Jimmy O'Neill (I) (1940–2013)


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Jimmy O'Neill was born on January 8, 1940 in Enid, Oklahoma, USA as James F. O'Neill. He was a writer and actor, known for Shindig! (1964), The Jimmy O'Neil Show (1962) and Shindig! Presents British Invasion Vol. 1 (1992). He was married to Renee O'Neill, Eve O'Neill and Sharon Sheeley. He died on January 11, 2013 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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 1964-1965 Shindig! (TV Series) (creator - 48 episodes)
- Shindig Goes to London: Part 2 (1965) ... (creator)
- Episode #1.51 (1965) ... (creator)
- Episode #1.50 (1965) ... (creator)
- Episode #1.49 (1965) ... (creator)
- Episode #1.48 (1965) ... (creator)
 1962 The Jimmy O'Neil Show (TV Series) (creator)
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 1992 Shindig! Presents British Invasion Vol. 1 (Video short)
Host
 1992 Shindig! Presents British Invasion Vol. 2 (Video short)
Host
Hide Hide Show Show Self (9 credits)
 2014 The Sixties (TV Series documentary)
Self - Shindig! Host
- The British Invasion (2014) ... Self - Shindig! Host
 1991 Shindig: A Special Retrospective (TV Special documentary)
Self - 'Shindig' Host
 1979 The Kids Are Alright (Documentary)
Self
 1966 The Kraft Summer Music Hall (TV Series)
Self
- Episode #1.7 (1966) ... Self
 1964-1966 Shindig! (TV Series)
Self - Host / Self
- Tribute to Elvis Presley (1966) ... Self - Host
- Shindig in Europe: Part 2 (1966) ... Self - Host
- Episode #2.29 (1965) ... Self - Host
 1965 The Flintstones (TV Series)
Self
- Shinrock-A-Go-Go (1965) ... Self (voice)
 1965 ABC's Nightlife (TV Series)
Self
- Episode #1.172 (1965) ... Self
 1965 What's This Song? (TV Series)
Self
- Episode #1.190 (1965) ... Self
 1962 The Jimmy O'Neil Show (TV Series)
Self - Host
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 2017 Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story (Documentary)
Self (uncredited)
 1991 Shindig! Presents Groovy Gals (Video documentary)
Self - Host
 1991 Shindig! Presents Soul (Video documentary short)
Self / Host

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Personal Quote:

Howdy-hi, Shindiggers! We've got a 'Shindig!' for you that's so far in, it's out of sight! (O'Neill's opening for every show)

Trivia:

He was instrumental with his ex-wife Sharon Sheeley (erstwhile girlfriend of rocker Eddie Cochran) in creating the '60s TV show Shindig! (1964). See more »

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Capricorn

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