Dan O'Herlihy

Daniel O'Herlihy
Daniel Peter O'Herlihy (May 1, 1919 – February 17, 2005) was an Irish film actor, known for such roles as Brigadier General Warren A.wikipedia
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RoboCop

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Daniel Peter O'Herlihy (May 1, 1919 – February 17, 2005) was an Irish film actor, known for such roles as Brigadier General Warren A. "Blackie" Black in Fail Safe, Conal Cochran in Halloween III: Season of the Witch, "The Old Man" in RoboCop, and Andrew Packard in Twin Peaks. In 1986's The Whoopee Boys he played a judge and in 1987, he appeared in RoboCop as "The Old Man".
The film stars Peter Weller, Nancy Allen, Dan O'Herlihy, Kurtwood Smith, Miguel Ferrer, and Ronny Cox.

Halloween III: Season of the Witch

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Daniel Peter O'Herlihy (May 1, 1919 – February 17, 2005) was an Irish film actor, known for such roles as Brigadier General Warren A. "Blackie" Black in Fail Safe, Conal Cochran in Halloween III: Season of the Witch, "The Old Man" in RoboCop, and Andrew Packard in Twin Peaks. In 1982, he starred in Halloween III: Season of the Witch as Conal Cochran and in 1984, he appeared in The Last Starfighter as Grig, Alex Rogan's reptilian copilot, navigator, and sidekick.
The film tells the story of Dr. Dan Challis (Tom Atkins), along with Ellie Grimbridge (Stacey Nelkin), who travel to the small town of Santa Mira, California, where he discovers that Silver Shamrock Novelties, a company run by Conal Cochran (Dan O'Herlihy), is attempting to use the mystic powers of the Stonehenge rocks to kill children when they all wear his masks and watch the Silver Shamrock commercial.

Fail Safe (1964 film)

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Daniel Peter O'Herlihy (May 1, 1919 – February 17, 2005) was an Irish film actor, known for such roles as Brigadier General Warren A. "Blackie" Black in Fail Safe, Conal Cochran in Halloween III: Season of the Witch, "The Old Man" in RoboCop, and Andrew Packard in Twin Peaks.
The film features performances by actors Henry Fonda, Dan O'Herlihy, Walter Matthau and Frank Overton.

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He was educated at Christian Brothers College in Dún Laoghaire and later studied at University College Dublin, graduating in 1944 with a degree in Architecture.
Early pupils at the collegiate wing of the school included Dan O'Herlihy and James Dooge.

Invasion U.S.A. (1952 film)

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In 1952, he starred in the Red Scare film Invasion U.S.A. and, in 1954 in Luis Buñuel's Robinson Crusoe, which earned him an Academy Award nomination for Best Actor.
The film stars Gerald Mohr, Peggie Castle and Dan O'Herlihy.

Odd Man Out

O'Herlihy first appeared in film in Carol Reed's Odd Man Out in 1947.
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Robinson Crusoe (1954 film)

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In 1952, he starred in the Red Scare film Invasion U.S.A. and, in 1954 in Luis Buñuel's Robinson Crusoe, which earned him an Academy Award nomination for Best Actor. He was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actor for the 1954 film Adventures of Robinson Crusoe.
Dan O'Herlihy was nominated for the 1955 Academy Award for Best Actor.

Twin Peaks

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Daniel Peter O'Herlihy (May 1, 1919 – February 17, 2005) was an Irish film actor, known for such roles as Brigadier General Warren A. "Blackie" Black in Fail Safe, Conal Cochran in Halloween III: Season of the Witch, "The Old Man" in RoboCop, and Andrew Packard in Twin Peaks.

The Young Land

O'Herlihy was later featured in The Young Land in 1959 as Judge Millard Isham.
The Young Land is a 1959 American Western film directed by Ted Tetzlaff and starring Patrick Wayne, Yvonne Craig, Dennis Hopper and Dan O'Herlihy.

List of Halloween characters

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Daniel Peter O'Herlihy (May 1, 1919 – February 17, 2005) was an Irish film actor, known for such roles as Brigadier General Warren A. "Blackie" Black in Fail Safe, Conal Cochran in Halloween III: Season of the Witch, "The Old Man" in RoboCop, and Andrew Packard in Twin Peaks.
Conal Cochran is a primary antagonist of Halloween III: Season of the Witch and is played by Dan O'Herlihy.

The Last Starfighter

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In 1982, he starred in Halloween III: Season of the Witch as Conal Cochran and in 1984, he appeared in The Last Starfighter as Grig, Alex Rogan's reptilian copilot, navigator, and sidekick.
It also features Robert Preston, Dan O'Herlihy, Catherine Mary Stewart, Norman Snow, and Kay E. Kuter.

The Big Cube

In 1969, he was cast in The Big Cube and 100 Rifles.
The Big Cube is a 1969 American thriller film directed by Tito Davison and starring Lana Turner, Karin Mossberg, George Chakiris, Daniel O'Herlihy and Richard Egan; it was one of Lana Turner's last movies.

