Born May 7, 1938, in Honolulu, HI; died of cancer, June 22, 1991, in New York, NY. Actor, director, producer, and teacher.
Known for his stage acting career, O'Connor performed with the La Mama theatre company for many years, beginning in 1965. He appeared in three European tours with the company, acting in his last La Mama production, The Dark andMr. Stone, in 1985. O'Connor's other stage credits included a number of Broadway and Off-Broadway shows, including Samuel Beckett Plays, TheLady from Dubuque, and Devour the Snow. He participated for several years at the Eugene O'Neill Playwrights Conference and appeared in a number of television and film productions. O'Connor also directed and produced stage works, most of which were performed at the Theatre at St. Clement's Churchin the 1970s. An instructor of drama for fifteen years, he taught at New York University, St. Francis College, and Hunter College.