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John Daly (I) (1914–1991)

John Daly was born on February 20, 1914 in Johannesburg, South Africa as John Charles Patrick Croghan Daly. He was an actor, known for What's My Line? (1950), America's Town Meeting (1948) and We Take Your Word (1950). He was married to Virginia Warren and Margaret Criswell Neal. He died on February 24, 1991 in Chevy Chase, Maryland, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

What's My Line?
What's My Line? Himself - Moderator / Himself - Host / Himself / Mystery Guest
(1950-1967)
America's Town Meeting
America's Town Meeting Moderator (April - June 1952)
(1948)
We Take Your Word
We Take Your Word Himself / Wordmaster
(1950)
What's My Line? At 25
What's My Line? At 25 Himself - Co-Host
(1975)

Filmography

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 1967 Pistols 'n' Petticoats (TV Series)
John Fire String
- Peace Offering (1967) ... John Fire String
 1963 Bye Bye Birdie
John Daly (uncredited)
 1959 Father Knows Best (TV Series)
Mr. Ebert
- The Impostor (1959) ... Mr. Ebert
 1958 The Adventures of Jim Bowie (TV Series)
First Player
- Man on the Street (1958) ... First Player
 1954 The Motorola Television Hour (TV Series)
Conelrad Announcer
- Atomic Attack (1954) ... Conelrad Announcer (uncredited)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Newscast: In 1955, Daly did a newscast five nights a week.

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 4 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

John Charles Francis Daly | John Charles Patrick Croghan Daly | John Charles Daly | John Charlie Daly | John Francis Daly

Height:

6' 1" (1.85 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

The art of conversation lies not only in saying the right thing at the right time, but in leaving unsaid the wrong thing at the tempting moment.

Trivia:

When What's My Line went off the air in 1967, John Daly was appointed the director of the Voice Of America. His appointment was a contributing factor in deciding to end the show's long run. See more »

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Pisces

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