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Broderick O'Farrell (1882–1955)

Broderick O'Farrell had been unlocatable for several years before his death. He was a "lost player" who acted mostly in comic and some dramatic roles in "Laurel and Hardy" films in 1930's and up until 1944. At the time of death he was interred in San Fernando Mission Cemetery in Mission Hills, California. See full bio »

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Known For

Behind Closed Doors John Barton
No Living Witness District Attorney
The Tiger's Shadow Amos Crain


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 1949 The Girl from Jones Beach
Party Guest (uncredited)
 1948 Whispering Smith
Train Conductor (uncredited)
 1948 Fighting Father Dunne
Butler (uncredited)
 1948 Homecoming
Doctor (uncredited)
 1948 The Big Clock
Flavin (uncredited)
 1948 The Judge Steps Out
Dining Car Steward (uncredited)
 1947 Mourning Becomes Electra
Stationmaster (uncredited)
 1947 The Secret Life of Walter Mitty
Director (uncredited)
 1947 I Wonder Who's Kissing Her Now
Train Conductor (uncredited)
 1947 That's My Gal
Sucker (uncredited)
 1947 Blaze of Noon
Doctor (uncredited)
 1947 Philo Vance Returns
Dr. Campbell (uncredited)
 1946 The Locket
Minister (uncredited)
 1946 Nocturne
Billings' Butler (scenes deleted)
 1946 Under Nevada Skies
Al, Coroner (uncredited)
 1946 She Wrote the Book
Doctor (uncredited)
 1946 Two Sisters from Boston
Usher (uncredited)
 1946 Murder Is My Business
Archibold - the Butler (uncredited)
 1946 Whistle Stop
Barfly (uncredited)
 1945 Fallen Angel
Policeman (uncredited)
 1945 Bud Abbott and Lou Costello in Hollywood
Man at Table (uncredited)
 1945 Incendiary Blonde
Speakeasy Patron (uncredited)
 1945 Rhapsody in Blue
Butler (uncredited)
 1945 A Song for Miss Julie
Man in Audience (uncredited)
 1944 Experiment Perilous
Frank - Bedereaux's Butler (uncredited)
 1944 Music for Millions
Stage Doorman (uncredited)
 1944 Bowery to Broadway
Doctor (uncredited)
 1944 Ghost Catchers
Nightclub Patron (uncredited)
 1944 Phantom Lady
Bar Customer (uncredited)
 1943 Jive Junction
Radio Executive (uncredited)
 1943/I There's Something About a Soldier
Dismissal Board Member (uncredited)
 1943 Is Everybody Happy?
Justice of Peace (replaced by Neal Dodd) (uncredited)
 1943 Dangerous Blondes
Elderly Man (uncredited)
 1943 Someone to Remember
Gentleman (uncredited)
 1943 Crime Doctor
Night Club Patron (uncredited)
 1943 Girls in Chains
Lawyer (uncredited)
 1943 Gildersleeve's Bad Day
Juror (uncredited)
 1943 The Amazing Mrs. Holliday
Party Guest (uncredited)
 1943 Mountain Rhythm
Father (uncredited)
 1942 Ice-Capades Revue
Creditor (uncredited)
 1942 The Great Gildersleeve
Country Club Member (uncredited)
 1942 Pittsburgh
Doorman (uncredited)
 1942 The Man in the Trunk
Priest (uncredited)
 1942 The Glass Key
Henrys' Dinner Guest (uncredited)
 1942 Call of the Canyon
Agent (uncredited)
 1942 Hi, Neighbor
Guest (uncredited)
 1942 Ship Ahoy
Passenger (uncredited)
 1942 The Night Before the Divorce
Party Guest (uncredited)
 1942 Born to Sing (uncredited)
 1942 Brooklyn Orchid
Mr. Hennessy - Party Guest (uncredited)
 1941 The Night of January 16th
Faulkner Corp. Director (uncredited)
 1941 Buy Me That Town
 1941 It Started with Eve
Party Guest (uncredited)
 1941 We Go Fast
