Donald O'Connor  American Actor

Current Status

Donald O'Connor passed away on 27th Sep 2003 aged 78.

Relationships

Donald O'Connor was previously married to Gloria Noble (1956 - 2003) and Gwen Carter (1944 - 1954).

He was also in relationships with Larri Thomas (1954), Julie Adams (1954), Sheila Connolly (1953), Gloria DeHaven (1934 - 1935), Betty Kelly and Pier Angeli.

Donald O'Connor is rumoured to have hooked up with Gene Kelly.

Donald O'Connor had 4 children, Alicia, Donald Frederick, Kevin and Donna Gwen.

About

Donald O'Connor is a 78 year old American Actor. Born Donald David Dixon Ronald O’Connor on 28th August, 1925 in Chicago, Illinois, he is famous for Singin` in the rain in a career that spans 1937–1999. His zodiac sign is Virgo.

Donald O'Connor was in 5 on-screen matchups, notably with Debbie Reynolds in I Love Melvin (1953), Gene Kelly in Singin' in the Rain (1952), Marilyn Monroe in There's No Business Like Show Business (1954), Patricia Charbonneau in Tales from the Crypt (1989) and Vera-Ellen in Call Me Madam (1953).

Donald O'Connor is a member of the following lists: Outstanding Performance by a Lead Actor in a Comedy Series Primetime Emmy Award winners, Male actors from Chicago, Illinois and 20th-century American male actors.

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Dating History

Partner Comparison

NameAgeZodiacOccupationNationality
Donald O'Connor78 VirgoActor
American
Gloria Noble-
Larri Thomas80 AquariusActress
American
Julie Adams89 LibraActress
American
Sheila Connolly86 PiscesActress
American
Gwen Carter-Actress
American
Gloria DeHaven91 CancerActress
American
Betty Kelly71 VirgoSinger
American
Gene Kelly83 LeoActor
American
Pier Angeli39 GeminiActress
Italian

Children

NameGenderBornAge
Alicia
Female
Donald Frederick
Male
Kevin
Male
Donna Gwen
Female

