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Vincent J. Donehue (1915–1966)


Won Broadway's 1958 Tony Award as Best Director for "Sunrise at Campobello.'" He was also Tony-nominated in 1960 as Best Director (Musical) for "The Sound of Music." See more trivia »

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 1964 The Doctors and the Nurses (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1964 The Defenders (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Stowaway (1964)
 1960 Peter Pan (TV Special)
 1959 Music with Mary Martin (TV Movie)
 1956-1958 Playhouse 90 (TV Series) (6 episodes)
- The Male Animal (1958)
- Topaze (1957) ... (as Vincent J. Donahue)
- The Star Wagon (1957)
- Sincerely, Willis Wade (1956) ... (as Vincent J. Donahue)
 1958 Lonelyhearts
 1957 Annie Get Your Gun (TV Movie)
 1957 Studio One in Hollywood (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1956 The Alcoa Hour (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1955-1956 Playwrights '56 (TV Series) (5 episodes)
- Honor (1956)
- Flight (1956)
 1955-1956 Producers' Showcase (TV Series) (4 episodes)
- The Women (1955)
 1955 The United States Steel Hour (TV Series) (1 episode)
- The Thief (1955)
 1953-1954 Goodyear Playhouse (TV Series) (7 episodes)
- Native Dancer (1954)
- Here's Father (1954)
- Moment of Panic (1954)
- The Oil Well (1953)
- The Accident (1953)
 1953 The Trip to Bountiful (TV Movie)
 1952 Robert Montgomery Presents (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- The Ringmaster (1952)
 1950-1951 The Gabby Hayes Show (TV Series) (6 episodes)
- Iowa Jima (1951)
- Southern (1951)
- Sam Bass (1951)
 1950 The Chevrolet Tele-Theatre (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Letter to Edith (1950)

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Other Works:

Stage Play: Sunrise at Campobello. Drama. Written by Dore Schary. Scenic Design by Ralph Alswang. Costume Design by Virginia Volland. Directed by Vincent J. Donehue. Cort Theatre: 30 Jan 1958- 30 May 1959 (556 performances). Cast: Ralph Bellamy (as "Franklin Delano Roosevelt"), James Bonnet (as "James Roosevelt"), Alan Bunce (as "Governor ... See more »

Alternate Names:

Vincent J. Donahue

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Graduate of the Christian Brothers Academy and the State University of New York. He studied for the stage with Tamara Daykarhanova and with Fanny Bradshaw at the Shakespeare Memorial Theatre in Stratford-upon-Avon, England. He made his radio debut in 1937 and in the years prior to World War II was heard on over 1500 radio shows as well as acting on Broadway. See more »



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