Dan O'Herlihy

Daniel Peter O'Herlihy (May 1, 1919 – February 17, 2005) was an Irish film actor, known for such roles as Brigadier General Warren A. "Blackie" Black in Fail Safe, Marshal Ney in Waterloo, Conal Cochran in Halloween III: Season of the Witch, "The Old Man" in RoboCop, and Andrew Packard in Twin Peaks. He was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actor for the 1954 film Adventures of Robinson Crusoe.

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The Big Cube (1969)

A young woman and her drug addict boyfriend plot to drive the woman's stepmother insane with LSD in a plot to secure an inheritance.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tito Davison
CAST:  Lana Turner  •  George Chakiris  •  Karin Mossberg  •  Dan O'Herlihy

A young woman and her drug addict boyfriend plot to drive the woman's stepmother insane with LSD in a plot to secure an inheritance.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tito Davison
CAST:  Lana Turner  •  George Chakiris  •  Karin Mossberg  •  Dan O'Herlihy

Dark Mansions (1986)

A woman hired to write the history of a wealthy family stays at the family's estate in Oregon. She discovers that she strongly resembles a long-dead ancestor in the family, and finds things happening to her that happened to--and led to the death of--that woman.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jerry London
CAST:  Joan Fontaine  •  Michael York  •  Paul Shenar  •  Melissa Sue Anderson

A woman hired to write the history of a wealthy family stays at the family's estate in Oregon. She discovers that she strongly resembles a long-dead ancestor in the family, and finds things happening to her that happened to--and led to the death of--that woman.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jerry London
CAST:  Joan Fontaine  •  Michael York  •  Paul Shenar  •  Melissa Sue Anderson

A Terrible Beauty (1960)

In 1941, the IRA plans a campaign to coincide with the planned German invasion of England. Dermott O'Neil (Robert Mitchum) finds it easy to get into the IRA, but can he get out?  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tay Garnett
CAST:  Robert Mitchum  •  Richard Harris  •  Anne Heywood  •  Dan O'Herlihy

In 1941, the IRA plans a campaign to coincide with the planned German invasion of England. Dermott O'Neil (Robert Mitchum) finds it easy to get into the IRA, but can he get out?  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tay Garnett
CAST:  Robert Mitchum  •  Richard Harris  •  Anne Heywood  •  Dan O'Herlihy

The Black Shield Of Falworth (1954)

In the days of King Henry IV, stalwart young Myles and his sister Meg have been raised as peasants, without any knowledge of who their father really was. But one day, they journey to Macworth castle. There, Myles falls in love with the Macworth's daughter Anne, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rudolph Maté
CAST:  Tony Curtis  •  Janet Leigh  •  David Farrar  •  Barbara Rush

In the days of King Henry IV, stalwart young Myles and his sister Meg have been raised as peasants, without any knowledge of who their father really was. But one day, they journey to Macworth castle. There, Myles falls in love with the Macworth's daughter Anne, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rudolph Maté
CAST:  Tony Curtis  •  Janet Leigh  •  David Farrar  •  Barbara Rush

The Tamarind Seed (1974)

During a Caribbean holiday, a British civil servant finds herself falling in love with a Russian agent.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Blake Edwards
CAST:  Julie Andrews  •  Omar Sharif  •  Anthony Quayle  •  Dan O'Herlihy

During a Caribbean holiday, a British civil servant finds herself falling in love with a Russian agent.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Blake Edwards
CAST:  Julie Andrews  •  Omar Sharif  •  Anthony Quayle  •  Dan O'Herlihy

The Cabinet of Caligari (1962)

A delirious young woman (Glynis Johns) feels trapped in a remote mansion at the mercy of a madman (Dan O'Herlihy).  (more)

DIRECTION:  Roger Kay
CAST:  Glynis Johns  •  Dan O'Herlihy  •  Richard Davalos  •  Lawrence Dobkin

