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Donald O'Connor

Born into a vaudeville family, O'Connor was the youthful figure cutting a rug in several Universal musicals of the 1940s. His best-known musical work is probably Singin' in the Rain (1952), in which he did an impressive dance that culminated in a series of backflips off the wall. O'Connor was also effective in comedic lead roles, particularly as ...


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Born:
Aug 28, 1925 In Chicago, Illinois, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
192
First Appeared:
In the series The Start of Something Big
Latest Project:
Series The Neighbors 2012-09-26

Won 1 Golden Globe. Another 3 wins & 3 nominations.

Known For
Poster of Toys
Poster of That's Entertainment!
Poster of Singin' in the Rain
Poster of The Donald O'Connor Show
Filmography
Movie The Lion Roars Again Unknown 2018
Movie What a Glorious Feeling: The Making of 'Singin' in the Rain' Himself 2018
Movie The Best of Hollywood Unknown 2018
Movie A Time to Remember Father Walsh 2018
Movie Father Frost Baba Yaga 2018
Series The Donald O'Connor Show Unknown 2018
Series I've Got a Secret Unknown 2018
Series The Neighbors Unknown 2012-09-26
Movie Lucy Moves to NBC: A Remembrance Unknown 2012-03-20
Movie Hollywood Singing and Dancing: A Musical Treasure Unknown 2008-03-01
Movie The Last Confederate: The Story of Robert Adams Unknown 2005-09-01
Movie That's Entertainment!: The Masters Behind the Musicals Unknown 2004-10-12
Movie The 76th Annual Academy Awards Unknown 2004-02-29
Movie The Desilu Story Unknown 2003-08-24
Movie Gala Paramount Pictures Celebrates 90th Anniversary with 90 Stars for 90 Years Unknown 2002-07-14
Movie Hollywood at Your Feet: The Story of the Chinese Theatre Footprints Himself 2000
Movie Hidden Hollywood: Treasures from the 20th Century Fox Film Vaults Unknown 1997-11-18
Movie Out to Sea Jonathan Devereaux 1997-07-02
Movie Pioneers of Primetime Unknown 1995-11-09
Movie That's Entertainment! III Unknown 1994-07-01
Movie Bandit: Bandit's Silver Angel Uncle Cyrus 1994-04-10
Movie Golden Globes 50th Anniversary Celebration Unknown 1994-01-08
Movie Bob Hope: The First 90 Years Unknown 1993-05-14
Movie Liza and Friends: A Tribute to Sammy Davis, Jr. Himself 1993-01-19
Series The Building Unknown 1993-08-20
Series Frasier Unknown 1993-09-16
Series The Nanny Unknown 1993-11-03
Movie Toys Kenneth Zevo 1992-12-18
Series Vicki! Unknown 1992-08-31
Series MGM: When the Lion Roars Unknown 1992-03-22
Series Movie Memories with Debbie Reynolds Unknown 1991
Series Tales from the Crypt Unknown 1989-06-10
Series The Pat Sajak Show Unknown 1989-01-09
Movie Happy Birthday, Bob: 50 Stars Salute Your 50 Years with NBC Unknown 1988-05-16
Movie America's Tribute to Bob Hope Unknown 1988-03-05
Series Frank's Place Unknown 1987-09-14
Series Buster Keaton: A Hard Act to Follow Unknown 1987-09-30
Movie The 59th Annual Academy Awards Unknown 1987-03-30
Series Biography Unknown 1987-04-06
Movie Happy 100th Birthday, Hollywood Unknown 1987-05-18
Movie The 32th Annual Thalians Ball Unknown 1987-10-17
Movie A Mouse, a Mystery and Me Alex the Mouse 1987-12-01
Movie NBC 60th Anniversary Celebration Unknown 1986-05-12
Series American Masters Unknown 1986-06-23
Movie The 58th Annual Academy Awards Unknown 1986-03-24
Movie Alice in Wonderland The Lory Bird 1985-12-09
Series The Start of Something Big Unknown 1985
Movie AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Gene Kelly Unknown 1985-05-07