RoboCop 2

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In 1990, he appeared in RoboCop 2, the sequel to the 1987 film.
RoboCop 2 is a 1990 American science fiction action film directed by Irvin Kershner (replacing Paul Verhoeven from the first film), written by Frank Miller and Walon Green, and starring Peter Weller, Nancy Allen, Dan O'Herlihy, Belinda Bauer, Tom Noonan and Gabriel Damon.

Waterloo (1970 film)

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In 1970, he starred in the epic Waterloo, playing the part of Michel Ney, the Marshal of France.
Other stars include Jack Hawkins as General Thomas Picton, Virginia McKenna as the Duchess of Richmond and Dan O'Herlihy as Marshal Ney.

One Foot in Hell (film)

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In 1960, he played Sir Harry Ivers, an upper-class English drifter who joins Alan Ladd in a plot to ruin an Arizona cattle town by robbing its bank in the western One Foot in Hell.
One Foot in Hell is a 1960 Western DeLuxe Color and CinemaScope film starring Alan Ladd, Don Murray and Dan O'Herlihy, directed by James B. Clark and co-written by Sydney Boehm and Aaron Spelling from a story by Spelling.

100 Rifles

In 1969, he was cast in The Big Cube and 100 Rifles.

Macbeth (1948 film)

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His first American film role was as Macduff in Orson Welles' version of Macbeth (1948).
Welles brought in Irish actor Dan O'Herlihy in his first U.S. film role as Macduff, and cast former child star Roddy McDowall as Malcolm.

The Whoopee Boys

In 1986's The Whoopee Boys he played a judge and in 1987, he appeared in RoboCop as "The Old Man".

The Travels of Jaimie McPheeters (TV series)

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In 1963–1964, he appeared as the wandering gold-seeker father, "Doc" Sardius McPheeters, in the ABC western series The Travels of Jaimie McPheeters with co-star Kurt Russell as Doc's son, Jaimie.
Although it started out with an ensemble cast, which included Dan O'Herlihy in the role of Jaimie's father, Sardius "Doc" McPheeters, who often yields to alcohol and gambling, by the end of the run it had largely been reduced to the characters of Jaimie and Linc.

The Americans (1961 TV series)

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He was cast as Stephen Jordan in the last season of CBS's Checkmate episode " "Referendum on Murder". He appeared too on NBC's The Americans and The Man from U.N.C.L.E. in the episodes "The Fiddlesticks Affair" and "The Yo-Ho-Ho and a Bottle of Rum Affair." In 1962, he was cast as Glenn Kassin in "The Earth Mover" episode of the modern NBC western series, Empire.
Lee Marvin, Robert Redford, Jack Elam, Brian Keith, Robert Culp, Jack Lord, Michael Rennie, Nina Foch, Dan O'Herlihy, James Franciscus, Susan Oliver, Ray Walston, Lloyd Bochner, Dick York, Jackie Coogan, L. Q. Jones, and Carroll O'Connor.

Luis Buñuel

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In 1952, he starred in the Red Scare film Invasion U.S.A. and, in 1954 in Luis Buñuel's Robinson Crusoe, which earned him an Academy Award nomination for Best Actor.
When the film was released in the United States, its young star Dan O'Herlihy used his own money to fund a Los Angeles run for the film and gave free admission to all members of the Screen Actors Guild, who in turn rewarded the little-known actor with his only Oscar nomination.

The DuPont Show with June Allyson

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O'Herlihy had a fairly extensive career in television, having appeared in such shows as CBS's anthology series, CBS's Rawhide, as John Cord in "The incident at Dragoon Crossing", which aired in October 1960, The DuPont Show with June Allyson, on Adventures in Paradise and the crime drama, Target: The Corruptors, both on ABC.

Gavan O'Herlihy

He was the brother of director Michael O'Herlihy (1929–1997) and the father of actor Gavan O'Herlihy, visual artist Olwen O'Herlihy, and architect Lorcan O'Herlihy.
O'Herlihy was born in Hollywood, United States, the son of Irish parents, actor Dan O'Herlihy and his wife, Sandymount native Elsie Bennett.

The Long, Hot Summer (TV series)

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On another ABC series, The Long, Hot Summer, O'Herlihy became the lead star, having replaced Edmond O'Brien in the part of Will Varner midway through the program's one-season run.
In January 1966, series star Edmond O'Brien left the series after a disagreement with the producers (the disagreement was about making Ben Quick the main focus of the show instead of the Varners) and was replaced by Dan O'Herlihy.

Michael O'Herlihy

He was the brother of director Michael O'Herlihy (1929–1997) and the father of actor Gavan O'Herlihy, visual artist Olwen O'Herlihy, and architect Lorcan O'Herlihy.
Born in Dublin, Ireland, O'Herlihy was the younger brother of actor Dan O'Herlihy.