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George M. Cohan (1878–1942)


American composer, librettist, actor, dancer, author, director, and producer on the stage. Started his career in his family vaudeville shows, came to Broadway at the beginning of the 20th century. Was the composer of the American battle hymn of World War 1, 'Over There' Received the Congressional Gold Medal for his lifetime achievement 1936. See full bio »

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Known For

The Phantom President Theodore K. Blair / Peeter J. 'Doc' Varney
(1932)
Steel Magnolias Soundtrack
(1989)
The Producers Soundtrack
(1967)

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 2018 Chuck, Lost Object Found (Documentary) (writer: "Give My Regards To Broadway")
 2018 Sgt. Stubby: An American Hero (writer: "Over There")
 2017 Spent (writer: "Yankee Doodle Dandy")
  Colorado Inside Out (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2017) (writer - 1 episode, 2017)
- Time Machine - Circa 1917 (2017) ... (performer: "Over There") / (writer: "Over There")
 2017 Brooklyn Nine-Nine (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Chasing Amy (2017) ... (writer: "You're a Grand Old Flag" - uncredited)
 2016 Hidden Figures (writer: "You're A Grand Old Flag")
 2016/I Inside Job (Short) (writer: "Yankee Doodle Boy")
 2015 Speed Damon & Holly (Short) (writer: "Give My Regards To Broadway")
 2014-2015 The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Christina Aguilera/Jeff Probst/Kid Rock (2015) ... (writer: "You're a Grand Old Flag")
- Sir Paul McCartney/Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga (2014) ... (writer: "You're a Grand Old Flag" - uncredited)
 2014 The Thanhouser Studio and the Birth of American Cinema (Documentary) (lyrics: "Forty-Five Minutes from Broadway") / (music: "Forty-Five Minutes from Broadway")
 2014 The Last Checkmate (Short) (writer: "Over There" (1917))
 2014 Great Performances (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Star-Spangled Spectacular: Bicentennial of Our National Anthem (2014) ... (writer: "You're a Grand Old Flag" - uncredited)
 2014 Odd Brodsky (writer: "Give My Regards To Broadway")
 2013 Studio C (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #3.5 (2013) ... (writer: "You're a Grand Old Flag" - uncredited)
 2013 Bad Grandpa (writer: "Down in My Heart (I've Got the Joy)")
 2013 Serangoon Road (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Heatwave (2013) ... (writer: "I'm A Yankee Doodle Dandy" - uncredited)
 2013 La méduse rouge (writer: "That Haunting Melody")
 2013 The Hit Girl (writer: "Give My Regards to Broadway")
 2013 Broadway Idiot (Documentary) (writer: "Give My Regards To Broadway")
 2011-2012 The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- Episode #21.34 (2012) ... (writer: "You're a Grand Old Flag" - uncredited)
- Episode #20.68 (2012) ... (writer: "You're a Grand Old Flag" - uncredited)
- Episode #20.5 (2011) ... (writer: "You're a Grand Old Flag" - uncredited)
 2012 Just 45 Minutes from Broadway (writer: "Just 45 Minutes From Broadway", "Give My Regards to Broadway")
 2012 Vamps (writer: "Give My Regards to Broadway")
 2012 True Blood (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- We'll Meet Again (2012) ... (writer: "The Yanky Doodle Boy", "The Yankee Doodle Boy" - uncredited)
 2012 Vamperifica (writer: "You're A Grand Old Flag")
 2012 My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- A Friend in Deed (2012) ... (music: "Cranky Doodle Joy" - uncredited)
 2010-2011 Boardwalk Empire (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- To the Lost (2011) ... (writer: "Over There" - uncredited)
- A Return to Normalcy (2010) ... (writer: "Life's a Funny Proposition After All" - uncredited)
- Broadway Limited (2010) ... (writer: "Marine's Hymn/Over There" - uncredited)
 2008-2011 It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Frank Reynolds' Little Beauties (2011) ... (writer: "You're a Grand Old Flag", "Yankee Doodle Dandy" - uncredited)
