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Dan O'Herlihy

Dan O'HerlihyBorn: 1-May-1919
Birthplace: Wexford, Ireland
Died: 17-Feb-2005
Location of death: Malibu, CA
Cause of death: Illness
Remains: Buried, Prospect Grave Yard, Gorey, Wexford, Ireland

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Actor

Nationality: Ireland
Executive summary: The Adventures of Robinson Crusoe

Nominated for 1954 Best Actor Oscar for The Adventures of Robinson Crusoe, but Marlon Brando ended up with the award that year. Other prominent film appearances in Fail Safe, MacArthur, and RoboCop, as well as the role of Andrew Packard in David Lynch's Twin Peaks.

Brother: Michael O'Herlihy (TV and film director, b. 1-Apr-1929, d. 16-Jun-1997)
Wife: Elsa Bennett (five children)
Son: Gavan O'Herlihy (b. 29-Apr-1954)
Son: Lorcan O'Herlihy (architect)

    University: BA Architecture, National University of Ireland

    Coolest Headshots

    The Pirates of Dark Water Voices (1991-93)
    Twin Peaks Andrew Packard (1990-91)
    A Man Called Sloane The Director (1979-80)
    Colditz Lt. Col. Max Dodd (1974)
    The Long, Hot Summer Will Varner ("Boss", 1966)
    The Travels of Jaimie McPheeters Sardius McPheeters (1963-64)

    The Rat Pack (22-Aug-1998)
    Love, Cheat & Steal (5-Dec-1993) · Hamilton Fisk
    Robocop 2 (22-Jun-1990) · Old Man
    The Dead (11-Dec-1987)
    Robocop (17-Jul-1987) · The Old Man
    The Whoopee Boys (22-Aug-1986)
    The Last Starfighter (13-Jul-1984) · Grig
    Halloween III: Season of the Witch (22-Oct-1982)
    MacArthur (30-Jun-1977) · President Franklin D. Roosevelt
    The Tamarind Seed (11-Jul-1974)
    QB VII (29-Apr-1974)
    The Carey Treatment (29-Mar-1972) · J. D. Randall
    Waterloo (26-Oct-1970)
    The Big Cube (30-Apr-1969)
    100 Rifles (26-Mar-1969) · Grimes
    Fail Safe (7-Oct-1964) · Gen. Black
    The Cabinet of Caligari (25-May-1962)
    King of the Roaring 20's: The Story of Arnold Rothstein (11-Jun-1961) · Phil Butler
    One Foot in Hell (11-Sep-1960)
    The Night Fighters (17-Jun-1960) · Don McGinnis
    The Young Land (1-May-1959)
    Imitation of Life (17-Apr-1959) · David Edwards
    Home Before Dark (16-Nov-1958) · Arnold Bronn
    City After Midnight (28-May-1957) · Dermot Kinross
    The Virgin Queen (22-Jul-1955) · Lord Derry
    The Purple Mask (15-Jun-1955)
    Bengal Brigade (6-Nov-1954)
    The Black Shield of Falworth (2-Sep-1954)
    The Adventures of Robinson Crusoe (5-Aug-1954) · Robinson Crusoe
    Invasion USA (10-Dec-1952)
    Operation Secret (5-Nov-1952)
    Actors and Sin (29-May-1952)
    At Sword's Point (1952)
    The Blue Veil (26-Oct-1951)
    The Highwayman (12-Aug-1951)
    Soldiers Three (29-Mar-1951) · Sgt. Murphy
    The Iroquois Trail (16-Jun-1950)
    Kidnapped (28-Nov-1948) · Alan Breck
    Macbeth (1-Oct-1948)
    Larceny (3-Sep-1948)
    Odd Man Out (23-Apr-1947) · Nolan
    Hungry Hill (7-Jan-1947) · Harry Brodrick

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