Committeeman (uncredited)
 1941 Father Takes a Wife
Junior's Butler (uncredited)
 1941 Love Crazy
Party Guest (uncredited)
 1941 A Woman's Face
Party Guest (uncredited)
 1941 Road Show
Wedding Guest (uncredited)
 1940 I'm Still Alive
3rd Doctor at Pier (uncredited)
 1940 Hired Wife
Office Worker (uncredited)
 1940 Stranger on the Third Floor
Minister in Dream Sequence (uncredited)
 1940 Private Affairs
Doorman (uncredited)
 1939 First Love
Madame Catalini's Escort (uncredited)
 1939 Rulers of the Sea
Official (uncredited)
 1939 The Roaring Twenties
Stock Broker (uncredited)
 1939 Eternally Yours
Ship's Officer (uncredited)
 1939 Dick Tracy's G-Men
Russell (scenes deleted)
 1939 Our Leading Citizen
Member (uncredited)
 1939 Daredevils of the Red Circle
D. A. Graves (uncredited)
 1939 Three Smart Girls Grow Up
Victor Kittenhaven (uncredited)
 1939 Society Smugglers
Party Guest (uncredited)
 1939 The Mysterious Miss X
Policeman (uncredited)
 1938 Come on, Rangers!
Court Martial Officer (uncredited)
 1938 Strange Faces
Conductor (uncredited)
 1938 Swing That Cheer
Conductor (uncredited)
 1938 Touchdown, Army
General's Aide (uncredited)
 1938 Red Barry
Stage Doorman (uncredited)
 1938 College Swing
Professor (uncredited)
 1938 Who Killed Gail Preston?
 1938 The Jury's Secret
Conductor (uncredited)
 1937 That's My Story!
Conductor (uncredited)
 1937 Sky Racket
Minister (uncredited)
 1937 Behind the Mike
Townsman (uncredited)
 1937 Venus Makes Trouble
Juror (uncredited)
 1937 You Can't Buy Luck
Desk Clerk (uncredited)
 1937 Nobody's Baby
Doctor (uncredited)
 1937 The Man Who Found Himself
Dr. Farrell (uncredited)
 1936 Along Came Love
Floorwalker (uncredited)
 1936 Without Orders
Surgeon (uncredited)
 1936 Libeled Lady
Ship's Passenger (uncredited)
 1936 Don't Turn 'em Loose
Parole Board Member (uncredited)
 1936 Pepper
Minister (uncredited)
 1936 It Couldn't Have Happened (But It Did)
Johnson (uncredited)
 1936 Kelly the Second
Party Guest (uncredited)
 1936 Easy Money
 1936 Mr. Deeds Goes to Town
Undetermined Secondary Role (uncredited)
 1936 The Little Red Schoolhouse
Mr. Tree
 1936 Tango
Bit Role (uncredited)
 1936 The Milky Way
Todd Fight Spectator (uncredited)
 1936 The Leavenworth Case
Chemical Analysist (uncredited)
 1936 Freshman Love
Member Board of Trustees (uncredited)
 1936 Dangerous Intrigue
Druggist (uncredited)
 1935 The Law of 45's
Sir Henry Sheffield (as Roderick O'Farrell)
 1935 Stars Over Broadway
Churchgoer (uncredited)
 1935 It's in the Air
Desert Springs Manager (uncredited)
 1935 I Live My Life
Undetermined Role (unconfirmed)
 1935 Navy Wife
Motorist (uncredited)
 1935 The Virginia Judge
Preacher (uncredited)
 1935 The E-Flat Man (Short)
Mr. Reynolds
 1935 Smart Girl
Minister (uncredited)
 1935 Silk Hat Kid
Doctor (uncredited)
 1935 Break of Hearts
Concertgoer (uncredited)
 1935 Roaring Roads
Doctor (uncredited)
 1935 The Perfect Clue
Dinner Guest (uncredited)
 1935 A Shot in the Dark
Dr. Howell
 1934 Jealousy
Minister (uncredited)
 1934 The Marines Are Coming
Doctor (uncredited)
 1934 The White Parade (uncredited)
 1934 The World Accuses
Dr. Jarvis
 1934 The Curtain Falls
Dinner Guest (uncredited)
 1934 Cross Streets
Alumnus at Chi Theta Chi Reception (uncredited)
 1934 Half-Baked Relations (Short)
 1934 Fishing for Trouble (Short)
 1934 Manhattan Love Song
