texas1943Texas Ranger Tex Wyatt (as Dave 'Tex' O'Brien)Movie
Boss of Rawhide1943Texas Ranger Tex Wyatt (as Dave 'Tex' O'Brien)Movie
Trail of Terror1943Curly Wyatt (as Dave 'Tex' O'Brien), Tex WyattMovie
Bad Men of Thunder Gap1943Texas Ranger Tex Wyatt (as Dave Tex O'Brien)Movie
Who's Superstitious?1943Man Who Slips on the Street, Woman Who Falls Down Stairs (uncredited)Short Film
Seventh Column1943Falstaff Pratt - The Indestructible Man (uncredited)Short Film
Fixin' Tricks1943The Husband (uncredited)Short Film
'Neath Brooklyn Bridge1942Sgt. LyonsMovie
Bowery at Midnight1942Pete CrawfordMovie
Billy the Kid's Smoking Guns1942Jeff TravisMovie
Captain Midnight1942Captain Albright, Captain MidnightMovie
Law and Order1942Jeff (as Tex O'Brien)Movie
Prisoner of Japan1942U.S. MarineMovie
Sheriff of Sage Valley1942Jeff Travis (as Tex O'Brien)Movie
The Yanks Are Coming1942Sgt. CallahanMovie
Calling All Pa's1942Joe ThunderstruckShort Film
Carry Harry1942Arthur - Harry's Friend (uncredited)Short Film
Criminal Investigator1942Bill Wilson (uncredited)Movie
Down Texas Way1942Dave DodgeMovie
King of the Stallions1942Steve MasonMovie
Victory Vittles1942The Husband (uncredited)Short Film
What About Daddy?1942The Husband (uncredited)Short Film
The Rangers Take Over1942Texas Ranger Tex Wyatt (as Dave 'Tex' O'Brien)Movie
Famous Boners1942Woman Who Falls Down Stairs (uncredited)Short Film
Victory Quiz1942Submarine Lookout (uncredited)Short Film
Spooks Run Wild1941Jeff Dixon (as David O'Brien)Movie
The Spider Returns1941Jackson, Wentworth's AideMovie
Billy the Kid in Santa Fe1941Texas JoeMovie
Billy the Kid Wanted1941JeffMovie
Ellery Queen and the Murder Ring1941Roadside Ambulance Attendant (uncredited)Movie
Flying Wild1941Tom LarsonMovie
Murder by Invitation1941MichaelMovie
The Deadly Game1941Ralph SpencerMovie
The Gunman from Bodie1941Joe Martin (as David O'Brien)Movie
Double Trouble1941Sparky Barton (as David O'Brien)Movie
Forbidden Trails1941Jim CramerMovie
The Texas Marshal1941Buzz WestonMovie
Buzzy and the Phantom Pinto1941Jim DanaMovie
Boys of the City1940Knuckles Dolan (as David O'Brien)Movie
East Side Kids1940Knuckles DolanMovie
That Gang of Mine1940Knuckles DolanMovie
The Devil Bat1940Johnny LaytonMovie
Danger Ahead1940Corporal KellyMovie
Hold That Woman!1940Miles HanoverMovie
Isle of Destiny1940Whitey - Navy Radio Man (uncredited)Movie
Murder on the Yukon1940Constable KellyShort Film
Sky Bandits1940Constable KellyMovie
Son of the Navy1940Nelson (as Dave O'Brian)Movie
Yukon Flight1940Constable KellyMovie
The Cowboy from Sundown1940Steve DavisMovie
Gun Code1940Henchman GaleMovie
The Kid from Santa Fe1940ChesterMovie
On the Spot1940Charlie (uncredited)Movie
Phantom Rancher1940Lucke - HenchmanMovie
Queen of the Yukon1940Bob AdamsMovie
Buzzy Rides the Range1940Ken BlairMovie
Buried Alive1939CarsonMovie
Daughter of the Tong1939Jerry MorganMovie
New Frontier1939Jason BraddockMovie
On Your Toes1939Man in Audience (uncredited)Movie
The Arizona Kid1939Soldier (uncredited)Movie
Wyoming Outlaw1939Acacia Park Game Warden (uncredited)Movie
Code of the Cactus1939Bob SwaneMovie
Crashing Thru1939Fred ChambersMovie
Fighting Mad1939Constable KellyMovie
Main Street Lawyer1939Cast (uncredited)Movie
Trigger Smith1939Henchman DukeMovie
Undercover Agent1939Billiards Player (uncredited)Movie
Water Rustlers1939Bob Lawson (as David O'Brien)Movie
Drifting Westward1939Henchman Trigger (as David O'Brien)Movie
The Fighting Renegade1939Dr. Jerry LeonardMovie
Flaming Lead1939Frank GordonMovie
Mutiny in the Big House1939Prison Guard DanielsMovie
Outlaws' Paradise1939Henchman MeggsMovie
Riders of the Sage1939Tom MartinMovie
Rollin' Westward1939Cowhand RedMovie
Texas Wildcats1939Ed ArdenMovie
The Secret of Treasure Island1938Det. Jameson [Chs. 4-7Movie
Born to Be Wild1938Trucker (uncredited)Movie
Frontier Scout1938Steve NorrisMovie
Utah Trail1938Mason - Bookkeeper (as David O'Brien)Movie
Where the Buffalo Roam1938Jeff GrayMovie
Whirlwind Horseman1938SladeMovie
