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Overview (3)

Born in New York City, New York, USA
Died in New York City, New York, USA
Birth NameJake Perlman

Mini Bio (1)

Jack Pearl was born on October 29, 1894 in New York City, New York, USA as Jake Perlman. He was an actor and writer, known for Meet the Baron (1933), Hollywood Party (1934) and The Meal Ticket (1931). He was married to Winnie Desbrought. He died on December 25, 1982 in New York City.

Spouse (1)

Winnie Desbrought (? - 25 December 1982) ( his death)

Trivia (4)

Best known for playing Baron Munchhausen on radio in the 1930s and popularized the expression "Vas you dere, Sharlie?" to the the point where it became a household phrase.
Uncle of producer Bernie Brillstein.
He was awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for Radio at 1680 Vine Street in Hollywood, California.
Comedian, popular in vaudeville, burlesque and on radio. One of the highest paid comic performers in America during the 1930's and 40's. Dropped out of school at the age of 12 to run errands for a music publisher. On Broadway from 1919, under contract to the Shuberts. Best known for his Baron Munchhausen routine on radio, which was used for the film 'Meet the Baron' in 1933.

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