Dec. 21st, 1935
Cleveland, Ohio, USA
Phil Donahue's Main TV Roles
Main Movie Roles2015 - Sunshine Superman
2014 - Finding Vivian Maier
2013 - Our Nixon
2013 - Lovelace
2007 - Manufacturing Dissent
2007 - War Made Easy: How Presidents & Pundits Keep Spinning Us to Death
2005 - Inside Deep Throat
Guest TV Roles
Himself - Talk Show Host
- 1953 graduate of St. Edward High School, located in Lakewood, Ohio.
- Brother-in-law of producer 'Tony Thomas (I)' (qv) and 'Terre Thomas' (qv).
- First met 'Marlo Thomas' (qv) when she was a guest on his show during the seventies. Children with his first wife: Michael, Kevin, Daniel, Jim and Mary Rose.
- In 1994 he succeeded in getting permission from a convicted murderer to film the murderer's legal execution in the gas chamber. The courts, however, refused to give the FCC permission to air the event.
- Graduate of the University of Notre Dame.
- Son-in-law of actor/producer 'Danny Thomas (I)' (qv) and 'Rose Marie Mantell Thomas' (qv).
- His talk show on MSNBC, _"Donahue" (2002)_ (qv), has been canceled [March 2003].