DON AMECHE (MAY 31, 1908 – DEC. 6, 1993)

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Don Ameche was an Academy Award winning American actor and a major
radio star, achieving memorable success during the late 1940s playing
opposite Frances Langford in The Bickersons (below), a radio comedy
series about a combative married couple. It began on NBC in 1946 and 
moved to CBS the following year where it continued until 1951. Don 
Ameche also enjoyed a substantial Broadway career.

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Don Ameche and Francis Langford during a Bickersons
radio show

 

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Don Ameche won a Best Supporting Oscar for his role (above)
in the Ron Howard film Cocoon, 1985. 

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Ameche in Harry and The Hendersons, 1987

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One Response to “DON AMECHE (MAY 31, 1908 – DEC. 6, 1993)”

  1. Matt Karm says:

    You… You… You sold the shoe store?

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