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Una O'Connor is a Actor Irlandaise born on 23 october 1880 at Belfast (United-kingdom)

Una O'Connor

Una O'Connor
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Birth name Agnes Teresa McGlade
Nationality Irlande
Birth 23 october 1880 at Belfast (United-kingdom)
Death 4 february 1959 (at 78 years) at New York City (USA)

Una O'Connor (23 October 1880 – 4 February 1959) was a Northern Irish actress who worked extensively in theatre before becoming a character actress in films. She often portrayed comical wives, housekeepers and servants.

Best films

The Bells of St. Mary's (1945)
Cavalcade (1933)
The Informer (1935)

Usually with

Billy Bevan
Billy Bevan
(7 films)
Reginald Owen
Reginald Owen
(7 films)
Max Steiner
Max Steiner
(6 films)
Source : Wikidata

Filmography of Una O'Connor (59 films)

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Witness for the Prosecution, 1h56
Directed by Billy Wilder
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Crime
Themes Théâtre, Films based on plays
Actors Tyrone Power, Marlene Dietrich, Charles Laughton, Elsa Lanchester, Una O'Connor, John Williams
Roles Janet McKenzie
Rating83% 4.1994854.1994854.1994854.1994854.199485
Sir Wilfrid Robarts (Charles Laughton), a master barrister in ill health, takes on Leonard Vole (Tyrone Power) as a client, despite the objections of his private nurse, Miss Plimsoll (Elsa Lanchester), who says the doctor warns him against taking on any criminal cases. Vole is accused of murdering Mrs. Emily French (Norma Varden), a rich, older widow who had become enamored of him, going so far as to make him the main beneficiary of her will. Strong circumstantial evidence points to Vole as the killer, but Sir Wilfrid believes Vole is innocent.
Adventures of Don Juan, 1h50
Directed by Vincent Sherman
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Action, Adventure, Romance
Actors Errol Flynn, Viveca Lindfors, Robert Douglas, Romney Brent, Ann Rutherford, Fortunio Bonanova
Roles Duenna
Rating69% 3.496753.496753.496753.496753.49675
Late in the reign of Elizabeth I of England, Spanish noble Don Juan de Mañara (Errol Flynn) is repatriated from London to Madrid after a serious diplomatic scandal caused by his affair with the British fiancée of a Spanish duke. The Spanish ambassador in London, Count de Polan (Robert Warwick), sends a letter of recommendation to his friend Queen Margaret (Viveca Lindfors), asking her to provide an opportunity at the court to rehabilitate Don Juan after the gossiping and rumors about his multiple illicit love affairs. He is thus hired as a fencing instructor at the Spanish Academy.
Banjo (1947)
, 1h8
Directed by Richard Fleischer
Origin USA
Genres Drama
Actors Sharyn Moffett, Jacqueline White, Walter Reed, Una O'Connor, Louise Beavers, Herbert Evans
Roles Harriet
Rating59% 2.962332.962332.962332.962332.96233
After her father dies, Patricia Warren, a girl of nine, must go from her home in Georgia to live with her wealthy but vain and egotistical aunt Elizabeth Ames in Boston. Pat insists on bringing her beloved dog Banjo when she boards the train north. Since Pat does not want to leave her dog alone, she travels by Banjo's side in the baggage car, where she meets and befriends Bill, who works for the railroad.
Ivy (1947)
, 1h39
Directed by Sam Wood
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Noir, Crime
Actors Joan Fontaine, Patric Knowles, Herbert Marshall, Richard Ney, Cedric Hardwicke, Lucile Watson
Roles Mrs. Thrawn
Rating71% 3.5889053.5889053.5889053.5889053.588905
Ivy Lexton (Joan Fontaine) is a woman with a hunger to seduce men. Though she already has a husband, Jervis (Richard Ney), and is having an affair with Dr. Roger Gretorex (Patric Knowles), Ivy becomes obsessed with wealthy Miles Rushworth (Herbert Marshall), and is determined to have him.
Lost Honeymoon, 1h11
Directed by Leigh Jason
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Romantic comedy, Romance
Themes Medical-themed films, Films about psychiatry, Films about disabilities
Actors Franchot Tone, Ann Richards, Tom Conway, Frances Rafferty, Clarence Kolb, Una O'Connor
Roles Mrs. Tubbs
Rating58% 2.9204452.9204452.9204452.9204452.920445
Soon after the end of World War II a young English woman, Amy Atkins (Ann Richards), goes back to the London flat where she and her best friend, Tillie Grey, once used to live. The housekeeper Mrs. Tubbs (Una O'Connor) meets Amy and reveals to her that Tillie went ill right before she was off to America to look for the man she married during the war. Tillie died from her illness before she could make her journey, and left two orphaned twin children, Joyce and Johnny Jr. To honor her old friend and make her husband honour his obligations Amy decides to make the journey that Tillie had planned and complete task of finding her husband, Johnny. Amy modifies Tillie's new passport and travels to America by boat on the ticket Tillie had bought, posing as her best friend.
The Corpse Came C.O.D., 1h27
