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Jackie Gleason (I) (1916–1987)


Comedian, actor, composer and conductor, educated in New York public schools. He was a master of ceremonies in amateur shows, a carnival barker, daredevil driver and a disc jockey., and later a comedian in night clubs. By the mid-1950s he had turned to writing original music and recording a series of popular and best-selling albums with his ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 5 wins & 10 nominations. See more awards »

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 1985 Izzy & Moe (TV Movie)
Izzy Einstein
 1983 Mr. Halpern and Mr. Johnson (TV Movie)
Ernest Johnson
 1978/I The Honeymooners (TV Movie)
Ralph Kramden
 1978/II The Honeymooners (TV Movie)
Ralph Kramden
 1977 The Honeymooners (TV Movie)
Ralph Kramden / Daddy Cratchit
 1977 Mr. Billion
John Cutler
 1976 The Honeymooners (TV Movie)
Ralph Kramden
 1975 Three for Two (TV Movie)
Fred / Herb / Mike
 1970 How Do I Love Thee?
Stanley Waltz
 1969 How to Commit Marriage
Oliver Poe
 1968 Here's Lucy (TV Series)
Ralph Kramden
- Lucy Visits Jack Benny (1968) ... Ralph Kramden (uncredited)
 1966 Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre (TV Series)
the Vast Waistline
- The Big Stomach (1966) ... the Vast Waistline
 1963 Soldier in the Rain
MSgt. Maxwell Slaughter
 1963 Papa's Delicate Condition
Jack Griffith
 1962 Gigot
Gigot
 1960 The Big Sell (TV Movie)
Salesman / Reginald Van Gleason III / Joe the Bartender / ...
 1960 The Secret World of Eddie Hodges (TV Movie)
Narrator / Himself
 1958 Playhouse 90 (TV Series)
Joe
- The Time of Your Life (1958) ... Joe
 1953-1955 Studio One in Hollywood (TV Series)
Uncle Ed / Sam Wheeler / Jerry Giles
- Uncle Ed and Circumstances (1955) ... Uncle Ed
- Short Cut (1954) ... Sam Wheeler
- The Laugh Maker (1953) ... Jerry Giles
 1955 The Jack Benny Program (TV Series)
Jackie Gleason
- Jackie Gleason Show (1955) ... Jackie Gleason
 1954 The Red Skelton Hour (TV Series)
Reginald Van Gleason III
- Episode #3.16 (1954) ... Reginald Van Gleason III
 1952 The Jackie Gleason Show (TV Series)
Host / Reginald Van Gleason III / Charlie Bratton (the Loudmouth) / ...
- The Turkey (1952) ... Host / Reginald Van Gleason III / Charlie Bratton (the Loudmouth) / ...
 1951 The James Melton Show (TV Series)
- Episode #1.5 (1951)
 1942 Springtime in the Rockies
Commissioner (uncredited)
 1942 Orchestra Wives
Ben Beck
 1942 Escape from Crime
Convict (as Jackie C. Gleason)
 1942 Larceny, Inc.
Hobart (as Jackie C. Gleason)
 1942 Tramp, Tramp, Tramp
Hank
 1942 Lady Gangster
Wilson (as Jackie C. Gleason)
 1941 Steel Against the Sky
Cliff, the Drunk in Diner (uncredited)
 1941 All Through the Night
Starchy (as Jackie C. Gleason)
 1941 Navy Blues
Tubby (as Jackie C. Gleason)
Show Show Music department (10 credits)
Show Show Production manager (2 credits)
Show Show Producer (5 credits)
Show Show Soundtrack (16 credits)
Show Show Composer (8 credits)
Show Show Writer (5 credits)
Show Show Director (4 credits)
Show Show Self (44 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (39 credits)

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Other Works:

Album: "Lonesome Echo" See more »

Publicity Listings:

3 Biographical Movies | 3 Print Biographies | 4 Portrayals | 3 Interviews | 3 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 8 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Jackie C. Gleason

Height:

5' 9½" (1.77 m)
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Personal Quote:

I have no use for humility. I am a fellow with an exceptional talent. See more »

Trivia:

He designed his own fantastic round house that was built in Peekskill, New York, in the 1950s and remains a modern marvel. The precious wood interior took special crafting by Swedish carpenters who were brought to the U.S. for a year to work on the house. It contained a basement disco and one of the very first in-home video projection systems. Despite the enormous cost, the Gleason dream house ... See more »

Nickname:

"Mr. Miami Beach" See more »

Star Sign:

Pisces

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