Don Ameche

Don Ameche

Date Of Birth: May 31, 1908
Date Of Death: Dec 6, 1993
Cause Of Death: Prostate Cancer

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Starscreamsfan
said at 5:05 AM on Thu May 31 2018
Happy birthday and RIP Don Ameche!!!

He was really enjoyable as the various male leads he played in the First Nighter Program.
Starscreamsfan
said at 4:07 AM on Sun May 31 2015
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Happy birthday to a very entertaining man of the ol' radio days.
Jacob M. Keene
said at 10:26 PM on Sat May 30 2015
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If Don were still alive today, then he'd be age 107 (and he's actually one day younger than Mel Blanc). He did great as the voice of Shadow, and I also liked seeing a couple of live action roles (his minor role in "Coming to America [1988]," John Hathaway in "The Feminine Touch," and Arthur Hathaway in "Cocoon"). If only he had more voice acting roles in his career, at least he got to voice Shadow.
Starscreamsfan
said at 4:05 AM on Sun May 31 2015
@Jacob M. Keene If it's any consolation, he did do a lot of radio work.
Jacob M. Keene
said at 12:39 PM on Sun May 31 2015
@Starscreamsfan Hmm, thanks for that!
Starscreamsfan
said at 6:24 AM on Thu Jun 18 2015
@Jacob M. Keene You're welcome. He was frequently used as a romantic lead on the "First Nighter Show" from 1930 until 1936. He was frequently paired with June Meredith and Betty Lou Gerson. After Ameche, the romantic male leads were Les Tremayne and Olan Soule.
Jacob M. Keene
said at 8:14 AM on Sat Jun 27 2015
@Starscreamsfan Interesting.
Starscreamsfan
said at 3:27 PM on Sat Jun 27 2015
@Jacob M. Keene Yeah, and you should take a look at this picture of Ameche having fun with Jimmy Durante on a recording session at the old NBC studios:

http://i500.listal.com/image/1893935/500full.jpg

You just gotta love Ameche's hilarious expression. XD
Jacob M. Keene
said at 8:46 AM on Sun Jun 28 2015
@Starscreamsfan Also interesting.
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