Brian Donlevy

Dangerous Assignment 1952 Brian Donlevy as Steve Mitchell
1901 - 1972

Brian Donlevy  Irish Actor


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Brian Donlevy passed away on 5th Apr 1972 aged 71.


Brian Donlevy was previously married to Lillian Lugosi (1966 - 1972), Marjorie Lane (1936 - 1948) and Yvonne Grey (1928 - 1936).

He was in relationships with Pamela Duncan (1951 - 1952), Audrey Totter (1949), Lucille Ball and Joan Crawford.

Brian Donlevy had encounters with Diana Lynn (1950).


Irish Actor Brian Donlevy was born Waldo Brian Donlevy on 9th February, 1901 in Portadown,Craigavon, District, North Ireland and passed away on 5th Apr 1972 Woodland Hills, CA aged 71. He is most remembered for The Great McGinty. His zodiac sign is Aquarius.

Brian Donlevy was in an on-screen matchup with Dorothy Lamour in The Lucky Stiff (1949).

Brian Donlevy is a member of the following lists: People from Sheboygan Falls, Wisconsin, Male Western (genre) film actors and Male actors from Cleveland, Ohio.


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Relationship Statistics

Married3 12 years 9 years, 8 months 6 years
Dating4 68 years, 10 months 17 years 3 months, 2 days
Encounter1 67 years, 6 months - -
Total8 68 years, 10 months 20 years, 1 month 3 months, 2 days


First Name Brian
Last Name Donlevy
Full Name at Birth Waldo Brian Donlevy
Age 71 (age at death) years
Birthday 9th February, 1901
Birthplace Portadown,Craigavon, District, North Ireland
Died 5th April, 1972
Place of Death Woodland Hills, CA
Cause of Death Throat Cancer
Height 5' 8" (173 cm)
Build Athletic
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Black
Zodiac Sign Aquarius
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity White
Nationality Irish
Occupation Text Actor
Occupation Actor
Claim to Fame The Great McGinty
Year(s) Active 1924–1969
Family Member Judy Donlevy (daughter)
Friend Spencer Tracy, Frederic March

Waldo Brian Donlevy (February 9, 1901 – April 5, 1972), later known as Brian Donlevy, was an Irish-American actor, noted for playing dangerous tough guys from the 1930s to the 1960s. He usually appeared in supporting roles. Among his best-known films are Beau Geste (1939) and The Great McGinty (1940). For his role as Sergeant Markoff in Beau Geste he was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor.

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Partner Comparison

Brian Donlevy71 AquariusActor
Lillian Lugosi-
Pamela Duncan80 CapricornActress
Diana Lynn45 LibraActress
Audrey Totter95 SagittariusActress
Marjorie Lane100 PiscesMusician
Yvonne Grey-Actress
Joan Crawford71 AriesActress
Lucille Ball77 LeoComedian