Judge (uncredited)
 1934 Guilty Parents
Judge (uncredited)
 1934 Badge of Honor
Howard Kent
 1934 Men in White
Resident Doctor (uncredited)
 1934 Love Detectives (Short)
Minister (uncredited)
 1934 The Super Snooper (Short)
 1934 Palooka
Weigh-In Ring Official (uncredited)
 1933 Curtain at Eight
Doctor (uncredited)
 1933 Turn Back the Clock
Board Member (uncredited)
 1933 Sing Sinner Sing
Judge (uncredited)
 1933 The World Gone Mad
Auditor (uncredited)
 1933 Secrets
Party Guest (uncredited)
 1933 Reform Girl
Putnam Associate (uncredited)
 1933 What-No Beer?
Police Chemist (uncredited)
 1932 Self Condemned (Short)
 1932 No More Orchids
Benton -- Butler (uncredited)
 1932 Madison Square Garden
MSG Board Member (uncredited)
 1932 Hell's Highway
Doctor (uncredited)
 1932 No Living Witness
District Attorney
 1932 Exposure
Banker / Investor (uncredited)
 1932 Gigolettes (Short)
 1932 High Speed
Doctor (uncredited)
 1932 Shopworn
Banquet Party Guest (uncredited)
 1932 Mother's Holiday (Short)
Eddie - the Son
 1932 The Wet Parade
Bootleg Financial Backer (uncredited)
 1931 A Private Scandal
Senator (uncredited)
 1931 Beau Hunks (Short)
Fort Arid Commander (as Broderick O'Farrel)
 1931 The Sea Ghost
Chairman of the Court-Martial
 1931 Queenie of Hollywood (Short)
John Dennis - Producer (uncredited)
 1931 The Public Defender
Investigator for Board of Directors (uncredited)
 1931 The 13th Alarm (Short)
 1931 Five and Ten
Doctor (uncredited)
 1931 Fly My Kite (Short)
Bond Agent
 1931 The Sky Raiders
Doctor (uncredited)
 1931 Ladies' Man
2nd News Vendor (uncredited)
 1931 Laugh and Get Rich
Art Dealer (uncredited)
 1931 The Drums of Jeopardy
Dr. Brett (uncredited)
 1931 Dirigible
Doctor (uncredited)
 1931 Scandal Sheet
Member of Board of Directors (uncredited)
 1930 Razored in Old Kentucky (Short)
Col. Culpepper
 1930 Reno
Governor (uncredited)
 1930 Love in the Rough
Doctor O'Farrell (uncredited)
 1930 Our Blushing Brides
Dr. Foster (uncredited)
 1930 Fast Work (Short)
Wm. C. Chase (uncredited)
 1930 Shadow of the Law
Doctor (uncredited)
 1930 Back Pay
Doctor (uncredited)
 1930 Street of Chance
Gambler (uncredited)
 1930 Burning Up
Card Player (uncredited)
 1929 The Bishop Murder Case
Dr. Van Pelt (uncredited)
 1929 Handcuffed
John Randall
 1929 Madame Q (Short)
 1929 Chinatown Nights
Doctor (uncredited)
 1929 Behind Closed Doors
John Barton
 1928 The Tiger's Shadow
Amos Crain
 1928 Romance of the Underworld
Attorney (uncredited)
 1928 The Look Out Girl
Banker Hargrave
 1928 The Mating Call
Poker Player on Train (uncredited)
 1928 The Man Who Laughs (uncredited)
 1928 Midnight Madness
Bream's Chum at Cafe (uncredited)
 1927 What Women Did for Me (Short)
 1927 The Princess from Hoboken
Immigration Officer
 1926 The Smoke Eaters
Roscoe Wingate
 1926 Honeymoon Hospital (Short)
 1926 The Merry Cavalier
Physician (as B. O'Farrell)
 1926 Skinner's Dress Suit
Mr. Wilkins
 1926 Officer of the Day (Short)
The Consul (as Roderick O'Farrell)
 1926 What Happened to Jones?
 1925 Sporting Life
Race Track Official (uncredited)
 1925 Ridin' Thunder
 1924 Andy's Stump Speech (Short)
Delegate on Platform (uncredited)
 1920 The Golden Trail
Bill Lee
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Broderick O'Farrel | B. O'Farrell | Roderick O'Farrell

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