King Donovan

King Donovan

Highest Rated: 100% Singin' in the Rain (1952)

Lowest Rated: 75% Cowboy (1958)

Birthday: Jan 25, 1918

Birthplace: New York, New York, USA

King Donovan was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Donovan's career in acting began with his roles in various films like "Shockproof" (1949) with Cornel Wilde, the comedic fantasy "Angels in the Outfield" (1951) with Paul Douglas and the Sally Parr drama "The Sun Sets at Dawn" (1951). He also appeared in the Humphrey Bogart crime flick "The Enforcer" (1951), the Glenn Ford spy thriller "The Redhead and the Cowboy" (1951) and "Little Big Horn" (1951) with Lloyd Bridges. His film career continued throughout the fifties in productions like "The Merry Widow" (1952), "The Beast From 20,000 Fathoms" (1953) with Paul Christian and the Tyrone Power drama "The Mississippi Gambler" (1953). He also appeared in "The Magnetic Monster" (1953). In the latter part of his career, he tackled roles in the biopic "The Seven Little Foys" (1955) with Bob Hope, the Kevin McCarthy horror movie "Invasion of the Body Snatchers" (1956) and the comedic adaptation "The Birds and the Bees" (1956) with George Gobel. He also appeared in "The Iron Sheriff" (1957) and the adaptation "Cowboy" (1958) with Glenn Ford. Donovan more recently appeared in "Return of the Beverly Hillbillies" (CBS, 1981-82). Donovan was married to Imogene Coca. Donovan passed away in June 1987 at the age of 69.

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Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

Movies

Credit
No Score Yet No Score Yet Too Easy to Kill Unknown (Character) - 1975
No Score Yet 29% Promises! Promises! Director - 1963
No Score Yet 36% The Perfect Furlough Maj. Collins (Character) - 1959
83% 72% The Hanging Tree Wonder (Character) - 1959
92% 87% The Defiant Ones Solly (Character) - 1958
75% 57% Cowboy Joe Capper (Character) - 1958
No Score Yet 20% Iron Sheriff Leveret (Character) - 1957
98% 85% Invasion of the Body Snatchers Jack Belicec (Character) - 1956
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Birds and the Bees Waiter (Character) - 1956
No Score Yet 20% The Magnetic Monster Dr. Dan Forbes (Character) - 1953
No Score Yet No Score Yet Tumbleweed Mack (Character) - 1953
95% 68% The Beast From 20,000 Fathoms Dr. Ingersoll (Character) - 1953
No Score Yet No Score Yet Half a Hero Sam Radwell (Character) - 1953
No Score Yet 45% Easy to Love Ben (Character) - 1953
100% 95% Singin' in the Rain Rod (uncredited) (Character) $23.9K 1952
No Score Yet 53% The Merry Widow Nitki (Character) - 1952
No Score Yet No Score Yet Sally and Saint Anne Hymie Callahan (Character) - 1952
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Scarf Piano Player (Character) - 1951
83% 63% Angels in the Outfield Mack McGee (Character) - 1951
88% 70% The Enforcer Sgt. Whitlow (Character) - 1951
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Prince Who Was a Thief Merat (Character) - 1951
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Redhead and the Cowboy Munroe (Character) - 1950
83% 71% Side Street Det. Gottschalk (uncredited) (Character) - 1950
89% 46% Shockproof Joe Wilson (Character) - 1949
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Man From Texas Sam (Character) - 1947

TV

Credit
No Score Yet 100% Night Gallery Unknown (Character) 1971
No Score Yet No Score Yet Shotgun Slade Unknown (Guest Star)
No Score Yet No Score Yet That Girl Director 1968
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Beverly Hillbillies Unknown (Guest Star) 1967 1963
No Score Yet No Score Yet Please Don't Eat the Daisies Unknown (Guest Star) 1966-1967
No Score Yet No Score Yet Daktari Unknown (Guest Star) 1966
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Smothers Brothers Show Unknown (Guest Star) 1966
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Big Valley Unknown (Guest Star) 1966
No Score Yet No Score Yet Grindl Director 1963-1964
No Score Yet No Score Yet Rawhide Unknown (Guest Star) 1963
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Tall Man Mason Henchman (Guest Star) 1960
No Score Yet No Score Yet Laramie Dr. Matthew Hansen (Guest Star) 1960
No Score Yet No Score Yet Bonanza Unknown (Guest Star) 1960
No Score Yet No Score Yet Mr. Lucky Unknown (Guest Star) 1959
No Score Yet No Score Yet 77 Sunset Strip Leggs Carson (Guest Star) 1959
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Bob Cummings Show Unknown (Character) 1955-1959
No Score Yet No Score Yet Bat Masterson Shorty Keenan (Guest Star) 1958
No Score Yet No Score Yet Trackdown Dean Burke (Guest Star) 1958
No Score Yet No Score Yet Wagon Train Unknown (Guest Star) 1958
No Score Yet No Score Yet Cheyenne Unknown (Guest Star) 1956
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Man Behind the Badge Niles (Character) 1955

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