Recorded December 7th, 1971 - 26 min
Versatile actor/host who worked with Edgar Bergen and Charlie McCarthy and, later, as the long-suffering husband on The Bickersons sketches with Frances Langford. Born May 31, 1908, he was 63 at the time of our conversation backstage at the Pheasant Run Playhouse in St. Charles, Illinois. He died December 6, 1993 at age 85.
Don Ameche was inducted into the Radio Hall of Fame in 1992.
Old Gold Show 11/19/47 - The Bickersons
Did you enjoy the interview? Listen to Don Ameche as John Bickerson with Frances Langford as Blanche in a Bickerson skit called "Doctor makes a home visit".