O'Brian first attended school at New Trier High School in Winnetka, Illinois, then the (now defunct) Kemper Military School in Boonville, Missouri; he lettered in football, basketball, wrestling, and track.
O'Brian dropped out of the University of Cincinnati after one semester to enlist in the Marine Corps during World War II.
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The starving artist, the pretentious artist, the sensitive artist — there are a lot of stereotypes out there about artists, but it’s not just their careers they have to defend. Want to know what it’s really like to date an artist? I spoke with Cory Huff, founder of The Abundant Artist.com, and Annush Mac Leod, the wife of Miami cartoonist Hugh Mac Leod, of Gaping Void.com, to set the record straight.
Townsend was either let go because they decided the part should be played by someone much older or because there were 'creative differences' that couldn't be overcome.
Enter Viggo Mortensen and the rest is movie history.
These handsome actors who hail from Ireland are a talented bunch when it comes to American film.