Movie Night of 100 Stars II Unknown 1985-03-10
Movie That's Dancing! Unknown 1985-01-18
Series Murder, She Wrote Unknown 1984-09-30
Series Highway to Heaven Unknown 1984-09-19
Series On Stage America Unknown 1983-09-09
Movie The 37th Annual Tony Awards Unknown 1983-06-05
Series Hotel Unknown 1983-09-21
Movie Hollywood: The Gift of Laughter Unknown 1982-05-16
Movie The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts Unknown 1982-12-25
Movie Texaco Star Theater: Opening Night Himself 1982-09-11
Movie Pandemonium Unknown 1982-04-02
Movie All-Star Salute to Mother's Day Unknown 1981-05-10
Movie James Cagney: That Yankee Doodle Dandy Himself 1981-12-01
Series Simon & Simon Unknown 1981-11-24
Movie A Gift of Music Unknown 1981-09-02
Movie Ragtime Evelyn's Dance Instructor 1981-12-25
Movie The 52nd Annual Academy Awards Unknown 1980-04-14
Movie Lucy Moves to NBC Himself 1980-02-08
Series The Big Show Unknown 1980-03-04
Series The Littlest Hobo Unknown 1979-10-11
Movie Bing Crosby: His Life and Legend Himself 1978-05-25
Movie The Big Fix Unknown 1978-10-06
Series The Love Boat Unknown 1977-05-05
Series Fantasy Island Unknown 1977-01-14
Movie Bob Hope's World of Comedy Unknown 1976-10-29
Series Hunter Unknown 1976-09-14
Movie Friars Club Tribute to Gene Kelly Himself - Performer 1976-01-07
Movie It's Showtime Unknown 1976-04-01
Movie That's Entertainment, Part II Unknown 1976-05-17
Series Alice Unknown 1976-08-31
Series The Bionic Woman Unknown 1976-01-14
Series Ellery Queen Unknown 1975-03-23
Series Arena Unknown 1975-10-01
Series Dinah! Unknown 1974-10-21
Movie Fred Astaire Salutes the Fox Musicals Unknown 1974-10-24
Movie That's Entertainment! Himself - Co-Host / Narrator / Clip from 'Singin' in the Rain' 1974-06-21
Movie The 46th Annual Academy Awards Unknown 1974-04-02
Movie Just One More Time Unknown 1974-01-01
Series The Girl with Something Extra Unknown 1973-09-14
Series ABC Late Night Unknown 1973
Series The Bobby Darin Show Unknown 1973-01-19
Series Police Story Unknown 1973-03-20
Series Great Performances Unknown 1972-11-04
Series The Julie Andrews Hour Unknown 1972-09-13
Series Celebrity Bowling Unknown 1972
Series Dean Martin Presents: The Bobby Darin Amusement Co. Unknown 1972-07-27
Movie Li'l Abner General Bullmoose 1971-04-26
Series The Pet Set Unknown 1971-09-01
Series Columbo Unknown 1971-03-01
Series The Don Knotts Show Unknown 1970-09-15
Series The Andy Williams Show Unknown 1969-09-20
Series The Engelbert Humperdinck Show Unknown 1969-12-26
Series The Donald O'Connor Show Unknown 1968
Movie ...And Debbie Makes Six Himself 1968-03-07
Series Omnibus Himself 1967-10-13
Series The Carol Burnett Show Unknown 1967-09-11
Series The Jackie Gleason Show Unknown 1966-09-17
Series The Hollywood Squares Unknown 1966-10-17
Series ABC Stage 67 Hermes 1966-09-14
Movie That Funny Feeling Harvey Granson 1965-08-25
Series Hollywood Talent Scouts Unknown 1965-06-22
Series The Dean Martin Show Unknown 1965-09-16
Movie The Bob Hope Thanksgiving Special Himself 1964-11-20
Series The Hollywood Palace Unknown 1964-01-04
Series Petticoat Junction Unknown 1963-09-24
Series Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre Unknown 1963-09-27
Series The Judy Garland Show Unknown 1963-09-29
Movie Marilyn Unknown 1963-04-18
Series Vacation Playhouse Unknown 1963-07-22
Series The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson Unknown 1962-10-01
Movie Arthur Freed's Hollywood Melody Himself / Host 1962-03-19
