Donald O'Connor

Total Box Office:
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Highest Rated:
100% That's Entertainment (1974)
Lowest Rated:
26% Toys (1992)
Birthday:
Aug 28
Birthplace:
Chicago, Illinois, USA
Bio:
The son of a stage acrobat, American actor/dancer/singer Donald O'Connor was hoofing away as a child in his family's vaudeville act. He was discovered for films in 1938's Sing, You Sinners, spending the next few years in movies usually playing "the star as a child" -- that is, cast as the younger…

Filmography


MOVIES   

Rating Title Credit Box Office Year
Chip Off The Old Block
  • Actor
-- 2012
Tcm Presents Singin' In The Rain 60th Anniversary Event Encore
  • Actor
-- 2012
Pioneers of Primetime
  • Actor
-- 2005
A Time to Remember
  • Actor
-- 2003
Gene Kelly - Anatomy of a Dancer
  • Actor
-- 2002
Hollywood at Your Feet: The Story of the Chinese Theatre Footprints
  • Actor
-- 1997
38% Out to Sea
  • Jonathan
-- 1997
26% Toys
  • Kenneth Zevo
-- 1992
A Time to Remember (Miracle in a Manger)
  • Father Walsh
-- 1988
Call Me Madam
  • Actor
-- 1986
Alice in Wonderland
  • Lory Bird
-- 1985
A.F.I. Life Achievement Awards - Gene Kelly
  • Actor
-- 1985
James Cagney - That Yankee Doodle Dandy
  • Actor
-- 1981
90% Ragtime
  • Evelyn's Dance Instructor
-- 1981
100% That's Entertainment
  • Narrator
  • Director
-- 1974
Follow Me, Boys!
  • Guest
-- 1966
That Funny Feeling
  • Harvey Granson
-- 1965
Le meraviglie di Aladino (The Wonders of Aladdin)
  • Aladdin
-- 1961
Anything Goes
  • Ted Adams
-- 1956
Francis in the Navy
  • Lt. Peter Stirling
-- 1955
69% There's No Business Like Show Business
  • Tim Donahue
-- 1954
Francis Joins the WACs
  • Peter Stirling
-- 1954
83% Brigadoon
  • Actor
-- 1954
I Love Melvin
  • Melvin Hoover
-- 1953
80% Call Me Madam
  • Kenneth
-- 1953
Francis Covers the Big Town
  • Peter Stirling
-- 1953
100% Singin' in the Rain
  • Cosmo Brown
  • Director
-- 1952
Francis Goes to West Point
  • Peter Stirling
-- 1952
Francis Goes to the Races
  • Peter Stirling
-- 1951
Double Crossbones
  • Dave Crandall
-- 1951
Francis the Talking Mule
  • Peter Stirling
-- 1950
Yes Sir That's My Baby
  • William Waldo Winfield
-- 1949
Feudin', Fussin' and A-Fightin'
  • Wilbur McMurty
-- 1948
Something in the Wind
  • Charlie Read
-- 1947
The Merry Monahans
  • Jimmy Monahan
-- 1944
Mister Big
  • Donald
-- 1943
Private Buckaroo
  • Director
  • Donny
-- 1942
Strictly in the Groove
  • Actor
-- 1942
91% Yankee Doodle Dandy
  • Actor
-- 1942
Get Hep to Love
  • Jimmy Arnold
-- 1942
Give Out, Sisters
  • Don
-- 1942
On Your Toes
  • Phil as a boy
-- 1939
100% Beau Geste
  • Beau at Age Twelve
-- 1939
Sing You Sinners
  • Mike Beebe
-- 1938

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Quotes from Donald O'Connor's Characters

    1. Cosmo Brown: Talking pictures, that means I'm out of a job. At last I can start suffering and write that symphony.
    2. R.F. Simpson: You're not out of job, we're putting you in as head of our new music department.
    3. Cosmo Brown: Oh, thanks, R.F.! At last I can stop suffering and write that symphony.
    From Singin' in the Rain. Submitted by Heidi H (24 months ago)

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