Morton Downey, Sr

Morton Downey, Sr

Birth
Wallingford, New Haven County, Connecticut, USA
Death 25 Oct 1985 (aged 83)
Palm Beach, Palm Beach County, Florida, USA
Burial Wallingford, New Haven County, Connecticut, USA
Memorial ID 7312822 · View Source
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Pianist, songwriter, composer, singer, and businessman. He appeared in the films, "Ghost Catchers" (1944), "Dublin In Brass" (1935), "Rambling 'Round Radio Row" (1934), "Morton Downey In America's Greatest Composers Series #1" (1932), "Morton Downey In America's Greatest Composers Series #2" (1932), "The Devil's Holiday" (1930), "Lucky In Love" (1929), "Mother's Boy" (1929), and "Syncopation" (1929), and appeared in the television show, "Star In The Family." He also wrote the songs, "Wabash Moon" "California Skies" "All I Need Is Someone Like You" "In The Valley Of The Roses" "That's How I Spell Ireland" "Sweeten Up Your Smile" "There's Nothing New" and "Now You're In My Arms." He was the father of Morton Downey Jr.


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  • Added: 30 Mar 2003
  • Find a Grave Memorial 7312822
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Morton Downey, Sr (14 Nov 1901–25 Oct 1985), Find a Grave Memorial no. 7312822, citing Saint John Catholic Cemetery, Wallingford, New Haven County, Connecticut, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .