Don Ameche

Actor · Director
IVA Star Rating : 74
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

The 80th Annual Academy Awards Self 2008
Insider Trading: The Making of 'Trading Places' Mortimer Duke 2007
Lipstick & Dynamite, Piss & Vinegar: The First Ladies of Wrestling Self - Panelist 2005
Twentieth Century Fox: The Blockbuster Years Arthur Selwyn 2003
E! Mysteries & Scandals (archive footage) 1998
The Silver Screen: Color Me Lavender Self / Self (archive footage) 1997
Corrina, Corrina Grandpa Harry 1994
The 66th Annual Academy Awards Self - Memorial Tribute 1994
Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey Shadow (voice) / Shadow 1993
Folks! Harry Aldrich 1992
(see additional filmography)

Actor Filmography

The 80th Annual Academy Awards Self 2008
Insider Trading: The Making of 'Trading Places' Mortimer Duke 2007
Lipstick & Dynamite, Piss & Vinegar: The First Ladies of Wrestling Self - Panelist 2005
Twentieth Century Fox: The Blockbuster Years Arthur Selwyn 2003
E! Mysteries & Scandals (archive footage) 1998
The Silver Screen: Color Me Lavender Self / Self (archive footage) 1997
Corrina, Corrina Grandpa Harry 1994
The 66th Annual Academy Awards Self - Memorial Tribute 1994
Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey Shadow (voice) / Shadow 1993
Folks! Harry Aldrich 1992
One on One with John Tesh Self - Guest 1991
Oscar Father Clemente 1991
Oddball Hall G. Paul Siebriese 1990
The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts Self 1989
Things Change Gino 1988
Cocoon: The Return Art Selwyn 1988
Coming to America Mortimer Duke 1988
The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts Self 1987
Harry and the Hendersons Dr. Wallace Wrightwood 1987
Biography Self, (archive footage) 1987
The 59th Annual Academy Awards Self - Presenter 1987
Pals Fern Stobbs / Art Riddle 1987
The 58th Annual Academy Awards Self - Winner 1986
The 12th Annual People's Choice Awards Self - Presenter 1986
The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts Self 1985
The Golden Girls Brother Martin 1985
Cocoon Art Selwyn / Arthur Selwyn 1985
Detective in the House Amos Cord 1985
Mr. Smith Dr. Breckenridge 1983
Trading Places Mortimer Duke 1983
Night of 100 Stars Self 1982
The Love Boat Henry Dobson, Stewart Coolidge, Hollis Witkin 1977
Fantasy Island Ferrini 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 Self - Guest 1969
Julia Dr. Foster Prestwick 1968
Shadow Over Elveron Justin Pettit / Justin Travers 1968
Picture Mommy Dead Edward Shelley 1966
Rings Around the World Host / Ringmaster / Host/Ringmaster 1966
The Hollywood Palace Self 1964
Petticoat Junction Uncle George 1963
Burke's Law Whitman Saunders 1963
The Greatest Show on Earth Collie McCullough 1963
The Match Game Self - Team Captain 1962
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson Himself - Guest, Himself 1962
The Tonight Show Self - Guest 1962
The Mike Douglas Show Himself - Co-Host, Himself - Guest 1961
Password Self - Celebrity Contestant 1961
A Fever in the Blood Senator Alex S. Simon 1961
Our American Heritage Self - Narrator 1959
The Pat Boone-Chevy Showroom Himself 1957
The DuPont Show of the Month Harry Graves 1957
The Lux Show Self 1957
The Polly Bergen Show Self - Guest 1957
The Jack Paar Tonight Show Himself - Guest 1957
To Tell the Truth Self - Panelist 1956
This Is Your Life Self 1955
The Magical World of Disney Commander Taylor 1954
Climax! Sam Waterman 1954
Person to Person Self - Guest 1953
Coke Time Self - Host 1953
The Name's the Same Self 1951
Goodyear Playhouse Burnham Wicks 1951
The Frank Sinatra Show Self - Sketch Actor 1950
All Star Revue Himself - Guest Actor 1950
The Arthur Murray Party Self 1950
Don Ameche's Musical Playhouse Himself - Host 1950
The Saturday Night Revue with Jack Carter Self 1950
What's My Line? Himself - Mystery Guest, Himself - Panelist 1950
The Ken Murray Show Self - Guest 1950
Slightly French John Gayle 1949
Perry Como's Kraft Music Hall Himself, Himself - spokesman for Polaroid Land Camera 1948
The Ed Sullivan Show Henry Orient, Self 1948
The Milton Berle Show Self - Actor 1948
We, the People Self - 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 / 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) / Phil O'Neil / Phil 'Mac' McNeil 1941
That Night in Rio Larry Martin / Baron Manuel Duarte 1941
Down Argentine Way Ricardo Quintana 1940
Four Sons Chris / Chris Bern 1940
Lillian Russell Edward Solomon 1940
Swanee River Stephen Foster 1940
Hollywood Cavalcade Michael Linnett Connors / Mike 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 1936
Ladies in Love Dr. Rudi Imre 1936
Ramona Alessandro / Señora Moreno 1936
Dante's Inferno Man in Stoke-Hold 1935
Clive of India Prisoner in the Black Hole 1935

Director Filmography

Julia 1968
1986 Oscar Best Actor in a Supporting Role Won
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