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Overview (3)

Date of Birth 21 October 1895Orangeville, Utah, USA
Date of Death 17 July 1984Provo, Utah, USA  (heart attack)
Birth NameJesse Delos Jewkes

Mini Bio (1)

Delos Jewkes was born on October 21, 1895 in Orangeville, Utah, USA as Jesse Delos Jewkes. He was an actor, known for The Wizard of Oz (1939), The Ten Commandments (1956) and My Gal Sal (1942). He died on July 17, 1984 in Provo, Utah.

Trivia (2)

Appeared in all of the MacDonald-Eddy musicals. Was the voice of God in DeMille's "The Ten Commandments" according to his published obituary.
Dr. William Iverson of BYU noted that his range was capable of going five full octaves below high C. This means that he could sing near the limits of human hearing.

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