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Brian Donlevy Overview:

Legendary actor, Brian Donlevy, was born Waldo Brian Donlevy on Feb 9, 1901 in Portadown, Northern Ireland. Donlevy died at the age of 71 on Apr 5, 1972 in Woodland Hills, Los Angeles and was cremated and his ashes scattered at sea.

HONORS and AWARDS:

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Although Donlevy was nominated for one Oscar, he never won a competitive Academy Award.

Academy Awards

YearAwardFilm nameRoleResult
1939Best Supporting ActorBeau Geste (1939)Sergeant MarkoffNominated
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He was honored with one star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the category of Television.

BlogHub Articles:

THE GREAT VILLAIN BLOGATHON: as Sergeant Markoff, Beau Geste (1939)

on May 24, 2019 From Caftan Woman

Karen of Shadows and Satin, Kristina of Speakeasy and Ruth of Silver Screenings are hosting The Great Villain Blogathon for 2019. Look for all the baddies on May 24th to the 26th. P.C. Wren's 1924 adventure novel Beau Geste is a touchstone in the genre, giving us the most honourable and lik... Read full article


Warner Archive: , Robert Walker and the True Story of the Atomic Bomb

By KC on Nov 2, 2015 From Classic Movies

This is the story of how the atom bomb was developed--with allowances for dramatic effect and national security of course. A triumph of science which led to unfathomable destruction. MGM faced a delicate task in telling this story. As expected, it contains a heavy dose of propaganda, but the tale i... Read full article


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Brian Donlevy Quotes:

Man at campaign headquarters: But Paul, I can't make my boys vote the reform ticket!
Paul Madvig: Why not? Most of them come from the reform school.


George Camrose: We're all careless with gold. It's the cheapest thing in camp.


Gen. Sloan: Now, may I say that I owe you a debt of gratitude. Perhaps you're not aware of the fact that I got my Medal of Honor... for disobeying orders.
Capt. Tom Reynolds: No, sir.
Gen. Sloan: I'd forgotten how fine it feels to do what you think is right... regardless of the consequences.


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Brian Donlevy Facts
When he was working on I Wanted Wings (1941) with Ray Milland they filmed on an actual military base and he played Capt. Mercer. He got so uncomfortable with soldiers thinking he was a real captain and saluting him that he wore a sign around his neck that said, "Actor".

Besides television, he also portrayed government spy Steve Mitchell on NBC Radio's "Dangerous Assignment" (1949-1953).

He is the only actor to play Professor Bernard Quatermass on screen more than once, which he did in the Hammer science fiction film The Quatermass Xperiment (1955) and its sequel Quatermass II: Enemy from Space (1957). In spite of this, he was reportedly "Quatermass" creator Nigel Kneale's least favourite actor in the role.

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