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Denny Doherty (1940–2007)

Denny Doherty was born and reared in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada and began his musical career there in a local rock band, The Hepsters, while working in a pawn shop. He had started singing in public at age 15, on a dare by performing "Love Letters In The Sand" in a skating rink-turned-dance-hall. In 1959 he formed his first folk trio, The ... See full bio »

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 2007 Trailer Park Boys (TV Series)
Ryan Shockneck
- A Shit River Runs Through It (2007) ... Ryan Shockneck
 2005 This Is Wonderland (TV Series)
- Episode #3.4 (2005)
 2004 25 Years of Skinnamarink (TV Movie)
 2001 Prince Charming (TV Movie)
 1999-2000 Pit Pony (TV Series)
Charley McGinnis
- Securities (2000) ... Charley McGinnis
- Chasing Shadows (2000) ... Charley McGinnis
- Lost (1999) ... Charley McGinnis
- Taking Chances (1999) ... Charley McGinnis
- Company Business (1999) ... Charley McGinnis
 1997 Pit Pony (TV Movie)
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 1997 Elvis Meets Nixon (TV Movie)
 1993 Theodore Tugboat (TV Series)
Harbour Master
- Hank Floats Forward ... Harbour Master
- Pugwash Is Gone ... Harbour Master
- Different Strokes: Different Boats ... Harbour Master
- Tug of the Year ... Harbour Master
- True Blue Friends ... Harbour Master
 1987 Street Legal (TV Series)
Billy Cooper
- Gold Rush (1987) ... Billy Cooper (as Dennie Doherty)
 1984 Windows (TV Series)
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"Monday, Monday" hit No. 1 on the charts and won the band a Grammy for best contemporary group performance. Among the group's other songs were "I Saw Her Again Last Night," "Go Where You Wanna Go," "Dancing Bear," and versions of "I Call Your Name" and "Dedicated to the One I Love." See more »

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Dennie Doherty | The Mamas and the Papas | Mamas and the Papas

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The group's heyday was brief and it disbanded in 1968 following John and Michelle Phillips' divorce. The members re-formed in 1971 for the album "People Like Us," but all hope for a reunion ended in 1974 when the 32-year-old Elliot suffered a fatal heart attack in London. See more »

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