Dennis Dugan, Actor: Happy Gilmore. Dennis Dugan was born on September 5, 1946 in Wheaton, Illinois, USA as Dennis Barton Dugan. He is an actor and director, known for Happy Gilmore (1996), You Don't Mess with the Zohan (2008) and Big Daddy (1999). He is married to Sharon Dugan. He was previously married to Joyce Van Patten.
Dennis Barton Dugan (born September 5, 1946) is an American director, actor, writer, artist and comedian. He is known for his partnership with comedic actor Adam Sandler, with whom he directed the films Happy Gilmore (1996), Big Daddy (1999), I Now Pronounce You Chuck & Larry (2007), You Don't Mess with the Zohan (2008), Grown Ups (2010), Just Go with It (2011), Jack and Jill (2011), and Grown ...
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- Dennis Barton Dugan, September 5, 1946 (age 74), Wheaton, Illinois, U.S.
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Dennis Dugan was born on September 5, 1946 in Wheaton, Illinois, USA as Dennis Barton Dugan. He is an actor and director, known for Happy Gilmore (1996), You Don't Mess with the Zohan (2008) and Big Daddy (1999). He is married to Sharon Dugan. He was previously married to Joyce Van Patten.
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Dennis was the star of the short-lived 1978 series Richie Brockelman, Private Eye, playing a character who originated in a television movie, and then made guest appearances in the role of Brockelman on The Rockford Files before getting his own show. He took on a semi-regular role as an erstwhile caped-crusader who called himself "Captain Freedom" on Hill Street Blues and also appeared on Empire (1984), and Shadow Chasers (1984). He played Walter Bishop, briefly the husband of Maddie Hayes (Cybil Shepherd) on Moonlighting. Dugan's other film credits of the 1980s include the 1987 romantic comedy Can't Buy Me Love and the 1988 film The New Adventures of Pippi Longstocking.
Dennis has also made a career as a television and film director, and appears in cameo parts in many of his films. Films directed by Dennis Dugan include the 1990 comedy Problem Child, Brain Donors, the 2001 comedy Saving Silverman (in which Dugan plays a football referee), the 2003 comedy National Security, and the 1996 and 1999 Adam Sandler comedies Happy Gilmore (in which Dugan plays Doug Thompson, the golf tour supervisor) and Big Daddy (with Dugan as a man who reluctantly gives candy to a trick-or-treating Julian). Dugan has directed episodes of such television series as Moonlighting (was also a guest star in some episodes), Ally McBeal, and NYPD Blue. Dugan directed The Benchwarmers, a comedy released on April 7, 2006. The film, co-produced by Adam Sandler, is about trio of men who try to make up for missed opportunities in childhood by forming a three-player baseball team to compete against standard Little League squads. Dugan himself has a bit part as Coach Bellows. Dugan dir...
He has been married twice, first to actress Joyce Van Patten in 1973, before divorcing in 1987. Dugan then wed Sharon O'Connor, to whom he is still married. In June 2009, Dugan's son, Kelly Dugan, was drafted with the 75th overall selection by the Philadelphia Phillies in the Major League Baseball Draft, and has played for four of the club's minor league teams since including the Gulf Coast Phillies, Williamsport Crosscutters, Lakeland BlueClaws and now currently with the Reading Phillies.
- Kelly Dugan
- September 5, 1946 (age 72)
- Wheaton, Illinois, U.S.
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Jun 14, 2016 · Dennis Dugan was born on September 5, 1946, and he is 69 years of age. Dugan was born in Wheaton, Illinois, United States as a son of Charles Dugan and Marion Dugan. Dugan was raised in Illinois along with his Native American parents. According to his nationality, he is an American. Dugan's ethnicity is white and his star sign is Virgo.
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Dennis Dugan is a Virgo and was born in The Year of the Dog Life. Dennis Dugan was born in Wheaton, Illinois, USA on Thursday, September 5, 1946 (Baby Boomers Generation). He is 74 years old and is a Virgo. Dennis Dugan is an American actor, director, and comedian.
- Wheaton, Illinois, USA
Dennis T. Dugan, 73, of Centereach, passed away on February 26, 2020. Survived by his beloved wife, Susan. Loving father of Philip (Malle) and Stacey. Cherished grandpa of Sean, Ryan, Philip and Kevin.