Don Ameche Bio


Relationship Statistics of Don Ameche

What is Don Ameche marital status ? (single, married, in relation or divorce):Widow
How many children does Don Ameche have ? (name):Six (Lonnie, Bonnie, Connie, Ronald, Dominic, and Thomas)
Is Don Ameche having any relationship affair ?: No
Is Don Ameche gay ?: No

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Don Ameche was a widow. He was married to Honore Prendergast on 6th December 1932. Similarly, he was with her until her death on 5th September 1986. They had six children together. Their son Ron Ameche owned a restaurant named Ameche’s Pumpernickel in Coralville, Iowa.

Likewise, his other children names are Lonnie, Bonnie, Connie, Ronald, Dominic, and Thomas.

Who was Don Ameche?

Dominic Felix Amici known as Don Ameche was an American actor, voice artist, and comedian. Similarly, he became a popular star in comedies, dramas, and musicals. He won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his performance in Cocoon.

Don Ameche: Death

He died on 6th December 1993 at his son Don, Jr.’s house in Scottsdale, Arizona. He was suffering from prostate cancer at the age of 85. Similarly, he was cremated and his ashes are buried at Resurrection Catholic Cemetery in Asbury, Iowa.

Don Ameche: Age, Parents, Siblings, Ethnicity, Nationality

He was born 31st May 1908 in Kenosha, Wisconsin, U.S. He was the son of Felice Amici(father) and Barbara Etta(mother). Similarly, his father was a bartender from Montemonaco, Ascoli Piceno, Marche, Italy, and mother was from Scottish, Irish, and German ancestry.

Likewise, he had three brothers Umberto(Bert), James(Jim Ameche), and Louis. Also, he had four sisters Elizabeth, Catherine, Mary, and Anna. Besides, he belonged to American nationality and mixed(Italian, English, German, Scottish and Irish) ethnicity.

Don Ameche: Education, School/College University

Talking about his education, he attended Marquette University, Loras College, and the University of Wisconsin–Madison.

Don Ameche: Professional Life and Career

He made his film debut in the year 1935, with an uncredited bit in Dante’s Inferno produced by Fox Corporation. After that, he graduated to leading roles relatively quickly appearing in Sins of Man (1936) playing the son of Jean Hersholt. Similarly, he was Loretta Young’s leading man in Ramona (1936), the studio’s first film in color.

In Love Is News in the year 1937, the team with Young and Tyrone Power. After that, he was top-billed in Fifty Roads to Town (1937) with Ann Sothern. Then he was on You Can’t Have Everything (1937) with Alice Faye and The Ritz Brothers.

Similarly, Don Ameche was Faye’s leading man in Hollywood Cavalcade (1939). Then, he played another real-life figure, Stephen Foster, in Swanee River (1939). Moreover, he played on the third biopic Lillian Russell (1940). After that with Faye and top-billed in a war film, Four Sons (1940). Also, on a musical Down Argentine Way (1940).

Furthermore, his last films were Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey (1993) and Corrina. Corrina (1994) was completed only days before his death.

Don Ameche: Awards, Nominations

He won Academy Awards for Best Actor in a Supporting Role for Cocoon. Similarly, he won the Venice Film Festival for Best Actor in Things Change. He also won Walk of Fame for Television and radio.

Don Ameche: Net Worth($10M), Income, Salary

He had the net worth of $10 million. He might have earned a huge amount of money from his career but he had not revealed his salary and incomes.

Don Ameche: Rumors and Controversy/Scandal

There are no rumors and controversy of Don. He was successful in maintaining his life away from rumors and controversy.

Body Measurements: Height, Weight, Body Size

Talking about Don Ameche’s body measurements, he had a height of 5 feet 11 inches and a weight of 73 kg. But there is no information about his other body details. He had salt and pepper hair and green color eyes.

Social Media: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter

Don Ameche was not active on social media. As there is no account of his on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.

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