Donald O'Connor

Donald O'Connor
1925 - 2003

Donald O'Connor  American Actor

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 Relationships6
Longest Relationship47 yrs
Average Relationship Length9 yrs, 10 mths
Rumored Relationships3
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
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Friend Peggy Ryan, Mamie Van Doren, Sheila Connolly
Pets Irish Wolfhound (Dog - O'Flynn)
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Donald O'Connor78 VirgoActor
Gloria Noble-
Larri Thomas80 AquariusActress
Julie Adams89 LibraActress
Sheila Connolly86 PiscesActress
Gwen Carter-Actress
Gloria DeHaven90 CancerActress
Betty Kelly71 VirgoSinger
Gene Kelly83 LeoActor
Pier Angeli39 GeminiActress


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Out to Sea1997 Jonathan Devereaux Movie
Father Frost1996 Baba Yaga Movie
Bandit: Bandit's Silver Angel1994 Uncle Cyrus TV Movie
Frasier1993 Harlow Safford TV Show
The Building1993 Bonnie's Father TV Show
The Nanny1993 Fred TV Show
Toys1992 Kenneth Zevo Movie
Tales from the Crypt1989 Joseph Renfield TV Show
A Time to Remember1987 Father Walsh Movie
A Mouse, a Mystery and Me1987 Alex the Mouse (voice) TV Movie
Alice in Wonderland1985 The Lory Bird TV Movie
Highway to Heaven1984 Jackie Clark TV Show
Murder, She Wrote1984 Barry Barnes TV Show
Hotel1983 David Connelly TV Show
Pandemonium1982 Glenn's Dad Movie
Ragtime1981 Evelyn's Dance Instructor Movie
Simon & Simon1981 George Decova, Barnaby the Great TV Show
The Littlest Hobo1979 Freddie the Clown TV Show
The Big Fix1978 Francis Joins the Navy Movie
Fantasy Island1977 Dr. Watson TV Show
The Love Boat1977 Oscar Tilton TV Show
Alice1976 Donald O'Connor TV Show
Hunter1976 TV Show
The Bionic Woman1976 Harry Anderson TV Show
Ellery Queen1975 Kenny Freeman TV Show
Police Story1973 Holly Connor TV Show
The Girl with Something Extra1973 TV Show
Li'l Abner1971 General Bullmoose TV Movie
Great Performances1971 Mock Turtle TV Show
The Donald O'Connor Show1968 Host TV Show
ABC Stage 671966 Hermes TV Show
The Jackie Gleason Show1966 Charlie Ryan, Charlie Pineapple TV Show
That Funny Feeling1965 Harvey Granson Movie
Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre1963 Benjamin Boggs TV Show
Vacation Playhouse1963 Donald Dugan TV Show
Cry for Happy1961 Murray Prince Movie
Le meraviglie di Aladino1961 Aladdin Movie
The Buster Keaton Story1957 Buster Keaton Movie
The DuPont Show of the Month1957 Johnny Shaw TV Show
Anything Goes1956 Ted Adams Movie
Playhouse 901956 Dr. Robert Harrison TV Show
Francis in the Navy1955 Lt. Peter Stirling Movie
Francis Joins the WACS1954 Peter Stirling Movie
There's No Business Like Show Business1954 Tim Donahue Movie
Call Me Madam1953 Kenneth Gibson Movie
Francis Covers the Big Town1953 Peter Stirling Movie
I Love Melvin1953 Melvin Hoover Movie
Walking My Baby Back Home1953 Clarence 'Jigger' Millard Movie
Francis Goes to West Point1952 Peter Stirling Movie
Singin' in the Rain1952 Cosmo Brown Movie
Double Crossbones1951 Davey Crandall Movie
Francis Goes to the Races1951 Peter Stirling Movie
Francis1950 Peter Stirling Movie
The Milkman1950 Roger Bradley Movie
Curtain Call at Cactus Creek1950 Edward Timmons Movie
Yes Sir, That's My Baby1949 William Waldo Winfield Movie
Are You With It?1948 Milton Haskins Movie
Feudin', Fussin' and A-Fightin'1948 Wilbur McMurty Movie
Something in the Wind1947 Charlie Read Movie
Patrick the Great1945 Pat Donahue Jr. Movie
Follow the Boys1944 Donald O'Connor Movie
This Is the Life1944 Jimmy Plum Movie
Bowery to Broadway1944 Specialty Number Movie
Chip Off the Old Block1944 Donald Corrigan Movie
The Merry Monahans1944 Jimmy Monahan Movie
Top Man1943 Don Warren Movie
Mister Big1943 Donald J. O'Connor, Esq. Movie
It Comes Up Love1943 Ricky Ives Movie
Private Buckaroo1942 Donny Movie
Get Hep to Love1942 Jimmy Arnold Movie
Give Out, Sisters1942 Don Movie
What's Cookin'?1942 Tommy Movie
When Johnny Comes Marching Home1942 Frankie Flanagan Movie
Beau Geste1939 Beau Geste as a Child Movie
Million Dollar Legs1939 Sticky Boone Movie
On Your Toes1939 Phil Jr. as a Boy Movie
Unmarried1939 Ted Streaver (age 12) Movie
Boy Trouble1939 Butch Movie
Death of a Champion1939 Small Fry Movie
Night Work1939 Butch Smiley, the Orphan Movie
Men with Wings1938 Pat Falconer at Age 10 Movie
Sing You Sinners1938 Mike Beebe Movie
Tom Sawyer, Detective1938 Huckleberry Finn Movie
Sons of the Legion1938 Butch Baker Movie
It Can't Last Forever1937 Kid Dancer (uncredited) Movie
Melody for Two1937 Specialty Act 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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