Donohue, Jack, 1908-1984

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Dates:
Birth 1908-11-03
Death 1984-03-27
Americans

Biographical notes:

Jack Donohue was a television and theater director during the twentieth century. Donohue directed a number of Broadway musicals during the 1940s and 1950s, including "Top Banana" (1951-1952), "Mr. Wonderful" (1956-1957), and "Rumple" (1957). Donohue turned to television directing during the 1960s and directed a number of popular television series during the 1960s and 1970s, including "The Lucy Show" (1962-1968), "Here's Lucy" (1968-1974), and "Chico and the Man" (1974-1978). He also directed several Lucille Ball television specials, including "The Lucy Special" (1963) and "Lucy Moves to NBC" (1979). Jack Donohue passed away in 1984.

From the description of Jack Donohue papers, 1929-1979 (bulk 1962-1979) (University of Wyoming, American Heritage Center). WorldCat record id: 72454473

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Subjects:

  • Theater--Production and direction
  • Television producers and directors
  • Television--Production and direction
  • Theatrical producers and directors
  • Television programs
  • Musicals

Occupations:

  • Directors

Places:

  • United States (as recorded)