Denny Doherty

Denny Doherty bio

Birth Name: Dennis Gerrard Stephen Doherty

Occupation: Folk Singer

Place Of Birth: Halifax

Date Of Birth: November 29, 1940

Date Of Death: January 19, 2007

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: Canadian

Denny Doherty was born on the 29th of November, 1940. He was famous for being a Folk Singer. Singer-songwriter best known as a founding member of the widely-beloved folk group The Mamas & the Papas. With the group, he released six Top Ten singles and sold 40 million albums worldwide.

Denny Doherty was born in Halifax. He began his musical career with the band The Hepsters in 1956, staying with the band for two years. He embarked on a career as an actor later in life, appearing on shows like Pit Pony and Trailer Park Boys.

Denny Doherty was a Sagittarius and was born in the Silent Generation.

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Denny Doherty was born in 1940s. The early 1940s were dominated by World War II. Following the end of the war, it was the start of the Baby Boomer years and technology advancements such as the jet engine, nuclear fusion, radar, rocket technology and others later became the starting points for Space Exploration and Improved Air Travel. The 40s also brought us the Slinky, Velcro, Jeep, Tupperware and Frisbee. Discover what happened on this day.

Dennis Gerrard Stephen Doherty is part of the Silent Generation, which followed after the G.I. Generation. As young adults during the McCarthy Era, many members of this generation felt it was dangerous to speak out. They were too young to see action in World War II and too old to participate in the fun of the Summer of Love.


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

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Personal Life

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

Denny Doherty was born in the Year of the Dragon.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Dennis Gerrard Stephen Doherty
AGE GENERATION: Silent Generation
BIRTH SIGN: Sagittarius



Zodiac Sign: Denny Doherty was a Sagittarius. People of this zodiac sign like freedom, travel, philosophy, being outdoors and dislike clingy people, constrained, off-the-wall theories. The strengths of this sign are being generous, idealistic, sense of humor, while weaknesses can be to promise more than can deliver, impatient and say anything no matter how undiplomatic. The greatest overall compatibility with Sagittarius is Gemini and Aries.

Chinese Zodiac: Denny Doherty was born in the Year of the Rabbit. People born under this sign are energetic and excitable. They hate hypocrisy and gossip and can sometimes be a bit arrogant and impatient.

Ruling Planet: Denny Doherty had a ruling planet of Jupiter and has a ruling planet of Jupiter and by astrological associations Thursday is ruled by Jupiter. This planet represents abundance, prosperity and the principle of expansion. People who are born with Jupirer as the ruling planet are optimistic and have a big appetite for life.

Denny Doherty’s birth sign is Sagittarius and he had a ruling planet of Jupiter.

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