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James Kirkwood Jr. (1924–1989)

James Kirkwood Jr. was born on August 22, 1924 in Hollywood, California, USA. He was an actor and writer, known for A Chorus Line (1985), Some Kind of Hero (1982) and Mommie Dearest (1981). He died on April 21, 1989 in New York City, New York, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

A Chorus Line
A Chorus Line Writer
(1985)
Some Kind of Hero
(1982)
Mommie Dearest
Mommie Dearest Master of Ceremonies
(1981)

Filmography

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 1986 The Supernaturals
Captain (as James Kirkwood)
 1981 Mommie Dearest
Master of Ceremonies
 1980 Oh, God! Book II
Psychiatrist 2 (as James Kirkwood)
 1960 Lock Up (TV Series)
Tennis Player
- Poker Club (1960) ... Tennis Player (as Jim Kirkwood)
 1960 Shotgun Slade (TV Series)
Hal Pardee, Jr.
- The Marriage Circle (1960) ... Hal Pardee, Jr.
 1960 This Man Dawson (TV Series)
Burt Dugan
- Three X (1960) ... Burt Dugan (as Jim Kirkwood)
 1959 One Step Beyond (TV Series)
Danny
- Ordeal on Locust Street (1959) ... Danny (as Jim Kirkwood Jr.)
 1959 Lawman (TV Series)
Ben Steed, Jr.
- The Runaway (1959) ... Ben Steed, Jr.
 1959 Perry Mason (TV Series)
Johnny Baylor
- The Case of the Foot-Loose Doll (1959) ... Johnny Baylor (as Jim Kirkwood Jr.)
 1958 Alfred Hitchcock Presents (TV Series)
Dave
- The Jokester (1958) ... Dave (as Jim Kirkwood Jr.)
 1953 Valiant Lady (TV Series)
Mickey Emerson (1953-1957)
 1952 Broadway Television Theatre (TV Series)
William O'Toole
- It's a Boy! (1952) ... William O'Toole
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Personal Details

Other Works:

He and Nicholas Dante wrote the book for the musical, "A Chorus Line," at the Ogunquit Playhouse in Ogunquit, Maine. Marvin Hamlisch was composer. Edward Kleban was lyricist. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | See more »

Alternate Names:

Jim Kirkwood Jr. | Goodman and Kirkwood | James Kirkwood | Jim Kirkwood
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Trivia:

Was a personal friend of Clay Shaw, the New Orleans businessman tried for the murder of President John F. Kennedy. See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

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