Jack Sheldon (I) (1931–2019)


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Jack Sheldon was the son of Jen Loven (1909-1989), who taught many of the Hollywood entertainment elite and their children to swim at her famous Jen Loven Swim School in Hollywood. Jack was known mostly for his sidekick status on the The Merv Griffin Show (1962) in the 1970s. He had two sons, Kevin and John, and two daughters, Julie and Jesse ... See full bio »

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Known For

The Long Goodbye Music Department
(1973)
Gigli Music Department
(2003)
Schoolhouse Rock! Vocals / Albert Andreas Armadillo / Bill / Boothy / Conductor / Dad / Earth / Fat Cat Blue / Mr. Morton
(1973-2009)
Dear God Homeless Trumpeter
(1996)

Filmography

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 2010 Chowder (TV Series short)
Singer
- Chowder Grows Up (2010) ... Singer (uncredited)
 1973-2009 Schoolhouse Rock! (TV Series short)
Vocals / Fat Cat Blue / Boothy / ...
- The Little Things We Do (2009) ... Vocals (voice)
- Report from the North Pole (2009) ... Vocals (voice)
- FatCat Blue: The Clean Rivers Song (2009) ... Fat Cat Blue (voice)
- Windy and the Windmills (2009) ... Vocals (voice)
- Presidential Minute (2002) ... Vocals (voice)
 1997-2004 Johnny Bravo (TV Series short)
Sensitive Male / Traffic Cop / The President / ...
- Traffic Troubles/My Funny Looking Friend (2004) ... Traffic Cop / Sensitive Male (voice)
- Going Batty/Berry the Butler/Red Faced in the White House (1997) ... The President / Chef (voice)
- The Sensitive Male/Bravo Dooby Doo (1997) ... Sensitive Male (voice)
 2000-2001 Family Guy (TV Series)
The Bill / 'Vagina Junction' Conductor
- Mr. Griffin Goes to Washington (2001) ... The Bill (voice)
- Running Mates (2000) ... 'Vagina Junction' Conductor (voice, uncredited)
 1999 Hard Time: Hostage Hotel (TV Movie)
Trumpet
 1999 Hard Time: The Premonition (TV Movie)
Trumpet
 1998 Hard Time (TV Movie)
Trumpet
 1997-1998 Salty's Lighthouse (TV Series)
Singer
- One Bad Day/Hands Off! (1998) ... Singer (uncredited)
- Too Young to Be Included! (1997) ... Singer (uncredited)
 1998 Mike Hammer, Private Eye (TV Series)
Des Long
- Songbird: Part 2 (1998) ... Des Long
- Songbird: Part 1 (1998) ... Des Long
 1996 Dear God
Homeless Trumpeter
 1996 California Dreams (TV Series)
Mr. Gleason
- Reel Teens (1996) ... Mr. Gleason
 1996 The Simpsons (TV Series)
The Amendment
- The Day the Violence Died (1996) ... The Amendment (voice)
 1996 Animaniacs (TV Series short)
Singer
 1994 Radioland Murders
Ruffles Reed
 1993 Lush Life (TV Movie)
Norman
 1992 Tiny Toon Adventures (TV Series short)
Foxy's singing
- Two-Tone Town (1992) ... Foxy's singing (uncredited)
 1991 For the Boys
Wally Fields
 1988 Star Trek: The Next Generation (TV Series)
Piano Player
- 11001001 (1988) ... Piano Player
 1978 Project U.F.O. (TV Series)
Mike Kirby
 1976 Freaky Friday
Lloyd
 1976 Police Story (TV Series)
Hofstedder / Clifford Schmittenburger
- 50 Cents-First Half Hour, $1.75 All Day (1976) ... Hofstedder / Clifford Schmittenburger
 1975 Police Woman (TV Series)
Jeff
- The Company (1975) ... Jeff
 1973-1974 The Girl with Something Extra (TV Series)
Jerry Burton
- The New Broom (1974) ... Jerry Burton
- The Not-So-Good Samaritan (1974) ... Jerry Burton
- Three for the Road (1974) ... Jerry Burton
- Irreconcilable Sameness (1974) ... Jerry Burton
- The Sour Grapevine (1974) ... Jerry Burton
 1973 Adam's Rib (TV Series)
Peter
- For Richer, for Poorer (1973) ... Peter
 1972 Banyon (TV Series)
Shorty Durbin
- The Clay Clarinet (1972) ... Shorty Durbin
 1971 Adam-12 (TV Series)
Philip Heyes
- Anniversary (1971) ... Philip Heyes
 1968-1970 Dragnet 1967 (TV Series)
Darryl Walton / Robert Bass / Chester Albertson / ...
- Burglary: Baseball (1970) ... Darryl Walton
- A.I.D.: The Weekend (1970) ... Robert Bass
- Burglary: Mister (1969) ... Chester Albertson
- Juvenile: DR-35 (1969) ... Ted Patterson
- Frauds: DR-28 (1969) ... Mr. Levin
 1969-1970 Petticoat Junction (TV Series)
Ronnie Coleman / Freddie Kirby
- Selma Plout's Plot (1970) ... Ronnie Coleman
- The Organ Fund (1969) ... Freddie Kirby
 1969 Marcus Welby, M.D. (TV Series)
Visitor
- Homecoming (1969) ... Visitor
 1969 Under the Yum Yum Tree (TV Movie)
Charlie Prokter
 1968 Missy's Men (TV Movie)
 1966 Run Buddy Run (TV Series)
Buddy Overstreet
- Buddy Overstreet, Please Come Home (1966) ... Buddy Overstreet
- The Sky Is Falling (1966) ... Buddy Overstreet
- Goodbye, Wendell (1966) ... Buddy Overstreet
- Mr. D's Revenge (1966) ... Buddy Overstreet
- Buddy Overstreet, Forgive Me (1966) ... Buddy Overstreet
 1965 I Spy (TV Series)
Trumpet Player
- The Loser (1965) ... Trumpet Player
 1964-1965 The Cara Williams Show (TV Series)
Fletcher Kincaid
- Paradise Freezes Over (1965) ... Fletcher Kincaid
- Paradise Lost and Found (1965) ... Fletcher Kincaid
- Cara's Private War Against Poverty (1965) ... Fletcher Kincaid
- What Television Show Does Your Dog Watch? (1965) ... Fletcher Kincaid
 1965 Gilligan's Island (TV Series)
Lucky
- Little Island, Big Gun (1965) ... Lucky (uncredited)
 1964 The Nut House!! (TV Movie)
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Unsold pilot: Co-starred in a sitcom pilot for CBS called "Missy's Men", about how three soldiers (Dwayne Hickman and Daniel J. Travanti played the others) bring a Korean orphan girl to San Francisco and attempt to raise her. See more »

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5' 6" (1.68 m)
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Trivia:

Jazz musician/singer/character actor, probably best known as Merv Griffin's trumpet-playing sidekick on his 1970s TV talk show and as the star of cult TV hit, Run Buddy Run (1966). See more »

Trademark:

Most noted, musically that is, for his method of "TRIPLETONGUEING" while playing the trumpet. A feat not many can do.

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