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Jimmy O'Neill (I) (1940–2013)

Jimmy O'Neill was born on January 8, 1940 in Enid, Oklahoma, USA as James F. O'Neill. He was a writer and actor, known for Shindig! (1964), The Kids Are Alright (1979) and The Flintstones (1960). He was married to Renee O'Neill, Eve O'Neill and Sharon Sheeley. He died on January 11, 2013 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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 1964-1965 Shindig! (TV Series) (48 episodes)
- Shindig Goes to London: Part 2 (1965) ... (creator)
- Episode #1.51 (1965) ... (creator)
- Episode #1.50 (1965) ... (creator)
- Episode #1.49 (1965) ... (creator)
- Episode #1.48 (1965) ... (creator)
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 1992 Shindig! Presents British Invasion Vol. 1 (Video short)
 1992 Shindig! Presents British Invasion Vol. 2 (Video short)
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 1979 The Kids Are Alright (Documentary)
 1964-1966 Shindig! (TV Series)
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- Episode #2.34 (1966) ... Himself - Host
- Episode #2.33 (1966) ... Himself - Host
- Shindig in Europe: Part 2 (1966) ... Himself - Host
- Episode #2.30 (1965) ... Himself - Host
- Episode #2.29 (1965) ... Himself - Host
 1965 The Flintstones (TV Series)
- Shinrock-A-Go-Go (1965) ... Himself (voice)
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 1991 Shindig! Presents Groovy Gals (Video documentary)
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 1991 Shindig! Presents Soul (Video documentary short)
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Personal Quote:

Howdy-hi, Shindiggers! We've got a 'Shindig!' for you that's so far in, it's out of sight! (O'Neill's opening for every show)


He was barely out of his teens when he became Los Angeles' top-rated radio deejay, and was only 24 when he became a national celebrity as the host of "Shindig!," one of the earliest rock 'n' roll shows on prime-time TV. See more »

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