Art Donovan

Art Donovan bio

Birth Name: Arthur James Donovan Jr.

Occupation: Football Player

Place Of Birth: The Bronx

Date Of Birth: June 5, 1924

Date Of Death: August 4, 2013

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: American

Art Donovan was born on the 5th of June, 1924. He was known for being a Football Player. NFL defensive tackle who was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1968. He was nicknamed The Bulldog.

Art Donovan was born in The Bronx. He served for four years during World War II with the United States Marine Corps and was stationed in the Pacific Theatre, participating in the Battles of Luzon and Iwo Jima. He won back-to-back championships with the Baltimore Colts in 1958 and 1959.

Art Donovan was a Gemini and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Art Donovan was born in 1920s. The 1920s represented an era of change and growth. The decade was one of learning and exploration. The economic boom and the Jazz Age were over, and America began the period called the Great Depression. Discover what happened on this day.

Arthur James Donovan Jr. is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


Art’s Arthur James Donovan Jr. attended Boston College, Notre Dame.


Art Donovan’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Art Donovan’s parents.

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Art Donovan kept his personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Art Donovan was born in the Year of the Rat.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Arthur James Donovan Jr.
RELIGION: Christian
BIRTH DAY: Thursday



Zodiac Sign: Art Donovan was a Gemini. People of this zodiac sign like music, books, magazines, chatting, short trips and dislike being alone, repetition and routine. The strengths of this sign are being gentle, affectionate, curious, adaptable, able to learn quickly, while weaknesses can be nervous, inconsistent and indecisive. The greatest overall compatibility with Gemini is Sagittarius and Aquarius.

Chinese Zodiac: Art Donovan was born in the Year of the Rabbit. People born under this sign are clever and charming. They're curious, but sometimes too motivated by money.

Ruling Planet: Art Donovan had a ruling planet of Mercury and has a ruling planet of Mercury and by astrological associations Wednesday is ruled by Mercury. In Astrology, Mercury is the planet that rules our mindset. People who are born with Mercury as the ruling planet have communication skills, intellect and cleverness.

Art Donovan’s birth sign is Gemini and he had a ruling planet of Mercury.

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