(TV Series) (executive producer - 271 episodes)
Cool and Lam
(TV Movie) (executive producer - as Gail Patrick Jackson)
(11/16/46) Radio: Appeared in a "This Is Hollywood" production of "The Bachelor's Daughters".
6 Articles |
1 Pictorial |
3 Magazine Cover Photos |
Gail Patrick Jackson
5' 7" (1.7 m)
Did You Know?
[about We Were Dancing
(1942)] Norma Shearer
wasn't the First Lady of Hollywood as books suggest. She was Empress of MGM. In the morning she appeared with a retinue of servants. She went behind the flats and gave [Robert Z. Leonard
] our dear director his notes for the day. She chose me because I was so tall and she was teeny weenie. It was a bit of a mess. Who cared about a false Russian countess...
She got into movies when she became involved with Paramount's talent search to find an actress to play the Panther Woman in Island of Lost Souls
(1932), a part that went to Kathleen Burke
, a young--and inexperienced--fashion model. Studio executives were suitably impressed with her screen test opposite Gary Cooper
that they offered her a standard contract. The independent Patrick renegotiated ...