Directed by Henry Levin
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Crime
Themes Films about writers, Films about journalists
Actors George Brent, Joan Blondell, Adele Jergens, Jim Bannon, Leslie Brooks, Grant Mitchell
Roles Nora
Rating61% 3.053133.053133.053133.053133.05313
Two reporters who are in love (Brent and Blondell) compete with each other when covering the story about the discovery of a corpse found at the mansion of a famous Hollywood movie actress.
Cluny Brown, 1h40
Directed by Ernst Lubitsch
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Romantic comedy, Romance
Themes Children's films
Actors Charles Boyer, Jennifer Jones, Peter Lawford, Richard Haydn, Helen Walker, Reginald Gardiner
Roles Madame Wilson
Rating74% 3.744853.744853.744853.744853.74485
A plumber's niece (Jennifer Jones) and a refugee (Charles Boyer) meet in England prior to World War II, and Una O'Connor, Peter Lawford, Helen Walker, Reginald Gardiner, C. Aubrey Smith, Reginald Owen, and Richard Haydn are around to take up what slack there is.
Child of Divorce, 1h2
Directed by Richard Fleischer
Origin USA
Genres Drama
Themes Théâtre, Films based on plays
Actors Sharyn Moffett, Regis Toomey, Walter Reed, Una O'Connor, Harry Cheshire, Selmer Jackson
Roles Nora, the Maid
Rating67% 3.3737653.3737653.3737653.3737653.373765
Young Roberta "Bobby" Carter, only eight years old, catches her mother Joan as she kisses a man who isn't her father in a park. She is especially embarrassed, since her friends are present and recognize her mother.
The Return of Monte Cristo, 1h32
Directed by Henry Levin
Origin USA
Genres Swashbuckler, Action, Adventure
Themes Seafaring films, Prison films, Transport films, Films about capital punishment
Actors Louis Hayward, George Macready, Una O'Connor, Barbara Britton, Henry Stephenson
Roles Miss Beedle
Rating72% 3.6025253.6025253.6025253.6025253.602525
The grandson of the Count of Monte Cristo is falsely accused of a crime and imprisoned on Devil's Island. He escapes and seeks revenge against those responsible for his imprisonment.
Of Human Bondage, 1h45
Directed by Edmund Goulding
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Romance
Actors Paul Henreid, Eleanor Parker, Alexis Smith, Edmund Gwenn, Patric Knowles, Janis Paige
Roles Mrs. Foreman
Rating63% 3.198013.198013.198013.198013.19801
Philip (Paul Henreid), an impoverished, clubfooted, failed artist, is attending medical school in London, using a trust set up for him by a wealthy uncle for tuition. When he initially meets Mildred (Eleanor Parker), she pays scant attention to him and he finds her common and crass, but his wounded pride spurs him to return to the restaurant where she works, hoping to spark her interest. He invites her to accompany him to the theatre and, because she has nothing else to do, Mildred accepts. Philip spends what little money he has on her before she breaks a date with him and an ugly argument ensues. When he discovers she apparently has run off to marry one of her regular customers, Miller (Richard Aherne), he initially is happy to be free from his emotional bondage to her.
Christmas in Connecticut, 1h42
Directed by Peter Godfrey, Peter Godfrey
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Romantic comedy, Romance
Themes Films about writers, Christmas films
Actors Barbara Stanwyck, Glenn Ford, Dennis Morgan, Sydney Greenstreet, George Macready, Reginald Gardiner
Roles Norah
Rating73% 3.6973453.6973453.6973453.6973453.697345
Elizabeth Lane (Barbara Stanwyck) is a single food writer living in New York whose articles about her fictitious Connecticut farm and her husband and baby are admired by housewives across the country. Her publisher, Alexander Yardley (Sydney Greenstreet), is unaware of the charade and insists that Elizabeth host a Christmas dinner for returning war hero Jefferson Jones (Dennis Morgan). Facing a career-ending scandal for her and her editor, Dudley Beecham (Robert Shayne), she is forced to comply. In desperation, Elizabeth agrees to marry her friend John Sloan (Reginald Gardiner), who has a farm in Connecticut, even though she does not love him. She enlists the help of her friend, chef Felix Bassenak (S.Z. Sakall), who has been providing her with recipes for her articles.
The Bells of St. Mary's, 2h6
Directed by Leo McCarey
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Musical
Themes Films about education, Films about music and musicians, Christmas films, Films about religion, Musical films
Actors Bing Crosby, Ingrid Bergman, Henry Travers, William Gargan, Una O'Connor, Ruth Donnelly
Roles Mrs. Breen
Rating72% 3.6480753.6480753.6480753.6480753.648075
The unconventional Father Charles "Chuck" O'Malley (Bing Crosby) is assigned to St. Mary's parish, which includes a run-down inner-city school building on the verge of being condemned. O'Malley is to recommend whether or not the school should be closed and the children sent to another school with modern facilities; but the sisters feel that God will provide for them.