Paul O'Brien was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. He had an early role on the television special "William Shakespeare's Twelfth Night" (PBS, 1997-98). He also appeared in the TV movie "A Case of Deadly Force" (CBS, 1985-1986). He also worked in film during these years, including roles in "Soul Man" (1986) and "Second Sight" (1989) with John Larroquette. Several more television roles followed in the nineties and the early 2000s, including stints on "Providence" (NBC, 1999-2002) and "Angel" (Warner Bros. Television Network, 1999-2004). He also had roles in film during these years, including roles in the Martin Lawrence crime adaptation "What's The Worst That Could Happen?" (2001). O'Brien's more recent roles included the Keanu Reeves comedy "Henry's Crime" (2011) and the Jamie Bamber thriller "John Doe: Vigilante" (2014). He held additional roles in television including a part on "Elementary" (CBS, 2012-). Most recently, O'Brien acted on "Search Party" (TBS, 2016-).