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Dooley Wilson (1886–1953)

"You must remember this, a kiss is still a kiss, a sigh is just a sigh; the fundamental things apply, as time goes by...". . The gentleman who crooned this now legendary tune for the morose Humphrey Bogart and moist-eyed Ingrid Bergman at Rick's Cafe Americain amid the bleak WWII backdrop was none other than 56-year-old Arthur "Dooley" Wilson, an ... See full bio »

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Known For

Play It Again, Sam Soundtrack
Begin Again Soundtrack
Doctor Sleep Soundtrack


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 1951 Passage West
 1951 Beulah (TV Series)
Bill Jackson / Bill
- Beulah and the Stuffed Shirts (1951) ... Bill
- Beulah and the Stock Market (1951) ... Bill Jackson
- Bill, the Babysitter (1951) ... Bill Jackson
 1950 Father Is a Bachelor
Blue (uncredited)
 1950 No Man of Her Own
Waiter on Train (uncredited)
 1949 Free for All
 1949 Tell It to the Judge
Pullman Porter (uncredited)
 1949 Come to the Stable
Anthony James
 1949 Knock on Any Door
Piano Player (uncredited)
 1948 Racing Luck
 1948 Triple Threat
Porter (uncredited)
 1944 Seven Days Ashore
 1943 Higher and Higher
 1943 Stormy Weather
Gabe Tucker
 1943 Two Tickets to London
 1942 Casablanca
 1942 Cairo
 1942 Night in New Orleans
Shadrach Jones
 1942 Take a Letter, Darling
 1942 My Favorite Blonde
 1939 Keep Punching
Baron Skinner (as Arthur 'Dooley' Wilson)
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Other Works:

Cabin in the Sky (1940). Musical fantasy. Music by Vernon Duke. Book by Lynn Root. Lyrics by John La Touche. Vocal arrangements by Hugh Martin. Musical Director: Max Meth. Music orchestrated by Domenico Savino, Charles Cook, Fod Livingston and Nathan Van Cleve. Based on a story "Little Joe" by Lynn Root. Scenic Design by Boris ... See more »

Alternate Names:

Arthur 'Dooley' Wilson


Estella Froman Williams  (his death) | See more »

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Was on the board of directors of the Negro Actors Guild of America. See more »

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