October 5, 1924
|Died||June 15, 2017 (aged 92)|
Nashville, Tennessee, U.S.
|Alma mater||Emerson College (1950)|
|Occupation||Actor, comedian, screenwriter|
|Spouse(s)||Evelyn Shular Dana (1981-2017)|
Bill Dana (October 5, 1924 – June 15, 2017) was an American comedian, actor and screenwriter. He often appeared on television shows such as The Ed Sullivan Show. He was known for appearing as a heavily accented Bolivian character named José Jiménez. Dana often portrayed the Jiménez character as an astronaut.
References[change | change source]
- Matz, Jenni. "Biography of Bill Dana". Emerson College. Retrieved 13 April 2012.
- "Biography of Bill Dana". Emerson College.
- Mike Barnes (June 19, 2017). "Comedian Bill Dana, Who Played the Character Jose Jimenez, Dies at 92". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved June 19, 2017.