Person Details

Birthday: 1924-08-02 14:05:46

Death: 2001-06-21 14:05:46

Aliases: No known aliases

Gender: Male

Place of birth: Manhattan, New York, United States

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Movie Involvements: 25

TV Involvements: 7


Most Famous Work

Biography

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. John Carroll O'Connor (August 2, 1924 – June 21, 2001) best known as Carroll O'Connor, was an American actor, producer and director whose television career spanned four decades. Known at first for playing the role of Major General Colt in the 1970 movie, Kelly's Heroes, he later found fame as the bigoted working man Archie Bunker, the main character in the 1970s CBS television sitcoms All in the Family (1971 to 1979) and Archie Bunker's Place (1979 to 1983). O'Connor later starred in the NBC television crime drama In the Heat of the Night from 1988 to 1995, where he played the role of southern Police Chief William (Bill) Gillespie. At the end of his career in the late 1990s, he played the father of Jamie Stemple Buchman (Helen Hunt) on Mad About You. Description above from the Wikipedia article Carroll O'Connor, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Most Famous Work

In the Heat of the Night
Average
8

In the Heat of the Night

(1988) Police Chief Bill Gillespie
Cleopatra
Average
7

Cleopatra

(1963) Casca
The Time Tunnel
Average
7

The Time Tunnel

(1966) Gen. Southall / Col. Phil Southall
I Spy
Average
7

I Spy

(1965) Dr. Karolyi
Point Blank
Average
7

Point Blank

(1967) Brewster
The Devil's Brigade
Average
6

The Devil's Brigade

(1968) Maj. Gen. Maxwell Hunter
Lonely Are the Brave
Average
7

Lonely Are the Brave

(1962) Hinton
In Harm's Way
Average
7

In Harm's Way

(1965) Lt. Commander Burke

Acting

Year Character Movie/Tv
2000 Marty O'Reilly
1999 Jack 'Balls' O'Malley
1998 Leo Barnes
1996 N/A
1995 Sheriff William O. 'Bill' Gillespie
1992 N/A
1988 Bill Gillespie
1986 Lewis May
1985 Santa Claus (voice)
Frank Nolan
1979 Archie Bunker
1978 N/A
1977 Frank Skeffington
1976 N/A
1975 N/A
1974 N/A
Willie
1971 N/A
Dr. Joe Gray
Archie Bunker
1970 Major General Colt
1969 Lt. Christy French
Lester Locke
N/A
Myles Donovan
1968 Frank Austin
Self - Guest
Maj. Gen. Maxwell Hunter
N/A
1967 Sheriff John H. Copperud
N/A
Brewster
Paul Jerez
1966 General Parker
Charles Bromley
N/A
Gen. Southall / Col. Phil Southall
N/A
General Bolt
1965 N/A
Dr. Karolyi
Lt. Commander Burke
1964 N/A
N/A
1963 N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
Casca
1962 N/A
N/A
Hamilcar Q. Glure
Mr. Griffith
Hinton
N/A
1961 N/A
N/A
Bernie Breck
N/A
Fireman
Matt Kenan
N/A
1959 N/A
1958 N/A
1955 N/A
1951 N/A
Year Character Movie/Tv

Directing

Year Role Movie/Tv
1988 Director
1979 Director
Year Role Movie/Tv

Production

Year Role Movie/Tv
1988 Producer
1985 Executive Producer
Year Role Movie/Tv

Writing

Year Role Movie/Tv
1985 Writer
1977 Writer
Year Role Movie/Tv

Creator

Year Role Movie/Tv
1975 Creator
Year Role Movie/Tv

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