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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)
 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)
- With This Ring (1973) ... Gaylord
 1969 Here's Lucy (TV Series)
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- Lucy and the Bogie Affair (1969) ... Jack LaLanne
 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 LaLanne Way to Vibrant Good Health", 1960. See more »

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

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Alternate Names:

Jack La Lanne | Jack Lalane


5' 6" (1.68 m)

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Personal Quote:

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


Hasn't had dessert since 1929. See more »


His blue tight-fitting jumpsuit

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