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Ed O'Neill
Born Edward O'Neill
April 12, 1946 (1946-04-12) (age 63)
Youngstown, Ohio, U.S.
Occupation Athlete, Teacher, Actor
Years active 1970–present
Spouse(s) Catherine Rusoff (1986–present)
.Edward "Ed" O'Neill (born April 12, 1946) is an American actor.^ Edward O'Neill (born April 12, 1946) is an American actor.
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^ April 12, 1946, Youngstown, Ohio .
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^ More Details for Ed O'Neill: Email Address Address History Reverse Phone Search Description: Edward O'Neill, Jr. April 12, 1946) is a two time Golden Globe nominated American actor.
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[1] He is best known for his role as the main character, Al Bundy, on the Fox Network's sitcom, Married... with Children.[1] .O'Neill is often cast as a police detective or FBI agent in television shows and films.^ O'Neill is often cast as a police officer on television shows and in movies, as a trademark.
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^ After Married went off the air, O'Neill returned to his police role roots in the movie The Bone Collector , then in television as Detective (later Lieutenant) Joe Friday in Dick Wolf 's revival of Dragnet .
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^ Sue Thomas FBI agent, the first deaf person to work in this capacity, and the inspiration for the television series Sue Thomas: F.B. Eye .
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He currently can be seen on the ABC sitcom Modern Family in the role of Jay Pritchett.

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Early life

.O'Neill was born into an Irish Catholic family in Youngstown, Ohio.^ Are Irish Born or have Irish connections through family or friends?
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^ O'Neill was born in Youngstown, Ohio, the son of a social worker/housewife & a mill worker/truck driver.
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[2] .His mother, Ruth Ann (née Quinlan), was a homemaker and social worker, and his father, Edward Phillip O'Neill, was a steel mill worker and truck driver.^ O'Neill was born in Youngstown, Ohio, the son of a social worker/housewife & a mill worker/truck driver.
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[3][4] .O'Neill attended Ursuline High School and went on to study at Ohio University in Athens, Ohio, where he was a member of Delta Sigma Phi Fraternity, and at Youngstown State University where he played football.^ After graduating high school, he attended Ohio University & Youngstown State University, where he played football.
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^ He was signed in 1969 by the Pittsburgh Steelers but failed to make the team, he then went into teaching at his high school alma mater before going into acting.
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^ Jerry Olsavsky NFL veteran of the Pittsburgh Steelers , attended Chaney High School on the city's South Side.
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[4] .O'Neill was signed by the Pittsburgh Steelers in 1969 as an outside linebacker.^ He was signed in 1969 by the Pittsburgh Steelers but failed to make the team, he then went into teaching at his high school alma mater before going into acting.
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He was released before the start of the 1969 regular season.[4] Later, on Married... with .Children, O'Neill played a former high-school football star who had failed to make it big and constantly relived his "glory days" at Polk High ("I once scored four touchdowns in a single game").^ He was signed in 1969 by the Pittsburgh Steelers but failed to make the team, he then went into teaching at his high school alma mater before going into acting.
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^ The scenario we're in reminds me of my days in high school debate.
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^ That means that not a single soldier or sailor who received Bronze Stars for doing no more than Kerry did that day deserved their medals either.
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.As part of this theme, former Pittsburgh Steelers great and hall of fame quarterback Terry Bradshaw also made 2 guest appearances on the show.^ After various guest appearances over the next 25 years, she became a regular member of the cast in 1999 and quickly became one of the show's best-loved characters.
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.O'Neill was also a social studies teacher at Youngstown's Ursuline High School, before becoming an actor.^ He was signed in 1969 by the Pittsburgh Steelers but failed to make the team, he then went into teaching at his high school alma mater before going into acting.
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^ After graduating high school, he attended Ohio University & Youngstown State University, where he played football.
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^ We will examine how they are brought into gangs and become anti social due to the failing school systems, which will be discussed.
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[4]

