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Dan Dailey (Daniel James Dailey)

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Biography

New York City, New York, USA
Born in New York City, Dan Dailey started his career in vaudeville, later making his Broadway debut in the stage version of "Babes in Arms".

When signed to MGM, the studio initially casted him as a Nazi in The Mortal Storm (1940). The studio realized their mistake and cast him in musical films thereafter. Then, after serving in World War II, Dailey later returned to acting to make more musicals. Read more...

Actor

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Character: Jimmy Walters

Ziegfeld Girl 1941

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Character: Bill Pattison

Lady Be Good 1941

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Character: Ed LeMotte

The Wild Man of Borneo 1941

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Character: Whitney King

Washington Melodrama 1941

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Character: Dick Bulliard

Panama Hattie 1942

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Character: Soldier - 'This Is the Army' Number

This Is the Army 1943

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Character: Timothy O'Connor

You're My Everything 1949

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Character: James C. 'Jim' Hefferan

Chicken Every Sunday 1949

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Character: Jerome Hanna 'Dizzy' Dean

The Pride of St. Louis 1952

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Character: 1st Sgt. Quirt

What Price Glory 1952

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Character: Larry 'Pop' Cooper

The Kid from Left Field 1953

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Character: Doc Tilbee

Meet Me at the Fair 1953

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Character: Doug Hallerton

It's Always Fair Weather 1955

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Character: Chuck Rodwell

Meet Me in Las Vegas 1956

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Character: 'Jughead' Carson

The Wings of Eagles 1957

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Character: Ted Holt

Pepe 1960

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Character: Himself

The Tonight Show 1962

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Character: William 'Bill' Kluggs

When Willie Comes Marching Home 1950

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Character: Dexter Lloyd Bayless

The Untouchables 1959

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Character: Himself - Actor

Texaco Star Theatre 1948

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Character: Himself

Here's Lucy 1968

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Character: 'Skid' Johnson

When My Baby Smiles at Me 1948

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Character: Johnny Behind-the-Deuces

A Ticket to Tomahawk 1950

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Character: Gov. William Drinkwater

The Governor & J.J. 1969

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Character: Ernest Horton

The Wayward Bus 1957

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Character: Chuck Arnold

You Were Meant for Me 1948

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Character: Himself

The Dean Martin Show 1965

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Character: Himself

Climax! 1954

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Character: Himself - Guest Panelist

Stump the Stars 1947

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Character: G.I. Dancing with June Haver & Gloria De Haven

I'll Get By 1950

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Character: Himself

ABC Late Night 1973

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Character: Philip 'Barney' Bartel

The Alfred Hitchcock Hour 1962

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Directing

Character: Gov. William Drinkwater

The Governor & J.J. 1969

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