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Jack Pearl (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 (as Jack Pearlman)
 1952 The Colgate Comedy Hour (TV Series)
- Episode #2.19 (1952)
 1931 The Meal Ticket (Short)
The Baron
 1927 Two Flaming Youths
Pearl (as Pearl and Bard)
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 1931 The Meal Ticket (Short) (written by)
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 1934 Hollywood Party (performer: "Hello" (1934) - uncredited)
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 1963 Jackie Gleason: American Scene Magazine (TV Series)
- Episode #1.24 (1963) ... Himself
- Episode #1.20 (1963) ... Himself
 1958-1960 The Jack Paar Tonight Show (TV Series)
- Episode #3.211 (1960) ... Himself
- Episode #3.209 (1960) ... Himself
- Episode #1.274 (1958) ... Himself
 1951 The Ed Sullivan Show (TV Series)
- Episode #5.7 (1951) ... Himself
 1951 The Kate Smith Evening Hour (TV Series)
- Episode #1.4 (1951) ... Himself
 1951 The Saturday Night Revue with Jack Carter (TV Series)
- Episode #2.33 (1951) ... Himself
 1950 Showtime, U.S.A. (TV Series)
- Episode #1.2 (1950) ... Himself
 1950 Cavalcade of Stars (TV Series)
Himself - Guest Vaudeville Performer / Baron Munchausen Sketch
- Episode #1.50 (1950) ... Himself - Guest Vaudeville Performer / Baron Munchausen Sketch
 1948 The Milton Berle Show (TV Series)
Himself - Comedian
- Episode #1.14 (1948) ... Himself - Comedian
 1926 Jack Pearl and Ben Bard (Short)
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 1994 That's Entertainment! III (Documentary)
Performer in Clip from 'Hollywood Party' (uncredited)
 1970 Happy Days (TV Series)
Baron Munchausen

Personal Details

Other Works:

Stage: Appeared in "Artists and Models" on Broadway, 1927. Also in cast: Ted Lewis. See more »

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2 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Pearl and Bard | Jack Pearlman

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Comedian, popular in vaudeville, burlesque and on radio. One of the highest paid comic performers in America during the 1930's and 40's. Dropped out of school at the age of 12 to run errands for a music publisher. On Broadway from 1919, under contract to the Shuberts. Best known for his Baron Munchhausen routine on radio, which was used for the film 'Meet the Baron' in 1933. See more »

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