Dan Dailey
Actor, singer and dancer
Dan Dailey
Daniel James Dailey Jr. was an American dancer and actor.
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Rebecca Kilgore “Some Like It Hot ---The Music of Marilyn Monroe” - Times Square Chronicles
Google News - over 5 years
A year later Monroe was in the all star “There's No Business Like Show Business” featuring the music of Irving Berlin and an all star cast including Ethel Merman, Dan Dailey, Mitzi Gaynor, Johnnie Ray, and Donald O'Connor. Marilyn sang one of Berlin's
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Vuelta al mundo en puro aire - Diario El Mundo de Córdoba (blog)
Google News - over 5 years
Y otro rol, aún menos memorable y mucho más deslucido, con otra pléyade de actores de Hollywood como Kim Novak y Dan Dailey, la película Pepe (1960) sirviendo de marco a la inminente “internacionalización” del cómico mexicano, tan llena de aire
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Jackson train bound for Durango, Colo. - Amador Ledger-Dispatch
Google News - over 5 years
The movie, released in 1950, was shot over a six-week period in the San Juan Mountains in Colorado, and starred Anne Baxter, Dan Dailey, Rory Calhoun, Walter Brennan, Arthur Hunnicutt, and a then-unknown starlet named Marilyn Monroe as a dance hall
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Red Brush members kick off “Backstage at the Markay” - Jackson Times Journal
Google News - over 5 years
Dan Dailey, State Farm Insurance, is going to provide some light refreshments which will help create an informal, casual atmosphere. There is a wheelchair lift to the stage as well as steps, so folks will have no trouble getting to a table
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book review—Music Makes Me: Fred Astaire And Jazz - Indie Wire (blog)
Google News - over 5 years
I question the inclusion of George Raft, and bemoan the omission of Dan Dailey, who belongs on the rather short list of Astaire's compatriots. With so much original research and observation, Music Makes Me is a worthy addition to the books that have
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Bay Area repertory film picks, Aug. 4-7 - San Francisco Chronicle
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Director and star Gene Kelly brings a sense of loss and midlife confusion to this film about three World War II buddies (Kelly, Dan Dailey, Michael Kidd) who meet a decade later and find they have nothing in common. Life, it seems, hasn't lived up to
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dvd review: Back To The 1950s - Indie Wire (blog)
Google News - over 5 years
Dan Dailey plays a rancher who comes to Las Vegas once a year and loses all his money. Cyd Charisse is a classical ballet dancer whose troupe is playing Sin City for the first time. The two opposites attract, especially when Dailey finds that the
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Following the path God leads, Dan Daily seeks to leave his brand - The Baptist Message
Google News - over 5 years
Dan Daily: At this year's Crossover, held annually prior to the Southern Baptist Convention, Dan Dailey prepares, along with his sister, Lenora, for the opening ceremonies of a wild horse demonstration,
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GOLF: Jackson County Golf Open held - Jackson Times Journal
Google News - over 5 years
Those who supported the tournament by being a hole sponsor were Adams, Tope and Associates, Adena Health Systems, Amy Rann State Farm Insurance, Atomic Credit Union, Bellisio Foods, Carman's Used Cars, Dan Dailey State Farm Insurance, Eagle Loan,
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Touch of Glass: Millville's GlassWeekend kicks off Friday - Press of Atlantic City
Google News - over 5 years
Glass and metal artist Dan Dailey, a Philadelphia native, is the keynote speaker for the weekend. There are a number of special events for those who pre-registered for GlassWeekend (the deadline was June 1), including a reception, dinner,
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Glass Weekend returns to Millville - Vineland Daily Journal
Google News - over 5 years
Richard Royal and Giles Bettison are the guest artists, and Dan Dailey is the keynote speaker. The artist demonstrations take place during the weekend on a rotating schedule in the Glass Studio. A private demonstration for Glass Weekend registrants is
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GlassWeekend 2011 comes to WheatonArts in Millville - The Bridgeton News - NJ.com
Google News - over 5 years
Dan Dailey is the keynote speaker. The proceeds of GlassWeekend benefit the CGCA Fellowship Program, providing working fellowships to 10 individual artists from around the world each year. Additionally, as the event's co-presenter, the AACG dedicates
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Celebrate Memorial Day with war TV - Bradenton Herald
Google News - over 5 years
“Call Me Mister” with Betty Grable and Dan Dailey kicks off a day that winds up with Bette Midler's “For the Boys” (midnight and 2:30 am). n World War II epics (Monday 9 am-Tuesday 5:30 am, AMC). “Twelve O'Clock High,” “Patton,” “The Longest Day,”
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Local vet on Memorial Day PBS special - The Detroit News
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USO marathon (6 am Monday to 5 am Tuesday, Fox Movie Channel): "Call Me Mister" with Betty Grable and Dan Dailey kicks off a day that winds up with Bette Midler's "For the Boys" (midnight and 2:30 am). World War II epics (9 am Monday to 5:30 am Tuesday
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Life Without The Bob Newhart Show? - Cincinnati.com (blog)
Google News - almost 6 years
–Next they turned to 61-year-old Dan Dailey (Pride of St. Louis, There's No Business Like Show Business). He agreed to it, then pulled out. So they hired Oscar-winner Gig Young, also 61. “He showed up the first day drunk, and fell on his face
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What's On Today
NYTimes - almost 6 years
8 P.M. (TCM) VEGAS, BABY A celebration of Sin City kicks off with ''Ocean's Eleven'' (1960), the classic Rat Pack caper starring Dean Martin, Frank Sinatra, Sammy Davis Jr., Peter Lawford and Joey Bishop as friends who plot a heist at a Las Vegas casino. The tribute continues at 10:15 with ''Viva Las Vegas'' (1964), featuring Elvis Presley and
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La Mirada Theater Presents Mitzi Gaynor In RAZZLE DAZZLE! - Broadway World
Google News - almost 6 years
She made her motion picture debut costarring with her childhood idols Betty Grable and Dan Dailey in My Blue Heaven. The studio, quick to capitalize on the vivacious talent that would later propel Mitzi to the top ranks of show business,
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Dan Dailey
    LATE_ADULTHOOD
  • 1978
    Age 62
    Dailey died on October 16, 1978, from complications following hip replacement surgery.