Series The Tonight Show Unknown 1962-04-02
Movie The Wonders of Aladdin Unknown 1961
Movie Cry for Happy Murray Prince 1961-01-01
Series Password All-Stars Unknown 1961-10-02
Series The Mike Douglas Show Unknown 1961-12-11
Series Here's Hollywood Unknown 1960-09-26
Movie Pontiac Star Parade Himself 1959-11-21
Series The Bell Telephone Hour Unknown 1959-01-12
Movie The Buster Keaton Story Buster Keaton 1957-05-01
Movie Standard Oil New Jersey Presents Its 75th Anniversary Entertainment Unknown 1957-10-07
Series The DuPont Show of the Month Unknown 1957-09-29
Series The Jack Paar Tonight Show Unknown 1957-07-29
Series Playhouse 90 Unknown 1956-10-04
Series The Dinah Shore Chevy Show Unknown 1956-10-05
Movie Anything Goes Ted Adams 1956-04-01
Movie The 27th Annual Academy Awards Unknown 1955-03-30
Movie Francis in the Navy Lt. Peter Stirling / Bosun's Mate Slicker Donovan 1955-08-24
Series This Is Your Life Unknown 1955-07-29
Movie There's No Business Like Show Business Tim Donahue 1955-01-06
Movie The 26th Annual Academy Awards Himself - Host from Hollywood & Performer 1954-03-25
Movie Francis Joins the WACS Peter Stirling 1954-07-30
Series The Jimmy Durante Show Unknown 1954-10-02
Movie Walking My Baby Back Home Clarence 'Jigger' Millard 1953-12-06
Series Person to Person Unknown 1953-10-02
Movie Call Me Madam Kenneth Gibson 1953-04-01
Movie Francis Covers the Big Town Peter Stirling 1953-07-17
Movie I Love Melvin Melvin Hoover 1953-03-20
Series This Is Your Life Unknown 1952-10-01
Movie Singin' in the Rain Cosmo Brown 1952-04-11
Series The Bob Hope Show Unknown 1952-10-12
Movie Francis Goes to West Point Peter Stirling 1952-07-01
Movie Screen Snapshots 5852: Hollywood Night at '21' Club Himself - Celebration Guest 1952-10-16
Movie Francis Goes to the Races Peter Stirling 1951-05-01
Series The Red Skelton Hour Unknown 1951-09-30
Movie Double Crossbones Davey Crandall 1951-01-22
Movie The Milkman Roger Bradley 1950-10-17
Movie Yes Sir, That's My Baby William Waldo Winfield 1950-03-13
Movie Francis Peter Stirling 1950-02-01
Movie Curtain Call at Cactus Creek Edward Timmons 1950-05-25
Series The Colgate Comedy Hour Unknown 1950-09-10
Series All Star Revue Unknown 1950-10-04
Movie Screen Snapshots: Motion Picture Mothers, Inc. Himself 1949-10-13
Movie Are You with It? Milton Haskins 1948-03-20
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 Chip Off the Old Block Donald Corrigan 1944-02-01
Movie Follow the Boys Donald O'Connor 1944-05-05
Movie This Is the Life Jimmy Plum 1944-06-02
Movie Bowery to Broadway Unknown 1944-11-03
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, Esq. 1943-05-28
Movie Top Man Don Warren 1943-09-17
Movie When Johnny Comes Marching Home Frankie Flanagan 1942-12-24
Movie Get Hep to Love Jimmy Arnold 1942-10-02
Movie Give Out, Sisters Don 1942-09-01
Movie What's Cookin' Tommy 1942-02-20
Movie Private Buckaroo Donny 1942-06-12
Movie Death of a Champion Unknown 1939
Movie Beau Geste Beau Geste 1939-07-24
Movie Night Work Butch Smiley 1939-08-04
Movie On Your Toes Phil Jr. as a Boy 1939-10-14
Movie Million Dollar Legs Sticky Boone 1939-07-14
Movie Boy Trouble Butch 1939-01-27
Movie Unmarried Ted Streaver 1939-05-20
Movie Men with Wings Pat Falconer at Age 10 1939-01-10
Movie Sing, You Sinners Mike Beebe 1938-09-02
Movie Tom Sawyer, Detective Huckleberry Finn 1938-12-23
Movie Sons of the Legion Butch Baker 1938-09-18
Movie Melody for Two Unknown 1937-05-01
Movie It Can't Last Forever Unknown 1937-07-15