Dan Dailey

Actor · Director
IVA Star Rating : 62
Daniel James Dailey Jr. was an American dancer and actor. He is best remembered for a series of popular musicals he made at 20th Century Fox such as Mother Wore Tights (1947).

Daniel James Dailey Jr. was an American dancer and actor. He is best remembered for a series of popular musicals he made at 20th Century Fox such as Mother Wore Tights (1947).

Birth Name

Daniel James Dailey

Born

Tuesday, 14 December 1915

Died

Monday, 16 October 1978

Actor Filmography

Battleground Narrator 2004
Hollywood Heaven: Tragic Lives, Tragic Deaths (archive footage) 1990
American Masters Self 1986
That's Dancing! 1985
The Private Files of J. Edgar Hoover Clyde Tolson 1977
Testimony of Two Men Father McGuire 1977
That's Entertainment, Part II Jimmy Walters / Doug Hallerton / (archive footage) 1976
The Daughters of Joshua Cabe Return Joshua Cabe 1975
Faraday and Company Frank Faraday 1973
Mitzi... The First Time Self / Himself 1973
(see additional filmography)

Actor Filmography

Battleground Narrator 2004
Hollywood Heaven: Tragic Lives, Tragic Deaths (archive footage) 1990
American Masters Self 1986
That's Dancing! 1985
The Private Files of J. Edgar Hoover Clyde Tolson 1977
Testimony of Two Men Father McGuire 1977
That's Entertainment, Part II Jimmy Walters / Doug Hallerton / (archive footage) 1976
The Daughters of Joshua Cabe Return Joshua Cabe 1975
Faraday and Company Frank Faraday 1973
Mitzi... The First Time Self / Himself 1973
The Julie Andrews Hour Self - Guest 1972
Mr. and Mrs. Bo Jo Jones Mr. Greher / Paul Greher 1971
It's Your Bet Self 1969
The Governor & J.J. Gov. William Drinkwater 1969
The David Frost Show Self - Guest 1969
Here's Lucy Self 1968
The Joey Bishop Show Self - Guest 1967
The Dean Martin Show Self - Guest 1965
The Hollywood Palace Self 1964
Vacation Playhouse Sergeant Mike Parker 1963
Marilyn Self / Terry Donahue 1963
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson Himself - Guest, Himself 1962
The Merv Griffin Show Himself 1962
The Alfred Hitchcock Hour Philip 'Barney' Bartel 1962
Hemingway's Adventures of a Young Man Billy Campbell 1962
The Tonight Show Self - Guest 1962
Guest Shot Self 1962
The Mike Douglas Show Himself - Co-Host, Himself - Actor, Himself 1961
Pepe Ted Holt 1960
Here's Hollywood Self 1960
The Untouchables Dexter Lloyd Bayless 1959
Underwater Warrior Cmdr. David Forest 1958
The Wayward Bus Ernest Horton 1957
Oh, Men! Oh, Women! Arthur Turner 1957
The Wings of Eagles 'Jughead' Carson 1957
The Dinah Shore Chevy Show Self - Guest 1956
The Best Things in Life Are Free Ray Henderson 1956
Armchair Theatre Harry 1956
Meet Me in Las Vegas Chuck Rodwell 1956
MGM Parade (archive footage), Self - Guest 1955
It's Always Fair Weather Doug Hallerton 1955
There's No Business Like Show Business Terry Donahue / Terence Donahue 1954
The Magical World of Disney Michael O'Hara III 1954
Climax! Self 1954
Shower of Stars Self 1954
Max Liebman Spectaculars Self 1954
The Kid from Left Field Larry 'Pop' Cooper 1953
The Girl Next Door Bill Carter 1953
General Electric Theater Bill Bailey 1953
Taxi Ed Nielson 1953
Meet Me at the Fair Doc Tilbee 1953
What Price Glory 1st Sgt. Quirt / Sergeant Quirt 1952
The Pride of St. Louis Dizzy Dean / Jerome Hanna 'Dizzy' Dean 1952
I Can Get It for You Wholesale Teddy Sherman 1951
Call Me Mister Shep Dooley / Sgt. Shep Dooley 1951
The Jack Benny Program Self 1950
I'll Get By G.I. Dancing with June Haver & Gloria De Haven 1950
My Blue Heaven Jack Moran 1950
The Colgate Comedy Hour Self 1950
The Arthur Murray Party Self 1950
A Ticket to Tomahawk Johnny Behind-the-Deuces 1950
What's My Line? Himself - Mystery Guest 1950
When Willie Comes Marching Home William 'Bill' Kluggs 1950
You're My Everything Timothy O'Connor 1949
Chicken Every Sunday Jim Hefferan / Jim Hefferen 1949
When My Baby Smiles at Me 'Skid' Johnson / "Skid" Johnson 1948
The Ed Sullivan Show Self, Self - Guest Host 1948
Give My Regards to Broadway Bert Norwick 1948
The Milton Berle Show Self - Actor 1948
You Were Meant for Me Chuck Arnold 1948
Mother Wore Tights Frank Burt / Father 1947
This Is the Army Soldier - 'This Is the Army' Number 1943
Panama Hattie Dick Bulliard (as Dan Dailey Jr.) / Dick Bulliard 1942
Give Out, Sisters Bob Edwards (as Dan Dailey Jr.) / Bob Edwards 1942
Timber! Kansas (as Dan Dailey Jr.) / Kansas 1942
Sunday Punch Olaf 'Ole' Jensen / Ole 1942
Mokey Herbert Delano (as Dan Dailey Jr.) / Herbert Delano 1942
Moon Over Her Shoulder Rex (as Dan Dailey Jr.) / Rex 1941
Lady Be Good Bill Pattison / Bill Pattison (as Dan Dailey, Jr.) 1941
Down in San Diego Al Haines 1941
The Getaway Sonny Black 1941
Ziegfeld Girl Jimmy Walters (as Dan Dailey Jr.) / Jimmy Walters 1941
Washington Melodrama Whitney King 1941
The Wild Man of Borneo Ed LeMotte (as Dan Dailey Jr.) / Ed LeMotte 1941
Keeping Company Jim Reynolds 1940
Hullabaloo Bob Strong (as Dan Dailey Jr.) / Bob Strong 1940
Dulcy Bill Ward 1940
The Captain Is a Lady Perth Nickerson (as Dan Dailey Jr.) / Perth Nickerson 1940
The Mortal Storm Holl 1940
Susan and God Homer - Publicist 1940

Director Filmography

1970 Golden Globe Best TV Actor - Comedy or Musical Won
1951 Golden Globe Best Actor - Comedy or Musical Nominated
1949 Oscar Best Actor in a Leading Role Nominated
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