Gun Packer1938Red Baker - HenchmanMovie
Law of the Texan1938Henchman (uncredited)Movie
Man's Country1938Bat - HenchmanMovie
Starlight Over Texas1938Henchman (uncredited)Movie
The Singing Cowgirl1938Dick Williams (as David O'Brien)Movie
Song of the Buckaroo1938Tex AldenMovie
Renfrew of the Royal Mounted1937Charles Dreamy Nolan (uncredited)Movie
When You're in Love1937Dancer (uncredited)Movie
Mr. Dodd Takes the Air1937Studio 9 Technician (uncredited)Movie
Navy Spy1937Ens. Drake (uncredited)Movie
Youth on Parole1937Undetermined Role (unconfirmed, uncredited)Movie
Brothers of the West1937Henchman BartMovie
Lightnin' Crandall1937Tommy ShannonMovie
Million Dollar Racket1937Johnny Henessey (as David O'Brien)Movie
Rough Riding Rhythm1937Detective Waters (as David O'Brien)Movie
Reefer Madness1936RalphMovie
The Oregon Trail1936Settler (uncredited)Movie
Dancing Feet1936Partygoer (uncredited)Movie
The Adventures of Frank Merriwell1936George Baldwin (uncredited)Movie
The Crime of Dr. Forbes1936Student Doctor (uncredited)Movie
Wanted -- A Master1936Dog's Master (uncredited)Short Film
The Black Coin1936Terry NavarroMovie
The Girl on the Front Page1936Nightclub Patron (uncredited)Movie
Doubting Thomas1935Member of Audience (uncredited)Movie
No More Ladies1935Party Guest (uncredited)Movie
Red Salute1935Student at Rally (uncredited)Movie
Rumba1935Man in Audience at Theatre (uncredited)Movie
The Little Colonel1935Frank Randolph - Party Guest (uncredited)Movie
Hooray for Love1935Chorus Boy in Show (uncredited)Movie
Let 'em Have It1935Federal Agent (uncredited)Movie
She Married Her Boss1935ShopperMovie
Sweet Music1935Man in Theatre Audience (uncredited)Movie
The Flame Within1935Party Guest (uncredited)Movie
Woman Wanted1935Steve (uncredited)Movie
Fighting Youth1935Manchester Student (uncredited)Movie
Ship Cafe1935Young Man (uncredited)Movie
Welcome Home1935Stanley PhillipsMovie
Belle of the Nineties1934Shipboard Admirer (uncredited)Movie
Bright Eyes1934Bill - Aviator (uncredited)Movie
Gift of Gab1934Dancer (uncredited)Movie
Murder at the Vanities1934Chorus Boy (uncredited)Movie
Music in the Air1934Karl Roder (singing voice, uncredited)Movie
Search for Beauty1934Talent Contestant (uncredited)Movie
The Silver Streak1934Boulder Dam Phone Operator (uncredited)Movie
Tomorrow's Children1934Intern (uncredited)Movie
Wonder Bar1934Chorus Boy (uncredited)Movie
College Rhythm1934College Boy (uncredited)Movie
Coming-Out Party1934Party Guest (uncredited)Movie
Good Dame1934Boy Friend (uncredited)Movie
Student Tour1934Student (uncredited)Movie
We're Rich Again1934Pete (uncredited)Movie
The Hell Cat1934Polo Player (uncredited)Movie
42nd Street1933Chorus Boy (uncredited)Movie
College Coach1933Student on Tennis Court (uncredited)Movie
College Humor1933Student (uncredited)Movie
Footlight Parade1933Chorus Boy (uncredited)Movie
Night of Terror1933Young Victim (uncredited)Movie
One Man's Journey1933Dance Extra (uncredited)Movie
Sitting Pretty1933Assistant Cameraman (uncredited)Movie
The World Changes1933Otto Peterson (uncredited)Movie
Jennie Gerhardt1933Bass Gerhardt (uncredited)Movie
Pick-up1933Party Boy (uncredited)Movie
Devil and the Deep1932Submarine Crewman (uncredited)Movie
Hot Saturday1932Party Guest (uncredited)Movie
Rasputin and the Empress1932Soldier (uncredited)Movie
Speak Easily1932Chorus Boy (uncredited)Movie
The Sign of the Cross1932Christian on Stairway (uncredited)Movie
Is My Face Red?1932Chorus Boy (uncredited)Movie
Roar of the Dragon1932Submarine Crewman (uncredited)Movie
70,000 Witnesses1932Football Player (uncredited)Movie
Flying High1931Dancer (uncredited)Movie
Consolation Marriage1931Man Picking Up Stack of Newspapers (uncredited)Movie
Lover Come Back1931Pool Party Boy (uncredited)Movie
Good News1930Student (uncredited)Movie
Madam Satan1930Zeppelin Reveler (uncredited)Movie
Maybe It's Love1930Student at Rally (uncredited)Movie
The Dawn Patrol1930Pilot (uncredited)Movie
Sweet MemoriesThe HusbandShort Film
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