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Jack Pearl (I) (1894–1982)

Jack Pearl was born on October 29, 1894 in New York City, New York, USA as Jake Perlman. He was an actor and writer, known for Meet the Baron (1933), The Meal Ticket (1931) and Hollywood Party (1934). He was married to Winnie Desbrought. He died on December 25, 1982 in New York City. See full bio »

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 1963 Stoney Burke (TV Series)
- To Catch the Kaiser (1963) ... Director (uncredited)
 1952 The Colgate Comedy Hour (TV Series)
- Episode #2.19 (1952)
 1948 Texaco Star Theatre (TV Series)
- Episode #1.5 (1948) ... Comedian
 1931 The Meal Ticket (Short)
The Baron
 1927 Two Flaming Youths
Pearl (as Pearl and Bard)
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Stage: Appeared in "Artists and Models" on Broadway, 1927. Also in cast: Ted Lewis. See more »

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Pearl and Bard

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Best known for playing Baron Munchhausen on radio in the 1930s and popularized the expression "Vas you dere, Sharlie?" to the the point where it became a household phrase. See more »

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