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John William Sublett (1902–1986)

John William Sublett was born on February 19, 1902 in Louisville, Kentucky, USA. He was an actor, known for Mantan Messes Up (1946), A Song Is Born (1948) and Atlantic City (1944). He was married to Wanda and Viola. He died on May 18, 1986 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »
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Known For

Mantan Messes Up
(1946)
A Song Is Born
A Song Is Born Bubbles
(1948)
Atlantic City
Atlantic City Bubbles
(1944)
Varsity Show
Varsity Show Bubbles
(1937)

Filmography

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 1967 The Lucy Show (TV Series)
John Bubbles
- Lucy Puts Main Street on the Map (1967) ... John Bubbles
- Main Street U.S.A. (1967) ... John Bubbles
 1963 The Jerry Lewis Show (TV Series)
- Episode #1.9 (1963) ... (as John Bubbles)
 1955 Liebe, Tanz und 1000 Schlager
John (as John Bubbles)
 1948 A Song Is Born
Bubbles
 1946 Mantan Messes Up
Bubbles (as Buck and Bubbles)
 1946 Laugh Jubilee (as Bubbles)
 1944 Atlantic City
Bubbles (as Buck and Bubbles)
 1943 I Dood It
Bubbles (uncredited)
 1943 Cabin in the Sky
Domino Johnson (as 'Bubbles' [John W. Sublett])
 1937 Calling All Stars
Bubbles of 'Buck and Bubbles'
 1937 Varsity Show
Bubbles (as Bubbles)
 1935 Harlem Bound (Short)
Bubbles - of Buck & Bubbles - Trucking Number (as John Bubbles)
 1930 Honest Crooks (Short)
Bubbles (as Buck and Bubbles)
 1930 Darktown Follies (Short)
Bubbles (as Buck & Bubbles)
 1930 High Toned (Short)
Bubbles (as Buck & Bubbles)
 1929 Fowl Play (Short)
Bubbles (as Buck & Bubbles)
 1929 In and Out (Short)
Bubbles (as Buck & Bubbles)
 1929 Black Narcissus (Short)
Bubbles (as Buck & Bubbles)
 1929 On with the Show!
Dancer in 'Birmingham Bertha' Number (uncredited)
Show Show Soundtrack (5 credits)
Show Show Writer (1 credit)
Show Show Self (21 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (2 credits)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Sang the role of Sportin' Life,the dope peddler who sings "It Ain't Necessarily So",in the original 1935 stage production of George Gershwin's opera, "Porgy and Bess".

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Alternate Names:

Buck & Bubbles | Buck and Bubbles | John Bubbles | Bubbles | John 'Bubbles' Sublett | 'Bubbles' [John W. Sublett]
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

Asked who was the best tap dancer, "You're looking at him."

Trivia:

Retired from show business in 1967 after a stroke that left him partially paralyzed. See more »

Star Sign:

Pisces

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