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Warde Donovan (1916–1988)

Warde Donovan was born on February 25, 1916 in Los Angeles County, California, USA as Warde F. Tatum. He was an actor, known for Did You Hear the One About the Traveling Saleslady? (1968), Get Smart (1965) and MacArthur (1977). He was married to Phyllis Diller and Margery Belle Todd. He died on April 16, 1988 in Los Angeles, California. See full bio »

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Known For

Get Smart Hotel Doctor
MacArthur General Shepherd
Hot Lead and Cold Feet Saloon Man 4


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 1981 Isabel's Choice (TV Movie)
 1980 Herbie Goes Bananas
Maitre d'
 1978 Hot Lead and Cold Feet
Saloon Man 4
 1977 MacArthur
General Shepherd
 1976 Gus
 1976 Treasure of Matecumbe
Sheriff Coffey
 1969 The Good Guys (TV Series)
- No Orchids for the Diner (1969) ... Moriss
 1968 The Shakiest Gun in the West
Townsman (uncredited)
 1967 Banning
Patrolman (uncredited)
 1967 Get Smart (TV Series)
Hotel Doctor
- A Man Called Smart: Part 1 (1967) ... Hotel Doctor (as Ward Donovan)
 1961 The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp (TV Series)
Jed Lorimer
- The Convict's Revenge (1961) ... Jed Lorimer
 1961 The Chevy Show (TV Series)
- O'Halloran's Luck (1961) ... Foreman
 1961 The Dinah Shore Chevy Show (TV Series)
- O'Halloran's Luck (1961) ... Foreman (as Ward Donovan)
 1952 Zip Goes a Million (TV Movie)
Buddy Delany
 1949 Let There Be Stars (TV Series)
- Pilot (1949)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

He acted in Joseph Stein's play, "Plain and Fancy," at the Paper Mill Playhouse in Millburn, New Jersey with Jacqueline James in the cast. Frank Carrington and Agnes Morgan were directors. See more »

Alternate Names:

Ward Donovan | Warde & Phyllis


Phyllis Diller  (divorced) | See more »

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He served in the US Navy during World War II. See more »

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