Brian Donlevy

Brian Donlevy
1901 - 1972
Brian Donlevy  American Actor

Brian Donlevy dating history


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

Brian Donlevy was in relationships with Pamela Duncan (1951 - 1952) and Audrey Totter (1949 - 1950).

Brian Donlevy had an encounter with Diana Lynn (1950).

Brian Donlevy is rumoured to have hooked up with Lucille Ball.


American Actor Brian Donlevy was born Waldo Brian Donlevy on 9th February, 1901 in Portadown, County Armagh, Northern Ireland and passed away on 5th Apr 1972 Woodland Hills, California, USA 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: American film actors, American television actors and Actors from Ohio.


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Relationship Statistics

Married3 12 years, 6 months 10 years, 3 months 8 years, 3 months
Dating2 1 year 7 months, 18 days 3 months, 2 days
Encounter1 1 month, 1 day - -
Rumoured1 - - -
Total7 12 years, 6 months 4 years, 7 months 1 month, 1 day


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, County Armagh, Northern Ireland
Died 5th April, 1972
Place of Death Woodland Hills, California, USA
Cause of Death Throat Cancer
Buried Cremated, Ashes scattered at sea
Height 5' 11" (180 cm)
Weight 190lbs (86 kg)
Build Athletic
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Black
Zodiac Sign Aquarius
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
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
Favorite Colors Dark Brown

Waldo Brian Donlevy (February 9, 1901 – April 6, 1972) was an 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), The Great McGinty (1940) and Wake Island (1942), in which he played the lead. For his role as Sergeant Markoff in Beau Geste, he was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor.

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


NameGenderBornAgeOther Parent
Judith AnnFemaleMarjorie Lane


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 Paree1959Capt. Sean McElroyTV Show
Cowboy1958Doc Bender - Trail HandMovie
The Texan1958Sam Gallup, Sheriff Bob GleasonTV Show
Quatermass 21957QuatermassMovie
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
Crossroads1955Dr. Roy Bell, Rev. Robert McClure, Reverend Jacob ChamberlainTV Show
Damon Runyon Theater1955TV Show
Star Stage1955Honest John GaminskiTV Show
Climax!1954Lieutenant Commander Knowles, Sam MarvinTV Show
Woman They Almost Lynched1953Charles QuantrillMovie
Medallion Theatre1953TV Show
The Motorola Television Hour1953TV Show
The Ford Television Theatre1952Charlie Brock, Joe AladdinTV Show
Hoodlum Empire1952Senator Bill StephensMovie
Ride the Man Down1952Bide MarrinerMovie
The Red Skelton Hour1951Big DanTV Show
Fighting Coast Guard1951Cmdr. Ian McFarlandMovie
Slaughter Trail1951Capt. DempsterMovie
Kansas Raiders1950Col. William Clarke QuantrillMovie
Shakedown1950Nick PalmerMovie
Lux Video Theatre1950Dan Carmody, Daniel J. McGinty, Walter WilliamsTV Show
Robert Montgomery Presents1950TV Show
Dangerous Assignment1950Steve MitchellTV Show
Pulitzer Prize Playhouse1950Lt. Comdr. MillerTV 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 End1947Major General Leslie R. GrovesMovie
The Trouble with Women1947Joe McBrideMovie
Kraft Theatre1947PaddoTV 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 McGinty (as McGinty)Movie
Hangmen Also Die!1943Dr. Franticek Svoboda, Karel VanekMovie
Stand by for Action1942Lieut. Comdr. Martin J. RobertsMovie
The Glass Key1942Paul MadvigMovie
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
The Great Man's Lady1941Steely EdwardsMovie
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 Craig, Red MurrayMovie
In Old Chicago1938Gil WarrenMovie
Battle of Broadway1938Chesty WebbMovie
We're Going to Be Rich1938Yankee GordonMovie
Sharpshooters1938Steve MitchellMovie
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)Short Film
A Modern Cinderella1932Charlie - the ChauffeurShort Film
Gentlemen of the Press1929Kelly - Newspaper 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 RevereShort Film
Jamestown1923Minor Role (uncredited)Short Film
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