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Johnny Desmond (1919–1985)


Singer, songwriter ("Oh, My Darlin'"), author and actor, educated at the Detroit Conservatory of Music, and a band vocalist with the orchestras of Glenn Miller, Gene Krupa and Bob Crosby. He performed regularly, even through his final illness, in live venues, and made many records and radio/television and stage appearances throughout his career ... See full bio »

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Known For

(1955)
Caribbean Hawk Juan Rodrigo Olivares
(1962)
Life Begins at 17 Soundtrack
(1958)
Calypso Heat Wave Johnny Conroy
(1957)

Filmography

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 1977 Laverne & Shirley (TV Series)
Nick Martino
- Laverne's Arranged Marriage (1977) ... Nick Martino
 1977 Blansky's Beauties (TV Series)
Emilio
- Nancy Breaks a Leg (1977) ... Emilio
- My Nephew's Debut (1977) ... Emilio
- Dear Nancy (1977) ... Emilio
- To Nancy with Love (1977) ... Emilio
- Nancy Meets Pa Bates (1977) ... Emilio
 1966 The Bubble
Tony Herric
 1962 The United States Steel Hour (TV Series)
- Dry Rain (1962)
 1962 Caribbean Hawk
Juan Rodrigo Olivares
 1959 Westinghouse Desilu Playhouse (TV Series)
Mateo
- A Diamond for Carla (1959) ... Mateo
 1958 Desert Hell
Lt. Richard Forbes
 1958 China Doll
Sgt. Steve Hill
 1958 Sally (TV Series)
Jim Kendall
- Dear Myrtle (1958) ... Jim Kendall
- Sally, the Love Doctor (1958) ... Jim Kendall
- Episode #1.24 (1958) ... Jim Kendall
- Sally, the Cosmetician (1958) ... Jim Kendall
- Episode #1.22 (1958) ... Jim Kendall
 1957-1958 Climax! (TV Series)
Johnny Spain / Mike Owens
- The Secret Love of Johnny Spain (1958) ... Johnny Spain
- Keep Me in Mind (1957) ... Mike Owens
 1957 Escape from San Quentin
Mike Gilbert
 1957 Calypso Heat Wave
Johnny Conroy
 1956 The Alcoa Hour (TV Series)
Fred
- The Stingiest Man in Town (1956) ... Fred
 1956 Robert Montgomery Presents (TV Series)
Tommy Navarro
- Don't Do Me Any Favors (1956) ... Tommy Navarro
 1955 The Philco Television Playhouse (TV Series)
Nick Mercer
- Play Me Hearts and Flowers (1955) ... Nick Mercer
 1953 Danger (TV Series)
 1953 The Jackie Gleason Show (TV Series)
Guest Vocalist
- Hot Tips (1953) ... Guest Vocalist
 1941 Let's Make Music
Member of The Bob-o-Links (uncredited)
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Show Show Self (44 credits)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

(Summer 1962) He acted in Alan Jay Lerner's musical, "Brigadoon," in a Kenley Players production at the Veterans Memorial Theatre in Columbus and Packard Music Hall Theatre in Warren, Ohio with Susan Johnson in the cast. John Kenley was artistic director.
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Trivia:

In 1939, he formed his own singing group. The group was first called the "Downbeats", but after being hired to work with Bob Crosby's big band in 1940, it was renamed the "Bob-O-Links". See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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