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Pit Stop1969Grant WillardMovie
Arizona Bushwhackers1968Mayor Joe SmithMovie
Rogue's Gallery1968Detective LeeMovie
Five Golden Dragons1967Dragon #3Movie
Hostile Guns1967Marshal WillettMovie
Gammera the Invincible1966Gen. Terry ArnoldMovie
The Fat Spy1966George WellingtonMovie
Waco1966Ace RossMovie
Family Affair1966Owen PenningtonTV Show
Curse of the Fly1965Henri DelambreMovie
How to Stuff a Wild Bikini1965B.D. 'Big Deal' MacPhersonMovie
The Pigeon That Took Rome1962Col. Sherman HarringtonMovie
Saints and Sinners1962PrellerTV Show
The Errand Boy1961Tom 'T.P.' ParamutualMovie
The DuPont Show of the Week1961Cheese KarapolisTV Show
Target: The Corruptors1961PeteTV Show
Girl in Room 131960Steve MarshallMovie
Never So Few1959Gen. SloanMovie
Rawhide1959Jed RestonTV Show
The DuPont Show with June Allyson1959John RidgesTV Show
Juke Box Rhythm1959George MantonMovie
Hotel de Paree1959TV Show
Cowboy1958Doc Bender, TrailhandMovie
The Texan1958Sam Gallup, Sheriff Bob GleasonTV Show
Enemy from Space1957QuatermassMovie
Perry Mason1957General Roger BrandonTV Show
The DuPont Show of the Month1957Constable DaleTV Show
Wagon Train1957Jasper CatoTV Show
Escape from Red Rock1957Bronc GriersonMovie
A Cry in the Night1956Capt. Ed BatesMovie
Zane Grey Theater1956Fred ChildressTV Show
The Big Combo1955Joe McClureMovie
The Quatermass Xperiment1955Prof. Bernard QuatermassMovie
Crossroads1955Reverend Jacob Chamberlain, Rev. Robert McClure, Dr. Roy BellTV Show
Damon Runyon Theater1955TV Show
Star Stage1955Honest John GaminskiTV Show
Climax!1954Sam Marvin, Lieutenant Commander KnowlesTV Show
Woman They Almost Lynched1953Charles QuantrillMovie
Medallion Theatre1953TV Show
The Motorola Television Hour1953TV Show
The Ford Television Theatre1952Charlie Brock, Joe AladdinTV Show
Hoodlum Empire1952Sen. Bill StephensMovie
Ride the Man Down1952Bide MarrinerMovie
Dangerous Assignment1952Steve MitchellTV Show
The Red Skelton Hour1951Big DanTV Show
Fighting Coast Guard1951Cmdr. McFarlandMovie
Slaughter Trail1951Capt. DempsterMovie
Kansas Raiders1950Col. William Clarke QuantrillMovie
Shakedown1950Nick PalmerMovie
Lux Video Theatre1950Daniel J. McGintyTV Show
Pulitzer Prize Playhouse1950TV Show
Impact1949Walter WilliamsMovie
The Lucky Stiff1949John J. MaloneMovie
A Southern Yankee1948Kurt DevlynnMovie
Command Decision1948Brig. Gen. Clifton I. GarnetMovie
Studio One in Hollywood1948JimTV Show
The Chevrolet Tele-Theatre1948TV Show
Heaven Only Knows1947Adam 'Duke' ByronMovie
Killer McCoy1947Jim CaighnMovie
Kiss of Death1947Assistant D.A. Louis D'AngeloMovie
Song of Scheherazade1947Capt. Vladimir GregorovitchMovie
The Beginning or the End1947Maj. Gen. Leslie R. GrovesMovie
The Trouble with Women1947Joe McBrideMovie
Kraft Theatre1947TV Show
Canyon Passage1946George CamroseMovie
The Virginian1946TrampasMovie
Two Years Before the Mast1946Richard Henry DanaMovie
Our Hearts Were Growing Up1946Tony MinnettiMovie
Duffy's Tavern1945Brian DonlevyMovie
An American Romance1944Stefan Dubechek aka Steve DangosMovie
The Miracle of Morgan's Creek1944Governor McGintyMovie
Hangmen Also Die!1943Dr. Franticek SvobodaMovie
Stand by for Action1942Lt. Cmdr. Martin J. RobertsMovie
The Glass Key1942Paul MadvigMovie
The Great Man's Lady1942Steely EdwardsMovie
The Remarkable Andrew1942General Andrew JacksonMovie
Wake Island1942Maj. Geoffrey CatonMovie
A Gentleman After Dark1942Harry 'Heliotrope Harry' MeltonMovie
Nightmare1942Daniel ShaneMovie
Two Yanks in Trinidad1942Vince BarrowsMovie
Billy the Kid1941Jim SherwoodMovie
Birth of the Blues1941MemphisMovie
Hold Back the Dawn1941Movie Actor (uncredited)Movie
I Wanted Wings1941Capt. MercerMovie
South of Tahiti1941BobMovie
Brigham Young1940Angus DuncanMovie
The Great McGinty1940Dan McGintyMovie
When the Daltons Rode1940Grat DaltonMovie
Allegheny Uprising1939CallendarMovie
Beau Geste1939Sergeant MarkoffMovie
Destry Rides Again1939KentMovie
Jesse James1939BarsheeMovie
Union Pacific1939Sid CampeauMovie
Behind Prison Gates1939Agent Norman CraigMovie
Battle of Broadway1938Chesty WebbMovie
We're Going to Be Rich1938Yankee GordonMovie
Sharpshooters1938Steve MitchellMovie
In Old Chicago1937Gil WarrenMovie
This Is My Affair1937Batiste DuryeaMovie
Born Reckless1937Bob 'Hurry' KaneMovie
Midnight Taxi1937Charles 'Chick' GardnerMovie
High Tension1936Steve ReardonMovie
Strike Me Pink1936VanceMovie
36 Hours to Kill1936Frank EversMovie
Crack-Up1936Ace MartinMovie
Thirteen Hours by Air1936Dr. James L. EvartsMovie
Half Angel1936Duffy GilesMovie
Human Cargo1936Packy CampbellMovie
Barbary Coast1935Knuckles JacobyMovie
Another Face1935Broken Nose Dawson, Spencer Dutro IIIMovie
Mary Burns, Fugitive1935SpikeMovie
Ireno1932The Drunk (uncredited)Movie
A Modern Cinderella1932Charlie - the ChauffeurShort Film
Gentlemen of the Press1929Kelly - Reporter (uncredited)Movie
Mother's Boy1929Harry O'DayMovie
A Man of Quality1926Richard CourtneyMovie
School for Wives1925RalphMovie
Monsieur Beaucaire1924Ball Guest at Bath (uncredited)Movie
Damaged Hearts1924Jim PorterMovie
Eve of the Revolution, The1924Paul RevereMovie
Jamestown1923Minor Role (uncredited)Short Film
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