- The Gang Gets Extreme: Home Makeover Edition (2008) ... (writer: "The Yankee Doodle Boy" - uncredited)
 2011 Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules (writer: "Yankee Doodle Dandy")
 2010 Growing the Big One (TV Movie) (writer: "The Yankee Doodle Boy" - uncredited)
 2010 The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #6.186 (2010) ... (writer: "The Yankee Doodle Boy" - uncredited)
 2010 Blue Valentine (writer: "The Yankee Doodle Boy" - uncredited)
 2009 House (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Under My Skin (2009) ... (writer: "Yankee Doodle Dandy" - uncredited)
 2009 Grey Gardens (TV Movie) (writer: "Give My Regards to Broadway")
 2009 Hollywood Singing and Dancing: A Musical History - The 1940s: Stars, Stripes and Singing (Video documentary) (writer: "The Yankee Doodle Boy" - uncredited)
 2008 Jeff Dunham's Very Special Christmas Special (TV Special documentary) (writer: "The Yankee Doodle Boy" - uncredited)
 2008 Warner at War (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "The Yankee Doodle Boy", "You're a Grand Old Flag", "Over There" - uncredited)
 2008 Medal of Honor (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "Over There")
 2008 The Loss of a Teardrop Diamond (writer: "A Ring to the Name of Rosie")
 2008 Trail of Crumbs (writer: "Life's a Funny Proposition After All")
 2008 John Adams (TV Mini-Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Peacefield (2008) ... (writer: "Yankee Doodle Dandy")
 2008 Leatherheads (writer: "Over There")
 2008 Hollywood Singing and Dancing: A Musical Treasure (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "The Yankee Doodle Boy" - uncredited)
 2007 Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade (TV Special) (writer: "Give My Regards to Broadway")
 2007 Mr. Warmth: The Don Rickles Project (Documentary) (lyrics: "The Yankee Doodle Boy") / (music: "The Yankee Doodle Boy")
 2007 Young@Heart (Documentary) (writer: "Yankee Doodle Dandy")
 2007 The Brothers Warner (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "The Yankee Doodle Boy" - uncredited)
 2006 An American Girl on the Home Front (TV Movie) (writer: "You're a Grand Old Flag" - uncredited)
  Family Guy (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode, 2006) (music - 1 episode, 2006)
- Saving Private Brian (2006) ... (lyrics: "Over There" - uncredited) / (music: "Over There" - uncredited)
 2006 The 60th Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) (writer: "Give My Regards to Broadway")
 2006 Little Miss Sunshine (writer: "Give My Regards to Broadway")
 2005 Malcolm in the Middle (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Stilts (2005) ... (writer: "You're a Grand Old Flag" - uncredited)
 2005 Colditz (TV Mini-Series) (writer: "Over There" - uncredited)
 2004 Early Color Films (Video documentary short) (writer: "Popularity: March and One Step")
  The Simpsons (TV Series) (1 episode, 1991) (writer - 4 episodes, 1991 - 2003)
- Special Edna (2003) ... (writer: "Over There")
- Beyond Blunderdome (1999) ... (writer: "You're a Grand Old Flag")
- A Milhouse Divided (1996) ... (writer: "You're a Grand Old Flag" - uncredited)
- Three Men and a Comic Book (1991) ... (writer: "Over There" - uncredited)
- The War of the Simpsons (1991) ... ("Over There", uncredited)
 2001 To End All Wars ("YANKEE DOODLE BOY")
 2001 Jurassic Park III (writer: "Yankee Doodle Dandy" - uncredited)
 2001 L.I.E. (writer: "Harrigan Song")
 2000 The Legend of Bagger Vance (writer: "Over There")
 2000 Bring It On (writer: "GIVE MY REGARDS TO BROADWAY")
 2000 Mambo Café (lyrics: "Give My Regards to Broadway") / (music: "Give My Regards to Broadway")
 1999 Touched by an Angel (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Voice of an Angel (1999) ... (writer: "Give My Regards to Broadway")
 1998 Italians in America (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "Over There")
 1998 When Trumpets Fade (TV Movie) (writer: "Over There")
