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O'Neill, James

Born: 1849 AD
Died: 1920 AD
Nationality: Irish
Categories: Actors, Entertainers

1849 – James O’Neill, born on the 15th of November in Kilkenny, Ireland. He was an actor and the father of the American playwright Eugene O’Neill.

1877 – Married to Mary O’Neill.


1885 – He bought production rights to Charles Fechter’s stage adaptation of "The Count of Monte Cristo".


1920 – Died on the 10th of August in New London, Conneticut, United States.


1956 – An inspiration for character James Tyrone in Eugene O’Neill’s play "Long Day’s Journey into Night".