Don Ameche

Actor · Director
IVA Star Rating : 68
Don Ameche 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.

Don Ameche 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.

Birth Name

Dominic Felix Amici

Born

Sunday, 31 May 1908

Died

Monday, 06 December 1993

Actor Filmography

Twentieth Century Fox: The Blockbuster Years Arthur Selwyn (archive footage) 2003
The Silver Screen: Color Me Lavender Himself (archive footage) 1997
Corrina, Corrina Grandpa Harry 1994
Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey Shadow (voice) / Shadow 1993
Folks! Harry Aldrich 1992
Pros and Cons 1991
Oscar Father Clemente 1991
Oddball Hall G. Paul Siebriese 1990
Things Change Gino 1988
Cocoon: The Return Art Selwyn 1988
(see additional filmography)

Actor Filmography

Twentieth Century Fox: The Blockbuster Years Arthur Selwyn (archive footage) 2003
The Silver Screen: Color Me Lavender Himself (archive footage) 1997
Corrina, Corrina Grandpa Harry 1994
Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey Shadow (voice) / Shadow 1993
Folks! Harry Aldrich 1992
Pros and Cons 1991
Oscar Father Clemente 1991
Oddball Hall G. Paul Siebriese 1990
Things Change Gino 1988
Cocoon: The Return Art Selwyn 1988
Coming to America Mortimer Duke 1988
Harry and the Hendersons Dr. Wallace Wrightwood 1987
Pals Fern Stobbs 1987
The Golden Girls Brother Martin 1985
Cocoon Art Selwyn 1985
Mr. Smith Dr. Breckenridge 1983
Trading Places Mortimer Duke 1983
The Love Boat Henry Dobson, Hollis Witkin, Stewart Coolidge 1977
Fantasy Island Ferini 1977
Quincy M.E. Harry Whitehead 1976
Good Heavens Clay 1976
Ellery Queen Dr. Norman Marsh 1975
F for Fake Self 1973
Gidget Gets Married Otis Ramsey 1972
Columbo Frank Simpson 1971
Alias Smith and Jones Diamond Jim Guffy 1971
Suppose They Gave a War and Nobody Came? Col. Flanders 1970
The Boatniks Commander Taylor 1970
McCloud Rene Jauvert 1970
The David Frost Show Himself - Guest 1969
Julia Dr. Foster Prestwick 1968
Shadow Over Elveron Justin Pettit 1968
Rings Around the World Host / Ringmaster 1967
Picture Mommy Dead Edward Shelley 1966
The Hollywood Palace Himself 1964
Petticoat Junction Uncle George 1963
Burke's Law Whitman Saunders 1963
The Greatest Show on Earth Collie McCullough 1963
The Match Game Himself - Team Captain 1962
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson Himself - Guest, Himself 1962
The Tonight Show Himself - Actor 1962
The Mike Douglas Show Himself - Co-Host, Himself - Guest 1961
Password Himself - Celebrity Contestant 1961
A Fever In The Blood Senator Alex S. Simon 1961
Our American Heritage Himself - Narrator 1959
The Pat Boone-Chevy Showroom Himself 1957
The DuPont Show of the Month Harry Graves 1957
The Lux Show Himself 1957
The Polly Bergen Show Himself 1957
The Jack Paar Tonight Show Himself - Guest 1957
This Is Your Life Himself 1955
The Magical World of Disney Commander Taylor 1954
Climax! Sam Waterman 1954
Person to Person Himself 1953
Coke Time Himself - Announcer 1953
The Name's the Same Himself 1951
Goodyear Playhouse Burnham Wicks 1951
The Frank Sinatra Show Himself - Sketch Actor 1950
All Star Revue Himself - Guest Actor 1950
The Arthur Murray Party Himself 1950
Don Ameche's Musical Playhouse Himself - Host 1950
The Saturday Night Revue with Jack Carter Himself 1950
What's My Line? Himself - Panelist, Himself - Mystery Guest 1950
The Ken Murray Show Himself - Guest 1950
Slightly French John Gayle 1949
Perry Como's Kraft Music Hall Himself, Himself - spokesman for Polaroid Land Camera 1948
The Chevrolet Tele-Theatre 1948
The Ed Sullivan Show Henry Orient, Himself 1948
The Milton Berle Show Himself - Actor 1948
We, the People Himself - Actor 1948
Sleep, My Love Richard W. Courtland 1948
That's My Man Joe Grange 1947
So Goes My Love Hiram Stephen Maxim 1946
Guest Wife Joseph Jefferson 'Joe' Parker 1945
It's in the Bag! Don Ameche 1945
Wing and a Prayer Flight Cmdr. Bingo Harper 1945
Greenwich Village Kenneth Harvey 1944
Happy Land Lew Marsh 1943
Heaven Can Wait Henry Van Cleve 1943
Something to Shout About Ken Douglas 1943
Girl Trouble Pedro Sullivan 1942
The Magnificent Dope Dwight Dawson 1942
Confirm or Deny 'Mitch' Mitchell 1941
The Feminine Touch John Hathaway 1941
Kiss the Boys Goodbye Lloyd Lloyd 1941
Moon Over Miami Phil O'Neil (Credits) 1941
That Night in Rio Baron Duarte 1941
Down Argentine Way Ricardo Quintana 1940
Four Sons Chris 1940
Lillian Russell Edward Solomon 1940
Swanee River Stephen Foster 1940
Hollywood Cavalcade Michael Linnett Connors 1939
The Story of Alexander Graham Bell Alexander Graham Bell 1939
Midnight Tibor Czerny 1939
The Three Musketeers D'Artagnan 1939
Alexander's Ragtime Band Charlie Dwyer 1938
Gateway Dick Court 1938
Josette David Brassard Jr. 1938
In Old Chicago Jack O'Leary 1938
Happy Landing Jimmy Hall 1938
Love Under Fire Tracy Egan 1937
You Can't Have Everything George Macrae 1937
Fifty Roads to Town Peter Nostrand 1937
Love Is News Martin J. Canavan 1937
One In A Million Bob Harris 1937
Ladies In Love Dr. Rudi Imre 1936
Ramona Alessandro 1936
Dante's Inferno Man in Stoke-Hold 1935

Director Filmography

Julia 1968
1986 Oscar Best Actor in a Supporting Role Won
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