Career

.O'Neill played Lenny in a stage production of John Steinbeck's Of Mice and Men at the American Repertory Theater in Cambridge, Massachusetts.^ He performed in a stage production of Of Mice and Men at the American Repertory Theater in Cambridge, Massachusetts, then made his film debut in 1972's Deliverance before appearing in a number of TV movie roles in the early 1980's, mainly playing police detective types.
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He made his film debut in John Boorman's Deliverance as a deputy[4]. In 1985, O'Neill appeared in a Red Lobster commercial eating fish. He had no lines. O'Neill also used to star in commercials for 1-800-COLLECT. He currently appears in advertisements for AOL's online video service.
O'Neill is primarily known for playing the lead role of Al Bundy in Married... with Children, a long-running American sitcom about a dysfunctional family living in Chicago.[4] It was the first primetime television series to air on the Fox Network as a midseason replacement, debuting on April 5, 1987 and concluding June 9, 1997.
.During and following the success of Married...with Children, O'Neill would appear in several movies, including The Bone Collector, Little Giants, and Dutch.^ O'Neill continued to appear on police shows such as The Equalizer , Hunter , and Spencer: For Hire before landing his most famous role as Al Bundy in the comedy Married With Children , a role he played for 10 years and 260 episodes.
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^ After Married went off the air, O'Neill returned to his police role roots in the movie The Bone Collector , then in television as Detective (later Lieutenant) Joe Friday in Dick Wolf 's revival of Dragnet .
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^ Magical glyphs appear in the sky, and fire blasts of magical energy in quick succession, followed up by one massive blast.
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.He also had short cameos in Wayne's World and Wayne's World 2, and appeared as Relish the Troll King in The 10th Kingdom.^ During his Married run he appeared in the movies K-9 , Wayne's World & its' sequel Wayne's World 2 , and others.
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.O'Neill made a brief appearance on the comedy variety show In Living Color, playing the "Dirty Dozens" champion who defeats the challenger, played by Jamie Foxx.^ O'Neill continued to appear on police shows such as The Equalizer , Hunter , and Spencer: For Hire before landing his most famous role as Al Bundy in the comedy Married With Children , a role he played for 10 years and 260 episodes.
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^ He included a chart showing the numbers for each state, and he's right that dozens of states have lawmakers who answer to fewer constituents than Pennsylvania lawmakers do.
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^ Saluga performed Raymond J. Johnson, Jr. Redd Foxx 's eponymous variety show [1] , and later on television commercials for Miller Lite .
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.He also made a cameo on the sitcom 8 Simple Rules where he played Cate S. Hennessy's old boyfriend.^ Katey Sagal married with children peggy bundy peg futurama turanga leela 8 simple rules cate hennessy Katey Sagal-All Is Well (04:32) .
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^ Katey Sagal married with children peggy bundy 8 simple rules futurama boston legal peg cate hennessy AllStars & Katey Sagal live (04:44) .
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.Law & Order franchise creator Dick Wolf cast O'Neill as Sgt.^ If Gun Control Laws are passed the New World Order will make it very easy to create the Police State & Martial Law Permanent in the United States of America.
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Joe Friday in his 2003 remake of Jack Webb's classic TV crime series Dragnet. The series was canceled by ABC in its second season. O'Neill went on to appear as a recurring character on NBC's The West Wing, playing Gov. Eric Baker (D-PA).[4] .Baker, a strong candidate for the Democratic Presidential Nomination, assumed the office of the Vice President under Matt Santos at the end of the series.^ Huckabee, a Republican presidential candidate in 2008, is considering a run for president in 2012.
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^ We didn't support them in office, even under the Democrats.

^ And DUBYA BUSH has a special relationship with TUCKER. DAN QUAYLE Vice president under GEORGE BUSH Sr.
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O'Neill also played Bill on HBO's television series John From Cincinnati. He currently can be seen on the ABC sitcom Modern Family in the role of Jay Pritchett.
.In January 2009, O'Neill reunited with his TV son David Faustino (Bud Bundy from Married with Children) for two episodes of Faustino's show Star-ving.^ Ed O'neill from Married with Children, born and raised in the YO! graduated from Ursline!!!
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^ Ed O'Neill Actor, best known for playing Al Bundy on Married...
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[5] Ed also appeared with the entire cast of Married with Children again when they were honored at the 7th Annual TV Land Award show in 2009, presented by Dr. Phil.

Personal life

.O'Neill has been married since 1986 to actress Catherine Rusoff, who appeared in two episodes of Married with Children.^ He also appeared in four episodes of Doctor Who in the 1980s, opposite Peter Davison's Doctor.
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^ Rumors around his relationship with British-Australian actress Naomi Watts (with whom he appeared in The Painted Veil) have long flown over whether or not the couple are in fact married.
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^ Ed O'neill from Married with Children, born and raised in the YO! graduated from Ursline!!!
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In 1989, the couple separated but reconciled in 1993. They have two young daughters, one being Sophia born in 1999.
.After being introduced to Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu by his friend, writer/director John Milius, O'Neill has now trained in the martial art for 15 years under the mentoring of Rorion Gracie whose father actually created the art.^ The Police State As we have witnessed in the last section these policies are being introduced slowly in order to create an actual Police State.
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^ There are not many differences in the way our Military and Police are now being trained in this nation.
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^ Actually, the organization was founded by John o'Neill who was a Swift Boat veteran.
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In December 2007, O'Neill received his Black Belt in Gracie Jiu-Jitsu.[6]