A delirious young woman (Glynis Johns) feels trapped in a remote mansion at the mercy of a madman (Dan O'Herlihy).  (more)

DIRECTION:  Roger Kay
CAST:  Glynis Johns  •  Dan O'Herlihy  •  Richard Davalos  •  Lawrence Dobkin

Robinson Crusoe (1954)

An English slave trader is marooned on a remote tropical island, forced to fend for himself and deal with crushing loneliness.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Luis Buñuel
CAST:  Dan O'Herlihy  •  Jaime Fernández  •  Felipe de Alba  •  Chel López

An English slave trader is marooned on a remote tropical island, forced to fend for himself and deal with crushing loneliness.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Luis Buñuel
CAST:  Dan O'Herlihy  •  Jaime Fernández  •  Felipe de Alba  •  Chel López

Revisiting 'Fail-Safe' (2000)

Documentary featuring interviews with director Sidney Lumet, Fail-Safe (2000) producer George Clooney, star Dan O’Herlihy and screenwriter Walter Bernstein.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jeffrey Schwarz
CAST:  Sidney Lumet  •  Dan O'Herlihy  •  Walter Bernstein  •  George Clooney

Documentary featuring interviews with director Sidney Lumet, Fail-Safe (2000) producer George Clooney, star Dan O’Herlihy and screenwriter Walter Bernstein.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jeffrey Schwarz
CAST:  Sidney Lumet  •  Dan O'Herlihy  •  Walter Bernstein  •  George Clooney

Operation Secret (1952)

After assisting the French Underground during WWII, an American Officer is later accused of murder and subversive activities by former colleagues. Based on the actual exploits of Lieutenant Colonel Peter Ortiz.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lewis Seiler
CAST:  Cornel Wilde  •  Steve Cochran  •  Phyllis Thaxter  •  Karl Malden

After assisting the French Underground during WWII, an American Officer is later accused of murder and subversive activities by former colleagues. Based on the actual exploits of Lieutenant Colonel Peter Ortiz.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lewis Seiler
CAST:  Cornel Wilde  •  Steve Cochran  •  Phyllis Thaxter  •  Karl Malden

Hunters of the Deep (1955)

Underwater exploration by oceanographers and geologists round the coast of Southern California and Mexico. Portrays many species and varieties of fish and mammals as well as ocean flora and rock formation.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ben Chapman
CAST:  Dan O'Herlihy

Underwater exploration by oceanographers and geologists round the coast of Southern California and Mexico. Portrays many species and varieties of fish and mammals as well as ocean flora and rock formation.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ben Chapman
CAST:  Dan O'Herlihy

The People (1972)

A young woman is assigned to teach school in a secluded valley whose inhabitants appear stern, secretive and anti-pleasure. Following two children who disappear to play in the woods, she finds that this is actually a community of extraterrestrials with mild ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Korty
CAST:  Kim Darby  •  William Shatner  •  Diane Varsi  •  Dan O'Herlihy

A young woman is assigned to teach school in a secluded valley whose inhabitants appear stern, secretive and anti-pleasure. Following two children who disappear to play in the woods, she finds that this is actually a community of extraterrestrials with mild ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Korty
CAST:  Kim Darby  •  William Shatner  •  Diane Varsi  •  Dan O'Herlihy

Jennie: Lady Randolph Churchill (1974)

Lee Remick stars as Jennie Jerome, born in the United States in 1845, who eventually became Lady Randolph Churchill, and gave birth to Sir Winston Churchill in this seven-part, seven-hour biographical mini-series.  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Cellan Jones
CAST:  Lee Remick  •  Barbara Parkins  •  Ronald Pickup  •  Rachel Kempson

Lee Remick stars as Jennie Jerome, born in the United States in 1845, who eventually became Lady Randolph Churchill, and gave birth to Sir Winston Churchill in this seven-part, seven-hour biographical mini-series.  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Cellan Jones
CAST:  Lee Remick  •  Barbara Parkins  •  Ronald Pickup  •  Rachel Kempson
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