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Jackie Vernon (II) (1924–1987)

Mr. Vernon, who was born in New York as Ralph Verrone and attended City College, began his comedy career in the early 1950's after a stint in the Air Force. After many years of performing in small nightclubs around the country, the comedian Steve Allen discovered Mr. Vernon in a club in Windsor, Ontario, in 1963, and asked him to appear on his ... See full bio »

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 1983 Microwave Massacre
 1981 The Woman Inside
Support group leader
 1977-1979 CHiPs (TV Series)
Park Employee / Bert
- CHP BMX (1979) ... Park Employee
- Green Thumb Burglar (1977) ... Bert
 1975 Kolchak: The Night Stalker (TV Series)
Coach Toomey
- Demon in Lace (1975) ... Coach Toomey
 1973 A Touch of Grace (TV Series)
- The Lodge (1973) ... Bartender
 1971 Night Gallery (TV Series)
Chatterje (segment "Make Me Laugh")
- Make Me Laugh/Clean Kills and Other Trophies (1971) ... Chatterje (segment "Make Me Laugh")
 1970 The Dean Martin Show (TV Series)
- Episode #5.21 (1970)
 1969 Frosty the Snowman (TV Movie)
Frosty the Snowman (voice)
 1969 The Monitors
Jackie Vernon
 1968-1969 That's Life (TV Series)
- Bachelor Days (1968)
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(12/10/76) Appeared on the TV talk show "Midday".

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