Actor, S2c Pat O'Brien US Navy (Served 1918-1921) Short Bio: Like most Americans, Bill O'Brien and his friends were outraged by the sinking of the Lusitania in May 1915. As America entered the war he, together with his boyhood friends Spencer and Carroll Tracy, joined the navy. He went on active duty in August 1918. Pat also served with Benjamin Kubelsky (Jack Benny) at Great Lakes Naval Station during World War I. O'Brien was honorably discharged as a Seaman 2nd Class in 1921.
Bill O'Brien Photos - Head coach Bill O'Brien of the Penn State Nittany Lions leads his team onto the field before playing the Ohio State Buckeyes at Beaver Stadium on October 2012 in State College, Pennsylvania. - Ohio State v Penn State
Former Penn State coach Bill O’Brien blasted the Joe Paterno-era loyalists in an off-the-record conversation with a Pennsylvania journalist that was published Wednesday after O’Brien left Happy Valley for the Houston Texans.
Colleen O'Brien, wife of Penn State football coach Bill O'Brien, reflects on running a sports household