Filmography

Film
Year Film Role Other notes
1972 Deliverance Deputy in hospital Uncredited Role
1980 Cruising Det. Schreiber
The Dogs of War Terry
1989 Disorganized Crime George Denver
K-9 Sgt. Brannigan
1990 The Adventures of Ford Fairlane Lt. Amos
Sibling Rivalry Wilbur Meany
1991 Dutch Dutch Dooley Alternative title: Driving Me Crazy
1992 Wayne's World Glen, Mikita's Manager
1993 Wayne's World 2 Glen, Mikita's Manager
1994 Blue Chips Ed
Little Giants Kevin O'Shea
1997 Prefontaine Bill Dellinger
The Spanish Prisoner FBI Team Leader
1999 The Bone Collector Det. Paulie Sellitto
2000 Lucky Numbers Dick Simmons
2001 Nobody's Baby Norman Pinkney
2004 Spartan Burch
2005 Steel Valley Congressman Cardone Short film
2008 Redbelt Hollywood Producer
Television
Year Title Role Notes
1970 All My Children Unknown episodes
1980 The Day the Women Got Even Ed TV-Movie
1982 Farrell for the People Det. Jay Brennan TV-Movie
1983 When Your Lover Leaves Mack Sher TV-Movie
1984 Miami Vice Arthur Lawson/Artie Rollins Episode: Heart of Darkness
1985 Hunter Dan Colson Episode: The Garbage Man
Braker Danny Buckner TV-Pilot
The Equalizer Doctor Episode: The Children's Song
1986 A Winner Never Quits Whitey Wyshner TV-Movie
Popeye Doyle Popeye Doyle TV-Movie/TV-Pilot
Spenser: For Hire Buddy Almeida Episode: Widow's Walk
1987 Right to Die TV-Movie
1987–1997 Married... with Children Al Bundy 260 episodes
1988 Midnight Caller Hank Episode: Twelve Gauge
Police Story: Gladiator School Sgt. Stanley Bivens TV-Movie
1990 A Very Retail Christmas Max Crandall TV-Movie
1991 The Whereabouts of Jenny Jimmy O'Meara TV-Movie
Top of the Heap Al Bundy Episode: Top of the Heap
1993 Nick's Game Ron Hawthorne TV-Movie
1995 W.E.I.R.D. World Dr. Monochian TV-Movie
2000 The 10th Kingdom Relish the Troll King Miniseries
2001 Big Apple Det. Michael Mooney 8 episodes
2003–2004 Dragnet Lt. Joe Friday 22 episodes
2004 In the Game Buzz First TV-Pilot
2004, 2005 The West Wing Gov. Eric Baker 4 episodes
2005 8 Simple Rules for Dating My Teenage Daughter Al Bundy Episode: Old Flame
In the Game Buzz Second TV-Pilot
2006 Inseparable Alan TV-Pilot
Twenty Good Years Brock Manley Episode: Between Brock and a Hard Place
The Unit William Partch Episode: Silver Star
2007 John from Cincinnati Bill Jacks 10 episodes
2009–present Modern Family Jay Pritchett

Awards and nominations

  • 1992: Nominated, "Best Performance by an Actor in a TV-Series - Comedy/Musical" - Married...with Children
  • 1993: Nominated, "Best Performance by an Actor in a TV-Series - Comedy/Musical" - Married...with Children
  • 2010: Nominated, "Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series" - Modern Family
  • 2009: Won, "Innovator Award" - Married...with Children

References

  1. ^ a b "Ed O'Neill Biography". Internet Movie Database. http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0642145. Retrieved 2007-11-09. 
  2. ^ Pallante, Sally; Scotty Hanahan, Jim Dunn, Ted Miller, Martin Pallante, Terry Dunn (2004). Irish in Youngstown and the Greater Mahoning Valley. Charleston, SC: Arcadia Publishing. pp. 105. 
  3. ^ Ed O'Neill Biography (1946-)
  4. ^ a b c d e f g "Ed O'Neill Biography". Bundyology.com. http://www.bundyology.com/eo.html. Retrieved 2007-11-09. 
  5. ^ "Star-ving’s David Faustino’s five favorite comedians of all time + Ed O’Neill reunion". Punchline Magazine. http://punchlinemagazine.com/blog/star-vings-david-faustinos-five-favorite-comedians-of-all-time-ed-oneill-reunion. Retrieved 2009-02-20. 
  6. ^ "Al Bundy Gets Black Belt". Youtube. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k3yjN1KrqfM. Retrieved 2008-11-04. 

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