    More Details Hide Details He is buried at Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Glendale, California. Films: Radio: Television: Stage: Other: For a number of years movie exhibitors voted Dailey among the most popular stars in the country:
  • FIFTIES
  • 1969
    Age 53
    His performance won him the Golden Globe for Best Actor in a Television Musical or Comedy for performances in 1969, the year that this category was introduced.
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    From 1969-71, Dailey was the Governor opposite Jullie Sommars's J.J. in the sitcom The Governor & J.J. which revolved around the relationship between his character, the conservative governor of an unnamed state and his liberal daughter Jennifer Jo.
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  • THIRTIES
  • 1951
    Age 35
    That same year, he played the title role in When Willie Comes Marching Home, for which he received a Golden Globe nomination for Best Actor in a Musical or Comedy in 1951.
    More Details Hide Details He portrayed baseball pitcher Dizzy Dean in The Pride of St. Louis. One of his most notable roles was as Terence Donahue in the 20th Century Fox musical extravaganza There's No Business Like Show Business (1954), which featured Irving Berlin's music and also starred Monroe, Ethel Merman, Mitzi Gaynor, Johnnie Ray, and Donald O'Connor, whose wife Gwen divorced O'Connor and married Dailey around that time. He played GI-turned-advertising man Doug Hallerton in It's Always Fair Weather (1955). The film was screened at drive-in theaters and was not a box-office success, although it did receive good reviews. He starred opposite Cyd Charisse and Agnes Moorehead in Meet Me in Las Vegas (1956). The following year, he portrayed "Jughead" Carson in the drama The Wings of Eagles, a biographical film on the life of Frank Wead. It was Dailey's last film for MGM.
  • 1950
    Age 34
    In 1950, he starred in A Ticket to Tomahawk, often noted as one of the first screen appearances of Marilyn Monroe, who played a very small part as a dance hall girl.
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  • 1949
    Age 33
    In 1949, he showcased his singing abilities by recording four songs for Decca Records with the popular Andrews Sisters singing trio.
    More Details Hide Details Two of the songs were Irish novelties ("Clancy Lowered the Boom!" and "I Had a Hat (When I Came In)"). The other songs, Take Me Out to the Ball Game and In the Good Old Summertime capitalized on the success of two MGM blockbuster films of the same names from that same year, starring Gene Kelly and Frank Sinatra, and Judy Garland and Van Johnson, respectively. Dailey and The Andrews Sisters were an excellent match, and their vocal stylings on these selections were full of gaeity and fun.
  • 1948
    Age 32
    His performance in their film When My Baby Smiles at Me in 1948 garnered him an Academy Award nomination for Best Actor.
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  • TWENTIES
  • 1940
    Age 24
    In 1940, he was signed by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer to make films and, although his past career had been in musicals, he was initially cast as a Nazi in The Mortal Storm and a mobster in The Get Away.
    More Details Hide Details However, the people at MGM realized their mistake quickly and cast him in a series of musical films. He served in the United States Army during World War II, and was commissioned as an Army officer after graduation from Signal Corps Officer Candidate School at Fort Monmouth in New Jersey. He returned to Hollywood to make more musicals. Beginning with Mother Wore Tights (1947) He became the frequent and favorite co-star of Betty Grable.
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1921
    Age 5
    He appeared in a minstrel show in 1921, and later appeared in vaudeville before his Broadway debut in 1937 in Babes in Arms.
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  • 1915
    Born
    Dailey was born on December 14, 1915, in New York City, to Daniel James Dailey, Sr. and Helen Theresa (née Ryan) Dailey.
    More Details Hide Details His younger sister was actress Irene Dailey.
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