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  Andy Devine - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Andy Devine (born Jeremiah Schwartz) (October 7, 1905 - February 18, 1977) was a rotund, raspy-voiced American character actor and comic cowboy sidekick.
Devine's speech was the result of a childhood accident.
Devine is well-remembered for his role as "Jingles", Guy Madison's sidekick in the US radio and TV series The Adventures of Wild Bill Hickok (1951).
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 Andy Devine - Mohave Museum
Andy said he was terrified that the dynamite would blow up the house, but the cat ran out from under the house and into the woodshed.
Andy Devine was a small town boy, and he retained all his life those qualities which we associate with growing up in a small town.
Andy's first picture was a silent film and, as a bit player, he made several such films in the mid-to-late 1920's.
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 Andy Devine
Andy Devine was born on October 7, 1905 and grew up in Kingman, Arizona, where his parents Amy and Tom ran the Beale Hotel.
Andy Devine was a rascal, but more important he was polite, respectful and always told the truth.
Andy Devine was under contract for over fifteen years to Universal, and he appeared in scores of features including a number of westerns.
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 Andy Devine -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Andy Devine (born Jeremiah Schwartz) (October 7, 1905 - February 18, 1977) was a rotund, raspy-voiced (An actor who specializes in playing supporting roles) character actor and comic cowboy (A close friend who accompanies his buddies in their activities) sidekick.
Devine was born in (Click link for more info and facts about Flagstaff, Arizona) Flagstaff, Arizona.
Devine is well-remembered for his role as "Jingles", (Click link for more info and facts about Guy Madison's) Guy Madison's sidekick in the US radio and TV series (Click link for more info and facts about The Adventures of Wild Bill Hickok) The Adventures of Wild Bill Hickok (1951).
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 Andy Devine - Encyclopedia.WorldSearch   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Andy Devine (born Jeremiah Schwartz) (October 7, 1905 - February 18, 1977) was a rotund, raspy-voiced character actor and comic cowboy sidekick.
Although it was at first thought that his peculiar voice would prevent him from moving to the talkies, it became his trademark and strongest selling point.
When asked if he had strange nodes on his vocal chords, Devine replied, "I've got the same nodes as Bing Crosby, but his are in tune."
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 Andy Devine
Andy obligingly told a story about the tragic childhood incident: he was playing with a curtain rod, pretending to play it like a trumpet, when he fell down and jammed it into the roof of his mouth.
Sometimes Andy had an alternate version: he was walking in the woods when he fell and a branch from a tree lodged in his throat, scrambling his vocal cords.
Andy was a regular on both the "Lum 'n' Abner" series and on the "The Jack Benny Show." In the latter, he played in western "Buck Benny" sketches.
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 Plunk Your Magic Twanger Froggy! Andy's Gang
Andy Devine was well-known to TV audiences as the raspy-voiced sidekick in a torrent of western movies from the forties.
Devine was brought on as McConnell's replacement in 1955 and the show ran for several more years as 'Andy's Gang' on the New York City NBC affiliate.
Andy Devine turned up as a regular on Flipper during the 1964-65 season, and as a guest on dozens of sitcoms and western series over the years.
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 Andy Devine
Andy Devine was born in Kingman, Arizona, where his father ran a hotel.
During his youth, Devine was a self-confessed hellraiser, and stories of his rowdy antics are still part of Kingman folklore (though they've undoubtedly improved in the telling).
Devine needn't have worried; his voice became his greatest asset, and from 1930 until his retirement, he was very much in demand for bucolic comedy roles.
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 Find A Grave Cemetery Records- Andy Devine
Andy dreamt of becoming an actor and moved to Hollywood in 1926 where he was “discovered” standing on a street corner.
He played himself on “Andy’s Gang” from 1955 to 1960 and later he was a regular on “Flipper.” He continued to act doing movies, stage, television and voice-overs until his death from Leukemia.
He remains a beloved character in Kingman where the main street is named Andy Devine Boulevard and Andy Devine Days is an annual celebration.
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 Egobrowser: Andy Devine   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Andy Devine is well loved by his peers, his fans and his hometown.
Andy Devine had a wonderful childrens show on Saturday mornings during the late 50's/early 60's called "Andy's Gang".
Andy Devine had a funny Frog and a gallery of laughing kids.
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 Andy Devine
Devine played 'Cookie Bullfincher' in many of the Roy Rogers color films of the late 1940s.
Devine was under contract for over fifteen years to Universal, and he appeared in scores of features including a group of westerns and adventure flicks with Dick Foran and Leo Carillo.
Devine also did radio, and had a semi-recurring role on the Jack Benny show (often in the "Buck Benny" episodes), and he and Guy Madison also did the WILD BILL HICKOK series on radio.
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 Andy Devine
Andy was born in Flagstaff on October 7, 1905, where his father worked for the railroad.
Besides operating the hotel, Andy's father, Tom Devine, had a bit of a political side and was elected as Treasurer of Coconino County.
Andy is buried at the Pacific View Memorial Park in Corona Del Mar, California, but he is remembered by Kingman with the main street that bears his name and the annual Andy Devine Days.
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 Andy Devine
Andy Devine (1905-1977) was a rotund, raspy-voiced character actor and comic cowboy sidekick.
He appeared in more than 400 films and shared with Walter Brennan[?] the rare ability to move with ease from B Westerns to A pictures.
