John Carroll O'Connor (August 2, 1924 – June 21, 2001), known as Carroll O'Connor, was an American actor, producer and director whose television career spanned four decades. A life-member of The Actors Studio, O'Connor first attracted attention as Major General Colt in the 1970 movie Kelly's Heroes. The following year he found fame as the lovable bigoted working man Archie Bunker, the main character in the 1970s CBS television sitcoms All in the Family (1971 to 1979) and Archie Bunker's Place (1979 to 1983). O'Connor later starred in the NBC/CBS television crime drama In the Heat of the Night from 1988 to 1995, where he played the role of southern Police Chief William (Bill) Gillespie. At the end of his career in the late 1990s, he played the father of Jamie Buchman (Helen Hunt) on Mad About You.
passed away on 21st Jun 2001 aged 76. |||
Carroll O'Connor passed away on 21st Jun 2001 aged 76.
Carroll O'Connor was previously married to Nancy O'Connor (1949 - 2001).
Carroll O'Connor had a son named Hugh Edward, age 54.
Carroll O'Connor is a 76 year old American Actor. Born John Carroll O`Connor on 2nd August, 1924 in Manhattan, New York, he is famous for All in the Family, In the Heat of the Night in a career that spans 1960–2000. His zodiac sign is Leo.
Carroll O'Connor was in 5 on-screen matchups, notably with Carol Burnett in Mad About You (1992), Denise Nicholas in In the Heat of the Night (1988), Jean Stapleton in All in the Family (1971), Lois Nettleton in In the Heat of the Night (1988) and Margaret Blye in In the Heat of the Night (1988).
Carroll O'Connor is a member of the following lists:
Outstanding Performance by a Lead Actor in a Drama Series Primetime Emmy Award winners,
Outstanding Performance by a Lead Actor in a Comedy Series Primetime Emmy Award winners and
Male actors from New York City.
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