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Jack LaLanne (1914–2011)


LaLanne was addicted to sugar as a child, causing him to commit acts of violence, including setting his parents' house on fire and attacking his brother with an axe. He was so weak his family physician recommended he be removed from school to rest and regain his strength. Around this time, he and his mother attended a lecture by Paul C. Bragg, a ... See full bio »

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 2006 The Year Without a Santa Claus (TV Movie)
Hercules
 1987 The Wilton North Report (TV Series)
Health and science editor
 1980 More Wild Wild West (TV Movie)
Physical Fitness Trainer (as Jack La Lanne)
 1973 Bridget Loves Bernie (TV Series)
Gaylord
- With This Ring (1973) ... Gaylord
 1966 Batman: The Movie
Exercise Leader (uncredited)
 1961-1963 Mister Ed (TV Series)
Jack LaLanne / Instructor
- Doctor Ed (1963) ... Jack LaLanne
- Psychoanalyst Show (1961) ... Instructor (as Jack La Lanne)
 1960 Peter Gunn (TV Series)
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- Death Across the Board (1960) ... Jack LaLanne
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Other Works:

(book) "The Jack La Lanne Way to Vibrant Good Health". Prentice Hall, 1960. See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Interviews | 4 Articles | 1 Pictorial | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Jack La Lanne | Jack Lalane

Height:

5' 6" (1.68 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

Living is a pain in the backside, because you have to work at it. Dying, now that's easy. See more »

Trivia:

His show, The Jack LaLanne Show (1951) debuted in 1951 and was the first ever television exercise program. It ran until 1985, in spite of the fact that critics said the show would be off the air in six weeks. See more »

Trademark:

His blue tight-fitting jumpsuit

Star Sign:

Libra

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