Patrick O'Neal

Biography

Patrick O'Neal (September 26, 1927 – September 9, 1994) was an American television, stage and film actor. He was also a successful New York restaurateur. Early Life O'Neal was born in Ocala, Florida to Martha and Coke Wisdom O'Neal. He was a graduate of the University of Florida in Gainesville. During World War II, he directed short training films while in the US Army Air Corps. After his military stint, he moved to New York and studied at the Actor's Studio and Neighborhood Playhouse. Career O'Neal was seen mostly as a guest star on US television throughout four decades, beginning in the 1950s. In the early 1960s he received critical praise for his leading role on Broadway in Tennessee Williams' The Night of the Iguana but lost the starring role for the 1964 film version to Richard Burton. O'Neal appeared in several films of the mid-1960s and, in 1969, had a leading role in John Huston's The Kremlin Letter. With his wife and his brother Michael, O'Neal co-owned a number of successful restaurants, including the Ginger Man (later O'Neal's Restaurant) and the Landmark Tavern, both in Manhattan. Personal Life and Death O'Neal married actress Cynthia Baxter in 1956. They had two sons, Maximilian and Fitzjohn. Suffering from cancer and tuberculosis, O'Neal died on September 9, 1994 of respiratory failure at Saint Vincent's Catholic Medical Center in New York City. He was 66 years old. Filmography - Television Thriller (UK TV series) Appointment with Adventure (1955–1956, CBS, 2 episodes) Dick and the Duchess (1957–1958). He appeared with Hazel Court in a CBS sitcom set in London about an American insurance claims investigator married to a patrician Englishwoman. One Step Beyond (1959)... Episode: "The Return of Mitchell Campion" Diagnosis: Unknown (1960) with Chester Morris, Phyllis Newman, and Martin Huston Naked City (1962) The Twilight Zone (1963)... Episode: "A Short Drink From a Certain Fountain" Outer Limits (1964)... Episode: "Wolf 359" as Jonathan Meridith Alfred Hitchcock Hour (1964)...Episode: "Bed of Roses" Night Gallery (1971) Episode: "A Fear of Spiders" Columbo: Blueprint For Murder (1972)... as Elliot Markham Doris Day Show: (1972-1973)......as Jonathan Rusk Columbo: Make Me A Perfect Murder (1978)... as Frank Flanagan Kaz (1978-1979) Emerald Point N.A.S. (1983-1984) War Chronicles. (1984-1987) - Broadway The Night of the Iguana (Tennessee Williams' play) - as Reverend Shannon - Films The Black Shield of Falworth (1954) From the Terrace (1960) The Cardinal (1963) In Harm's Way (1965) King Rat (1965) Chamber of Horrors (1966) Alvarez Kelly (1966) A Fine Madness (1966) Where Were You When the Lights Went Out? (1968) The Secret Life of an American Wife (1968) Assignment to Kill (1968) Castle Keep (1969) Stiletto (1969) The Kremlin Letter (1970) Corky (1972) The Way We Were (1973) Silent Night, Bloody Night (1974) The Stepford Wives (1975) The Stuff (1985) Like Father Like Son (1987) Q & A (1990) Alice (1990) For the Boys (1991) Under Siege (1992)

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Silent Night, Bloody Night

John Carter

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Castle Keep

Capt. Lionel Beckman

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From the Terrace

Dr. Jim Roper

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Q&A

Kevin Quinn (Chief of Homicide)

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Die Schreckenskammer

Jason Cravatte aka Jason Caroll

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Alvarez Kelly

Maj. Albert Steadman

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World War II - The War in Europe

Host

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King Rat

Max

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El Condor

Chavez

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A Fine Madness

Dr. Oliver West

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Silent Night, Bloody Night 2: Revival

John Carter (archive footage)

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Driven to Succeed

Reporter

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Paper Boys

Baseball Catcher

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Wild Hogs

Family Dad

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Time Bomb

Football Announcer #2

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The Right Temptation

Carl

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Lost In the Pershing Point Hotel

Angry Bartender

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Wicked Ways

Brad

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Under Siege

Capt. Adams

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For the Boys

Shephard

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Alice

Alice's Father

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Q&A

Kevin Quinn (Chief of Homicide)

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Die Hard 2

Cpl. Telford

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New York Stories

Phillip Fowler (segment "Life Lessons")

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Like Father, Like Son

Dr. Larry Armbruster

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The Stuff

Fletcher

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World War II - The War in Europe

Host

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The Deadliest Season

Bertram Fowler

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The Stepford Wives

Dale Coba

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The Way We Were

George Bissinger

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Silent Night, Bloody Night

John Carter

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The Kremlin Letter

Charles Rone

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El Condor

Chavez

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Castle Keep

Capt. Lionel Beckman

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Stiletto

George Baker

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Assignment to Kill

Richard Cutting

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The Doris Day Show - Season 2

Jonathan Rusk (3 episodes, 1972-1973)

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Where Were You When The Lights Went Out?

Peter Garrison

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Matchless

Perry 'Matchless' Liston

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Die Schreckenskammer

Jason Cravatte aka Jason Caroll

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Alvarez Kelly

Maj. Albert Steadman

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A Fine Madness

Dr. Oliver West

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King Rat

Max

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In Harm's Way

Commander Neal Owynn

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The Cardinal

Cecil Turner

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From the Terrace

Dr. Jim Roper

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The Black Shield of Falworth

Walter Blunt

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The Mad Magician

Lt. Alan Bruce

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Federal Men, Vol. 2

(2 episodes, 1952-1954)

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Corky

Randy

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