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 Biography for Andy Devine (I)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The voice, however, soon became Devine's trademark, and he spent the next forty- five years an increasingly popular and beloved comic figure in a wide variety of films.
In 1955, before the Hickok series ended, Devine took over the hosting job on a children's show retitled "Andy's Gang" (1955), in which he gained new fans among the very young.
Following his part in Stagecoach (1939, as the stage driver), Devine won costar billing with former matinee idol Richard Arlen in a series of B melodramas produced by Universal, including Mutiny on the Blackhawk (1939) and Raiders of the Desert (1941).
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 What A Character!   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
One of the great cowboy sidekicks, Andy Devine’s distinctive two-tone voice was the result of a childhood accident.
Born Jeremiah Schwartz in Flagstaff, Arizona, the son of a local hotel owner, Devine was a rough and tumble kid, with an athletic bent.
Devine played football at Santa Clara University, and his first movie role came not in a western, but in the 1926 silent film The Collegians.
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 News on Devine, Texas   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
DEVINE — Faced with lackluster donations and deteriorating equipment, local volunteer firefighters are pinning their hopes for financial stability on a Nov....
For Principal Deedra Devine, the day is an opportunity for her pupils to create "memories that last a lifetime," as she says over the public address system in...
The Andy Devine Days Rodeo may not have one of the richest purses in professional rodeo, but nonetheless it is an important rodeo to cowboys and cowgirls.
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 THE DEVINE ANDY (that big fat square...)
And here's Andy with his wife, and with another successful radio comic, Norris Goff (of the Lum 'n' Abner team).
By 1950, Devine claimed to have appeared in 300 films, which made one film for every pound of his now extensive girth.
Andy seemed to have fulfilled most of his ambitions when he passed on; February 18, 1977.
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 ANDY DEVINE   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Andy Devine (7 oktober 1905 - 1977) was een Amerikaans acteur met een rasperige stem.
Zijn film carriere begon in de stomme film, en hij verscheen in meer dan 400 films.
Alhoewel werd gedacht dat zijn bijzondere stem de overgang naar films met geluid zou bemoeilijken bleek dit zijn sterke punt te zijn.
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 Andy Devine Encyclopedia Article, Definition, History, Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
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 Andy Devine - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Andy Devine - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
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The article about Andy Devine contains information related to Andy Devine, Quotation and External links.
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 Andy Devine   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Andy Devine (Jeremiah llevado Schwartz) (de octubre el 7 de 1905 - de febrero el 18 de 1977) eran un rotund, agente de carácter raspy-expresado y un sidekick cómico del vaquero.
El discurso de Devine era el resultado de un accidente de la niñez.
Devine bien-se recuerda para su papel como "cascabeleos" en la radio de los E.E.U.U. y las aventuras de la serie de la TV de la cuenta salvaje Hickok (1951).
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 Kingman, Arizona - Cowboy actor Andy Devine "Shrine"   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
While visiting Kingman, AZ, one hot July day my husband and I spent time in the town museum and were surprised to see an entire room devoted to Andy Devine memorabilia.
He was Guy Madison's sidekick "Jingles" on a late-1950's-vintage cowboy show called "Wild Bill Hickock" and had his own Saturday morning kids' show called "Andy's Gang." He also had roles in numerous Westerns.
All of this is completely unknown to anyone under 50 years of age (or thereabouts), but we babyboomers thought it was a nice exhibit.
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 Talk:Andy Devine - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
I once met him and posed for a picture with him (as did thousands of others) when he was touring small-town theaters.
Frank Zappa wrote a song about Andy Devine, appropriately titled "Andy".
It can be found on the album "One Size Fits All".
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 Andy Devine in TutorGig Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
He also had a part as "Hap" on Flipper and hosted a children's TV show, Andy's Gang, and performed voice parts in animated films, including " Friar Tuck" in Disney's Robin Hood.
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 Andy Devine   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Devine is well-remembered for his role as "Jingles", Guy MadisonGuy Madison's sidekick in the US radio and TV series ''The Adventures of Wild Bill Hickok'' (1951).
He also had a part as "Hap" on ''Flipper'' and hosted a children's TV show, ''Andy's Gang'', and performed voice parts in animated films, including "Friar Tuck" in Walt DisneyDisney's ''Robin Hood (movie, 1973)Robin Hood''.
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 Classic TV Shows - Andy's Gang, Smilin Ed McConnell
The show then went to the rough voiced, gentle giant, Andy Devine.
They feared real kids would be intimidated by Devine, so again the used the studio reaction shots and Devine did his segments without a live audience.
Ed McConnell died in 1955 of a heart attack and Andy Devine in 1977 from leukemia.
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 GREAT ANDY DEVINE - ORIGINAL PROMO PHOTO
Devine was known for over 100 film and TV appearances.
But Devine was probably best know for his TV work in the 1950s.
As JINGLES, the sidekick of Wild Bill Hickcok, and on "ANDY'S GANG".
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 ave devine - Detaillierte Informationen   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
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 Great Character Actors
Known for his raspy, high-pitched, bicycle-horn voice, large girth and amiable demeanor, Andy Devine was a very popular character actor.
He also was a regular on "Flipper" (1964-65) as Hap Gorman and as himself on "Andy's Gang" (1955-60) a kid's show which featured Midnight, a piano/violin playing cat, Squeaky, a musical mouse and the mischievous Froggy the Gremlin.
His hometown of Kingman, Arizona renamed Main Street Andy Devine Boulevard.
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