Dooley Wilson

Apr 3, 1894


African-American actor/musician Dooley Wilson led a very popular band from 1919 through 1930, in which he soloed on the drums. He shied away from film work until 1942, when he was signed for a contract at Paramount Pictures. At the same time, Warner Bros. was looking for a black actor to play Sam, the philosophical pianist at Rick's Cafe Americain in… More


Dooley Wilson Videos

2 minutes 17 seconds
Stormy Weather
1 minutes 8 seconds
No Man Of Her Own
2 minutes 20 seconds
My Favorite Blonde
1 minutes 11 seconds

Born Today