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Morton Downey

 

Real name: Morton Downey
Birthdate: 14 November 1901, Wallingford, Connecticut, USA
Date of death: 25 October 1985, Palm Beach, Florida, USA. (effects of a stroke)
Spouse:

  • 'Barbara Bennett' (28 January 1929 - June 1941) (divorced)

    Filmography

    Devil's Holiday, The (1930) [Freddie (the tenor)] <10>
    Dublin in Brass (1935) [Danny O'Neill] <1>
    Ghost Catchers (1944) [Drummer] <22>
    Lucky in Love (1929) [Michael O'More] <1>
    Morton Downey in America's Greatest Composers Series, #1 (1932) <1>
    Morton Downey in America's Greatest Composers Series, #2 (1932) <1>
    Mother's Boy (1929) [Tommy O'Day]
    Rambling 'Round Radio Row (1934/III) (uncredited) [Himself]
    Syncopation (1929) [Lew] <4>
    "Star of the Family" (1950) [Host (1950-51)]

    Trivia

  • Father of 'Morton Downey Jr.'
  • Son of James Downey (fire chief of Wallingford, CT) and Elizabeth Cox.

    Article(s)

  • "Time" (USA), 22 June 1931, Vol. 17, Iss. 25, pg. 52, by: [none credited], "Harvest Moon"

    Cover photo(s)

  • "Time" (USA), 22 June 1931, Vol. 17, Iss. 25

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