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Jimmy Breslin (1928–2017)


Jimmy Breslin was born on October 17, 1928 in Jamaica, Queens, New York City, New York, USA as James Earle Breslin. He was an actor and writer, known for Forsaking All Others, Summer of Sam (1999) and The Gang That Couldn't Shoot Straight (1971). He was married to Ronnie Eldridge and Rosemary Dattolico. He died on March 19, 2017 in Manhattan, New ... See full bio »

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 1999 Summer of Sam
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 1994-1995 The Critic (TV Series)
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- A Song for Margo (1995) ... Jimmy Breslin (voice)
- Eyes on the Prize (1994) ... Jimmy Breslin (voice)
 1989 Nuclear Family (TV Movie)
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 1989 CBS Summer Playhouse (TV Series)
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- American Nuclear (1989) ... Marty
 1986 Jimmy Breslin's People (TV Series)
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 1980 I Go Pogo
P.T. Bridgeport (voice)
 1978 If Ever I See You Again
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Featured in short film, "Payday" (2000), directed by Sasha Oster, also starring Theodore Bikel. See more »

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1 Print Biography | 1 Interview | 8 Articles | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »
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In 1969 Norman Mailer ran for Mayor of New York and Breslin ran for President of the City Council on the same ticket. Both were soundly defeated. See more »

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