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Wilson, Dooley, 1894-1953


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  • Variants

    • Wilson, Arthur, 1894-1953
    • Wilson, A. Dooley (Arthur Dooley), 1894-1953
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1894-04-03
    • Death Date

        (edtf) 1953-05-30
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Lafayette Theatre Players
        • Organization: (naf) Red Devils (Musical group)
        • Organization: (naf) Negro Actors Guild of America
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Tyler (Tex.)
    • Death Place

        (naf) Los Angeles (Calif.)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) United States
    • Gender

        male
    • Occupation

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  • Sources

    • found: Casablanca [MP] 1942:credits (Dooley Wilson)
    • found: Halliwell's Filmgoer's comp., 1988(Wilson, Dooley; b. 1894 d. 1953)
    • found: Internet Movie Database, Oct. 26, 2010(Dooley Wilson; b. Arthur Wilson, Apr. 3, 1894, Tyler, Tex., d. May 30, 1953, Los Angeles, Calif.)
    • found: Find a Grave WWW site, Oct. 26, 2010(Dooley Wilson; b. Arthur Wilson, Apr. 3, 1886, Tyler, Tex., d. May 30, 1953, Los Angeles, Calif.) photo of gravestone (Wilson, A. Dooley, 1886-1953)
    • found: Wikipedia, Oct. 26, 2010(Dooley Wilson; b. Arthur Wilson, Apr. 3, 1886?, Tyler, Tex., d. May 30, 1953, Los Angeles, Calif.; American actor and singer; his precise birth year is unknown, may have been anywhere between 1884 and 1887)
    • found: Bio. and geneal. master index on GaleNet, Oct. 26, 2010(Wilson, Dooley, 1894-1953 [18 sources]; Wilson, Dooley, 1886?-1953 [1 source]; Wilson, Dooley, 1894-1959 [1 source]; Wilson, Dooley, 1895- [1 source]; Wilson, Dooley, d. 1953 [1 source])
    • found: African American National Biography, accessed April 21, 2015, via Oxford African American Studies Center database:(Wilson, Dooley; Arthur Wilson; actor, jazz musician, singer, drummer; born 03 April 1894 in Tyler, Texas, United States; performed with Pekin Stock Company in Chicago (1904-1909); joined the Anita Bush Stock Company in Harlem (1909); joined Lafayette Players (1915); formed his own jazz quintet, Red Devils (1919); served on the executive board and committee of Negro Actors Guild of America (1937); played in Casablanca (1942), named best pictures of the year by The New York Times and won Oscars for best picture, best directing and best screenplay (1943); worked on the radio version of The Beulah Show (1952-1953); died 30 May 1953 in Los Angeles, California, United States)
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    • 1992-04-07: new
    • 2015-12-12: revised
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