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Don Dillaway (1903–1982)

Don Dillaway was born on March 17, 1903 in New York City, New York, USA as Donald P. Dillaway. He is known for his work on Pack Up Your Troubles (1932), Frontier Pony Express (1939) and Platinum Blonde (1931). He was married to Denise. He died on November 18, 1982 in West Lake, California, USA. See full bio »

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Pack Up Your Troubles Eddie Smith
Frontier Pony Express Brett Langhorne
Platinum Blonde Michael Schuyler
The Animal Kingdom Joe Fiske


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 1967 The Wild Wild West (TV Series)
Griffin the Butler
- The Night of the Vicious Valentine (1967) ... Griffin the Butler
 1966 The Big Valley (TV Series)
Harlow Perkins
- Legend of a General: Part 1 (1966) ... Harlow Perkins
 1965-1966 Run for Your Life (TV Series)
The Doctor / The Jury Foreman
- Night Train from Chicago (1966) ... The Doctor
- Where Mystery Begins (1965) ... The Jury Foreman
 1966 The Long, Hot Summer (TV Series)
- Crisis (1966) ... Senator
 1959-1965 Perry Mason (TV Series)
First Reporter / Ramsey / Charley Cass / ...
- The Case of the Wrathful Wraith (1965) ... First Reporter
- The Case of the Startled Stallion (1959) ... Charley Cass
- The Case of the Romantic Rogue (1959) ... Robert Riley
 1965 Kraft Suspense Theatre (TV Series)
2nd VIP
- Kill No More (1965) ... 2nd VIP
 1963 Bonanza (TV Series)
- Twilight Town (1963) ... Clem
 1962 Leave It to Beaver (TV Series)
Mr. Rickover
- Beaver's Football Award (1962) ... Mr. Rickover
 1962 Lawman (TV Series)
- The Witness (1962) ... Judd
 1961 Back Street
Cleve (uncredited)
 1961 Parrish
Max Maine (uncredited)
 1961 The Absent Minded Professor
Defense Department Secretary (uncredited)
 1961 A Fever in the Blood
Eubanks Party Worker (uncredited)
 1960 Dennis the Menace (TV Series)
Charlie Dobbs
- The Rock Collection (1960) ... Charlie Dobbs
 1960 Sunrise at Campobello
Sloan (uncredited)
 1960 Tall Story
Waiter (uncredited)
 1960 Not for Hire (TV Series)
- Battle Scar (1960) ... Colonel
 1960 Man with a Camera (TV Series)
Phil Mason
- The Picture War (1960) ... Phil Mason
 1958 The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp (TV Series)
Mr. Hildreth
- Frontier Woman (1958) ... Mr. Hildreth
 1955-1958 The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show (TV Series)
Dr. Powell / The Doorman / Man
- High Blood Pressure (1958) ... Dr. Powell
- Alice Gets Married (1956) ... The Doorman
 1958 Official Detective (TV Series)
- The Taxi Killers (1958) ... Wilner
 1957 Maverick (TV Series)
- The Naked Gallows (1957) ... Ben (uncredited)
 1957 Designing Woman
Sportswriter at Dinner (uncredited)
 1957 Ten Thousand Bedrooms
Reporter (uncredited)
 1956 Everything But the Truth
Official (uncredited)
 1956 The Opposite Sex
Bill - Box Office Clerk (uncredited)
 1956 The Solid Gold Cadillac
Reporter (uncredited)
 1956 Screen Directors Playhouse (TV Series)
Husband in Hallway
- Apples on the Lilac Tree (1956) ... Husband in Hallway (uncredited)
 1956 Alfred Hitchcock Presents (TV Series)
- Momentum (1956) ... Policeman
 1955 I Died a Thousand Times
Onlooker at Accident (uncredited)
 1955 Tarantula
Jim Bagny (uncredited)
 1955 Sincerely Yours
Man at Carnegie Hall (uncredited)
 1955 Cavalcade of America (TV Series)
Mr. Merki
- A Time for Courage (1955) ... Mr. Merki
 1955 Ain't Misbehavin'
Mr. Warden (uncredited)
 1955 Cult of the Cobra
Onlooker at Carl's Death (uncredited)
 1955 Treasury Men in Action (TV Series)
Customs Inspector
- The Case of the Princely Pauper (1955) ... Customs Inspector
 1955 The Bob Cummings Show (TV Series)
- A Date for Margaret (1955) ... (uncredited)
 1955 Schlitz Playhouse (TV Series)
 1954 The Ford Television Theatre (TV Series)
- Slide, Darling, Slide (1954) ... Al
 1954 The Caine Mutiny
George - Chauffeur (uncredited)
 1953 The Eddie Cantor Story
Cornet Player (uncredited)
 1953 Forbidden
Lawyer (uncredited)
 1953 Adventures of Superman (TV Series)
Fred Harris
- Superman in Exile (1953) ... Fred Harris
 1953 Captain Scarface
 1952-1953 Racket Squad (TV Series)
Customs Officer Smith / Lou Littlefield / Al Keller
- Diamond Smugglers (1953) ... Customs Officer Smith
- Serenade for a Sucker (1952) ... Lou Littlefield
- The Staff of Life (1952) ... Al Keller
 1953 Your Favorite Story (TV Series)
- Vice Versa (1953)
- The Magician (1953) ... Detective
 1953 Sweethearts on Parade
Father (uncredited)
 1953 Dream Wife
Man at Airport (uncredited)
 1953 She's Back on Broadway
