Don Ameche

Don Ameche

American, Actor
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Don Ameche

Don Ameche (born Dominic Felix Amici; May 31, 1908 – December 6, 1993) was an American actor and comedian. After playing in college shows, stock, and vaudeville, he became a major radio star in the early 1930s, which led to the offer of a movie contract from 20th Century Fox in 1935.

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Full name at birth
Dominic Felix Amici
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Date of birth
31 May 1908
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Place of birth
Kenosha, Wisconsin, USA
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Date of death
6 December 1993
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Age
85 (age at death)
Place of death
Scottsdale, Arizona, USA
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Cause of death
Prostate Cancer
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Resurrection Cemetery in Asbury, Iowa
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Actor
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5' 11" (180 cm)
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$10,000,000 USD
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[on Darryl F. Zanuck] Zanuck never did anything but be nice to me. Oh yeah, maybe he chased Alice Faye around, but a lot of people chased Alice Faye around.
  • Attended Loras College in Dubuque, Iowa
  • Father of Don Ameche Jr..
  • Biography in: "The Scribner Encyclopedia of American Lives". Volume 3, 1991-1993, pages 11-13. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 2001.
  • Father of six children: Ronald, Dominic, Thomas, Lonnie, Bonnie and Connie.
  • Portrayed Alexander Graham Bell in The Story of Alexander Graham Bell (1939) in 1939. In 1957, his brother, Jim Ameche, portrayed Bell in The Story of Mankind (1957).

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