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Arthur O'Connell

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Also Known As: Died: May 18, 1981
Born: March 29, 1908 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: New York City, New York, USA Profession: Cast ...


Cast (feature film)

Hiding Place, The (1975) as Papa
Corrie and Betsie ten Boom are middle-aged sisters working in their father's watchmaker shop in pre-WWII Holland. Their uneventful lives are disrupted with the coming of the Nazis. Caught hiding Jews in their attic, they are sent to a concentration camp, where their Christian faith keeps them from despair and bitterness. Betsie eventually dies, but Corrie survives, and after the war, must learn to love and forgive her former captors.
Huckleberry Finn (1974)
Mark Twain''''s famed tale of a Missouri bad boy who helps a runaway slave escape to the North.
Wicked, Wicked (1973) as Hotel Engineer
A detective hunts down a psycho killer drawn to women with long blonde hair.
Shootout In A One Dog Town (1973) as Henry Gills
This lean western with overtones of "High Noon" finds a small-town banker pitted against a vicious gang who will stop at nothing to steal the $200,000 in his vault.
The Poseidon Adventure (1972) as Chaplain
Passengers and crew struggle to escape an ocean liner turned upside down.
Ben (1972) as Billy Hatfield
A lonely boy befriends Ben, the leader of a violent pack of killer rats.
They Only Kill Their Masters (1972) as Ernie
A small-town sheriff attempts to clear a Doberman of murder charges.
The Last Valley (1971) as Hoffman
People in a small German village in the last valley to remain untouched by the devastating Thirty Years' War try to exist in peace with a group of soldiers occupying the valley.
Taste Of Evil, A (1971) as John
Returning from a mental institution following a traumatic rape experience, a young woman finds herself the target of someone trying to drive her insane.
There Was a Crooked Man ... (1970) as Mr. Lomax
A Western crook tries to break out of prison.
The Power (1968) as Henry Hallson
A scientist tries to unmask a murderous genius with psychic powers.
If He Hollers, Let Him Go! (1968) as Prosecutor
The Reluctant Astronaut (1967) as Buck Fleming
Don Knotts is Roy Fleming, a small town kiddie-ride operator who is deathly afraid of heights. After learning that his father has signed him up for the space program, Roy reluctantly heads for Houston, only to find out upon arriving that his job is a janitor, not an astronaut. Anxious to live up to the expectations of his domineering father, Roy manages to keep up a facade of being an astronaut to his family and friends. When NASA decides to launch a lay person into space to prove the worthiness of a new automated spacecraft, Roy gets the chance to confront his fears.
A Covenant With Death (1967) as Judge Hochstadter
A lawyer defends a convicted man who killed his hangman before being cleared of the earlier crime.
Fantastic Voyage (1966) as Col. Donald Reid
A team of scientists shrinks to remove a blood clot from the brain of a defecting scientist.
Ride Beyond Vengeance (1966) as Narrator
After being tortured and robbed of his savings, a buffalo hunter sets out to exact violent revenge on the men who branded him.
Birds Do It (1966) as Professor Wald
Soupy Sales, Tab Hunter, Arthur O''Connell, Edward Andrews, Doris Dowling, Beverly Adams. While dusting off a nuclear missle, Cape Kennedy janitor Soupy Sales becomes negatively ionized, enabling him to streak across the Florida skies with Judi the astro chimp. He also becomes irresistible to women.
The Silencers (1966) as Wigman
In the first Matt Helm adventure, the over-sexed secret agent comes out of retirement to defend a nuclear testing ground.
The Third Day (1965) as Dr. Wheeler
An amnesiac discovers he''''s hated by his entire family.
The Great Race (1965) as Henry Goodbody
A bumbling villain plots to win an early 20th-century auto race.
The Monkey's Uncle (1965) as Darius Green III
