Erin OBrien best known as the leading lady of the first made-for-TV movie Girl on the Run

Erin O'Brien January 17, 1934, Los Angeles, California is an American actress active during the mid-twentieth century and best known as the leading lady of arguably the first made-for-TV movie, Girl on the Run, which also served as the pilot for the television series 77 Sunset Strip. One of 14 siblings, she has six sisters and seven brothers according to her "Glamour Girls of the Silver Screen" bio. O'Brien was also the leading lady on episodes of such television shows as Bat Masterson, Sugarfoot, Cheyenne, Maverick, Colt .45, and Death Valley Days. Warner Bros. initially held her in such high regard that she was billed alongside James Garner at the beginning of her first Maverick episode in 1957, a gesture shared by very few actors during the 5-year run of the series; the episode is "Stage West", based upon a Louis Lamour story, and remains permanently available for viewing at the Paley Center for Media in New York City and Los Angeles. According to the Internet Movie Database, O'Brien was a featured solo singer on The Steve Allen Show from 1956 to 1958. Her films include Onionhead and John Paul Jones. O'Brien has four children, two by her current husband, Kanan Awni, and two by her former husband, Jimmy Fitzgerald.

Filmography for vintage actress Erin OBrien

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