James Dunn

James Dunn
1901 - 1967

James Dunn  American Actor


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James Dunn was previously married to Edna Rush, Frances Gifford (1938 - 1942) and Edna Olier'.

James Dunn was in relationships with Lona Andre and Maureen O'Sullivan.


American Actor James Dunn was born James Howard Dunn on 2nd November, 1901 in New York City, New York and passed away on 3rd Sep 1967 Santa Monica, California aged 65. He is most remembered for Oscar for Best Supporting Actor 1946 for A Tree Grows in Brooklyn. His zodiac sign is Scorpio.

James Dunn is a member of the following lists: American film actors, American television actors and People from New York City.


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Dating2 - - -
Married3 22 years, 8 months 9 years, 2 months 5 years
Total5 22 years, 8 months 5 years, 6 months 5 years


First Name James
Middle Name Howard
Last Name Dunn
Full Name at Birth James Howard Dunn
Alternative Name Jimmy
Age 65 (age at death) years
Birthday 2nd November, 1901
Birthplace New York City, New York
Died 3rd September, 1967
Place of Death Santa Monica, California
Cause of Death Following Abdominal Surgery
Height 6' 0" (183 cm)
Build Average
Hair Color Brown - Dark
Zodiac Sign Scorpio
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
Occupation Text Actor, Vaudeville performer
Occupation Actor
Claim to Fame Oscar for Best Supporting Actor 1946 for A Tree Grows in Brooklyn
Year(s) Active 1929-1966, 1929–1966, 1927–1966
Official Websites www.nndb.com/people/125/000063933/, www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=10397211

James Howard Dunn (November 2, 1901 – September 1, 1967), billed as Jimmy Dunn in his early career, was an American stage, film, and television actor, and vaudeville performer. The son of a New York stockbroker, he initially worked in his father's firm but was more interested in theater. He landed jobs as an extra in short films produced by Paramount Pictures in its Long Island studio, and also performed with several stock theater companies, culminating with playing the male lead in the 1929 Broadway musical Sweet Adeline. This performance attracted the attention of film studio executives, and in 1931, Fox Film signed him to a Hollywood contract.

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James Dunn65 ScorpioActor
Edna Rush-
Frances Gifford73 SagittariusActress
Edna Olier'-
Maureen O'Sullivan87 TaurusActress
Lona Andre77 PiscesActress


