Before Donald O’Connor danced his way into the hearts of millions in Singin’ in the Rain he performed on the Vaudeville Circuit, including Downtown Danville’s Palace Theater, with his family. But when they were between gigs, he came home to Danville to visit friends and family.
Donald O’Connor ("Singing in the Rain") & Buster Keaton. I was thrilled when Donald O'Connor agreed to play a major supporting role in a screenplay I wrote. When the big Northridge earthquake leveled his house, he moved to Sedona, AZ and died there. I wasn't his favorite person, but he was my hero. (Esther Luttrell)