Johnny Downs
Film actor
Johnny Downs
Johnny Downs was an American actor. Son of a Naval aviator, he was taken to Hollywood in 1921 when his father was transferred to the San Diego naval base. He began his career as a child actor, most notably playing Johnny in the Our Gang short series from 1923 to 1926. He remained active in films, television, and theatre up through the early 1960s.
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London's dining establishments a change we can eat up - London Free Press
Google News - over 5 years
Band leader Johnny Downs and wife Dorothy boldly purchased the forgettable 70-seat Le Jardin Gourmet then renamed it the Latin Quarter in 1953; it was to become London's most popular and successful restaurant. For 38 years it was the city's premier
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Chronicles of Nairn - London Free Press
Google News - over 5 years
But she is far more widely known as an entertainer, having sung with the Johnny Downs orchestra, Dave Hoy's Good Time Music Hall and more recently with her own group. Gayle's particular hobby interest is collecting Coca Cola memorabilia
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Rock 'em, sock 'em - London Free Press
Google News - over 5 years
Harvey Lambert played with the Johnny Downs dance band for many years. Monica Lambert is expected to be part of the family gathering on Aug. 27. Harvey Lambert once brought his sax down to jam with Cruiser, Cameron Grant and Peter Lambert's high school
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Alexandria teams fall in finals of World Series - Alexandria Town Talk
Google News - over 5 years
Leandro Huebner/lhuebner@thetowntalk.com Alabama defeated host team Alexandria 7-4 to win the 2011 Dixie Debs World Series at Johnny Downs Sports Complex on Wednesday night. A three-run fourth inning combined with a solid performance on the mound by
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Alexandria council renews park landscaping contracts - Alexandria Town Talk
Google News - over 5 years
However, the council members left several of the city's largest parks -- such as City Park, Johnny Downs Sports Complex, Bringhurst Field and the Alexandria Youth Complex -- to remain maintained by city workers. Larvadain said he would like all
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There's more to the game than just winning, losing - Alexandria Town Talk
Google News - over 5 years
Tia Owens-Powers/tpowers@thetowntalk.com After the dust settled at Johnny Downs Sports Complex in Alexandria and Ward 9 Sportsplex in Pineville during the first round of the Dixie Softball World Series, there were some winners and some losers
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Former Pro to Talk Tennis, Sign Books at Hotel Del - Patch.com
Google News - over 5 years
The book is filled with local tennis players such as Nick Reynolds (Kingston Trio fame) and Johnny Downs (Our Gang actor), as well as a “Who's Who” of Hollywood and White House celebrities enjoying tennis at the historic hotel on the beach,
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Senator Demands Probe of Lewd 'Soundies' - Los Angeles Times (blog)
Google News - over 5 years
The acts include Gale Page, Martha Tilton, Cliff Nazarro, Buddy Rogers and his orchestra, Mary Healy, the King's Men, Benny Rubin, Johnny Downs and the Duncan Sisters, The Times says. Oct. 21, 1941: Sen. Burton K. Wheeler (D-Mont
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Goodwin repeats as 4-4A Player of the Year - Leesville Daily Leader
Google News - over 5 years
Sparked by solid defensive play, the Lady Cats claimed a share of the District 4-4A title and earned the top seed out of the league after winning a four-team playoffs at the Johnny Downs Complex in mid-April. And as a result, the Lady Cats picked up a
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Mayor's revisions add revenue, tap reserves, reduce fee increases in Alexandria - Alexandria Town Talk
Google News - almost 6 years
All recreational facilities except for the Johnny Downs Sports Complex, Cheatham Park and the Alexandria Youth Complex would, as well. The estimated wait between residential trash pickups would increase to 40 days. Major capital projects such as
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Former educator, soldier retires from National Guard - Hattiesburg American
Google News - almost 6 years
Assistant Superintendent Johnny Downs worked with Waters in the district office and throughout his career. He said students looked up to Waters. "Most importantly, he had the respect of the children," he said. "The best respect in the world is when the
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Gale Storm, 87, Is Dead; Earned Television Fame For Her Wholesome Roles
NYTimes - over 7 years
Gale Storm, the Texas-born actress who made wholesome perkiness a defining element of television's golden age on two hit sitcoms, ''My Little Margie'' and ''The Gale Storm Show,'' died Saturday at a convalescent hospital in Danville, Calif., according to a representative of the hospital. She was 87. Ms. Storm had been a B-movie actress for more
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BOOKS OF THE TIMES; Men Who Are Out of It: Physically, Mentally, Socially
NYTimes - over 15 years
UP IN THE AIR By Walter Kirn 303 pages. Doubleday. $23.95. THE CATSITTERS By James Wolcott 314 pages. HarperCollins. $25. ''This is the place to see America, not down there, where the show is almost over,'' maintains the peripatetic narrator of Walter Kirn's new novel, and he ought to know. Ryan Bingham is a corporate consultant who flies so
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Heavy Petting
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THE CATSITTERS By James Wolcott. 314 pp. New York: HarperCollins Publishers. $25. AT the beginning of James Wolcott's first novel, the narrator, Johnny Downs, comes back to his New York apartment after a weekend away to find that his girlfriend of several months has broken her promise to feed and water his cat during his absence. When the
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Johnny Downs, 80, Star of 'Our Gang'
NYTimes - over 22 years
Johnny Downs, a star of the "Our Gang" silent comedy films who went on to become a performer on the vaudeville circuit and the host of a popular children's television program, died on Monday at his home. He was 80. The cause was cancer, said his daughter Mary. Mr. Downs's acting career began at the age of 8, when he appeared in the first of some 40
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    LATE_ADULTHOOD
  • 1994
    Age 80
    Downs died of cancer in June 1994, and is interred in the Holy Cross Cemetery in San Diego.
    More Details Hide Details Johnny and his wife June had five children: Mary, Claudia, John Jr., Mollie and Maureen.
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1913
    Born
    Born on October 10, 1913.
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