Don Ameche (May 31, 1908 – December 6, 1993) was an American actor with a career spanning almost sixty years. After touring in vaudeville, he featured in many biographical films, including The Story of Alexander Graham Bell. He continued to appear on Broadway, as well as on radio and TV
Don Ameche -- (5/31/1908-12/6/1993). Broadway/ Radio and TV Actor/Game Show Panelist. Movies -- "The Boatniks" as Commander Taylor, "Trading Places" as Mortimer Duke, "Cocoon" & "Cocoon: The Return" as Art Selwyn, "Harry and the Hendersons" as Dr. Wallace Wrightwood, "Coming to America" as Mortimer Duke, "Things Change" as Gino, "Corrina, Corrina" as Grandpa Harry, and "Folks!" as Harry Aldrich. He died of Prostate Cancer at his son's home, age 85. His birthname was Dominic Felix Amici.