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Mike Donlin (Michael Joseph Donlin)

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Biography

Peoria, Illinois, USA
A famous, yet controversial major league baseball player, "Turkey Mike," as Donlin was known because of his unique strut, played on seven teams in a 12-year career, mostly in the National League, from 1899-1914. His career reached its peak in 1905-06, when he was the star outfielder for the champion New York Giants, so lionized that he became known as "the baseball idol of Manhattan." Donlin attempted to cash in on his athletic fame on the Broaddway stage, where he met and married vaudeville star Mabel Hite. Read more...

Actor

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Character: Kentucky Sampson

Thunderbolt 1929

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Character: Upstate Baseball Manager

Up the River 1930

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Character: Fingy Moscovitz

Born Reckless 1930

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Character: Dominic's Lookout at the Crystal Palace

The Widow from Chicago 1930

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Character: Henchman Mickey

The Star Witness 1931

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Character: Swanky Jones

The Tip-Off 1931

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Character: Reporter Going to Phone His Stuff

The Beast of the City 1932

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Character: Tom Buchanan - Man at Shivaree

The Purchase Price 1932

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Character: Mike - Man in Gym

Flesh 1932

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Character: Lester Dunn - Supporter #2 for Dr. Bull

Doctor Bull 1933

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