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Troy Donahue

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Birth Name: Troy Donahue
Born: 01/27/1936
Birth Place: New York City, New York, USA
Death Place: Los Angeles, California, USA
Died: 09/02/2001

Donahue was studying journalism at Columbia University and pursuing an acting career in stock productions when he landed his first film role, a bit part in "Man Afraid" (1957). Later that year, he supported Rock Hudson, Dorothy Malone and Robert Stack in "The Tarnished Angels". Despite such foolishness as the low-budget "Monster on the Campus" (1958) and several other small roles in teen-oriented fare, Warner Bros. signed Donahue to a multi-year contract in 1959. His first film for the studio, the sudsy "A Summer Place", cast him as the son of booze-soaked Dorothy McGuire and Arthur Kennedy and boyfriend of the then-Number One female teen star, Sandra Dee. Their pairing was a popular one and... Continue Bio >>

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