Born on November 15, 1963 in Chicago, Illinois, Kevin O’Connor is an actor who is best known for appearing in several movies, including the blockbuster The Mummy, where he played the betraying friend Beni. The son of a teacher and a police officer, O’Connor trained as an actor at the Goodman School of Drama at DePaul University. In 1989, he made his stage debut in the production of El Salvador by Raphael Lima at the Steppenwolf Theater. A year later, he made his New York off-Broadway debut at the Circle Repertory Company with The Colorado Catechism.
O’Connor made his film debut, meanwhile, in Francis Ford Coppola’s Peggy Sue Got Married in 1998, where he played the high school rebel Michael Fitzsimmons. His other screen credits include Deep Rising, Van Helsing, and There Will Be Blood, where he played the man who claims to be the brother of Daniel Day-Lewis’ Daniel Plainview. In 2009, he was cast with Swayze on the A&E drama The Beast, which was canceled after one season.