Jackie Gleason

Jackie Gleason
1916 - 1987

Jackie Gleason  American Actor


John Herbert "Jackie" Gleason (February 26, 1916 – June 24, 1987) was an American comedian, actor, and musician who developed a style and characters in his career from growing up in Brooklyn, New York. He was known for his brash visual and ...

Confirmed Relationships3
Longest Relationship35 yrs, 3 mths
Shortest Relationship7 yrs, 4 mths
Average Relationship Length18 yrs, 8 mths
Rumored Relationships1
First Name Jackie
Middle Name John
Last Name Gleason
Full Name at Birth Herbert Walton Gleason Jr.
Alternative Name `The Great One`, `The Abdominal Showman`, `Mr. Miami Beach`
Age 71 (age at death) years
Birthday 26th February, 1916
Birthplace Brooklyn, New York City, New York, United States
Died 24th June, 1987
Place of Death Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States
Cause of Death Colon And Liver Cancer
Height 5' 9½" (177 cm)
Build Large
Eye Color Brown - Dark
Hair Color Brown - Dark
Zodiac Sign Pisces
Sexuality Straight
Religion Roman Catholic
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
Occupation Text Actor
Occupation Actor
Claim to Fame Ralph Kramden On The Honeymooners
Music Genre Easy Listening
Year(s) Active 1941–1986
Music Style Orchestral Pop, Mood Music
Music Mood Calm/Peaceful, Gentle, Sentimental, Soothing, Laid-Back/Mellow, Poignant, Refined/Mannered, Amiable/Good-Natured, Romantic, Intimate
Instrument Vocals
Official Websites www.jackiegleason.com/
Father Herb Gleason
Mother Mae Kelly Murray
Friend Frank Sinatra, Tommy Dorsey, Jimmy Dorsey, June Taylor, Brendan Behan
Favorite Places New York
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Jackie Gleason71 PiscesActor
Marilyn Gleason-Actress
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Genevieve Halford96Relative
Joan Crawford71 AriesActress


Female31st July, 193976 years old
Linda Mae
Female16th September, 194273 years old

Onscreen Matchups


Nothing in Common1986 Max Basner Movie
Izzy & Moe1985 Izzy Einstein TV Movie
Smokey and the Bandit Part 31983 Buford T. Justice Movie
The Sting II1983 Fargo Gondorff Movie
Mr. Halpern and Mr. Johnson1983 Ernest Johnson TV Movie
The Toy1982 U.S. Bates Movie
Smokey and the Bandit II1980 Sheriff Buford T. Justice Movie
The Honeymooners1978 Ralph Kramden TV Movie
The Honeymooners1978 Ralph Kramden Movie
Mr. Billion1977 John Cutler Movie
Smokey and the Bandit1977 Sheriff Buford T. Justice of Portague County Movie
The Honeymooners1977 Ralph Kramden TV Movie
The Honeymooners1976 Ralph Kramden TV Movie
A Lucille Ball Special Starring Lucille Ball and Jackie Gleason1975 Fred, Herb, Mike TV Movie
The Jackie Gleason Special1973 Ralph Kramden TV Movie
How Do I Love Thee?1970 Stanley Waltz Movie
Don't Drink the Water1969 Walter Hollander Movie
How to Commit Marriage1969 Oliver Poe Movie
Skidoo1968 Tough Tony Banks Movie
Here's Lucy1968 Ralph Kramden TV Show
Papa's Delicate Condition1963 Jack Griffith Movie
Soldier in the Rain1963 MSgt. Maxwell Slaughter Movie
Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre1963 the Vast Waistline TV Show
Gigot1962 Gigot Movie
Requiem for a Heavyweight1962 Maish Rennick Movie
The Hustler1961 Minnesota Fats Movie
The Secret World of Eddie Hodges1960 Narrator, Himself TV Movie
Big Sell, The1960 Reginald Van Gleason III TV Movie
Art Carney Special1959 TV Show
Playhouse 901956 Joe TV Show
The Honeymooners1955 Ralph Kramden TV Show
The Best of Broadway1954 Aubrey Piper TV Show
The Jackie Gleason Show1952 Ralph Kramden TV Show
The Red Skelton Hour1951 Reginald Van Gleason III TV Show
The James Melton Show1951 TV Show
The Desert Hawk1950 Aladdin Movie
The Jack Benny Program1950 Jackie Gleason TV Show
Musical Comedy Time1950 Jimmy Smith TV Show
The Life of Riley1949 Chester A. Riley TV Show
Studio One in Hollywood1948 Uncle Ed, Sam Wheeler, Jerry Giles TV Show
Lady Gangster1942 Wilson (as Jackie C. Gleason) Movie
Larceny, Inc.1942 Hobart (as Jackie C. Gleason) Movie
Orchestra Wives1942 Ben Beck Movie
Springtime in the Rockies1942 Commissioner (uncredited) Movie
Escape from Crime1942 Screwball Evans (as Jackie C. Gleason) Movie
Tramp, Tramp, Tramp1942 Hank Movie
All Through the Night1941 Starchy (as Jackie C. Gleason) Movie
Navy Blues1941 Tubby (as Jackie C. Gleason) Movie
Steel Against the Sky1941 Cliff - the Drunk in the Diner (uncredited) Movie
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rn_tracy1_rnApr 22, 2013

Loved Ralph Cramden. He was the best, the funniest, classic comedy at its best.

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