 1998 Since You've Been Gone (TV Movie) (writer: "Give My Regards to Broadway")
 1998 Primary Colors (writer: "Over There", "YOU'RE A GRAND OLD FLAG")
 1997 American Masters (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Vaudeville (1997) ... (writer: "Mary's a Grand Old Name" - uncredited)
 1997 Caroline in the City (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Caroline and the Cold Sesame Noodles (1997) ... (writer: "Give My Regards to Broadway" - uncredited)
 1997 Friends (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The One with the Dirty Girl (1997) ... (writer: "You're A Grand Old Flag" - uncredited)
 1997 I Know What You Did Last Summer (writer: "You're a Grand Old Flag")
 1995 Northern Exposure (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Buss Stop (1995) ... (writer: "Give My Regards to Broadway" - uncredited)
 1993 Life with Mikey (writer: "Give My Regards to Broadway", "You're a Grand Old Flag")
 1993 Shining Time Station (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Mr. Conductor's Fourth of July (1993) ... (writer: "Yankee Doodle Dandy", "Born on the Fourth of July")
 1992 Sharon, Lois & Bram Sing A to Z (Video) ("Spelling Medley")
 1992 A League of Their Own (writer: "Over There")
 1992 Designing Women (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Mamed (1992) ... ("Give My Regards to Broadway")
 1991 Here's Looking at You, Warner Bros. (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "The Yankee Doodle Boy", "You're a Grand Old Flag" - uncredited)
 1991 Perfect Strangers (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Citizenship: Part 1 (1991) ... (writer: "Yankee Doodle Dandy" - uncredited)
 1991 Rock with Barney (Video short) (writer: "Yankee Doodle Dandy" - uncredited)
 1991 Barney in Concert (Video) (writer: "You're a Grand Old Flag" - uncredited)
 1990 Barney Goes to School (Video short) (writer: "You're A Grand Old Flag" - uncredited)
 1990 The Golden Girls (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Like the Beep Beep Beep of the Tom Tom (1990) ... (writer: "Over There")
 1989 Born on the Fourth of July (writer: "You're a Grand Old Flag")
 1989 Fear, Anxiety & Depression (writer: "Give My Regards To Broadway")
 1989 Steel Magnolias (writer: "YANKEE DOODLE DANDY" (1904))
 1989 Breaking In (music: "Yankee Doodle Boy")
 1987 Grace Kelly: The American Princess (Video documentary) (writer: "Yankee Doodle Dandy" - uncredited)
 1987 The 41st Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) (writer: "Give My Regards to Broadway")
 1986 The Twilight Zone (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Convict's Piano (1986) ... (writer: "Over There")
 1986 The 40th Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) (writer: "Give My Regards to Broadway")
 1986 Off Beat (lyrics: "Yankee Doodle Boy", "Give My Regards to Broadway") / (music: "Yankee Doodle Boy", "Give My Regards to Broadway")
 1985 1918 (writer: "Over There")
 1985 The Electric Chair (writer: "Give My Regards to Broadway" - uncredited)
 1985 That's Dancing! (Documentary) (lyrics: "Give My Regards To Broadway") / (music: "Give My Regards To Broadway")
 1983 The Return of Captain Invincible (lyrics: "Give My Regards to Broadway") / (music: "Give My Regards to Broadway")
 1983 Parade of Stars (TV Special) (writer: "Give My Regards to Broadway")
 1983 The Winds of War (TV Mini-Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Storm Breaks (1983) ... (writer: "You're a Grand Old Flag" - uncredited)
 1982 Tootsie (writer: "Mary's a Grand Old Name" (1906) - uncredited)
 1982 Wacko (writer: "The Yankee Doodle Boy" - uncredited)
 1975-1982 M*A*S*H (TV Series) (writer - 5 episodes)
- Blood and Guts (1982) ... (writer: "Over There")
- Dear Uncle Abdul (1979) ... (writer: "Over There")
- Lil (1978) ... (writer: "Harrigan")
- Hawkeye (1976) ... (writer: "The Yankee Doodle Boy" - uncredited)
- Dear Peggy (1975) ... (writer: "Harrigan")
 1981 Reds (writer: "You're a Grand Old Flag", "Over There", "Yankee Doodle Boy")
