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Donald O'Connor

Personal information
Birth nameDonald David Dixon Ronald O’Connor
Birth dateAugust 28, 1925
Place of birthChicago, Illinois,
United States
Date of deathSeptember 27, 2003(age 78)
Death placeCalabasas, California,
United States
Occupationdancer, singer, actor
Years active1937 97
SpouseGwen Carter (1944-54)
Gloria Noble (1956-2003)

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Donald David Dixon Ronald O’Connor (August 28, 1925 - September 27, 2003) was an American dancer, singer, and actor who came to fame in a series of movies in which he co-starred alternately with Gloria Jean, Peggy Ryan, and Francis the Talking Mule. He is best known today for his role as Gene Kelly's friend and colleague in Singin' in the Rain (1952).

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