Dan Dailey

Actor, Dancer, Vaudevillian
Dan Dailey worked in a variety of genres and built up a diverse and reputable career. Early on in his acting career, Dailey landed roles in various films, including the Frank Morgan comedy "Keeping Company" (1940) ... Read more »
Born: 12/14/1915 in New York City, New York, USA

Filmography

Actor (20)

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)

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 worked in a variety of genres and built up a diverse and reputable career. Early on in his acting career, Dailey landed roles in various films, including the Frank Morgan comedy "Keeping Company" (1940), "Dulcy" (1940) and the drama "The Mortal Storm" (1940) with Margaret Sullavan. He also appeared in the Frank Morgan musical comedy "Hullabaloo" (1940), the musical "Lady Be Good" (1941) with Eleanor Powell and "Ziegfeld Girl" (1941) with James Stewart. He continued to work steadily in film throughout the forties and the fifties, appearing in "You're My Everything" (1949). Nearing the end of his career, he continued to act in "The Wings of Eagles" (1957), the dramatic adaptation "The Wayward Bus" (1957) with Joan Collins and "Pepe" (1960). He also appeared in "Adventures of a Young Man" (1962) with Richard Beymer. Dailey last acted in "The Private Files of J. Edgar Hoover" (1977). 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. Dan 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

Broadway acting debut in "Babes in Arms"

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