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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 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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 1991 Bugsy (performer: "OLE BUTTERMILK SKY" (1946))
 1981 The Incredible Shrinking Woman (performer: "Little Things Mean A Lot")
 1965-1975 The Mike Douglas Show (TV Series) (performer - 4 episodes)
- Episode dated 28 July 1975 (1975) ... (performer: "Sweet Georgia Brown", "You Must Have Been a Beautiful Baby" - uncredited)
- Episode dated 11 September 1970 (1970) ... (performer: "I'm Beginning To See The Light")
- Episode dated 8 July 1969 (1969) ... (performer: "Please Don't Talk About Me When I'm Gone" - uncredited)
- Episode dated 17 May 1965 (1965) ... (performer: "Ain't We Got Fun" - uncredited)
 1968 The Ed Sullivan Show (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #21.37 (1968) ... (performer: "Talk To The Animals")
 1950 Cinderella (performer: "So This Is Love" (1949) - uncredited)
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1 Print Biography | 3 Articles | 1 Pictorial | See more »

Alternate Names:

Michael Douglas

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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".


The Mike Douglas Show (1961) originally began in Cleveland in 1961 before filming was moved to Philadelphia in 1965. It became the first syndicated TV show to win an Emmy Award. See more »

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