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About Carroll O'Connor
Carroll O'Connor was an American actor remembered for portraying such television series characters as the tough Police Chief Bill Gillespie in the crime drama series In the Heat of the Night and Archie Bunker in the sitcoms All in the Family and Archie Bunker's Place. He is regarded as one of the greatest TV stars of his generation.
He was married to Nancy Fields O'Connor from 1951 until his death in 2001. The couple had an adopted son named Hugh.
For his roles in All in the Family and In the Heat of the Night, he won three Golden Globe Awards and two Primetime Emmy Awards. In 1990, he received his induction into the Television Academy Hall of Fame. He was honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2000.
In 1995, his son Hugh, who was battling drug addiction, tragically committed suicide.
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Famous quotes by Carroll O'Connor
All in the Family was intellectual it was art.Carroll O'Connor
Both my brothers became physicians and I, of course, wandered into a business where the undisciplined are welcome.Carroll O'Connor
Even a true artist does not always produce art.Carroll O'Connor
Half the pictures directed by men of reputation fail.Carroll O'Connor
I enjoyed in every way my 12 years of playing Archie, and I wasn't personally sad about finishing a long job.Carroll O'Connor
I have heard show business characterized as a refuge for childlike persons in flight from all things harsh and real.Carroll O'Connor
I've run into some S.O.B. directors, but I gave them back as good as I got.Carroll O'Connor
In a capitalist society, persons who create capital, like Michael Eisner, are given the staggering rewards.Carroll O'Connor
One irreducible residual of 38 years in the business is the number of lasting, loving friendships I have made.Carroll O'Connor
Sheer flattery got me into the theater. Flattery always works with me, particularly the flattery of women.Carroll O'Connor
Some people thought we were presenting Archie as a false character. President Nixon thought we were making a fool out of a good man.Carroll O'Connor
Vulgar and obscene, the papers run rumors daily about people in show business, tales of wicked ways and witless affairs.Carroll O'Connor
Carroll O'Connor's Popularity
Carroll O'Connor was a famous American actor, who was born on August 2, 1924. As a person born on this date, Carroll O'Connor is listed in our database as the 31st most popular celebrity for the day (August 2) and the 18th most popular for the year (1924).
People born on August 2 fall under the Zodiac sign of Leo, the Lion. Carroll O'Connor is the 1127th most popular Leo.
Aside from information specific to Carroll O'Connor's birthday, Carroll O'Connor is the 6838th most famous American.
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