Obituary of Morton Downey Jr.

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Morton Downey Jr.

Sean Morton Downey Jr. (born December 9, 1932 in Los Angeles, California) was a talk show host and film actor who was best known for hosting the "trash TV" format in the late-1980s on his program, “The Morton Downey Jr. Show.” Morton died on March 12, 2001 and his death was because of lung cancer and pneumonia. He died somewhat early at age 68.

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Morton Downey Jr. Biography Wiki:

    • Is He Dead or Alive: Dead
    • Full Name: Downey Jr., Morton
    • Common Name: Morton Downey Jr.
    • Gender: Male
    • Preferred Gender Pronoun: he/him
    • Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
    • Birth Date: December 09, 1932
    • Age: 68 (at death)
    • Also Known As: The Irish Nightingale
    • Occupations:
    • Net Worth: $5 million
    • Nationality: American
    • Favorite Food: Lamb Chops
    • Favorite Color: Lime (See all his faves at Hot-Forum)

    Morton's Family Tree

    • Birth Name: Sean Morton Downey Jr.
    • Father: Morton Downey (1901-1985)
    • Mother: Barbara Bennett (1906-1958)
    • Spouse/Partner:
      • Joan Tyrrell (married 1962-divorced 1978)
      • Kim Cotton (married 1978-divorced 1989)
      • Lori Krebs (married 1993-2001, his death)
    • Daughter(s):
      • Tracey Downey
      • Kelli Downey Cornwell
      • Melissa Downey
      • Kelly Sean Downey

Death Notice:

  • Date: March 12 2001 at age 68
  • Place: Los Angeles, California, United
  • Cause of Death: Lung cancer (and pneumonia)

Category Tags:

Talk Show HostFilm Actor American Born on December 9th Born in 1932 Born in California Died in 2001 Died at age 68 Died from Lung cancer

Morton's Notable Roles:

  • The Morton Downey Jr. Show

Quotable Quotes:

"Morton Downey Jr. lived a colorful life filled with passion, conviction, and a fearless determination to speak his truth, leaving behind a legacy that will be remembered for generations to come. (V)"

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Wiki Page Updated: 2024-04-12 00:45:16
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