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Bobby Breen (1927–2016)


Bobby Breen was born on November 4, 1927 in Montreal, Québec, Canada as Isadore Borsuk. He was an actor, known for Way Down South (1939), Make a Wish (1937) and Breaking the Ice (1938). He was married to Audrey Howard and Jocelyn Lesh. He died on September 19, 2016 in Pompano Beach, Florida, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

Way Down South
Way Down South Timothy Reid Jr.
(1939)
Make a Wish
Make a Wish Chip Winters
(1937)
Breaking the Ice
Breaking the Ice Tommy Martin
(1938)
Fisherman's Wharf
Fisherman's Wharf Tony Roma
(1939)

Filmography

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 1962 The Ken Dodd Show (TV Series)
- Episode #3.1 (1962)
 1955 Jack Hylton Presents (TV Series)
Wicked Robber
- Episode dated 23 December 1955 (1955) ... Wicked Robber
 1942 Johnny Doughboy
Bobby Breen
 1939 Escape to Paradise
Roberto Ramos
 1939 Way Down South
Timothy Reid Jr.
 1939 Fisherman's Wharf
Tony Roma
 1938 Breaking the Ice
Tommy Martin
 1936 Let's Sing Again
Billy Gordon
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Show Show Self (14 credits)

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Single: "It's A Sin To Tell A Lie" / "Molly Malone" (Bullet Records) See more »

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Personal Quote:

[on audience reactions to his nightclub act as an adult] They expect me to come onstage still wearing short pants. It takes a lot of work out there to make them believe I'm grown up. They resent it somehow. It's something I have to fight every single performance.

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Breen appeared in nine films between 1936 and 1942. Four of those films earned single Oscar nominations: three for Best Original Score and one for Best Scoring. Breen's last ,in Johnny Doughboy (1942), did not afford him the chance to sing solo but only gave him one number, shared with Carl 'Alfalfa' Switzer and George 'Spanky' McFarland. The plot revolved around has-been child stars trying to ... See more »

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