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Bill Dana (center, 1982 photo)
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.
- Matz, Jenni. "Biography of Bill Dana". Emerson College. http://www.emerson.edu/academics/academic-services/library/archives/american-comedy-archives/bill-dana. Retrieved 13 April 2012.
- "Biography of Bill Dana". http://www.emerson.edu/library/archives/american-comedy-archives/bill-dana.
- Mike Barnes (June 19, 2017). "Comedian Bill Dana, Who Played the Character Jose Jimenez, Dies at 92". The Hollywood Reporter. http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/bill-dana-dead-jose-jimenez-903436. Retrieved June 19, 2017.