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Jack Albertson (I) (1907–1981)


A former song-and-dance man and veteran of vaudeville, burlesque and Broadway, Jack Albertson is best known to audiences as "The Man" in the TV series Chico and the Man (1974), for which he won an Emmy. In 1968 Albertson, the brother of actress Mabel Albertson, won the Oscar for Best Supporting Actor in The Subject Was Roses (1968), a part which ... See full bio »

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Won 1 Oscar. Another 3 wins & 4 nominations. See more awards »

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Stage Play: A Lady Says Yes. Musical. See more »

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2 Portrayals | 1 Article | See more »

Height:

6' 1" (1.85 m)
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I started out in vaudeville, and vaudeville died. I hit the burlesque houses and they padlocked 'em. I tried radio, and you know what happened to radio. Then live TV, and it vanished. Now that I've finally got a toehold in movies, look what's happening to them. See more »

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Biography in: "The Scribner Encyclopedia of American Lives". Volume One, 1981-1985, pages 10-12. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1998. See more »

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