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Birth information

2 August 1924 Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA

Death information

21 June 2001 Culver City, California, USA

Given Name

John Carroll O'Connor

Nickname

Matt Harris

How tall is Carroll O'Connor?

1.8 m

Who is(are) his/her spouse(s)?

Nancy O'Connor

Life Story of Carroll O'Connor

Carroll was born in Manhattan and raised in Forest Hills, a heavily Jewish community in New York City's borough of Queens. After graduating from high school in 1942, O'Connor joined the Merchant Marines and worked on ships in the Atlantic. In 1946, he enrolled at the University of Montana to study English. While there, he became interested in theater. During one of the amateur productions, he met his future wife, Nancy Fields, whom he married in 1951. He moved to Ireland where he continued his theatrical studies at the National University of Ireland. He was discovered during one of his college productions and was signed to appear at the Dublin Gate Theater. He worked in theater in Europe until 1954 when he returned to New York. His attempts to land on Broadway failed and he taught high school until 1958. Finally in 1958, he landed an Off-Broadway production, "Ulysses In Nighttown". He followed that with a Broadway production that was directed by 'Burgess Meredith', "God and Kate Murphy", in which he was both an understudy and an assistant stage manager. At the same time, he was getting attention on TV. He worked in a great many character roles throughout the 1960s. A pilot for...

Significant features of Carroll O'Connor

On All in the Family (1971) he always smoked his cigars in his favorite woven Wingback Chair.
Played the roles that reflected upon liberalism or aggressiveness.
New York City accent.
Gruff voice
...

How much money has Carroll O'Connor earned?

All in the Family (1971) $200,000 per episode

Biographical movies about Carroll O'Connor

Biography: "Carroll O'Connor: All in a Lifetime" 2001

What movies did Carroll O'Connor play or participate?

Producers Filmography
In the Heat of the Night , Brass (1985) , Bender (1979) , The Last Hurrah (1977) , The Banana Company (1977) , Bronk (1975) ,
Directors Filmography
In the Heat of the Night (1993) , The Redd Foxx Show (1986) , Archie Bunker's Place (1983) ,
Actors Filmography
Return to Me (2000) Marty O'Reilly, Mad About You (1999) Gus Stemple, 36 Stunden bis zum Tod (1999) Jack 'Balls' O'Malley, Gideon (1998) Leo Barnes, Party of Five (1996) Jacob Gordon / Jake Gordon, In the Heat of the Night (1995)...

Birth information

2 August 1924 Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA

Death information

21 June 2001 Culver City, California, USA

Given Name

John Carroll O'Connor

Nickname

Matt Harris

How tall is Carroll O'Connor?

1.8 m

Who is(are) his/her spouse(s)?

Nancy O'Connor

Life Story of Carroll O'Connor

Carroll was born in Manhattan and raised in Forest Hills, a heavily Jewish community in New York City's borough of Queens. After graduating from high school in 1942, O'Connor joined the Merchant Marines and worked on ships in the Atlantic. In 1946, he enrolled at the University of Montana to study English. While there, he became interested in theater. During one of the amateur productions, he met his future wife, Nancy Fields, whom he married in 1951. He moved to Ireland where he continued his theatrical studies at the National University of Ireland. He was discovered during one of his college productions and was signed to appear at the Dublin Gate Theater. He worked in theater in Europe until 1954 when he returned to New York. His attempts to land on Broadway failed and he taught high school until 1958. Finally in 1958, he landed an Off-Broadway production, "Ulysses In Nighttown". He followed that with a Broadway production that was directed by 'Burgess Meredith', "God and Kate Murphy", in which he was both an understudy and an assistant stage manager. At the same time, he was getting attention on TV. He worked in a great many character roles throughout the 1960s. A pilot for...

Significant features of Carroll O'Connor

On All in the Family (1971) he always smoked his cigars in his favorite woven Wingback Chair.
Played the roles that reflected upon liberalism or aggressiveness.
New York City accent.
Gruff voice
...

How much money has Carroll O'Connor earned?

All in the Family (1971) $200,000 per episode

Biographical movies about Carroll O'Connor

Biography: "Carroll O'Connor: All in a Lifetime" 2001

What movies did Carroll O'Connor play or participate?

Producers Filmography
In the Heat of the Night , Brass (1985) , Bender (1979) , The Last Hurrah (1977) , The Banana Company (1977) , Bronk (1975) ,
Directors Filmography
In the Heat of the Night (1993) , The Redd Foxx Show (1986) , Archie Bunker's Place (1983) ,
Actors Filmography
Return to Me (2000) Marty O'Reilly, Mad About You (1999) Gus Stemple, 36 Stunden bis zum Tod (1999) Jack 'Balls' O'Malley, Gideon (1998) Leo Barnes, Party of Five (1996) Jacob Gordon / Jake Gordon, In the Heat of the Night (1995)...

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Norman Lear and Carroll O'Connor in Norman Lear: Just Another Version of You (2016)

Completed part of his undergraduate studies at the University of Montana before returning to earn a master's degree in speech in 1956.

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Norman Lear, Carroll O'Connor, etc.

While attending the University of Montana he was an associate editor for the college newspaper, "The Kaimin". In 1949 he resigned his editing position in protest to the pressure from the campus administration that led to confiscation and destruction of an issue of the paper, which carried a cartoon depicting the Montana Board of Education as rats gnawing at a bag of university funds.

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Ernest Borgnine and Carroll O'Connor in Law and Disorder (1974)

Spent some time at the Juilliard School of Fine Arts as an acting and dialogue professor.

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Ernest Borgnine and Carroll O'Connor in Law and Disorder (1974)

Died on June 21, 2001, 37 days before what would have been his golden wedding anniversary with Nancy Fields.

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Ernest Borgnine and Carroll O'Connor in Law and Disorder (1974)

Archie Bunker, his character on All in the Family (1971), was ranked #24 in TV Guide's list of the "50 Greatest TV Dads of All Time" [20 June 2004 issue].

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