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Famous People Whose Last Name Is O'Brien 

Chris Abraham
Updated July 30, 2020 4k views 100 items
Being a fairly common name, it's no surprise there are a lot of famous people with the last name O'Brien. Do you recognize all the celebrities whose last name is O'Brien on this list? Although not all of these people are related, they are all famous people with O'Brien as their surname. From athletes and actors to musicians and political figures, this list provides images of each famous O'Brien along with information about their lives. If your surname is also O'Brien, you very well could be related to some of the well-known people on this list. Examples of famous O'Briens include Conan O'Brien, Dylan O'Brien, and Soledad O'Brien, but there are plenty of others on this list to learn about other than just those three.

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Conan O'Brien is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is O'Brien
Age 55 from Brookline, Massachusetts, United States of America
Conan Christopher O'Brien (born April 18, 1963) is an American television host, comedian, writer, and producer. He is best known for hosting several late-night talk shows; since 2010, he has ...more
Dylan O'Brien is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is O'Brien
Age 27 from New York City, USA, New York
Dylan O'Brien is an American actor, musician, and director. He co-stars as "Stiles" Stilinski in the MTV series Teen Wolf. He also co-starred in the film High Road, and starred in the ...more
Soledad O'Brien is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is O'Brien
Age 52 from USA, New York, St. James
María de la Soledad Teresa O'Brien (born September 19, 1966) is an American broadcast journalist and executive producer. Since 2016, O'Brien has been the host for Matter of Fact with ...more
Margaret O'Brien is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is O'Brien
Margaret O'Brien Age 82 from USA, California, San Diego
Margaret O'Brien (born Angela Maxine O'Brien; January 15, 1937) is an American film, radio, television, and stage actress. Beginning a prolific career as a child actress in feature films for ...more
Tina O'Brien is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is O'Brien
Age 35 from United Kingdom
Tina Michelle O'Brien (born 7 August 1983) is an English actress. She is best known for her role as Sarah Platt in the ITV soap Coronation Street from 1999 to 2007 and 2015 onwards, and her role ...more
Ken O'Brien is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is O'Brien
Age 58 from Rockville Centre, New York
Kenneth John O'Brien, Jr. (born November 27, 1960) is a former American football quarterback who played in the National Football League for the New York Jets and Philadelphia Eagles. When he ...more
Edmond O'Brien is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is O'Brien
Dec. at 70 (1915-1985) from New York City, USA, New York
Edmond O'Brien (September 10, 1915 – May 9, 1985) was an American actor who appeared in more than 100 films from the 1940s to the 1970s, often playing character parts. He received the Academy ...more
Bill O'Brien is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is O'Brien
Age 49 from Dorchester, Boston, Massachusetts
William James O'Brien (born October 23, 1969) is an American football coach who is currently the head coach of the Houston Texans of the National Football League (NFL). He was the head coach of ...more
Richard O'Brien is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is O'Brien
Age 76 from Cheltenham, United Kingdom
Richard O'Brien (born Richard Smith; 25 March 1942) is an English-New Zealand actor, writer, musician, and television presenter. He wrote the musical stage show The Rocky Horror Show in 1973 ...more
Pat O'Brien is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is O'Brien
Age 50 from Northern Kentucky
Pat O'Brien (born 15 December 1965) is the lead guitarist for the death metal band Cannibal Corpse, as well as a former member for the heavy metal band Nevermore, and a former touring musician ...more
Ed O'Brien is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is O'Brien
Age 50 from Oxford, United Kingdom
Edward John O'Brien (born 15 April 1968) is an English guitarist and member of the alternative rock band Radiohead. O'Brien attended Abingdon School in Oxford, England, where he met the other ...more
Philadelphia Jack O'Brie... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is O'Brien
Dec. at 64 (1878-1942) from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Joseph Francis Hagan (better known as Philadelphia Jack O'Brien) (January 17, 1878 – November 12, 1942) was the world light heavyweight boxing champion. Nat Fleischer, founder and editor of The ...more
Tim O'Brien is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is O'Brien
Age 64 from Wheeling, West Virginia, United States of America
Tim O'Brien (born March 16, 1954) is an American country and bluegrass musician. In addition to singing, he plays guitar, fiddle, mandolin, banjo, bouzouki and mandocello. He has released more ...more
Davey O'Brien is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is O'Brien
Dec. at 60 (1917-1977) from Dallas, Texas
Robert David O'Brien (June 22, 1917 – November 18, 1977) was an American football quarterback. He played college football at Texas Christian University (TCU) and professionally in the National ...more
Seán O'Brien is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is O'Brien
Age 32 from Carlow, Republic of Ireland
Seán Kevin O'Brien (born 14 February 1987) is an Irish professional rugby union player from Tullow, Co. Carlow, Ireland. He plays provincial rugby for Leinster and internationally for ...more
Edna O'Brien is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is O'Brien
Age 88 from Republic of Ireland, Tuamgraney
Josephine Edna O'Brien, (born 15 December 1930) is an Irish novelist, memoirist, playwright, poet and short story writer. Philip Roth described her as "the most gifted woman now writing in ...more
Dave O'Brien is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is O'Brien
Dec. at 57 (1912-1969) from Big Spring, Texas, United States of America
Dave O'Brien (born David Poole Fronabarger, May 31, 1912 – November 8, 1969) was an American film actor, director, and writer.
Dan O'Brien is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is O'Brien
Age 52 from Portland, Oregon
Daniel Dion O'Brien (born July 18, 1966) is an American former decathlete and Olympic gold medalist. He won the Olympic title in 1996, three consecutive world championships (1991, 1993, 1995), ...more
Kieran O'Brien is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is O'Brien
Age 46 from Rochdale, United Kingdom
Kieran O'Brien (born 23 November 1973 in Oldham, Lancashire) is an English actor.
Gray O'Brien is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is O'Brien
Age 50 from Glasgow, Scotland
Gray O'Brien (born Gerard O'Brien, 11 August 1968) is a Scottish television and film actor, best known for his portrayal of the villainous Weatherfield businessman Tony Gordon in the popular ITV ...more
Pat O'Brien is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is O'Brien
Age 71 from Sioux Falls, USA, South Dakota
Patrick John "Pat" O'Brien (born February 14, 1948) is an American author and radio host, best known for his work as a sportscaster with CBS Sports from 1981 to 1997, as well as his ...more
Pete O'Brien is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is O'Brien
Age 61 from Santa Monica, California
Peter Michael (Pete) O'Brien (born February 9, 1958) is a former first baseman in Major League Baseball who played for the Texas Rangers (1982–88), Cleveland Indians (1989), and Seattle Mariners ...more
John A. O'Brien is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is O'Brien
George O'Brien is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is O'Brien
Dec. at 86 (1899-1985) from California, United States of America
George O'Brien (April 19, 1899 – September 4, 1985) was an American actor, popular during the silent film era and into the talkie era of the 1930s, best known today as the lead actor in F. W. ...more
Virginia O'Brien is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is O'Brien
Dec. at 82 (1919-2001) from Los Angeles, California, United States of America
Virginia Lee O'Brien (April 18, 1919 – January 16, 2001) was an American actress, singer, and radio personality known for her comedic roles in Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer musicals of the 1940s.