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Morton Downey, Jr.

Morton Downey, Jr.AKA John Morton Downey

Born: 9-Dec-1933
Birthplace: Los Angeles, CA
Died: 12-Mar-2001
Location of death: Los Angeles, CA
Cause of death: Pneumonia
Remains: Cremated

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Talk Show Host, Musician

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Mort the Mouth

Screaming, chain smoking, abrasive talk show host, who morphed into an anti-tobacco spokesman once lung cancer was diagnosed.

Father: Morton Downey, Sr. (singer)
Mother: Barbara Bennett (singer and dancer, b. 13-Aug-1906, d. 8-Aug-1958 heart attack)
Wife: Joan Tyrrell (m. 1962, div.)
Daughter: Tracey Downey
Daughter: Kelli Downey Cornwell
Wife: Kim Cotton (m. 1977, div.)
Wife: Helen
Daughter: Melissa
Wife: Lori Krebs (until his death)
Daughter: Seanna

    High School: Georgia Military Academy
    University: BS, New York University
    Law School: New York University

    National Smokers Alliance Advisory Board
    Passing Bad Checks
    Assault Dec-1987
    Polygraphed San Francisco, CA (1989)
    Lung Removal 12-Jul-1996
    Heart Attack 6-Mar-2001
    Irish Ancestry
    Risk Factors: Former Smoker, Lung Cancer

    Palmer's Pick Up (9-Feb-1999)
    Meet Wally Sparks (16-Jan-1997) · Himself
    Body Chemistry 2: Voice of a Stranger (5-Aug-1992)
    Revenge of the Nerds III: The Next Generation (13-Jul-1992)
    Driving Me Crazy (16-May-1991) · Taj
    Predator 2 (21-Nov-1990) · Pope

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