Dan Dailey

Dan Dailey
1915 - 1978

Dan Dailey  American Actor


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Dan Dailey was previously married to Gwen Carter and Elizabeth Jane Hofert (1942 - 1951).

Dan Dailey was in relationships with Milly Vitale (1954 - 1955), Charlotte Austin (1954), Kathleen Hughes (1952), Jane Nigh (1951 - 1952), Mona Knox (1950 - 1951), Carole Mathews and Ann Miller.

Dan Dailey had encounters with June Haver (1952) and Shelley Winters (1950).


American Actor Dan Dailey was born Daniel James Dailey on 14th December, 1915 in New York City, New York, USA and passed away on 16th Oct 1978 Los Angeles, California, USA aged 62. He is most remembered for When my Baby Smiles at Me. His zodiac sign is Sagittarius.

Dan Dailey was in 10 on-screen matchups, including Betty Grable in Call Me Mister (1951), Anne Baxter in You're My Everything (1949), Celeste Holm in Chicken Every Sunday (1949), Cyd Charisse in Meet Me in Las Vegas (1956) and Ethel Merman in There's No Business Like Show Business (1954).

Dan Dailey is a member of the following lists: American film actors, American television actors and American musical theatre actors.


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Relationship Statistics

Dating7 6 months, 3 days 2 months, 14 days 1 month, 1 day
Married2 9 years 7 years, 6 months 6 years
Encounter2 3 months 1 month, 15 days -
Total11 9 years 1 year, 6 months 1 month, 1 day


First Name Dan
Middle Name James
Last Name Dailey
Full Name at Birth Daniel James Dailey
Alternative Name Dan Dailey Jr., Daniel James Dailey
Age 62 (age at death) years
Birthday 14th December, 1915
Birthplace New York City, New York, USA
Died 16th October, 1978
Place of Death Los Angeles, California, USA
Cause of Death Anemia, Complications from hip surgery
Height 6' 4" (193 cm)
Weight 210lbs (95 kg)
Build Athletic
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Brown - Dark
Distinctive Feature Tall stature
Zodiac Sign Sagittarius
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
University Signal Corps Officer Candidate School at Fort Monmouth , New Jersey
Occupation Text Actor, Director, Dancer
Occupation Actor
Claim to Fame When my Baby Smiles at Me
Year(s) Active 1921, 1937-1977, 1921, 1937-1977, 1937–1977
Official Websites www.nndb.com/people/286/000086028/, www.findagrave.com/memorial/5003/dan-dailey, www.rottentomatoes.com/celebrity/dan_dailey/
Father Daniel James Dailey
Mother Helen Ryan Dailey
Sister Irene Dailey
Friend Betty Grable
Favorite Foods Goulash
Favorite Colors Blue

Daniel James Dailey Jr. (December 14, 1915 – October 16, 1978) was an American dancer and actor. He is best remembered for a series of popular musicals he made at 20th Century Fox such as Mother Wore Tights (1947).

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Dan Dailey62 SagittariusActor
Gwen Carter-Actress
Milly Vitale73 CancerActress
Charlotte Austin87 ScorpioActress
Kathleen Hughes92 ScorpioActress
June Haver79 GeminiActress
Jane Nigh68 PiscesActress
Mona Knox79 TaurusActress
Shelley Winters85 LeoActress
Elizabeth Jane Hofert-Socialite
Carole Mathews94 VirgoActress
Ann Miller80 AriesActress
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Dan JrMaleElizabeth Jane Hofert


