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Richard J. Daley (1902–1976)

Richard J. Daley was born on May 15, 1902 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Richard Joseph Daley. He died on December 20, 1976 in Chicago. See full bio »

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 1969 Medium Cool
Himself (uncredited)
 1969 American Revolution 2 (Documentary)
Himself - Mayor
 1956 What's My Line? (TV Series)
Himself - Mystery Guest
- Episode dated 5 August 1956 (1956) ... Himself - Mystery Guest
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 2014 The Sixties (TV Mini-Series documentary)
Himself - Mayor of Chicago
- 1968 (2014) ... Himself - Mayor of Chicago
 2010 Hubert H Humphrey: The Art of the Possible (TV Movie documentary)
Himself - Mayor of Chicago
 2008 Gonzo: The Life and Work of Dr. Hunter S. Thompson (Documentary)
Himself - 1968 Convention (as Mayor Daley)
 2007 1968 with Tom Brokaw (TV Movie documentary)
 2000 Steal This Movie
Himself (uncredited)
 1997 Cronkite Remembers (TV Mini-Series documentary)
Himself (at the Democratic National Convention) (uncredited)
 1981 The Killing of America (Documentary)
Himself - Chicago Mayor (uncredited)
 1980 The Ten Thousand Day War (TV Mini-Series documentary)
Himself (Mayor of Chicago) (uncredited)

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9 Print Biographies | 2 Portrayals | 2 Articles | See more »

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Mayor Daley

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[responding to criticism of Chicago police clubbing hundreds of demonstrators during the 1968 Democratic convention] The police are not here to create disorder. They are here to preserve disorder. See more »


Portrayed onstage brilliantly by actor Neil Giuntoli in Giuntoli's play "Hizzoner: Daley the First" in a long run starting in 2006 and produced by Chicago's Prop Theater. See more »


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