Episode 16 Guest Star: Dan O'Herlihy



Daniel Peter "Dan" O'Herlihy (May 1, 1919 – February 17, 2005) was an Irish-born film actor, known for such roles as Brigadier General Warren A. "Blackie" Black in Fail Safe, 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. His first acting role came in 1944, when he played the lead in the play Red Roses For Me directed by Sean O'Casey. O'Herlihy first appeared in films in Hungry Hill and Carol Reed's Odd Man Out in 1947. His first American film role was as Macduff in Orson Welles' version of Macbeth (1948). O'Herlihy had a fairly extensive career in television. (...) He appeared too on NBC's The Americans and The Man from U.N.C.L.E. in the episodes "The Fiddlesticks Affair" and "The Yo-Ho-Ho and a Bottle of Rum Affair." In 1998, O'Herlihy acted in his last film, The Rat Pack, playing Joseph P. Kennedy. O'Herlihy died of natural causes in Malibu, California, in 2005, aged 85. His personal papers are held in the University College Dublin Archives.




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