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Born in Palestine, Texas, USA
Died in Los Angeles, California, USA
Birth NameEdward Jackson Culpepper
Height 5' 8" (1.73 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Edward Jackson "Jack" (Cul) Pepper was a vaudevillian actor and buddies with Bob Hope, occasionally traveling overseas with him to entertain the troops and appearing on his TV specials. He had a vaudeville show with his sisters, Helen and Winnie Mae, called "Salt and Pepper". While married to Ginger Rogers, they had a show titled "Ginger and Pepper". He is the father of actress Cynthia Pepper (mother, Dawn Pepper).

- IMDb Mini Biography By: blasfemme

Spouse (2)

Fairy Lila (Dawn) Stanton (8 October 1935 - 1 April 1979) (his death) (1 child)
Ginger Rogers (29 March 1929 - 11 July 1931) (divorced)

Trivia (6)

Father of actress Cynthia Pepper.
Brother of Helen and Winnie Mae Culpepper.
Started on stage in a song and dance comedy act with his sisters Helen and Winnie Mae and younger brother Truett. It didn't last very long.
Lifelong friends with Bob Hope. They worked on radio shows together, he went on tour with Hope's USO shows, appeared on a few of his TV specials, and had small roles in several of his films, including Road to Singapore (1940), My Favorite Spy (1951), Son of Paleface (1952), Off Limits (1952) and The Seven Little Foys (1955).
Married three times, he was once engaged to Ruby Keeler. His first wife was actress Ginger Rogers. She was 17 at the time and he was nine years older. His third wife, Dawn Stanton, was a former Ziegfeld dancer.
First came into vaudeville prominence as a partner with Frank Salt, calling themselves "Salt & Pepper". They made it to Broadway.

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