Amanda Garrett‘s Today’s Memory
Pat O’Brien’s birthday
Originally shared by Amanda Garrett
Actor Pat O’Brien was born William Joseph Patrick O’Brien Nov. 11, 1899, in Milwaukee. After serving in the Navy during World War I, O’Brien got into acting and became a pre-code star in films like The Front Page (1931). He also appeared in several films with his great friend James Cagney like Angels with Dirty Faces (1938), and starred as the legendary Notre Dame football coach in Knute Rockne, All-American (1940).