Midvale College is in fear of losing it's college football team. The players have grades lower than the norm. Judge Holmesby, the team's biggest fan, is at a loss for what to do. Enter Merlin Jones, a bright college student, and his nephew Stanley, an intelligent chimpanzee. The judge wants Merlin to create an "honest way to cheat". Merlin uses "sleep learning" to help the players pass their exams. This saves the college football program from being banished, but not for long...the college is tempted to receive a $1 million dollar check from a Mr. Astorbilt. The catch is though the college must get rid of football. Judge Holmesby finds Darius Green III, who will pay $10 million dollars to the college if they can get a man to fly under his own power. The task is in Merlin's hands again. Can Merlin win the day and save the football team?
Nightmare in the Sun (1964) as Sam Wilson
Your Cheatin' Heart (1964) as Fred Rose
Legendary country-western singer Hank Williams uses alcohol to deal with the pressures of fame.
7 Faces of Dr. Lao (1964) as Clint Stark
A Chinese showman uses his magical powers to save a Western town from itself.
Kissin' Cousins (1964) as Pappy Tatum
A singing military officer gets mixed up with his look-alike hillbilly cousin.
Follow That Dream (1962) as Pop Kwimper
A family of squatters takes on a gambling chieftain and a corrupt social worker.
Misty (1961) as Grandpa Beebe
A farm boy and his sister capture a mysterious wild horse.
The Great Impostor (1961) as Warden Chandler
Based on a true story, a bright young man who hasn't the patience for the normal way of advancement finds that people rarely question you if your papers are in order. He becomes a marine, a monk, a surgeon onboard a Canadian Warship, and a prison warden.
A Thunder of Drums (1961) as Sergeant Rodermill
A green Cavalry lieutenant learns the ropes fast when he''''s shipped out West.
Pocketful of Miracles (1961) as Count Alphonse Romero
A good-hearted gangster turns an old apple seller into a society matron so she can impress her daughter.
Cimarron (1960) as Tom Wyatt
A pioneer couple plays a major role in the settling of Oklahoma.
Hound-Dog Man (1959) as Aaron McKinney
Two young boys spend the summer of 1912 having fun and games instead of working on the farm.
Anatomy of a Murder (1959) as Parnell McCarthy
A small-town lawyer gets the case of a lifetime when a military man avenges an attack on his wife.
Gidget (1959) as Russell Lawrence
A young girl dreams of winning acceptance from a gang of surfers.
Operation Petticoat (1959) as Sam Tostin
During World War II, the crew of a decrepit submarine takes on a team of Army nurses.
Voice in the Mirror (1958) as [Bill] Tobin
An artist turns to drink when his daughter dies suddenly.
Man of the West (1958) as Sam Beasley
A reformed outlaw is among the hostages when his former colleagues rob a train.
The Violators (1957) as Solomon Baumgarden
April Love (1957) as Jed Bruce
A young man visiting his relatives in Kentucky falls in love with their neighbor.
Operation Mad Ball (1957) as Col. Rousch
A peacetime soldier plots to throw a party under his strict captain's nose.
The Monte Carlo Story (1957) as Homer Hinkley
Two compulsive gamblers fall in love on the French Riviera.
The Proud Ones (1956) as Jim Dexter
Marshal Silver is run out of town under suspicion of being a trigger-happy killer after shooting a hired gun of Honest John Barrett. A placid life in a new town is interrupted by the reappearance of Barrett, old enemies and the son of the hired gun from years ago, Anderson.
Bus Stop (1956) as Virgil
An innocent cowboy kidnaps a small-time singer with whom he''''s infatuated.
The Solid Gold Cadillac (1956) as Mark Jenkins
A small time investor takes on the management of a major corporation.
The Man in the Gray Flannel Suit (1956) as Walker
A public relations man must cope with revelations about a wartime romance.
Picnic (1955) as Howard Bevans
A handsome drifter ignites passions at a small-town Labor Day picnic.
The Whistle at Eaton Falls (1951) as Jim Brewster
Love That Brute (1950) as Reporter
