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James Kilgallen (1888–1982)

James Kilgallen was born on July 11, 1888 in Pittston, Pennsylvania, USA. He was previously married to Mae Ahern. He died on December 21, 1982 in Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA. See full bio »

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What's My Line? Self - Contestant


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 1956 What's My Line? (TV Series)
Self - Contestant
- James Kilgallen (Father of Panelist Dorothy Kilgallen) & Nanette Fabray (1956) ... Self - Contestant (as James L. Kilgallen)

Personal Details

Alternate Names:

James L. Kilgallen


Mae Ahern  (his death)  (2 children)


Dorothy Kilgallen | See more »


Richard 'Dickie' Kollmar Jr. (grandchild) | See more »

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I've covered railroad wrecks, airplane and ship disasters, sit-down strikes, beauty contests in Atlantic City, Eucharistic congresses in New Orleans and Barcelona, Spain, the World Series, golf championships, major prize fights, courtroom dramas, executions and national political conventions - in fact every conceivable type of story in this country and abroad. In what other business would I have ... See more »

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