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Donald O'Connor

​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.   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. He is best known today for his role as Gene Kelly's friend and colleague in Singin' in the Rain (1952). Description above from the Wikipedia article  Donald O’Connor licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Aug 28, 1925 In Chicago, Illinois, United States
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Melody For Two 1937-05-01
Latest Project:
Movie Bing Crosby: Rediscovered 2014-12-02
Known For
Poster of Frasier
Poster of The Donald O'Connor Show
Poster of Francis Goes to West Point
Poster of Yes Sir, That's My Baby
Movie And the Oscar Goes To... 2014-02-01
Movie Bing Crosby: Rediscovered 2014-12-02
Movie Gene Kelly: Anatomy of a Dancer Himself (archive footage) 2002-09-24
Movie Out to Sea Jonathan Devereaux 1997-07-02
Movie Bandit's Silver Angel Uncle Cyrus 1994-04-10
Movie That's Entertainment! III (archive footage) 1994-07-01
Series Frasier Unknown 1993-09-16
Movie Toys Kenneth Zevo 1992-12-18
Series Tales from the Crypt Unknown 1989-06-10
Movie A Mouse, a Mystery and Me Alex the Mouse 1987-12-13
Series Alice in Wonderland 1985-12-09
Movie That's Dancing! 1985-01-01
Series Highway to Heaven Unknown 1984-09-19
Series Murder, She Wrote Unknown 1984-09-30
Movie Pandemonium Glenn's Dad 1982-04-01
Series Hotel Unknown 1982-08-21
Series Simon & Simon Unknown 1981-11-24
Movie Ragtime Evelyn's Dance Instructor 1981-11-20
Series The Big Show Unknown 1980-03-04
Movie The Big Fix Francis Joins The Navy 1978-10-06
Series Hunter Unknown 1977-02-18
Movie That's Entertainment, Part II (archive footage) 1976-05-17
Series The Bionic Woman Unknown 1976-01-14
Movie It's Showtime 1976-03-31
Series Ellery Queen Unknown 1975-09-11
Movie That's Entertainment! Himself - Host / Narrator 1974-06-21
Series Tony Orlando and Dawn Unknown 1974-12-04
Series Police Story Unknown 1973-03-20
Series The Don Knotts Show Unknown 1970-09-15
Series The Donald O'Connor Show Host 1968-11-18
Series ABC Stage 67 Unknown 1966-09-14
Movie That Funny Feeling Harvey Granson 1965-08-14
Movie Marilyn 1963-04-18
Series Vacation Playhouse Unknown 1963-07-22
Movie Cry for Happy Murray Prince 1961-03-03
Movie The Wonders of Aladdin Aladdin 1961-10-31
Movie The Buster Keaton Story Buster Keaton 1957-05-01
Movie Anything Goes Ted Adams 1956-04-27
Series The Dinah Shore Chevy Show Unknown 1956-10-05
Movie Francis in the Navy Peter Stirling 1955-08-24
Movie Francis Joins the WACS Peter Stirling 1954-07-30
Series The Jimmy Durante Show Unknown 1954-10-02
Series The Donald O'Connor Show Donald O'Connor 1954-10-09
Movie There's No Business Like Show Business Tim Donahue 1954-12-16
Series The Academy Awards Unknown 1953-03-18
Movie Call Me Madam Kenneth Gibson 1953-03-25
Movie I Love Melvin Melvin Hoover 1953-03-20
Movie Walking My Baby Back Home Clarence "Jigger" Millard 1953-12-06
Movie Francis Covers the Big Town Peter Stirling 1953-08-14
Movie Singin' in the Rain Cosmo Brown 1952-04-09
Series The Honeymooners Unknown 1952-09-20
Movie Francis Goes to West Point Peter Stirling 1952-07-01
Movie Double Crossbones Davey Crandall 1951-04-26
Movie Francis Goes to the Races Peter Stirling 1951-05-01
Movie Francis Peter Stirling 1950-02-08
Movie Curtain Call at Cactus Creek 1950-05-24
Series The Colgate Comedy Hour Unknown 1950-09-10
Movie The Milkman Roger Bradley 1950-10-17
Movie Yes Sir, That's My Baby William Waldo Winfield 1949-08-10
Movie Are You With It? Milton Haskins 1948-03-19
Movie Feudin', Fussin' and A-Fightin' Wilbur McMurty 1948-06-01
Series The Ed Sullivan Show Unknown 1948-06-20
Movie Something in the Wind Charlie Read 1947-07-21
Movie Patrick the Great Pat Donahue Jr. 1945-05-04
Movie Bowery to Broadway Specialty dancer 1944-11-03
Movie Follow the Boys Donald O'Connor 1944-05-05
Movie Chip Off the Old Block Donald Corrigan 1944-02-01
Movie This Is the Life Jimmy Plum 1944-06-01
Movie The Merry Monahans Jimmy Monahan 1944-09-15
Movie It Comes Up Love Ricky Ives 1943-04-09
Movie Mister Big Donald J. O'Connor 1943-05-28
Movie Top Man Don Warren 1943-09-17
Movie Private Buckaroo Donny 1942-06-12
Movie What's Cookin'? Tommy 1942-02-20
Movie Give Out, Sisters Don 1942-09-01
Movie Get Hep to Love Jimmy Arnold 1942-10-02
Movie When Johnny Comes Marching Home Frankie Flanagan 1942-12-24
Movie Unmarried Ted Streaver (age 12) 1939-05-20
Movie Boy Trouble Butch 1939-01-27
Movie Beau Geste Beau Geste (as a Child) 1939-07-24
Movie On Your Toes Phil Jr. as a Boy 1939-10-14
Movie Sing, You Sinners Mike Beebe 1938-09-02
Movie Men with Wings Young Pat Falconer 1938-07-16
Movie Sons of the Legion Butch Baker 1938-09-18
Movie Tom Sawyer, Detective Huckleberry Finn 1938-12-24
Movie Melody For Two Specialty Act 1937-05-01