Troy Donahue Biography

Birthday: 1936-01-27
Place of Birth: New York City, New York
Height: 6' 3" (1.91 m)
Wiki Biography: Troy Donahue was a journalism student at Columbia University when he began playing in stock productions. He made his film debut in Man Afraid (1957) and in 1959 signed as a contract player with Warner Bros., which promoted him to stardom with A Summer Place (1959) that year. He was soon a teenage heartthrob, his blond hair and blue eyes appearing frequently on the covers of movie magazines. His most successful film was Parrish (1961), in which he played the title character. A few years after that his career went into a decline; he made only a few television movies between the mid-'60s and his small role in The Godfather: Part II (1974) (in which his character's name, Merle Johnson, was actually his real name). His later films were almost entirely for the low-budget home video market, e.g., Sexpot (1990) and Nudity Required (1990).

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Filmography

Title - Movies Appeared As Year Genre
The Tarnished Angels 1958 Drama, Romance
This Happy Feeling 1958 Comedy
The Perfect Furlough 1958
Imitation of Life 1959 Drama, Romance
Monster on the Campus 1959 Horror, Sci Fi
A Summer Place 1959 Drama, Romance
Parrish Parrish McLean 1961
Rome Adventure 1962 Drama, Romance
A Distant Trumpet 1964
Cockfighter 1974
Seizure 1974
Grandview, U.S.A. 1984 Drama
Low Blow John Templeton 1986 Action, Drama
Fight to Win Rosenberg 1987 Action, Comedy, Drama
Cyclone Bob Jenkins 1987 Action, Drama
Hyôryu kyôshitsu Taggart 1987
Deadly Prey Don Michaelson 1987 Action, Drama
Sexpot Phillip 1988 Comedy
Dr. Alien Dr. Ackerman 1989 Comedy
Terminal Force Slim 1989 Action, Drama
Sounds of Silence Larry Haughton 1989 Horror
Bad Blood Jack Barnes 1989 Drama, Thriller
American Rampage Police Psychiatrist 1989 Action, Drama
Hot Times at Montclair High Mr. Nichols 1989 Comedy, Drama
Hollywood Cop Lt Maxwell 1989 Crime, Drama
Click: The Calendar Girl Killer Alan 1990 Crime, Thriller, Drama
Blood Nasty Barry Hefna 1990 Comedy, Horror
Cry-Baby 1990 Comedy, Musical, Romance
Nudity Required Jack 1990 Comedy
Shock 'Em Dead Record Exec 1991 Horror, Thriller, Music
Double Trouble Leonard 1992 Action, Comedy, Crime
The Chilling Dr. Miller 1992 Horror
Omega Cop Slim 1992 Action
Bimbo Movie Bash Dr. Ackerman 1997 Comedy
Merchants of Venus FBI Agent 1998 Comedy