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Morton Downey (1901–1985)

Pianist, songwriter ("Wabash Moon"), composer, singer and businessman, educated in public schools and at Lyman Hall. He began his singing career in a Greenwich Village movie theatre, and was later a vocalist for the Paul Whiteman orchestra aboard the SS Leviathan. In 1927, he toured Europe and then opened his own night club, the Delmonico in New ... See full bio »

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Star of the Family
Star of the Family Himself - Host
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Dublin in Brass Danny O'Neill
Mother's Boy
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 1953 The Jackie Gleason Show (TV Series)
Guest Irish Tenor
- What's Her Name? (1953) ... Guest Irish Tenor
 1935 Dublin in Brass (Short)
Danny O'Neill
 1930 The Devil's Holiday
Freddie (the tenor)
 1929 Lucky in Love
Michael O'More
 1929 Mother's Boy
Tommy O'Day
 1929 Syncopation
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He was awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for Radio at 1680 Vine Street in Hollywood, California. See more »


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