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Billy Dooley

Highest Rated: 100% A Star Is Born (1937)

Lowest Rated: 20% Devil Doll (1964)

Birthday: Not Available

Birthplace: Not Available

Gangly American comic Billy Dooley was discovered on the vaudeville circuit by producer Al Christie, who brought Dooley and his stage partner Frances Lee to Hollywood in 1925. Somewhat reminiscent of whiteface comic Larry Semon, Dooley played dumb sailors and other service men in a series of two-reel comedies with explanatory titles such as A Goofy Gob (1925), A Briny Boob (1926), the inevitable Sailor Beware (1927), and A Dizzy Diver (1928). Never able to stand out in a crowded field of two-reel comedy performers, Dooley left Christie and played minor roles in talkies until his death from a heart attack.

Highest Rated Movies



20% Devil Doll Actor 1964
No Score Yet Call of the Yukon Watchman 1938
No Score Yet Live, Love and Learn Fritz 1937
No Score Yet Double Wedding Saxophonist 1937
100% A Star Is Born Painter 1937
81% The Devil-Doll Actor 1936
No Score Yet Anything Goes Ship's Photographer 1936
50% Naughty Marietta Marietta's Drunk "Brother" 1935
No Score Yet One Hour Late Attendant in Radio Station 1934
No Score Yet The Cat's Paw Reporter 1934


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