Don MacLaughlin bio

Birth Name: William Donald McLaughlin

Occupation: Soap Opera Actor

Place Of Birth: Iowa

Date Of Birth: November 24, 1906

Date Of Death: May 28, 1986

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: American

Don MacLaughlin was born on the 24th of November, 1906. He was popular for being a Soap Opera Actor. Best remembered for playing Chris Hughes on “As the World Turns,” a role he played from 1956 until his death.

Don MacLaughlin was born in Iowa. Prior to making it big on “As the World Turns,” he was in a Broadway production of Thorton Wilder’s “The Happy Journey to Trenton and Camden” in 1948. He portrayed Chief Justice Earl Warren in the TV mini-series ‘Kennedy’ in 1983.

Don MacLaughlin was a Sagittarius and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Don MacLaughlin was born in 1900s. Discover what happened on this day.

William Donald McLaughlin 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".


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

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Ben Roberts

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Juan Pablo Gamboa

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Personal Life

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

Don MacLaughlin was born in the Year of the Horse.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: William Donald McLaughlin
BIRTH SIGN: Sagittarius
BIRTH DAY: Saturday
DEATH DAY: Wednesday



Zodiac Sign: Don MacLaughlin 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: Don MacLaughlin was born in the Year of the Ox. People born under this sign are seen as warm-hearted and easygoing. Independence is one of their greatest strengths, but sometimes they're overly frank with others.

Ruling Planet: Don MacLaughlin 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.

Don MacLaughlin’s birth sign is Sagittarius and he had a ruling planet of Jupiter.

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