In 1928, Big Ed Hanley (Paul Douglas), boss of a gang of Chicago racketeers, has money and power, but he is bored. Watching some kids play in the park, he sees Ruth Manning (Jean Peters) and is interested at once. He tells her he has a couple of kids and gives her the job of taking care of them. He moves Mamie (Joan Davis) in as a housekeeper, but the best he can scrape up as a son is Harry, a pint-sized monster. A couple of henchmen sent by to rub Big Ed out by his rival, Pretty Willie (Cesar Romero), are relieved of their hardware by Quentin (Arthur Treacher), Ed's butler, and Bugs, his right-hand man. They march them downstairs, supposedly to drop in the river, but actually leave them in a very nice jail maintained by Ed for gangsters who drop by to rub him out. Ed's problems include keeping Ruth, who has begun to like him, from finding out about his activities, increasing his family and keeping uninvited guests from dropping by.
Force of Evil (1949) as Link Hall
A crooked lawyer tries to protect his numbers running brother from a ruthless crime boss.
The Countess of Monte Cristo (1948) as Assistant director [Jensen]
Open Secret (1948) as Carter
One Touch of Venus (1948) as Reporter
A window dresser in a department store feels a strange attraction to a statue in the display. One night he impulsively kisses her; she comes to life and reveals herself to be Venus, the goddess of love.
State of the Union (1948) as Reporter
A presidential candidate fights to keep his integrity and his wife during a grueling campaign.
The Naked City (1948) as Shaeffer
A step-by-step look at a murder investigation on the streets of New York.
Homecoming (1948) as Driver
A married man's wartime love affair spells trouble when peace comes.
Shepherd of the Ozarks (1942) as Bruce
Fingers at the Window (1942) as Photographer
A magician uses hypnosis to create an army of murderers.
Man from Headquarters (1942) as Goldie
Reporter Larry Doyle is rewarded for his role in the capture of the Pardoni gang, but then loses his job on a frame-up to keep him from testifying. He goes to a neighboring city, meets Ann and, before he gets another reporting job, has to pawn his engraved revolver with a fence in league with the gangsters also part of Pardoni's mob. The gang gets the revolver from the fence and plant it at their next job, but Larry is on their trail and captures them at the pawn shop.
Canal Zone (1942) as Fledgling
Law of the Jungle (1942) as Simmons
Nona Brooks (Arline Judge),former member of a stranded theatrical troupe, earns a temporary living singing in a cafe in Duakwa, British Rhodesia, Africa. The cafe owner is secretly in league with two foreign agents with a goal of making the natives restless. American explorer Larry Mason (John King)leaves for the jungle with his servant, Jeff (Mantan Moreland)and a safari. Nona escapes the cafe into the jungle but is followed by the agents as, unknowing to her, she is carrying a report of the agent's activities. She joins the safari just as all hands are captured by a tribe of natives.
Blondie's Blessed Event (1942) as Intern
Hello Annapolis (1942) as Pharmacist mate
Yokel Boy (1942) as Second assistant director
Lucky Devils (1941) as Pilot
Citizen Kane (1941) as Reporter at Xanadu
The investigation of a publishing tycoon's dying words reveals conflicting stories about his scandalous life.
The Golden Fleecing (1940) as Cameraman
A mild-mannered insurance salesman gets mixed up with gangsters.
Hullabaloo (1940) as Page boy
A radio star creates a national panic when he announces a Martian invasion.
And One Was Beautiful (1940) as Attendant
Two sisters vie for the same dashing young man.
Dr. Kildare Goes Home (1940) as Interne
A young doctor gives up big-city success to help his father set up a small-town clinic.
Two Girls on Broadway (1940) as Reporter
A sister act splits up over love.
Freshman Year (1938) as Student

Cast (special)

Secret Life of John Monroe, The (1959) as John Monroe
The story of John Monroe, a magazine writer who lives in two worlds: the one which everyone faces, and his own secret world where his troubles vanish and he is king, seen in animation and based on drawings by James Thurber. In the pilot episode, John contemplates getting his daughter another dog w

Cast (short)

'Taint Legal (1940)
A series of misadventures ensue in this comedic short film when a married couple learn they may not legally be married.

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