Family & Companions
Durable Irish-American character player, often cast as a fast-talking tough guy with a heart of gold. On occasion Donlevy played a leading role, notably in Preston Sturges's directorial debut, "The Great McGinty" (1940), but he played memorable supporting parts in "Beau Geste" (1939, as the villainous sergeant), "Destry Rides Again" (1939), "The Glass Key" (1942) and "An American Romance" (1944). Second wife was actress Marjorie Lane.
Cast (Feature Film)
First Broadway appearance (walk-on)
Screen acting debut in "Damaged Hearts"