Obituary of Donald O’Connor

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Donald O’Connor

Donald O’Connor (born August 28, 1925 in Chicago, Illinois) was a dancer, singer, and actor who was best known for his role in the 1952 musical film, "Singin’ in the Rain". Donald died on September 27, 2003 and his death was because of heart failure. He died at age 78.

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Donald O’Connor Biography Wiki:

    • Is He Dead or Alive: Dead
    • Full Name: O’Conner, Donald
    • Common Name: Donald O’Connor
    • Gender: Male
    • Preferred Gender Pronoun: he/him
    • Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
    • Birth Date: August 28, 1925
    • Age: 78 (at death)
    • Also Known As: Mister Big, Patrick the great
    • Occupation: Dancer
    • Active Years: 1932-1999
    • Net Worth: $1.7 million
    • Nationality: American
    • Favorite Food: Kraft Mac & Cheese
    • Favorite Color: Navy (See all his faves at Hot-Forum)

    Donald's Family Tree

    • Birth Name: Donal David Dixon Ronald O’Connor
    • Father: John Edward "Chuck" O'Connor
    • Mother: Effie Irene O'Connor (née Crane)
    • Brother(s):
      • Jack O’Connor
      • Billy O’Connor
    • Sister(s):
      • Arlene O’Connor
    • Spouse/Partner:
      • Gwendolyn "Gwen" Carter O’Connor (married 1944-divorced 1954)
      • Gloria Noble ​(married 1956-2003, his death)
    • Son(s):
      • Donald Frederick O’Connor (with Gloria)
      • Kevin O’Connor (with Gloria)
    • Daughter(s):
      • Donna O’Connor (with Gwendolyn)
      • Alicia O’Connor (with Gloria)

Death Notice:

  • Date: September 27 2003 at age 78
  • Place: Los Angeles, California, United States
  • Cause of Death: Heart Disease
  • Interment: Cremated

Category Tags:

DancerAmerican Born on August 28th Born in 1925 Born in Illinois Died in 2003 Died at age 78 Died from Heart Disease

Donald's Notable Roles:

  • Dancer
  • Actor
  • Singer

Quotable Quotes:

"Revivals are so popular now. But doing one would mean being out in cold, cold New York for a year, a year and a half," he said. "I'd rather do something where I go in and work a week, maybe three days. Get it done and come back home." (IMDB)

" I have been watching this migration. And I see the people. I mean, they're men. They're mostly men, and they're strong men. These are physically young, strong men. "

"Donald O'Conner's remarkable life will forever be remembered and cherished by fans from all over the world. (V)"

Is Mr. Donald O’Conner still alive? According to our unconfirmed records, he has passed away.

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Donald O’Connor at IMDB

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Celebrity Obit Rating: 4 Stars
Wiki Page Updated: 2024-02-22 08:43:02
Author: Stan
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