Dan Dailey

Actor, Dancer, Vaudevillian
Dan Dailey was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. In 1937, he made his Broadway acting debut in "Babes in Arms." In his early acting career, Dailey appeared in such films as "Keeping Company" (1940) with ... Read more »
Born: 12/14/1915 in New York City, New York, USA

Filmography

Actor (22)

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit 2015 (Tv Show)

Actor

The Private Files of J. Edgar Hoover 1977 (Movie)

Clyde Tolson (Actor)

Faraday and Company 1973 - 1974 (TV Show)

Actor

Mitzi... the First Time 1972 - 1973 (TV Show)

Actor

The Governor and J.J. 1969 - 1972 (TV Show)

Actor

Papa G.I. 1963 - 1964 (TV Show)

Actor

Adventures of a Young Man 1962 (Movie)

Billy Campbell (Actor)

Pepe 1960 (Movie)

Ted Holt (Actor)

Oh, Men! Oh, Women! 1957 (Movie)

Arthur Turner (Actor)

The Wayward Bus 1957 (Movie)

Ernest Horton (Actor)

The Wings of Eagles 1957 (Movie)

Carson (Actor)

Meet Me in Las Vegas 1956 (Movie)

Chuck Rodwell (Actor)

The Best Things in Life Are Free 1956 (Movie)

Henderson (Actor)

The Growler Story 1956 (Movie)

Narration (Narrator)

It's Always Fair Weather 1955 (Movie)

Doug Hallerton (Actor)

There's No Business Like Show Business 1954 (Movie)

Terrance Donahue (Actor)

The Kid From Left Field 1952 (Movie)

Larry 'Pop' Cooper (Actor)

I Can Get It For You Wholesale 1951 (Movie)

(Actor)

A Ticket to Tomahawk 1950 (Movie)

Johnny Behind-the-Deuces (Actor)

Mr. and Mrs. Bo Jo Jones (TV Show)

Actor

Testimony of Two Men (TV Show)

Actor
Director (1)

Kosta and His Family 1973 - 1974 (TV Show)

Director

Biography

Dan Dailey was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. In 1937, he made his Broadway acting debut in "Babes in Arms." In his early acting career, Dailey appeared in such films as "Keeping Company" (1940) with Frank Morgan, the Ann Sothern comedy adaptation "Dulcy" (1940) and "The Mortal Storm" (1940). He also appeared in the musical comedy "Hullabaloo" (1940) with Frank Morgan, "Lady Be Good" (1941) and "Ziegfeld Girl" (1941) with James Stewart. His film career continued throughout the forties and the fifties in productions like "You're My Everything" (1949). In the latter part of his career, he tackled roles in "The Wings of Eagles" (1957), "The Wayward Bus" (1957) with Joan Collins and "Pepe" (1960). He also appeared in the dramatic adaptation "Adventures of a Young Man" (1962) with Richard Beymer and the dramatic biopic "The Private Files of J. Edgar Hoover" (1977) with Broderick Crawford. Dailey was most recently credited in "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" (NBC, 1999-). Dailey won an Actor in a Television Series - Musical Or Comedy Golden Globe Award for "The Governor and J.J." in 1969. Dailey was nominated for an Actor Academy Award for "When My Baby Smiles at Me" in 1948. Dailey passed away in October 1978 at the age of 63.

Relationships

Daniel James Daily III

Son
born on September 18, 1947 committed suicide on July 1, 1975

Irene Dailey

Sister

Milestones

1937

Made his Broadway acting debut in "Babes in Arms"

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