The Private Files of J. Edgar Hoover1977Clyde TolsonMovie
Testimony of Two Men1977Father McGuireTV Show
Freedom Is1976TV Movie
The Daughters of Joshua Cabe Return1975Joshua CabeTV Movie
Faraday and Company1973Frank FaradayTV Show
Michael O'Hara the Fourth1972Michael O'Hara IIITV Movie
Mr. and Mrs. Bo Jo Jones1971Paul GreherTV Movie
The Governor & J.J.1969Gov. William DrinkwaterTV Show
Low Man on a Totem Pole1964H. Allen SmithTV Movie
Vacation Playhouse1963Sergeant Mike ParkerTV Show
Four Nights of the Full Moon1963Short Film
Hemingway's Adventures of a Young Man1962Billy CampbellMovie
The Alfred Hitchcock Hour1962Philip 'Barney' BartelTV Show
Pepe1960Ted HoltMovie
The Four Just Men1959Tim CollierTV Show
The Untouchables1959Dexter Lloyd BaylessTV Show
Underwater Warrior1958Cmdr. David ForestMovie
Oh, Men! Oh, Women!1957Arthur TurnerMovie
The Wayward Bus1957Ernest HortonMovie
The Wings of Eagles1957'Jughead' CarsonMovie
Meet Me in Las Vegas1956Chuck RodwellMovie
The Best Things in Life Are Free1956Ray HendersonMovie
Armchair Theatre1956HarryTV Show
It's Always Fair Weather1955Doug HallertonMovie
There's No Business Like Show Business1954Terry DonahueMovie
Shower of Stars1954TV Show
The Magical World of Disney1954Michael O'Hara IIITV Show
Meet Me at the Fair1953Doc TilbeeMovie
The Girl Next Door1953Bill CarterMovie
The Kid from Left Field1953Larry 'Pop' CooperMovie
G.E. True Theater1953Bill BaileyTV Show
Taxi1953Ed NielsonMovie
The Pride of St. Louis1952Jerome Hanna 'Dizzy' DeanMovie
What Price Glory19521st Sgt. QuirtMovie
Call Me Mister1951Shep DooleyMovie
I Can Get It for You Wholesale1951Teddy ShermanMovie
A Ticket to Tomahawk1950Johnny Behind-the-DeucesMovie
I'll Get By1950G.I. Dancing with June Haver & Gloria De Haven (uncredited)Movie
My Blue Heaven1950Jack MoranMovie
When Willie Comes Marching Home1950William 'Bill' KluggsMovie
Chicken Every Sunday1949Jim HefferanMovie
You're My Everything1949Timothy O'ConnorMovie
Give My Regards to Broadway1948Bert NorwickMovie
When My Baby Smiles at Me1948'Skid' JohnsonMovie
You Were Meant for Me1948Chuck ArnoldMovie
Mother Wore Tights1947Frank BurtMovie
This Is the Army1943Soldier - 'This Is the Army' Number (uncredited)Movie
Panama Hattie1942Dick Bulliard (as Dan Dailey Jr.)Movie
Sunday Punch1942Olaf 'Ole' Jensen (as Dan Dailey Jr.)Movie
Give Out, Sisters1942Bob Edwards (as Dan Dailey Jr.)Movie
Mokey1942Herbert Delano (as Dan Dailey Jr.)Movie
Timber!1942Kansas (as Dan Dailey Jr.)Movie
Lady Be Good1941Bill Pattison (as Dan Dailey Jr.)Movie
The Wild Man of Borneo1941Ed LeMotte (as Dan Dailey Jr.)Movie
Ziegfeld Girl1941Jimmy Walters (as Dan Dailey Jr.)Movie
Down in San Diego1941Al HainesMovie
The Getaway1941Sonny Black (as Dan Dailey Jr.)Movie
Washington Melodrama1941Whitney King (as Dan Dailey Jr.)Movie
Moon Over Her Shoulder1941Rex (as Dan Dailey Jr.)Movie
Keeping Company1940Jim Reynolds (as Dan Dailey Jr.)Movie
Susan and God1940Homer - Publicist (uncredited)Movie
The Mortal Storm1940Holl (as Dan Dailey Jr.)Movie
Dulcy1940Bill Ward (as Dan Dailey Jr.)Movie
Hullabaloo1940Bob Strong (as Dan Dailey Jr.)Movie
The Captain Is a Lady1940Perth Nickerson (as Dan Dailey Jr.)Movie
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halfgoofyhalfgoofyNov 8, 2018

shared a link: https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/5003/dan-dailey

halfgoofyhalfgoofyNov 8, 2018

shared a link: https://www.rottentomatoes.com/celebrity/dan_dailey/

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shared a link: https://www.allmovie.com/artist/dan-dailey-p16585

C.DickeyMay 29, 2009

Why didn`t Frank Sinatra like Dan Dailey? They had a fight, I understand and you never heard much about Dan Dailey after that.

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