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Famous People Whose Last Name Is O'Brien  

Chris Abraham
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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
Conan Christopher O'Brien is an American television host, comedian, writer, producer, musician, and voice actor. He is best known for hosting several late-night talk shows through Conan, which ...more
Dylan O'Brien is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is O'Brien
age 27
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
María de la Soledad Teresa O'Brien is an American broadcast journalist, executive producer, and philanthropist. She is the chairman of Starfish Media Group, a 360-media production company ...more
Margaret O'Brien is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is O'Brien
age 82
Margaret O'Brien is an American film, television and stage actress. Beginning a prolific career as a child actress in feature films at the age of four, O'Brien became one of the most popular ...more
Tina O'Brien is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is O'Brien
age 35
Tina Michelle O'Brien is an English actress and model. She is best known for her role as Sarah-Louise Platt in the ITV soap opera Coronation Street. Despite quitting the show eight years ago, ...more
Ken O'Brien is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is O'Brien
age 55
Kenneth John O'Brien, Jr. is a former American football quarterback who played in the National Football League for the New York Jets and Philadelphia Eagles. When he retired he was the only Jets ...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)
Edmond O'Brien was an American actor who appeared in more than 100 films from the 1940s to the 1970s, often playing character parts. He received an Academy Award for his supporting role in The ...more
Bill O'Brien is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is O'Brien
age 49
William J. "Bill" O'Brien is the current head coach and offensive coordinator of the Houston Texans of the National Football League. He previously was the head coach of the Penn State ...more
Richard O'Brien is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is O'Brien
age 76
Richard Timothy Smith, better known under his stage name Richard O'Brien, is an Anglo-New Zealand writer, actor, television presenter and theatre performer. He wrote the cult musical The Rocky ...more
Pat O'Brien is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is O'Brien
age 50
Pat O'Brien is the lead guitarist for the death metal band Cannibal Corpse.
Ed O'Brien is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is O'Brien
age 50
Edward John "Ed" O'Brien is an English musician, songwriter, and guitarist for the rock band Radiohead. He is also responsible for harmony vocals during live concerts and on many ...more
Philadelphia Jack O'Brien is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is O'Brien
Dec. at 64 (1878-1942)
Joseph Francis Hagan was light heavyweight boxing champion of the world. Nat Fleischer, founder and editor of The Ring Magazine, ranked O'Brien as the No. 2 All-Time Light Heavyweight, and famed ...more
Tim O'Brien is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is O'Brien
age 64
Tim O'Brien is an American country and bluegrass musician. In addition to singing, he plays guitar, fiddle, mandolin, banjo, bouzouki and mandocello. He has released more than ten studio albums, ...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)
Robert David "Davey' O'Brien was an American football quarterback. He played college football at Texas Christian University and professionally in the National Football League with the ...more
Seán O'Brien is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is O'Brien
age 32
Sean Kevin O'Brien is an Irish professional rugby union player from Carlow, Ireland. He plays provincial rugby for Leinster and club rugby for UCD. He is known for his barging runs and ball ...more
Edna O'Brien is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is O'Brien
age 88
Edna O'Brien is a writer.
Dave O'Brien is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is O'Brien
Dec. at 57 (1912-1969)
Dave O'Brien was an American film actor, director and writer. Born David Poole Fronabarger in Big Spring, Texas, O'Brien started his film career in bit parts before gradually winning larger ...more
Dan O'Brien is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is O'Brien
age 52
Daniel Dion "Dan" O'Brien is an American athlete. A decathlete, his 1990s achievements in the decathlon included the winning of an Olympic gold medal in 1996, and, previous to that, ...more
Kieran O'Brien is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is O'Brien
age 46
Kieran O'Brien 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
Gray O'Brien is a Scottish television and film actor, best known for his portrayal of the villainous Weatherfield businessman Tony Gordon in the popular ITV soap opera Coronation Street from ...more
Pat O'Brien is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is O'Brien
age 71
Patrick John "Pat" O'Brien 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 work as the anchor and host ...more
Pete O'Brien is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is O'Brien
age 61
Peter Michael O'Brien is a former first baseman in Major League Baseball who played for the Texas Rangers, Cleveland Indians and Seattle Mariners. He batted and threw left-handed. In a 12-season ...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)
George O'Brien 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. Murnau's 1927 film Sunrise: A Song of ...more
Shauna O'Brien is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is O'Brien
age 48
Shauna O'Brien is an American model and actress.