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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 Gene Kelly: Anatomy of a Dancer 2002-09-24
Known For
Poster of The Jimmy Durante Show
Poster of When Johnny Comes Marching Home
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 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
Movie Alice in Wonderland The Lory Bird 1985-12-09
Series Alice in Wonderland 1985-12-09
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
Movie Ragtime Evelyn's Dance Instructor 1981-11-20
Series Simon & Simon Unknown 1981-11-24
Movie The Big Fix Francis Joins the Navy 1978-01-01
Series The Bionic Woman Unknown 1976-01-14
Movie That's Entertainment, Part II 1976-05-17
Series Ellery Queen Unknown 1975-09-11
Movie That's Entertainment! Himself - Co-Host / Narrator / Clip from 'Singin' in the Rain' 1974-06-21
Series Tony Orlando and Dawn Unknown 1974-12-04
Series Police Story Unknown 1973-09-25
Series The Don Knotts Show Unknown 1970-09-15
Movie That Funny Feeling Harvey Granson 1965-08-25
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
Movie Francis in the Navy Lt. Peter Stirling / Bosun's Mate Slicker Donovan 1955-08-24
Series The Honeymooners Unknown 1955-10-01
Movie Francis Joins the WACS Peter Stirling 1954-07-30
Movie There's No Business Like Show Business Tim Donahue 1954-12-16
Series The Jimmy Durante Show Unknown 1954-10-02
Movie Call Me Madam Kenneth Gibson 1953-03-25
Series The Academy Awards Unknown 1953-03-18
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 1952-04-10
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 Sterling 1951-05-01
Movie Francis Peter Stirling 1950-01-01
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 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 Bowery to Broadway Specialty dancer 1944-11-03
Movie Mister Big Donald J. O'Connor 1943-05-28
Movie Top Man Don Warren 1943-09-17
Movie What's Cookin'? Tommy 1942-02-20
Movie Private Buckaroo Donny 1942-05-28
Movie Get Hep to Love Jimmy Arnold 1942-10-02
Movie When Johnny Comes Marching Home Frankie Flanagan 1942-12-24
Movie Give Out, Sisters Don 1942-09-01
Movie Boy Trouble Butch 1939-01-27
Movie Unmarried Ted Streaver (age 12) 1939-05-20
Movie On Your Toes Phil Jr. as a Boy 1939-10-14
Movie Million Dollar Legs Sticky Boone 1939-07-13
Movie Beau Geste Beau Geste as a Child 1939-07-24
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