Peter Donald 06.06.1918 - 04.20.1979 (61 years old)
Peter Donald (June 6, 1918 – April 20, 1979) was a British-born actor who worked in American radio and television. He has been called "one of radio's great dialecticians Donald first appeared on radio in 1927, playing Tiny Tim in a production of A Christmas Carol. At age 11, he was the announcer for Uncle Olie and His Kne-Mel Gang on CBS. He became an announcer on CBS in 1931. He was famed as the character of Ajax Cassidy on Fred Allen's radio show, the Irishman who continually complained that he was "not long for this world." Donald was the host of two early television series, The Ad-Libbers (1951) and Masquerade Party (1954-1956), and he made numerous TV guest appearances as a comedian (The Colgate Comedy Hour, The NBC Comedy Hour) and panelist (Pantomime Quiz, What's My Line?, To Tell the Truth). His TV appearances as an actor included Prize Performance (1950) and ABC Showcase (1950). He appeared on The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson in 1962, and one of his last TV appearances was on the daytime panel show Get the Message in 1964. He appeared in 2 episodes of Radio Mystery Theater.
This actor appeared in the following radio shows