 1981 The 35th Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) (writer: "Mary Is a Grand Old Name")
 1981 American Pop (writer: "Give My Regards to Broadway", "Over There")
 1980 Falling in Love Again (lyrics: "Over There") / (music: "Over There")
 1980 The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #19.143 (1980) ... (writer: "Give My Regards to Broadway")
 1980 Hollywood (TV Mini-Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Hollywood Goes to War (1980) ... (writer: "Over There" - uncredited)
 1979 1941 (writer: "Over There" - uncredited)
 1978 America's Sweetheart: The Mary Pickford Story (Documentary) (writer: "Mary's A Grand Old Name" - uncredited)
 1978 Columbo (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Make Me a Perfect Murder (1978) ... (writer: "Yankee Doodle Dandy" (aka "The Yankee Doodle Boy") - uncredited)
 1977 Outrageous! (writer: "Give My Regards to Broadway" (1904) - uncredited)
 1977 All You Need Is Love (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Always Chasing Rainbows: Tin Pan Alley (1977) ... (writer: "Give My Regards to Broadway" - uncredited)
 1977 The Brady Bunch Variety Hour (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.1 (1977) ... (writer: "Yankee Doodle Dandy")
 1976 Mikey and Nicky ("Yankee Doodle Boy")
 1976 Nickelodeon (writer: "Harrigan" - uncredited)
 1976 America at the Movies (Documentary) (writer: "Yankee Doodle Boy")
 1975 The Moving Picture Boys in the Great War (Documentary) (lyrics: "Over There") / (music: "Over There")
 1975 Russian Roulette (writer: "Yankee Doodle Dandy" - uncredited)
 1975 Brother Can You Spare a Dime (Documentary) (music: "Give My Regards to Broadway" (1904) - uncredited)
 1974 Harry and Tonto (writer: "Give My Regards to Broadway" - uncredited)
 1974 Hearts and Minds (Documentary) (writer: "Over There" - uncredited)
 1974 The Likes of Louise (writer: "(I'm a) Yankee Doodle Dandy" - uncredited)
 1974 AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to James Cagney (TV Special documentary) (writer: "Give My Regards to Broadway", "Yankee Doodle Dandy" - uncredited)
 1973 Here's Lucy (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Carters Meets Frankie Avalon (1973) ... (writer: "Yankee Doodle Dandy")
 1973 All Nudity Shall Be Punished (music: "Give My Regards to Broadway")
 1973 Baxter! (writer: "Give My Regards to Broadway" - uncredited)
 1969 The Lawrence Welk Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Veteran's Day/Irving Berlin (1969) ... (writer: "The Yankee Doodle Boy" - uncredited)
 1969 Oh! What a Lovely War (writer: "Over There" - uncredited)
  The Kraft Music Hall (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode, 1969) (music - 1 episode, 1969) (writer - 1 episode, 1967)
- Broadway's Best: 1969 (1969) ... (lyrics: "You're A Grand Old Flag/Mary/Yankee Doodle Dandy", "My Town/Give My Regards to Broadway") / (music: "You're A Grand Old Flag/Mary/Yankee Doodle Dandy", "My Town/Give My Regards to Broadway")
- Give My Regards to Broadway (1967) ... (writer: "Yankee Doodle Dandy", "Always Leave 'Em Laughing", "You're A Wonderful Girl", "Mary's A Grand Old Name", "You're A Grand Old Flag", "Over There")
  That Girl (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode, 1969) (music - 1 episode, 1969)
- My Sister's Keeper (1969) ... (lyrics: "Over There" - uncredited) / (music: "Over There" - uncredited)
 1968 The Dean Martin Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Phil Harris, Alice Faye, Norm Crosby, Julius LaRosa (1968) ... (writer: "Give My Regards to Broadway" - uncredited)
 1967 The Lucy Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Lucy and Carol Burnett: Part 2 (1967) ... (writer: "Over There" - uncredited)
  The Monkees (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode, 1967) (music - 1 episode, 1967)
- Monkees on the Wheel (1967) ... (lyrics: "The Yankee Doodle Boy" - uncredited) / (music: "The Yankee Doodle Boy" - uncredited)
