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Don Ameche

Don Ameche

American actor

Dead at 85 years
He is born 115 years, 9 months and 2 days ago
Death date

He is dead since 30 years, 2 months and 27 days

Cause of death: prostate cancer

Kenosha, United States
Nationality: american États-Unis
Birth sign: Gemini
Chinese birth sign: Monkey

Don Ameche (; born Dominic Felix Amici; May 31, 1908 – December 6, 1993) was an American actor, comedian and vaudevillian. After playing in college shows, repertory theatre, and vaudeville, he became a major radio star in the early 1930s, which led to the offer of a movie contract from 20th Century Fox in 1935.

In the 1950s he worked on Broadway and in television, and was the host of NBC's International Showtime from 1961 to 1965. Returning to film work in his later years, Ameche enjoyed a fruitful revival of his career, beginning with his role as a villain in Trading Places (1983). He won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his performance in Cocoon (1985).

Source : Wikipedia