Sean Morton Downey (December 9, 1932[1] – March 12, 2001),[2] known professionally as Morton Downey, Jr., was an American singer, songwriter and television talk show host who played Pope in the 1990 film Predator 2.

In 1996, Downey was diagnosed with lung cancer and had one of his lungs removed. He did a complete about-face on the issue of tobacco use, going from a one-time member of the National Smokers Alliance to a staunch anti-smoking activist.[3] He died on March 12, 2001.[2]


Year Title Notes
1978 Born Again
1990 Predator 2
1991 Ladies Game With Robert Davi
Driving Me Crazy With George Christy, Jim Ishida and Gerard G. Williams
1992 Body Chemistry II: Voice of a Stranger
The Silencer
1996 Hollywood: The Movie
1997 Meet Wally Sparks
1999 Palmer's Pick Up

External links


  1. Morton Downey, Jr.. Mort! Mort! Mort!: No Place to Hide, p. 169 (1988), Delacorte Press.
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  3. ABC News