 1967 The Producers (writer: "Yankee Doodle Dandy")
  Gilligan's Island (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode, 1965) (music - 1 episode, 1965)
- The Little Dictator (1965) ... (lyrics: "H-a-r-r-double R-i-g-a-n") / (music: "H-a-r-r-double R-i-g-a-n")
 1964 Theatre 625 (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Parade's End #3: A Man Could Stand Up (1964) ... ("Over There", uncredited)
 1964 The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Ballerina (1964) ... (writer: "The Yankee Doodle Boy" - uncredited)
 1964 Coronation Street (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.391 (1964) ... (writer: "Over There" - uncredited)
 1964 Swingers' Paradise (writer: "The Yankee Doodle Boy" - uncredited)
  The Andy Griffith Show (TV Series) (music - 2 episodes, 1962 - 1964) (lyrics - 1 episode, 1962)
- Barney's Sidecar (1964) ... (music: "Over There")
- The County Nurse (1962) ... (lyrics: "Mary Is a Grand Old Name") / (music: "Mary Is a Grand Old Name")
 1963 The Judy Garland Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.1 (1963) ... (writer: "Harrigan" - uncredited)
 1963 Je connais une blonde (TV Movie) (music: "À la martinique")
 1959 Sunday Showcase (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Give My Regards to Broadway (1959) ... (writer: "Yankee Doodle Dandy", "Mary Is a Grand Old Name", "Harrigan", "Give Me Regards to Broadway" - uncredited)
 1959 At the Movies (TV Special) (writer: "The Yankee Doodle Boy" - uncredited)
 1959 The Tennessee Ernie Ford Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Sallie Brophy & Tommy Nolan (1959) ... (writer: "She's a Grand Old Flag" - uncredited)
 1956 The Bob Hope Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
  Screen Directors Playhouse (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode, 1956) (music - 1 episode, 1956)
- What Day Is It? (1956) ... (lyrics: "Yankee Doodle Boy", "Mary") / (music: "Yankee Doodle Boy", "Mary")
 1955 The Seven Little Foys (writer: "Yankee Doodle Dandy", "Mary's a Grand Old Name" - uncredited)
 1955 The Long Gray Line (lyrics: "Over There" - uncredited) / (music: "Over There" - uncredited)
 1953 Hysterical History (Short) (writer: "Yankiee Doodle Dandy")
 1952 What Price Glory (music: "Over There" - uncredited)
 1952 With a Song in My Heart (writer: "GIVE MY REGARDS TO BROADWAY")
 1950 Fresh Yeggs (Short) (writer: "Give My Regards to Broadway")
 1950 Wabash Avenue (writer: "HARRIGAN" - uncredited)
 1950 When Willie Comes Marching Home (writer: "The Yankee Doodle Boy" - uncredited)
 1949 The Ed Wynn Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.5 (1949) ... (writer: "Forty Five Minutes from Broadway", "Seventeen Minutes from Broadway" - uncredited)
 1949 Jolson Sings Again (writer: "Give My Regards to Broadway" - uncredited)
 1949 The Ed Sullivan Show (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #2.47 (1949) ... (writer: "Yankee Doodle Dandy" - uncredited)
- Episode #2.42 (1949) ... (writer: "Yankee Doodle Dandy" - uncredited)
 1948 Give My Regards to Broadway (lyrics: "Give my Regards to Broadway" - uncredited) / (music: "Give my Regards to Broadway" - uncredited)
 1947 The Hucksters (writer: "Over There" - uncredited)
 1947 It Happened on Fifth Avenue (lyrics: "Mary's a Grand Old Name" - uncredited) / (music: "Mary's a Grand Old Name" - uncredited)
 1946 The Pleasant August (lyrics: "The Yankee Doodle Boy", "Over There") / (music: "The Yankee Doodle Boy", "Over There") / (writer: "The Yankee Doodle Boy", "Over There")
 1945 The Dolly Sisters (music: "Give My Regards to Broadway" - uncredited)
 1945 War Comes to America (Documentary) (music: "Over There" - uncredited)
 1945 Tokyo Woes (Short) (music: "The Yankee Doodle Boy")
 1945 The Screwy Truant (Short) (writer: "Over There")
 1944 The Fighting Rats of Tobruk (writer: "Mary" - uncredited)
 1944 The Chow Hound (Short) (music: "Over There" - uncredited)
 1944 This Happy Breed (writer: "Over There" - uncredited)
 1944 The White Cliffs of Dover (writer: "Over There" (1917) - uncredited)
