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Troy Donahue

Actor + Singer
Born Jan 27, 1936

Troy Donahue was an American actor who became a blond heartthrob during the late 1950s and early 1960s.

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Troy Donahue.


1936 Birth Born on January 27, 1936.


1958 22 Years Old He starred in Monster on the Campus, Live Fast, Die Young, and The Tarnished Angels, all in 1958, and opposite fellow teen idol Sandra Dee in A Summer Place in 1959. … Read More
1964 28 Years Old The two co-starred Suzanne Pleshette, whom he married in 1964, but divorced later that same year. … Read More


1966 30 Years Old 1 More Event
He was married again in 1966 to actress Valerie Allen, but they divorced in 1968. … Read More
1969 33 Years Old In 1969 he appeared in an episode of the long running TV western The Virginian.
1970 34 Years Old In 1970 he appeared in the daytime drama The Secret Storm. … Read More


2001 66 Years Old Donahue died of a heart attack at the age of 65 on September 2, 2001.
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