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Also Known As: Died: June 30, 1987
Born: January 25, 1918 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: New York City, New York, USA Profession: actor, director

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King Donovan was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Donovan's career in acting began with his roles in various films like "Shockproof" (1949) with Cornel Wilde, the comedic fantasy "Angels in the Outfield" (1951) with Paul Douglas and the Sally Parr drama "The Sun Sets at Dawn" (1951). He also appeared in the Humphrey Bogart crime flick "The Enforcer" (1951), the Glenn Ford spy thriller "The Redhead and the Cowboy" (1951) and "Little Big Horn" (1951) with Lloyd Bridges. His film career continued throughout the fifties in productions like "The Merry Widow" (1952), "The Beast From 20,000 Fathoms" (1953) with Paul Christian and the Tyrone Power drama "The Mississippi Gambler" (1953). He also appeared in "The Magnetic Monster" (1953). In the latter part of his career, he tackled roles in the biopic "The Seven Little Foys" (1955) with Bob Hope, the Kevin McCarthy horror movie "Invasion of the Body Snatchers" (1956) and the comedic adaptation "The Birds and the Bees" (1956) with George Gobel. He also appeared in "The Iron Sheriff" (1957) and the adaptation "Cowboy" (1958) with Glenn Ford. Donovan more recently appeared in "Return of the Beverly Hillbillies" (CBS, 1981-82). ...

King Donovan was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Donovan's career in acting began with his roles in various films like "Shockproof" (1949) with Cornel Wilde, the comedic fantasy "Angels in the Outfield" (1951) with Paul Douglas and the Sally Parr drama "The Sun Sets at Dawn" (1951). He also appeared in the Humphrey Bogart crime flick "The Enforcer" (1951), the Glenn Ford spy thriller "The Redhead and the Cowboy" (1951) and "Little Big Horn" (1951) with Lloyd Bridges. His film career continued throughout the fifties in productions like "The Merry Widow" (1952), "The Beast From 20,000 Fathoms" (1953) with Paul Christian and the Tyrone Power drama "The Mississippi Gambler" (1953). He also appeared in "The Magnetic Monster" (1953). In the latter part of his career, he tackled roles in the biopic "The Seven Little Foys" (1955) with Bob Hope, the Kevin McCarthy horror movie "Invasion of the Body Snatchers" (1956) and the comedic adaptation "The Birds and the Bees" (1956) with George Gobel. He also appeared in "The Iron Sheriff" (1957) and the adaptation "Cowboy" (1958) with Glenn Ford. Donovan more recently appeared in "Return of the Beverly Hillbillies" (CBS, 1981-82). Donovan was married to Imogene Coca. Donovan passed away in June 1987 at the age of 69.

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DIRECTOR:

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  Promises! Promises! (1963) Director

CAST: (feature film)

1.
 Return of the Beverly Hillbillies (1981) Andy Miller--Father
2.
 The Perfect Furlough (1959) Maj. Collins
3.
 The Hanging Tree (1959) Wonder
4.
 Cowboy (1958) Joe Capper
5.
 The Defiant Ones (1958) Solly
6.
 The Iron Sheriff (1957) Leveret
7.
 The Birds and the Bees (1956) Waiter
8.
 Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956) Jack Belicec
9.
 The Bamboo Prison (1955) Pop
10.
 Not As a Stranger (1955) Mr. Slocum
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wife:
Imogene Coca. Actor, vaudevillian, comedienne.

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