Carl O’Bryan Has Appeared in Several Movies.
Carl O’Bryan, son of Mr. and Mrs. Henry O’Bryan of 40 124th Street, who has appeared in several moving pictures, plays the part of a soldier in “Ruthless Age,” [i.e. Reckless Age] now at a local theater.
O’Bryan is a graduate of Lansingburgh High School after which he entered Cornell. He finally gave up his college studies in favor of dramatics.
In New York he appeared on the stage in “White Horse Inn,” “Higher and Higher,” “Three After Three,” “Panama Hattie” and “Sons of Fun.” He also spent two years with the Acquacade at the World’s Fair.
Two years ago he went to Hollywood and has appeared to “Broadway Women,” “Two Girls and a Sailor,” “Christmas Holiday” and “Canterville Ghost.”
Times Record. December 26, 1944: 11 col 3. [What film was meant by “Broadway Women” is unclear. Possibly Two Girls on Broadway (1940) or Babes on Broadway (1941), though O’Bryan’s credits otherwise are from 1944 onwards.]
The Internet Movie Database has several other credits for Carl O’Bryan, all relatively minor roles that went uncredited onscreen.
Mr. and Mrs. Henry M. O’Bryan, 40 124th St., are in Joshua Tree, Calif., visiting their son, Carl O’Bryan, formerly of Troy.
Carl O’Bryan is one of the originators of Joshua Tree’s annual Christmas pageant which is presented on each of the seven nights before Christmas. The pageant takes place in a business block in the center of town and traffic is rerouted while it is in progress. A graduate of Lansingburgh High School and Cornell University, Mr. O’Bryan has been an actor in Hollywood and New York and is presently part owner of the Moonstone Cafe in Joshua Tree.
Troy Record. January 4, 1958: 6 col 2.