Shadow Over Elveron1968Luke TraversTV Movie
Dundee and the Culhane1967MiloTV Show
The Oscar1966Network ExecutiveMovie
T.H.E. Cat1966Joey CratoTV Show
Branded1965Sam ManningTV Show
Slattery's People1964Samuel WaltonTV Show
The Movie Maker1964LandersTV Movie
Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre1963Russ LandersTV Show
The Fugitive1963Lou BraganTV Show
The Great Adventure1963Indian Agent McLeanTV Show
Vacation Playhouse1963P.J. CunninghamTV Show
Swingin' Together1963P.J. CunninghamTV Movie
Hemingway's Adventures of a Young Man1962TelegrapherMovie
Going My Way1962Honus ShamroyTV Show
The Virginian1962Congressman Matthew J. CosgroveTV Show
Ben Casey1961Eric Bender, Stanley SchultzTV Show
Follow the Sun1961Tippy the ClownTV Show
The Investigators1961Chief ReynoldsTV Show
The Bramble Bush1960Stew SchaefferMovie
Route 661960Mexia, Van CarterTV Show
Stagecoach West1960Jethrow BurkeTV Show
Bonanza1959Danny LynchTV Show
Rawhide1959Dr. Soloman FloodTV Show
Naked City1958Peter WilkinTV Show
Wanted: Dead or Alive1958Gabe HenshawTV Show
Wagon Train1957Clyde WinslowTV Show
Mr. Broadway1957Jerry CohanTV Movie
Playhouse 901956Jackson, Melvin CooperTV Show
Matinee Theatre1955TV Show
Screen Directors Playhouse1955Sheriff Allan GarrettTV Show
Damon Runyon Theater1955DanTV Show
Climax!1954Eldon Abernathy, WarrenTV Show
It's a Great Life1954Earl, Earl MorganTV Show
Producers' Showcase1954Jerry CohanTV Show
The Magical World of Disney1954J. Henry NewmanTV Show
G.E. True Theater1953TV Show
Curtain Call1952TV Show
The Gulf Playhouse1952TV Show
Goodyear Playhouse1951TV Show
Schlitz Playhouse1951Dan McLainTV Show
The Red Skelton Hour1951Curley, McPugg's ManagerTV Show
Hollywood Opening Night1951TV Show
Armstrong Circle Theatre1950TV Show
Lux Video Theatre1950JoeyTV Show
Robert Montgomery Presents1950TV Show
The Golden Gloves Story1950Joe RileyMovie
Pulitzer Prize Playhouse1950William O. DappingTV Show
The Web1950TV Show
A Wonderful Life1950Henry WoodShort Film
Texas, Brooklyn & Heaven1948MikeMovie
Studio One in Hollywood1948Frank GabrielTV Show
The Chevrolet Tele-Theatre1948Tommy MaloneTV Show
Killer McCoy1947Brian McCoyMovie
That Brennan Girl1946Denny ReaganMovie
A Tree Grows in Brooklyn1945Johnny NolanMovie
The Caribbean Mystery1945Mr. SmithMovie
Leave It to the Irish1944Terry MoranMovie
Government Girl1943Sergeant Joe BlakeMovie
The Ghost and the Guest1943Webster FryeMovie
The Living Ghost1942Nick TrayneMovie
Hold That Woman!1940Jimmy ParkerMovie
Son of the Navy1940Chief Gunners Mate Mike MaloneMovie
Pride of the Navy1939Speed BrennanMovie
Mercy Plane1939'Speed' LeslieMovie
Shadows Over Shanghai1938Johnny McGintyMovie
Living on Love1937Gary MartinMovie
Venus Makes Trouble1937Buzz MartinMovie
We Have Our Moments1937John WadeMovie
Hearts in Bondage1936Lt. Kenneth ReynoldsMovie
Come Closer, Folks1936Jim KeeneMovie
Don't Get Personal1936Bob McDonaldMovie
Two-Fisted Gentleman1936MickeyMovie
Mysterious Crossing1936Addison Francis MurphyMovie
George White's 1935 Scandals1935EddieMovie
Bad Boy1935Eddie NolanMovie
The Payoff1935Joe McCoyMovie
The Daring Young Man1935Don McLaneMovie
Welcome Home1935Richard FosterMovie
Baby Take a Bow1934Eddie EllisonMovie
Bright Eyes1934Loop MerrittMovie
Change of Heart1934Mack McGowanMovie
Stand Up and Cheer!1934Jimmy DuganMovie
365 Nights in Hollywood1934James 'Jimmy' DaleMovie
Have a Heart1934James 'Jimmie' FlahertyMovie
Hold That Girl1934Barney SullivanMovie
Hello, Sister!1933JimmyMovie
Arizona to Broadway1933Smiley WellsMovie
Sailor's Luck1933Jimmy Fenimore HarriganMovie
Take a Chance1933Duke StanleyMovie
The Girl in 4191933Dr. Daniel FrenchMovie
Hold Me Tight1933ChuckMovie
Jimmy and Sally1933Jimmy O'ConnorMovie
Society Girl1932Johnny MaloneMovie
Dance Team1932Jimmy MulliganMovie
Handle with Care1932Bill GordonMovie
Bad Girl1931Eddie CollinsMovie
Over the Hill1931Johnny Shelby as an AdultMovie
Sob Sister1931Garry WebsterMovie
Retire Inn1931Short Film
Barefoot Days1930Short Film
Tom Thumbs Down1930Short Film
The Varsity Show1930Short Film
The Song Plugger1930Man in Record Shop (uncredited)Short Film
Believe It or Not #31930Reporter (uncredited)Short Film
In the Nick of Time1929Short Film
Deliverance1919Life SaverMovie
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