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Overview (3)

Born in Brooklyn, New York, USA
Birth NameDonald Most
Height 5' 10" (1.78 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Don is probably best known for his co-starring role as Ralph in the long running television series "Happy Days". During this time, he worked with such emerging talents as Ron Howard and Garry Marshall. Recently, Don was seen in a recurring role on the hit TV show - "Glee", as well as starring roles in the indie film - "The Yankles", and "Chez Upshaw", starring Kevin Pollack and Illeana Douglas. He just finished starring in "Campin Buddies", along with a role in the independent film - "Remember Isobel", and the short film - "Duality" Most's other feature film credits include "ED TV", directed by Ron Howard; "Crazy Mama", directed by Jonathan Demme, and "The Great Buck Howard", starring John Malkovich. In television, his other guest starring roles include "Men Of A Certain Age", "Century City", 'Star Trek: Voyager', 'Yes, Dear', 'The Crow, 'Sabrina', 'Sliders', 'Dark Skies' and 'The Family Guy'.

Following in the footsteps of some of his peers, Don has now directed three feature films. "His first, "The Last Best Sunday", had its World Premiere at the Seattle International Film Festival, and was a feature film winner at the Telluride IndieFest. "Moola", starring William Mapother, Shailene Woodley, Treat Williams, Daniel Baldwin, and Curtis Armstrong, premiered at The Newport Beach Film Festival, where it earned Most The Outstanding Achievement In Directing Award. Don also directed "Harley's Hill", his first family film, which was recently seen on Showtime, Starz and Encore. In another area, Don has recently gone back to his first love - singing. Don has always loved the standards/swing/big band style of music, and has just mounted his show - "Donny Most Sings And Swings". He recently performed it at "Catalina's Jazz Club" in Hollywood, CA...and "Vitello's Jazz Club", in Studio City, Los Angeles to great acclaim.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Don Most Website

Family (1)

Spouse Morgan Most (21 February 1982 - present)  (2 children)

Trivia (14)

Attended Lehigh University in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania.
Was a member of Sigma Alpha Mu fraternity.
Has two daughters with Morgan Most.
It was discussed that he and Anson Williams would have their own spin-off show centering on their Happy Days (1974) characters Ralph and Potsie, but it never materialized.
Appeared at the World of Wheels in Birmingham, Alabama for a Happy Days reunion along with costar Henry Winkler. [February 2009]
During an interview on Marc Maron's WTF podcast, Most's Happy Days co-star Ron Howard said, on the subject of one infamous episode in which they both acted "Donnie's reading it and he kinda looks down, then says 'what do you think of the script?' and I shrugged and replied 'people like the show, it's hard to argue with being number one' and he looked up and said, 'he's jumping a shark now?'. That was the first time I saw that phrase bracketed, before it was even done, you've got to give props to Donnie Most.".
Best remembered by the public for his role as Ralph Malph on Happy Days (1974).
Interviewed by James M. Tate and Laura Wagner on the Cult Film Freak podcast. He talked equally about the Roger Corman production Crazy Mama as he did his stint on Happy Days.
He credits Marion Ross, who took him under her wing when he was 20, for his success as an actor. He regards her as his acting mentor and best friend.
Actress Marion Ross took him, under her wing, when he was 20.
As an actor, he was highly influenced by Marion Ross.
Has highly praised Marion Ross for his stardom in acting.
He ACTUALLY sang the song "Devil take me" in the episode "Rock Devil Rock" (Season 6 Episode 4) of the T.V. show CHiP's.

Salary (1)

Happy Days (1974) $12,500 per 1/2 hour episode

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