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Don Ameche Biography

Full nameDominic Felix Amici
Know asAmeche, Don, Don Ameche
Birth placeKenosha, Wisconsin, United States
Birth date1908-05-31
Died1993-12-06
Lived85 years, 6 month, 6 days
Star signGemini
OccupationActor, voice artist, and comedian
EducationUniversity of Wisconsin-Madison
Height5' 11" (1.8 m)
SpouseHonore Prendergast

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Dominic Felix Amici Biography:

Ameche made his movie recovery in 1983 in the comedic success Trading Places. A couple of years after, he won an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor because of his performance in Cocoon. He continued to appear in movies, including Cocoon: The Return and Corrina, Corrina. BornDominic Felix Amicion May 31, 1908 in Kenosha, Wisconsin,performer and manager Don Amechebegan hiscareer singing and playing in vaudeville. He made his movie debut in 1935.

During the 1950s, Ameche parlayed his attractiveness right into an effective radio career and after that turned to television direction in the 1960s and 1970s. Though he almost vanished in the big screen, he enjoyed a successful run on such television hits as International Showtime. Ameche made his movie recovery in 1983, starring opposite Ralph Bellamy in the comedic success Trading Places. A couple of years after, he won an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor because of his performance in Cocoon. Ameche was wed to Honore Prendergast from 1932 until her death in 1986; they had six kids.

Don Ameche Biography