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Overview (3)

Born in New York City, New York, USA
Died in Guadalajara, Mexico  (cancer)
Birth NameWilliam Jacobson

Mini Bio (2)

Entering the film industry at age 13, Will Jason performed a variety of jobs, including scoring several films, before turning to directing. His output was mostly routine, consisting of low-budget horror movies, light comedies and an "Arabian Nights" adventure or two. Unlike many B directors, though, Jason often produced his own films. He was the brother of director Leigh Jason.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: frankfob2@yahoo.com

Songwriter ("Penthouse Serenade"), composer and author. After high school he wrote songs for a number of lesser Hollywood films, collaborating with Val Burton. He joined ASCAP in 1933, and his other popular-song compositions include "Isn't This a Night For Love?", "And the Big Bad Wolf Is Dead", "If It Isn't Love", "Dilly Dally", "Rhythm in My Heart", "It Can Happen to You", "Buy a Kiss", "Romantic", "You Alone", "Out of the Blue", "Sincerely Yours", "Josephine", and "Always You".

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Hup234!

Spouse (1)

Selena Stuben (? - 10 February 1970) (his death) (3 children)

Trivia (2)

After his death, his widow, Selena Jason (Stuben) re-married Ray Nazarro. Ray called Selena to express his condolences upon hearing of Will's death and the two instantly hit it off and were married within 6 months.
Pearl Stuben, Will's sister-in-law, was married to one of Will's collaborators, Val Burton.

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