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Mike Douglas (I) (1925–2006)

Mike Douglas was born on August 11, 1925 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Michael Delaney Dowd. He was an actor, known for The Mike Douglas Show (1961), The Incredible Shrinking Woman (1981) and The Music Show (1953). He was married to Genevieve Purnell. He died on August 11, 2006 in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, USA. See full bio »

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Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 1 win & 6 nominations. See more awards »

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 1985 Birds of Prey
 1983 The Love Boat (TV Series)
Marv Mason
 1981 The Greatest American Hero (TV Series)
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- The Two-Hundred-Mile-an-Hour Fast Ball (1981) ... Mike Douglas
 1976 Gator
The Governor
 1971 The Last Valley
Stoffel (uncredited)
 1957 Club 60 (TV Series)
 1950 Cinderella
Prince Charming (singing voice, uncredited)
 1944 G.I. Journal (Short)
Kay Kyser Singer
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"In the old days, I was often confused with Merv Griffin. We were the same height, the same weight and we were both Irish tenors".


His hit syndicated talk show was taped in the Philiadelphia area for many years. See more »

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