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Phil Donahue


Phil Donahue was born on December 21, 1935 in Cleveland, Ohio, USA as Phillip John Donahue. He is an actor and producer, known for Donahue (1967), Finding Vivian Maier (2013) and Donahue and Kids (1981). He has been married to Marlo Thomas since May 21, 1980. He was previously married to Marge Cooney. See full bio »

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14 wins & 13 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Donahue
Donahue Himself - Host / Himself
(1967-1995)
Finding Vivian Maier
Finding Vivian Maier Himself - Talk Show Host
(2013)
Donahue and Kids
Donahue and Kids Himself - Host
(1981)
Good Riddance
Good Riddance Himself - Former Talk Show Host
(2011)

Filmography

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 2008 Watching the Detectives (TV Series)
Santa killer
- 03: Cut to the Chase (2008) ... Santa killer
 1999 Frasier (TV Series)
Larry
- Shutout in Seattle: Part 2 (1999) ... Larry (voice)
- Shutout in Seattle: Part 1 (1999) ... Larry (voice)
- Our Parents, Ourselves (1999) ... Larry (voice)
 1978 Danny Thomas: Young & Foolish (TV Movie)
Show Show Producer (1 credit)
Show Show Director (1 credit)
Show Show Writer (1 credit)
Show Show Soundtrack (1 credit)
Show Show Self (85 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (26 credits)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

(autobiography) "Donahue: My Own Story"

Publicity Listings:

4 Portrayals | 2 Interviews | 3 Articles | See more »

Height:

6' (1.83 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

While being interviewed on Today (1952) by Katie Couric in July 2002: "Don't be afraid of liberals. Some of them are my best friends. You can call us names, you can picket us but you cannot take our flag. We are as proud of America as anyone else". See more »

Trivia:

His talk show on MSNBC, Donahue (2002), has been canceled [March 2003]. See more »

Trademark:

Mostly wears glasses with his white hair. See more »

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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