Filmography

FilmYearCharacterType
Out to Sea1997Jonathan DevereauxMovie
Father Frost1996Baba YagaMovie
Bandit: Bandit's Silver Angel1994Uncle CyrusTV Movie
Frasier1993Harlow SaffordTV Show
The Building1993Bonnie's FatherTV Show
The Nanny1993FredTV Show
Toys1992Kenneth ZevoMovie
Tales from the Crypt1989Joseph RenfieldTV Show
A Time to Remember1987Father WalshMovie
A Mouse, a Mystery and Me1987Alex the Mouse (voice)TV Movie
Alice in Wonderland1985The Lory BirdTV Movie
Highway to Heaven1984Jackie ClarkTV Show
Murder, She Wrote1984Barry BarnesTV Show
Hotel1983David ConnellyTV Show
Pandemonium1982Glenn's DadMovie
Ragtime1981Evelyn's Dance InstructorMovie
Simon & Simon1981George Decova, Barnaby the GreatTV Show
The Littlest Hobo1979Freddie the ClownTV Show
The Big Fix1978Francis Joins the NavyMovie
Fantasy Island1977Dr. WatsonTV Show
The Love Boat1977Oscar TiltonTV Show
Hunter1976TV Show
The Bionic Woman1976Harry AndersonTV Show
Ellery Queen1975Kenny FreemanTV Show
Police Story1973Holly ConnorTV Show
The Girl with Something Extra1973TV Show
Li'l Abner1971General BullmooseTV Movie
Great Performances1971Mock TurtleTV Show
The Donald O'Connor Show1968HostTV Show
ABC Stage 671966HermesTV Show
The Jackie Gleason Show1966Charlie Ryan, Charlie PineappleTV Show
That Funny Feeling1965Harvey GransonMovie
Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre1963Benjamin BoggsTV Show
Vacation Playhouse1963Donald DuganTV Show
Cry for Happy1961Murray PrinceMovie
Le meraviglie di Aladino1961AladdinMovie
The Buster Keaton Story1957Buster KeatonMovie
The DuPont Show of the Month1957Johnny ShawTV Show
Anything Goes1956Ted AdamsMovie
Playhouse 901956Dr. Robert HarrisonTV Show
Francis in the Navy1955Lt. Peter StirlingMovie
Francis Joins the WACS1954Peter StirlingMovie
There's No Business Like Show Business1954Tim DonahueMovie
Call Me Madam1953Kenneth GibsonMovie
Francis Covers the Big Town1953Peter StirlingMovie
I Love Melvin1953Melvin HooverMovie
Walking My Baby Back Home1953Clarence 'Jigger' MillardMovie
Francis Goes to West Point1952Peter StirlingMovie
Singin' in the Rain1952Cosmo BrownMovie
Double Crossbones1951Davey CrandallMovie
Francis Goes to the Races1951Peter StirlingMovie
Francis1950Peter StirlingMovie
The Milkman1950Roger BradleyMovie
Curtain Call at Cactus Creek1950Edward TimmonsMovie
Yes Sir, That's My Baby1949William Waldo WinfieldMovie
Are You With It?1948Milton HaskinsMovie
Feudin', Fussin' and A-Fightin'1948Wilbur McMurtyMovie
Something in the Wind1947Charlie ReadMovie
Patrick the Great1945Pat Donahue Jr.Movie
Follow the Boys1944Donald O'ConnorMovie
This Is the Life1944Jimmy PlumMovie
Bowery to Broadway1944Specialty NumberMovie
Chip Off the Old Block1944Donald CorriganMovie
The Merry Monahans1944Jimmy MonahanMovie
Top Man1943Don WarrenMovie
Mister Big1943Donald J. O'Connor, Esq.Movie
It Comes Up Love1943Ricky IvesMovie
Private Buckaroo1942DonnyMovie
Get Hep to Love1942Jimmy ArnoldMovie
Give Out, Sisters1942DonMovie
What's Cookin'?1942TommyMovie
When Johnny Comes Marching Home1942Frankie FlanaganMovie
Beau Geste1939Beau Geste as a ChildMovie
Million Dollar Legs1939Sticky BooneMovie
On Your Toes1939Phil Jr. as a BoyMovie
Unmarried1939Ted Streaver (age 12)Movie
Boy Trouble1939ButchMovie
Death of a Champion1939Small FryMovie
Night Work1939Butch Smiley, the OrphanMovie
Men with Wings1938Pat Falconer at Age 10Movie
Sing You Sinners1938Mike BeebeMovie
Tom Sawyer, Detective1938Huckleberry FinnMovie
Sons of the Legion1938Butch BakerMovie
It Can't Last Forever1937Kid Dancer (uncredited)Movie
Melody for Two1937Specialty Act (uncredited)Movie
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LITTLE KOJAKJun 26, 2010

On a TV show a few years back, five beautiful Hollywood stars who had worked with DO`C in movies rated him the best kisser in Hollywood. That should be his other Claim To Fame.


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About

Donald David Dixon Ronald O’Connor (August 28, 1925 – September 27, 2003) was an American dancer, singer, and actor who came to fame in a series of movies in which he co-starred alternately with Gloria Jean, Peggy Ryan, and Francis the Talking Mule....

Confirmed Relationships8
Longest Relationship47 yrs
Shortest Relationship1 mth
Average Relationship Length7 yrs, 4 mths
Rumored Relationships1
First Name Donald
Middle Name David
Last Name O'Connor
Full Name at Birth Donald David Dixon Ronald O’Connor
Age 78 (age at death) years
Birthday 28th August, 1925
Birthplace Chicago, Illinois
Died 27th September, 2003
Place of Death Woodland Hills, California
Cause of Death Heart failure
Height 5' 7" (170 cm)
Build Slim
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Brown - Dark
Zodiac Sign Virgo
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
Occupation Text Dancer, Singer, Actor, Director
Occupation Actor
Claim to Fame Singin` in the rain
Year(s) Active 1937–1999
Official Websites www.nndb.com/people/944/000043815/, www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=7914786
Friend Peggy Ryan, Mamie Van Doren, Sheila Connolly
Pets Irish Wolfhound (Dog - O'Flynn)
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