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Jay Adler (1896–1978)

Jay Adler was born on September 26, 1896 in New York City, New York, USA. He was an actor, known for The Killing (1956), The Family Jewels (1965) and The Big Combo (1955). He died on September 23, 1978 in Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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The Killing
The Killing Leo the Loanshark
The Family Jewels
The Family Jewels Mr. Lyman, Attorney
The Big Combo
The Big Combo Detective Sam Hill
Lust for Life
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 1974 Macon County Line
Impound Yard Man
 1973 Bummer
Sid Rosen
 1972 Grave of the Vampire
Old Zack
 1965 The Family Jewels
Mr. Lyman, Attorney
 1964 Where Love Has Gone
Bartender (uncredited)
 1963 Who's Been Sleeping in My Bed?
Patient (uncredited)
 1963 Dime with a Halo
Mr. Lewis
 1962 Who's Got the Action?
Man in Car Accident (uncredited)
 1960 All the Fine Young Cannibals
Sammy Trist (uncredited)
 1959 The Story on Page One
Lauber (uncredited)
 1959 The Last Angry Man
Abelman's Feuding Neighbor (uncredited)
 1959 Curse of the Undead
Bartender - Jake
 1958 Seven Guns to Mesa
Ben Avery
 1958 Saddle the Wind
Hank - Saloon Cleanup Man (uncredited)
 1958 The Brothers Karamazov
 1957 Sweet Smell of Success
Manny Davis (uncredited)
 1957 Crime of Passion
 1956 Runaway Daughters
Mr. Rubeck
 1956 Lust for Life
 1956 The Catered Affair
Sam Leiter
 1956 The Killing
Leo the Loanshark
 1955 Man with the Gun
Cal (uncredited)
 1955 Lucy Gallant
Sam - Stationmaster (uncredited)
 1955 Illegal
Joseph Carter
 1955 Love Me or Leave Me
Orry (uncredited)
 1955 Murder Is My Beat
Bartender Louie
 1955 The Big Combo
Detective Sam Hill
 1954 Down Three Dark Streets
Uncle Max Charles Martell
 1954 The Long Wait
 1953 99 River Street
 1953 Vice Squad
Frankie Pierce
 1953 The Juggler
Papa Sander - Susy's Father (uncredited)
 1952 The Bad and the Beautiful
Mr. Z - Party Guest (uncredited)
 1952 My Pal Gus
Van Every (uncredited)
 1952 The Turning Point
Sammy Lester (uncredited)
 1952 The Prisoner of Zenda
Customs Officer (uncredited)
 1952 My Man and I
Bartender (uncredited)
 1952 Assignment: Paris
Henry (uncredited)
 1952 Dreamboat
Desk Clerk (uncredited)
 1952 My Six Convicts
Steve Kopac
 1952 Scandal Sheet
Bailey (uncredited)
 1951 The Mob
Russell - Hotel Clerk (uncredited)
 1951 Cry Danger
 1950 Three Secrets
City Editor (uncredited)
 1950 The Underworld Story
Munsey's Assistant (uncredited)
 1939 Murder in the Night
Drunk with Two Girls (uncredited)
 1938 The Saint in New York
Eddie, a Hood (uncredited)
 1938 No Time to Marry
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In 1961, he appeared in an unsold pilot for a action series called "The Insider". The plot revolved around the efforts of Hollywood press agent Dan Castle and his efforts to aid his clients with their problems. See more »

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