Carroll O'Connor Biography (1924-2001)

Born August 2, 1924 (some sources say 1925), in New York, NY; raised in Forest Hills, Long Island, NY, son of Edward Joseph and Elise Patricia; married; Nancy on July 28, 1951; children: adopted son, Hugh (committed suicide, March28, 1995). Religion: Raised Roman Catholic. Career: Actor, producer, director, and writer. Associated with Save the Children. Awards, Honors: Golden Globe Award, best television actor in a musical/comedy series, 1972, for All in the Family; Emmy Awards, outstanding lead actor ina comedy series, 1971, 1976, 1977, and 1978, all for All in the Family; George Foster Peabody Broadcasting Award, 1980, for "Edith's Death," Archie Bunker's Place; Emmy Award, outstanding lead actor in a drama series,1989, for In the Heat of the Night; NAACP Image Award, and Golden Globe nomination, best actor in a drama series, both 1990, for In the Heat ofthe Night; elected member, The Television Hall of Fame, 1990, for his contributions to the television industry; NAACP Image Award, 1991, for In the Heat of the Night. Addresses: Agent: International Creative Management, 8942 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills, CA 90211-1934.

Actor, producer, director, writer
Birth Details
August 2, 1924
New York, New York, United States
Death Details
June 21, 2001
Los Angeles, California

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