 1944 The Negro Soldier (Documentary) (writer: "Over There" (1917))
 1943 December 7th (writer: "You're A Grand Old Flag")
 1943 The United States Army Band (Short) (writer: "Over There" - uncredited)
 1943 The United States Service Bands (Documentary short) (writer: "Over There" - uncredited)
 1943 The Voice That Thrilled the World (Short) (writer: "The Yankee Doodle Boy", "You're a Grand Old Flag" - uncredited)
 1943 Thank Your Lucky Stars (music: "Give My Regards to Broadway" (1904) - uncredited)
 1943 Stormy Weather (writer: "Over There" (1917) - uncredited)
 1943 The Yankee Doodle Mouse (Short) (writer: "Over There" - uncredited)
 1943 Strictly G.I. (Short) (writer: "Over There")
 1942 For Me and My Gal (music: "Over There" (1917) - uncredited)
 1942/I Iceland (music: "Over There" - uncredited)
 1942 The Battle of Midway (Documentary short) (music: "Over There" (1917) - uncredited)
 1942 Blitz Wolf (Short) (writer: "Over There" (1917) - uncredited)
 1942 Yankee Doodle Dandy (writer: "The Yankee Doodle Boy" (1904), "Give My Regards to Broadway" (1904), "Over There" (1917), "You're a Grand Old Flag" (1906), "Mary's a Grand Old Name" (1906), "Forty-Five Minutes from Broadway" (1906), "So Long, Mary" (1906), "Harrigan" (1908), "I Was Born in Virginia" (1906), "The Warmest Baby in the Bunch" (1896), "Oh, You Wonderful Girl" (1911), "Blue Skies, Gray Skies" (1927), "The Belle of the Barbers' Ball" (1908), "Like the Wandering Minstrel" (1927), "Nellie Kelly, I Love You" (1922), "The Man Who Owns Broadway" (1909), "Molly Malone" (1927), "Billie" (1928), "In a Kingdom of Our Own" (1929), "You Remind Me of My Mother" (1922) - uncredited)
 1941 Babes on Broadway (writer: "Mary's a Grand Old Name" (1905), "The Yankee Doodle Boy" (1904) - uncredited)
 1941 The Great American Broadcast (writer: "Give My Regards to Broadway" - uncredited)
 1940 Little Nellie Kelly (lyrics: "Nellie is a Darling" (1922) (uncredited), "Nellie Kelly I Love You" (1922)) / (music: "Nellie is a Darling" (1922) (uncredited), "Nellie Kelly I Love You" (1922))
 1940 Tin Pan Alley (writer: "Over There" (1917) - uncredited)
 1940 Service with the Colors (Short) (writer: "Over There" - uncredited)
 1940 The Fighting 69th (music: "Over There" (1917) - uncredited)
 1939 The Monroe Doctrine (Short) (writer: "Yankee Doodle Dandy" - uncredited)
 1939 Babes in Arms (writer: "Give My Regards to Broadway" (1904) - uncredited)
 1939 Thunder Afloat (lyrics: "Over There" (1917) - uncredited) / (music: "Over There" (1917) - uncredited)
 1939 The Ash Can Fleet (Short) (lyrics: "Over There" (1917) - uncredited) / (music: "Over There" (1917) - uncredited)
 1939 The Story of Vernon and Irene Castle (writer: "Over There" - uncredited)
 1939 Idiot's Delight (writer: "Over There" - uncredited)
 1938 Sweethearts (music: "Give My Regards to Broadway" (1904) - uncredited)
 1938 Hold That Co-ed (writer: "Harrigan" (1907) - uncredited)
 1938 The Shopworn Angel (writer: "Over There" (1917) - uncredited)
 1938 Latin Rhythm (Short) (writer: "I'd Rather Be Right")
 1938 A Yank at Oxford (lyrics: "Over There" (1917) - uncredited) / (music: "Over There" (1917) - uncredited)
 1937 Nothing Sacred (music: "Give My Regards to Broadway" (1904) - uncredited)
 1936 The Pups' Christmas (Short) (writer: "Over There" (1917) - uncredited)
 1936 The Three Mesquiteers (writer: "Over There" - uncredited)
 1936 Sons o' Guns (music: "Over There" (1917) - uncredited)
 1936 Grand Slam Opera (Short) (music: "So Long Elmer" - uncredited)
 1935 Here Comes the Band (lyrics: "Over There" (1917) - uncredited) / (music: "Over There" (1917) - uncredited)
 1934 Gambling (performer: "My Little Girl") / (writer: "My Little Girl")
 1934 Paris Interlude (writer: "The Yankee Doodle Boy" (1904) - uncredited)
 1934 The Life of Vergie Winters (music: "Over There" (1917) - uncredited)
 1933 The House on 56th Street (writer: "Forty-Five Minutes from Broadway" (1906) - uncredited)
 1933 Aggie Appleby, Maker of Men (writer: "Give My Regards to Broadway" (1904))
