Troy Donahue

Troy Donahue

Original Name Merle Johnson
New York, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
Death 2 Sep 2001 (aged 65)
Santa Monica, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Burial Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend
Memorial ID 5732720 · View Source
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Actor. He was a blond, blue-eyed heartthrob of the 1950s and 1960s who starred in teen romances like "A Summer Place" and "Parrish". His role as Sandra Dee's young lover in 1959's "A Summer Place" made him a teen matinee star. He was discovered at age 19 by Warner Bros. During his heyday he split his time between movies and and television starring in ABC's "Surfside Six."

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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Originally Created by: Lois Haughton
  • Added: 2 Sep 2001
  • Find a Grave Memorial 5732720
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Troy Donahue (27 Jan 1936–2 Sep 2001), Find a Grave Memorial no. 5732720, ; Maintained by Find A Grave Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend.