In the late 1960s Jack was working as a roofer in Chicago but got his acting start in such Chicago City Players productions as "Waiting for Godot", "The Death and Life of Sneaky Fitch", "The Successful Life of Three" and several plays by Leonard Melfi
and others--all directed by June Pyskacek--before becoming a a mainstay ...
Did You Know?
He was nominated for a 1973 Joseph Jefferson
Award for Best Actor in A Principal Role for his performance in "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest" at the 11th St. Theatre in Chicago.