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Overview (3)

Date of Birth 22 February 1915New York City, New York, USA
Date of Death 19 February 1970New York, USA  (heart attack)
Height 5' 11" (1.8 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Jules Munshin was born on February 22, 1915 in New York City, New York, USA. He was an actor, known for On the Town (1949), Easter Parade (1948) and Silk Stockings (1957). He was married to Bonnie Brandon. He died on February 19, 1970 in New York.

Spouse (1)

Bonnie Brandon (1962 - 19 February 1970) (his death)

Trivia (5)

Best remembered as one of the trio of sailors - Gene Kelly and Frank Sinatra were his shipmates - enjoying 24 hours' holiday in Manhattan, in MGM's 1949 masterpiece musical, On the Town (1949).
Popular song-and-dance man and comedian at Catskill resorts.
Became a Broadway star after starring in the musical "Call Me Mister" in 1946.
He co-starred with Peter Sellers in George Tabori's play "Brouhaha" in London's West End in the late 1950s. He frequently fell out with Sellers as the latter would often improvise new lines and bits of business during a performance, claiming that sticking to the play's text bored him.
Vaudevillain and then Broadway star who provided zest and zaniness for a few Hollywood musicals of the late 1940s.

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