Al Jolson

1886 - 1950

Al Jolson  Russian Actor

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Al Jolson passed away on 23rd Oct 1950 aged 64.


Al Jolson was previously married to Erle Chennault Galbraith (1945 - 1950), Ruby Keeler (1928 - 1939), Ethel Delmar (1922 - 1926) and Henrietta Keller (1907 - 1919).

He had encounters with Dorothy Dare.


Russian Actor Al Jolson was born Asa Yoelson on 26th May, 1886 in Seredžius, Lithuania, Russian Empire and passed away on 23rd Oct 1950 San Francisco, California aged 64. He is most remembered for The Jazz Singer. His zodiac sign is Gemini.

Al Jolson was in an on-screen matchup with Madge Evans in Hallelujah I'm a Bum (1933).

Al Jolson is a member of the following lists: American Theater Hall of Fame inductees, People from Kovno Governorate and People from Jurbarkas District Municipality.


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Relationship Statistics

Married4 13 years, 3 months 9 years, 1 month 4 years, 8 months
Encounter1 - - -
Total5 13 years, 3 months 7 years, 3 months 4 years, 8 months


First Name Al
Last Name Jolson
Full Name at Birth Asa Yoelson
Age 64 (age at death) years
Birthday 26th May, 1886
Birthplace Seredžius, Lithuania, Russian Empire
Died 23rd October, 1950
Place of Death San Francisco, California
Cause of Death Heart Attack
Height 5' 8" (173 cm)
Build Average
Zodiac Sign Gemini
Sexuality Straight
Religion Jewish
Ethnicity White
Nationality Russian
Occupation Text Actor, Comedian, Singer
Occupation Actor
Claim to Fame The Jazz Singer
Music Genre (Text) Vaudeville, Pop standards, Jazz, Pop
Music Genre Vocal
Year(s) Active 1904–1950
Music Style Tin Pan Alley Pop, Traditional Pop, Minstrel
Music Mood Theatrical, Rousing, Sentimental, Dramatic, Cathartic, Joyous, Boisterous, Energetic, Carefree, Manic, Cheerful, Nostalgic, Stylish, Exuberant, Amiable/Good-Natured, Provocative, Sweet, Playful, Gleeful, Wistful, Humorous
Instrument Vocals, Actor, Dancer
Record Label Victor, Columbia, Little Wonder, Brunswick, Decca
Official Websites,
Father Moses Reuben Yoelson
Mother Naomi Cantor
Brother Harry Jolson
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Dating History

Partner Comparison

Al Jolson64 GeminiActor
Erle Chennault Galbraith80 SagittariusActress
Ruby Keeler83 VirgoActress
Ethel Delmar-Dancer
Henrietta Keller-Dancer
Dorothy Dare68 AriesActress


Al Jr. (Adopted)Male


Jolson Sings Again1949Al JolsonMovie
Rhapsody in Blue1945Al JolsonMovie
Hollywood Cavalcade1939Al Jolson-Recreation of Jazz Singer Scene (as Mr. Al Jolson)Movie
Rose of Washington Square1939Ted CotterMovie
Swanee River1939Edwin P. ChristyMovie
Hollywood Handicap1938Al JolsonShort Film
A Day at Santa Anita1937Al Jolson (uncredited)Short Film
Screen Snapshots Series 16, No. 121937Al JolsonMovie
The Singing Kid1936Al JacksonMovie
Go Into Your Dance1935Al HowardMovie
Wonder Bar1934Al WonderMovie
Hallelujah I'm a Bum1933BumperMovie
Mammy1930Al FullerMovie
Show Girl in Hollywood1930Cameo Appearance at Premiere (uncredited)Movie
Big Boy1930GusMovie
New York Nights1929Al Jolson - Cameo (uncredited)Movie
Say It with Songs1929Joe LaneMovie
The Singing Fool1928Al StoneMovie
The Jazz Singer1927Jakie RabinowitzMovie
Mammy's Boy1923AlMovie
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Posted commentsView all comments (6)

wjerryzNov 4, 2015

Al Jolson and Eddie Cantor had a lot of similarities in there skits. Both were great entertainers

wjerryzNov 4, 2015

Jolson was an artist at entertainment. He was the greatest

teachJan 12, 2011

He was the best - what? I`ve never understood singing in blackface with big white lips. Here`s a Jewish guy parroting a horrible black stereotype... and at the time of his popularity Hitler was beginning his persecution of the Jews. By `45 the death camps had been opened for all to see what ignorance and hatred for another ethnic group can do. Teach

galeamorDec 20, 2007

he was the best...

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