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Morton Downey, Jr
Birth: Dec. 9, 1932
Los Angeles
Los Angeles County
California, USA
Death: Mar. 12, 2001
Los Angeles
Los Angeles County
California, USA

Talk show host. He was the host of The Morton Downey Jr. Show in the 1980s. He was known for his chain smoking and confrontational behavior. He also composed the instrumental rock hits Pipeline and Wipeout in the 1960's. He was the son of popular singer Morton Downey and dancer Barbara Bennett. He became an anti-smoking crusader after losing a lung to cancer in 1996. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Morton Downey (1901 - 1985)
  Barbara Jane Bennett Suprenant (1906 - 1958)
 
 Sibling:
  Morton Downey (1932 - 2001)
  Lorelle Ann Downey (1934 - 1978)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend.
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Record added: Apr 02, 2001
Find A Grave Memorial# 20997
Morton Downey, Jr
Added by: James Varela
 
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you were great miss you very much
- Steven Kaplan
 Added: Mar. 28, 2016
Remembering you on the anniversary of your passing. May you rest in peace and may God richly bless you.
- Jeffrey Maksymowski
 Added: Mar. 12, 2016

- Bunny
 Added: Mar. 12, 2016
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