|Date of Birth||3 January 1917 , Buffalo, New York, USA|
|Date of Death||9 January 1997 , Los Angeles, California, USA (heart attack)|
|Birth Name||Jesse Marc Weidenfeld|
|Height||5' 10" (1.78 m)|
Mini Bio (1)
One of Jesse's earliest television appearances is a 1961 episode of the sci-fi series Twilight Zone: Once Upon a Time (1961) in which he played, prophetically enough, The Repairman. Jesse would make guest appearances on dozens of television series, and appear in 60 movies, almost always playing a lovable rascal. Some of his last movie appearances were in the sci-fi movies Pajama Party (1964) and The Ghost in the Invisible Bikini (1966). Then the 50-year-old Jesse seized a terrific career opportunity. From 1968-1989, he would be television's second and longest running Maytag Repairman in a long series of commercials. For this, he made several hundred thousand dollars a year, for just a few days' filming. Even though he was semi-retired during this time, Jesse appeared in a dozen movies, his last film being Matinee (1993), which was an homage to some of the 1950s-1960s sci-fi films of which he had been a part. Jesse always seemed to be having as much fun acting as the fans did watching him.
Jesse White died of a heart attack on January 9, 1997, only six days after his 80th birthday. He was interred at Mount Sinai Memorial Park in Los Angeles, California.
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|Celia Cohn||(1942 - 9 January 1997) (his death) (2 children)|