Charlie (uncredited)
 1953 Call Me Madam
Newspaper Reporter (uncredited)
 1952-1953 Boston Blackie (TV Series)
Gregory Phillips
- The Gunman (1953) ... Gregory Phillips
- So Was Goliath (1952)
 1953 Dragnet (TV Series)
Captain Welch
- The Big Grandma (1953) ... Captain Welch
 1952 Dangerous Assignment (TV Series)
- The Briefcase Story (1952) ... Comstock
 1952 Plymouth Adventure
Stephen Hopkins (uncredited)
 1952 Four Star Playhouse (TV Series)
Mr. Peters
- My Wife Geraldine (1952) ... Mr. Peters
 1952 Holiday for Sinners
Captain O'Brien (uncredited)
 1952 The Narrow Margin
Reporter (uncredited)
 1952 The Pace That Thrills
Clerk (uncredited)
 1952 Steel Town
Collin (uncredited)
 1952 Something to Live For
Kennedy Brother, Executive (uncredited)
 1951 On Dangerous Ground
Man (uncredited)
 1951 The Racket
Harris - Member of Craig's Team (uncredited)
 1951 The Whip Hand
FBI Agent McIntyre (uncredited)
 1951 The People Against O'Hara
Morty (uncredited)
 1951 Sealed Cargo
Owen, Bannon's Crewman (uncredited)
 1951 The Company She Keeps
Victim at Lineup (uncredited)
 1951 Storm Warning
2nd Convert (uncredited)
 1950 Hunt the Man Down
Assistant Deputy (uncredited)
 1950 Hit Parade of 1951
Croupier (uncredited)
 1950 I'll Get By
Song Plugger (uncredited)
 1950 Bunco Squad
Bible Salesman (uncredited)
 1950 Born to Be Bad
Photographer (uncredited)
 1950 Lonely Heart Bandits
Harrie (uncredited)
 1950 The Petty Girl
Burlesque MC (uncredited)
 1950 Gunmen of Abilene
Bill Harper
 1949 Shocking Affair (Short)
 1949 A Dangerous Profession
Young Drunk (uncredited)
 1949 The Big Steal
Purser (uncredited)
 1949 Amazon Quest
 1944 Music in Manhattan
Major Hargrove (uncredited)
 1944 Youth Runs Wild
Drunk (uncredited)
 1944 Marine Raiders
Marine (uncredited)
 1944 Strange Confession
Soldier (uncredited)
 1943 Gangway for Tomorrow
Frank Danielson - Mechanic
 1943 Slightly Dangerous
McGraw - Photographer (uncredited)
 1943 Flight for Freedom
Flyer (uncredited)
 1943 Margin for Error
Reporter (uncredited)
 1942 Over My Dead Body
 1942 The Magnificent Ambersons
Wilbur Minafer (uncredited)
 1942 The Postman Didn't Ring
Reporter (uncredited)
 1942 The Mad Martindales
 1942 Juke Box Jenny
 1942 Captains of the Clouds
Instructor (uncredited)
 1942 Blue, White and Perfect
Ship's Purser (uncredited)
 1941 Horror Island
Sailor (uncredited)
 1940 I'm Still Alive
Tommy Briggs
 1940 Grand Ole Opry
Attorney (uncredited)
 1939 They All Come Out
F.B.I. Man (uncredited)
 1939 Good Girls Go to Paris
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1939 Frontier Pony Express
Brett Langhorne
 1938 Cipher Bureau
Paul Waring
 1934 The Circus Clown
 1933 Under Secret Orders
Henry Ames
 1933 Marriage on Approval
Larry Bennett
 1933 One Year Later
Jim Collins (as Donald Dillaway)
 1933 Sing Sinner Sing
Ted Rendon
 1933 Notorious But Nice
Richard Hamilton (as Donald Dillaway)
 1933 The Important Witness
Steve Connors (as Donald Dillaway)
 1933 The Little Giant
Gordon Cass (as Donald Dillaway)
 1933 The Mind Reader
Jack (uncredited)
 1933 Men Must Fight
Steve Chase (as Donald Dilloway)
 1932 The Animal Kingdom
Joe Fiske
 1932 Pack Up Your Troubles
Eddie Smith (as Donald Dillaway)
 1932 The Night Mayor
Fred Field
 1932 Miss Pinkerton
Charles 'Charlie' Elliott (uncredited)
 1932 The Strange Love of Molly Louvain
Ralph Rogers (uncredited)
 1932 Attorney for the Defense
Paul Wallace (as Donald Dillaway)
 1932 Lady with a Past
Jerry (as Donald Dillaway)
 1932 She Wanted a Millionaire
Humphrey (as Donald Dillaway)
 1932 Cross-Examination
David Wells
 1931 Hollywood Halfbacks (Short) (as Donald Dillaway)
 1931 Men in Her Life
Dick Webster (as Donald Dillaway)
 1931 Platinum Blonde
Michael Schuyler (as Donald Dillaway)
 1931 Skyline
Gerry Gaige
 1931 Young as You Feel
Billy Morehouse
 1931 Mr. Lemon of Orange
Jerry (as Donald Dillaway)
 1931 Body and Soul
Tap Johnson
 1931 Cimarron
Adult Cim (uncredited)
 1930 Kid the Kidder (Short)
 1930 Min and Bill
Dick (as Donald Dillaway)
 1930 Dangerous Youth (Short) (as Donald Dillaway)
 1929 The Interview (Short)
The Cub Reporter
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Alternate Names:

Donald Dillaway | Donald Dilloway


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Brown-haired American supporting actor, prolific on both stage and screen. Attended Cornell University and the University of Buffalo. Began as a singer at the age of 12. On Broadway from 1925 to 1937. Numerous small film roles from 1929 to 1967.

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