 1933 Plane Nuts (Short) (writer: "Over There" (1917) - uncredited)
 1933 Ann Vickers (writer: "Over There" (1917) - uncredited)
 1933 Broadway to Hollywood (music: "Over There" (1917), "Give My Regards to Broadway" (1904) - uncredited)
 1933 Turn Back the Clock (writer: "Over There" (1917) - uncredited)
 1933 Cross Fire (writer: "The Yankee Doodle Boy" (1904))
 1933 Cavalcade (music: "Over There" (1917) - uncredited)
 1932 The Conquerors (lyrics: "Yankee Doodle Boy" (1904) - uncredited) / (music: "Yankee Doodle Boy" (1904) - uncredited)
 1932 The Phantom President (performer: "THE MEDICINE SHOW", "SOMEONE OUGHT TO WAVE THE FLAG", "WE NEED A MEDICINE MAN") / (writer: "WE NEED A MEDICINE MAN")
 1932 The Wet Parade (music: "Over There" (1917) - uncredited)
 1932 The Lost Squadron (music: "Over There" (1917) - uncredited)
 1931 West of Broadway (writer: "Over There" - uncredited)
 1931 Suicide Fleet (writer: "Give My Regards to Broadway" (1904) - uncredited)
 1931 Flying High (writer: "Over There" (1917) - uncredited)
 1931 The Miracle Woman (lyrics: "Over There" (1917) - uncredited) / (music: "Over There" (1917) - uncredited)
 1931 Born to Love (writer: "Over There" (1917) - uncredited)
 1931 50 Million Frenchmen (writer: "You Remind Me Of My Mother" (1922) - uncredited)
 1931 So Quiet on the Canine Front (Short) (writer: "Over There" (1917) - uncredited)
 1930 Bright Lights (writer: "Give My Regards to Broadway" (1904) - uncredited)
 1930 Born Reckless (writer: "Over There")
 1929/II Metro Movietone Revue (Short) (writer: "Give My Regards to Broadway")
 1929 Little Johnny Jones (writer: "Give My Regards to Broadway", "Yankee Doodle Boy" - uncredited)
 1929 The Eccentric Entertainer (Short) (music: "Popularity" - uncredited)
 1929/I Metro Movietone Revue (Short) (writer: "Give My Regards to Broadway")
 1929 The Cock-Eyed World (writer: "Over There" - uncredited)
 1929 Broadway Babies (writer: "Give My Regards to Broadway" (1904) - uncredited)
 1929 Jack White with the Montrealers (Short) (writer: "Over There" - uncredited)
 1929 Yankee Doodle Boy (Short) (writer: "The Yankee Doodle Boy")
 1929 At the Night Club (Short) (music: "Give My Regards to Broadway" - uncredited)
 1929 The Broadway Melody (writer: "Give My Regards to Broadway" (1904) - uncredited)
 1928 Noah's Ark (music: "Over There" (1917) - uncredited)
 1928 Lights of New York (music: "Give My Regards to Broadway" (1904) - uncredited)
 1928 Four Sons (writer: "Over There" (1917), "Gives My Regards to Broadway" (1904) - uncredited)
 1927 The Jazz Singer (music: "Give My Regards to Broadway" (1904) - uncredited)
 1927 Aunt Jemima: The Original Fun Flour Maker (Short) (writer: "I Was Born in Virginia" - uncredited)
 1927 Wings (writer: "Over There")
 1926 The Spirit of 1918 (Short) (music: "Over There" - uncredited)
 1908 Harrigan (Short) (writer: "Harrigan" (1907))
 1907 Harrigan (Short) (writer: "Harrigan" (1907))
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Other Works:

(June 28 to July 8, 1951) His play, "Seven Keys to Baldpate," was performed in the Seventeenth Midsummer Festival (George M. Cohan Plays) production at the Pasadena Playhouse in Pasadena, California. Gilmor Brown was artistic director. Barbara Vajda was director. See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Biographical Movies | 4 Print Biographies | 3 Portrayals | 9 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Cohan
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Personal Quote:

[on his daughter Georgette] The kid's got everything. She can act, sing, dance, write and is an accomplished musician. How far she goes depends on just how much attention she gives it. See more »

Trivia:

It is widely believed that he was not actually born on July 4th, but choose to claim he was for his 'Yankee Doodle Dandy" image. Historians can not agree if his actual birthdate is July 2nd or 3rd. See more »

Star Sign:

Cancer

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