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Encyclopedia > Una O'Connor
Una O'Connor in The Invisible Man (1933)
Una O'Connor in The Invisible Man (1933)

Una O'Connor (October 23, 1880February 4, 1959) was an Irish actress who worked extensively in theater before becoming a notable character actress in film. Image File history File links screenshot of actress Una OConnor from The Invisible Man (1933) File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... Image File history File links screenshot of actress Una OConnor from The Invisible Man (1933) File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... October 23 is the 296th day of the year (297th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 69 days remaining. ... 1880 was a leap year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... February 4 is the 35th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1959 (MCMLIX) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... This article does not cite its references or sources. ... For other usages see Theatre (disambiguation) Theater (American English) or Theatre (British English and widespread usage among theatre professionals in the US) is that branch of the performing arts concerned with acting out stories in front of an audience using combinations of speech, gesture, music, dance, sound and spectacle — indeed... A character actor is an actor who predominantly performs supporting parts, often in similar roles throughout the course of a career. ... Films are produced by recording actual people and objects with cameras, or by creating them using animation techniques and/or special effects. ...


Born Agnes Teresa McGlade to a Catholic nationalist family in in Belfast, Ireland (now Belfast, Northern Ireland), Una O'Connor began her acting career with Dublin's Abbey Theatre. For many years she worked in Ireland and England as a stage actress, and appeared in Alfred Hitchcock's Murder! (1930). Despite her lengthy apprenticeship she had not attracted much attention until she was chosen by Noel Coward to appear in Cavalcade. Her success led her to Hollywood to reprise her role, and with its success, O'Connor decided to remain there. Belfast (Béal Feirste in Irish) is a city in the United Kingdom, and the second-largest city on the island of Ireland. ... Belfast (Béal Feirste in Irish) is a city in the United Kingdom, and the second-largest city on the island of Ireland. ... official_languages = Englishde facto5| Dieu et mon droit (Royal motto) (French for God and my right)3 Northern Irelands location within the UK Official languages English, Irish, Ulster Scots Capital and largest city Belfast First Minister Office suspended Area  - Total Ranked 4th 13,843 km² Population  - Total (2001)  - Density Ranked... Dublin (Irish: Baile Átha Cliath), is the capital and largest city of the Republic of Ireland, located near the midpoint of Irelands east coast, at the mouth of the River Liffey and at the centre of the Dublin Region. ... A poster for the opening run at the Abbey Theatre from 27 December, 1904 to 3 January, 1905. ... Alfred Hitchcock introduces the Alfred Hitchcock Presents episode The Sorcerers Apprentice. ... Noël Coward Sir Noel Peirce Coward (spelling his forename Noël with the diaeresis was an affectation of later life, and Peirce is the correct spelling) (December 16, 1899 – March 26, 1973) was an English actor, playwright, and composer of popular music. ... Cavalcade was a spectacular stage play written by Noel Coward, premiered in London in 1931 and later made into a commercially and critically successful film, though it is little remembered now. ... Greetings from Hollywood Hollywood is a district of the city of Los Angeles, California, U.S.A., that extends from Vermont Avenue on the east to just beyond Laurel Canyon Boulevard above Sunset and Crescent Heights Boulevards on the west; the north to south boundary east of La Brea Avenue...


A favourite of the director James Whale, among O'Connor's most successful and best remembered roles are her performances in Whale's The Invisible Man (1933) and Bride of Frankenstein (1935). O'Connor's other notable films include The Barretts of Wimpole Street (1934), The Personal History, Adventures, Experience, & Observation of David Copperfield the Younger (1935), The Informer (1935), Father Brown, Detective (1935), Little Lord Fauntleroy (1936), The Adventures of Robin Hood (1938), The Strawberry Blonde (1941), My Favourite Spy (1942), Random Harvest (1942), The Canterville Ghost (1944), Christmas in Connecticut (1945), The Bells of St. Mary's (1945), Cluny Brown (1946) and Adventures of Don Juan (1948). The film director, on the right, gives last minute direction to the cast and crew, whilst filming a costume drama on location in London. ... This is a page about the film director James Whale. ... 1940s paperback edition The Invisible Man is a famous 1897 science fiction novel by H.G. Wells. ... Bride of Frankenstein 1999 release DVD cover Bride of Frankenstein is a horror film released on April 22, 1935, a sequel to the 1931 film Frankenstein. ... The Barretts of Wimpole Street is a 1934 film detailing the real-life romance between poets Elizabeth Barrett (Norma Shearer) and Robert Browning (Fredric March), despite the opposition of her father, played by Charles Laughton. ... The Personal History, Adventures, Experience, & Observation of David Copperfield the Younger is a 1935 film based upon the Charles Dickens novel. ... The Informer is a 1935 dramatic film. ... Little Lord Fauntleroy is a novel by American (English-born) author Frances Hodgson Burnett, published in 1886. ... Errol Flynn as Robin Hood. ... Random Harvest is a 1942 film in which a man loses his memory after being traumatized by his experiences in World War I. He begins a new life, then suddenly regains his memory and tries to pick up his old life, having no recollection of his new life. ... The Canterville Ghost is a popular novella by Oscar Wilde, widely adapted for the screen and stage. ... The Bells of St. ...


O'Connor also appeared in supporting roles in various theater productions, and achieved an outstanding success in the role of "Janet McKenzie" in Agatha Christie's Witness for the Prosecution on Broadway from 1952 until 1954. As one of the witnesses, in what was essentially a serious drama, O'Connor's character was intended to provide comic relief, as so many of her past characterisations had. O'Connor was highly praised for her work, and also played the role in the Billy Wilder film version of the same name in 1957. The film was a great success, and O'Connor once again received excellent reviews. It was her final film performance. By this time she was in her late seventies, and decided to retire. Agatha Christie Dame Agatha Mary Clarissa Christie, DBE (September 15, 1890 – January 12, 1976), was a British crime fiction writer. ... Witness for the Prosecution is a play by Agatha Christie, which has been twice made into a film. ... Broadway theatre is often considered the highest professional form of theatre in the United States. ... 1952 (MCMLII) was a leap year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1954 (MCMLIV) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Billy Wilder (June 22, 1906–March 27, 2002) had a career as a screenwriter, film director and producer that spanned more than 50 years and more than 60 films. ... 1957 (MCMLVII) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


She died, never having married or had children, in New York, New York from heart disease at the age of 78. Midtown Manhattan, looking north from the Empire State Building, 2005 New York City (officially named the City of New York) is the most populous city in the state of New York and the entire United States. ... There are different forms of heart disease: Coronary heart disease Ischaemic heart disease Cardiovascular disease The study of the heart (and diseases of the heart) is Cardiology This is a disambiguation page, a list of pages that otherwise might share the same title. ...


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