Virginia O'Brien

Apr 18, 1919


The daughter of a Los Angeles detective captain and the niece of director Lloyd Bacon, Virginia O'Brien was 17 when she made her stage debut in Meet the People. The story goes that O'Brien "froze" at the prospect of facing an audience, whereupon she rendered her song without cracking a smile, or displaying any other sort of facial expression. The… More


Virginia O'Brien Videos

The Harvey Girls
2 minutes 28 seconds
Till The Clouds Roll By
2 minutes 37 seconds
Meet The People
30 seconds
Ziegfeld Follies
3 minutes 32 seconds
Panama Hattie
2 minutes 37 seconds

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