Actress Holly O’Brien dies at 55

Starred in feature 'Yours, Mine and Ours'

Holly O’Brien, who started as an actress in the 1968 feature “Yours, Mine and Ours” and became a children’s agent, died unexpectedly in her sleep at her home in Lake Malibu, Calif. on Dec. 30. She was 55.

Born in San Francisco and raised in Santa Monica, O’Brien graduated was cast at the age of 13 in “Yours, Mine and Ours,” starring Henry Fonda and Lucille Ball. Later, she worked as a singer and dancer performing alongside Mitzi Gaynor, Anthony Newley, Kate Smith and Mac Davis. She also performed as a member of the international recording group St. Tropez.

As a theatrical agent, O’Brien worked at Abrams Rubaloff & Lawrence, Jack Rose Agency, L.A Talent, L.A Models, and her own firm, Landmark Talent, which she shuttered to become a casting director for TV branding campaigns.

She is survived by her fiance Rick Squire and a sister.

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