Patrick O’Neal Wife, Net Worth, Children

After the passing of his father, Ryan O’Neil, all eyes are now on Patrick O’Neal as we delve into the intricacies of his marital life, financial worth, and parenthood.

Who is Patrick O’Neal?

O’Neal comes from a family of actors, with his father being Ryan O’Neal and his mother being Leigh Taylor-Young. He shares a half-sibling relationship with Griffin O’Neal, Tatum O’Neal, and Redmond O’Neal. His paternal lineage includes Irish, English, and Ashkenazi Jewish ancestry.

His presence is most notable during the pregame and postgame shows of the Los Angeles Angels and Los Angeles Kings. Additionally, he contributes game breaks for Fox College Football. In the past, he served as a studio host for Fox College Football and provided in-game highlights for Fox NFL Sunday.

During the 2005 NFL season, he temporarily took on the role of studio host for Fox Saturday Baseball when the regular host, Jeanne Zelasko, was on maternity leave. He also worked as a sideline reporter for two NFL on Fox games. Furthermore, he served as the dugout reporter for Games 3 and 5 of the 2005 National League Championship Series and Game 5 of the 2005 American League Championship Series. He briefly held the position of in-game highlights host for Fox NFL Sunday before being replaced by Joel Klatt.

Starting from 2021, O’Neal has been fulfilling the role of secondary TV play-by-play commentator for the Los Angeles Angels alongside Mark Gubicza, stepping in when Matt Vasgersian is unavailable. When Vasgersian is broadcasting for the Angels, O’Neal takes on the responsibilities of sideline reporter or studio host for the team’s pre-game/post-game show.

Who is Patrick O’Neal’s father, Ryan O’Neil?

Ryan O'Neal Net Worth
Ryan O’Neil

Ryan O’Neal was an American actor. Born in Los Angeles, he trained as an amateur boxer before beginning a career in acting in 1960. In 1964, he landed the role of Rodney Harrington on the ABC nighttime soap opera Peyton Place.

O’Neal was born in Los Angeles on April 20, 1941, to actress Patricia Ruth Olga and novelist and screenwriter Charles O’Neal. His father had Irish and English heritage, while his mother had Irish and Ashkenazi Jewish ancestry. His brother, Kevin, also pursued a career in acting and screenwriting.

O’Neal attended University High School in Los Angeles, where he trained to become a Golden Gloves boxer. In the late 1950s, his father’s job as a writer on the television series Citizen Soldier led the family to Munich, where O’Neal attended Munich American High School.

In 1964, O’Neal secured the role of Rodney Harrington on the popular ABC nighttime soap opera Peyton Place. This role catapulted his career to new heights. He later achieved success in the film industry, particularly with his performances in Love Story (1970), for which he received nominations for the Academy Award for Best Actor and the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor—Motion Picture Drama. He also made notable appearances in films such as What’s Up, Doc? (1972), Paper Moon (1973), Barry Lyndon (1975), A Bridge Too Far (1977), and The Driver (1978).

From 2005 to 2017, O’Neal had a recurring role as Max, the father of the main character, in the Fox television series Bones.

In 1964, he was chosen to portray Rodney Harrington in the popular television series Peyton Place. O’Neal secured the role because the studio was seeking a young actor similar to Doug McClure. The show achieved great success, propelling its cast, including O’Neal, to national recognition. Many of the cast members, such as Mia Farrow and Barbara Parkins, were offered movie roles.

O’Neal himself was eager to venture into the world of films. While working on Peyton Place, O’Neal also appeared in a pilot episode for a potential series called European Eye in 1968. Additionally, he signed a recording contract with ABC. O’Neal’s first leading role in a feature film came in 1969 with The Big Bounce, which was based on an Elmore Leonard novel. That same year, he also appeared in a television adaptation of Under the Yum Yum Tree (1963).

Originally, O’Neal was intended to star in Bogdanovich’s unsuccessful musical At Long Last Love but was ultimately replaced by Burt Reynolds. However, he did collaborate with Reynolds, Bogdanovich, and his daughter Tatum O’Neal in the screwball comedy Nickelodeon (1976), for which he received a fee of $750,000. Unfortunately, the film did not fare well at the box office.

O’Neal then took on a minor role in the star-studded war film A Bridge Too Far (1977), portraying General James Gavin. Despite O’Neal’s portrayal being criticized, it is worth noting that he was only one year older than Gavin during the events depicted in the film. While the movie performed poorly in the US, it found success in Europe.

Patrick O’Neal Net Worth

Patrick O’Neal net worth is $20 Million. It is evident that his wealth has been accumulated through numerous acting opportunities he has successfully pursued and other financial ventures he has wisely undertaken.

Patrick O’Neal Wife and Children

Rebecca De Mornay is an established actress with a handful of movies to her credit

Patrick O’Neil is in a relationship with Rebecca De Mornay. Rebecca, an American actress, gained recognition in 1983 for her breakthrough film role as Lana in Risky Business.

Throughout her career, De Mornay has also been acclaimed for her performances in The Slugger’s Wife (1985), Runaway Train (1985), The Trip to Bountiful (1985), Backdraft (1991), and The Hand That Rocks the Cradle (1992).

Additionally, she has appeared in notable films such as The Three Musketeers (1993), Never Talk to Strangers (1995), Identity (2003), Lords of Dogtown, Wedding Crashers (both 2005), and Mother’s Day (2010). On the small screen, she captivated audiences as Wendy Torrance in the miniseries adaptation of The Shining (1997) and portrayed Dorothy Walker in Marvel’s Jessica Jones (2015–19). Patrick and Rebbeca have two daughters.

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