Jack Albertson

Jack Albertson
1907 - 1981

Jack Albertson  American Actor


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Jack Albertson was previously married to Wallace Thompson.


American Actor Jack Albertson was born Jonathan George on 16th June, 1907 in Malden, Massachusetts, USA and passed away on 25th Nov 1981 Hollywood, California, USA aged 74. He is most remembered for Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory, Chico & the Man. His zodiac sign is Gemini.

Jack Albertson was in 3 on-screen matchups, including Franziska Liebing in Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (1971), Jo Helton in The Twilight Zone (1959) and Shelley Winters in The Poseidon Adventure (1972).

Jack Albertson is a member of the following lists: American film actors, American television actors and American Jews.


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First Name Jack
Last Name Albertson
Full Name at Birth Jonathan George
Alternative Name Jackie Alberts
Age 74 (age at death) years
Birthday 16th June, 1907
Birthplace Malden, Massachusetts, USA
Died 25th November, 1981
Place of Death Hollywood, California, USA
Cause of Death Colon Cancer
Buried Cremation, ashes scattered in the Pacific Ocean
Height 5' 11" (180 cm)
Build Average
Eye Color Brown - Dark
Hair Color Grey
Zodiac Sign Gemini
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
Occupation Text Actor
Occupation Actor
Claim to Fame Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory, Chico & the Man
Year(s) Active 1938–1981, ca. 1926–1981, 1926–1981
Father Leopold Albertson
Mother Flora Craft
Brother Mabel Albertson

Harold Albertson (June 16, 1907 – November 25, 1981), known professionally as Jack Albertson, was an American actor, comedian, dancer, and singer who also performed in vaudeville. Albertson was a Tony, Oscar and Emmy winning actor. He is known for his roles as John Cleary in The Subject Was Roses (1968), for which he received his Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor and Best Featured Actor; Grandpa Joe in Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (1971); Manny Rosen in The Poseidon Adventure (1972); and Ed Brown in the television sitcom Chico and the Man (1974–78), for which he won an Emmy. For his contributions to the television industry, Albertson was honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 1977 at 6253 Hollywood Boulevard.

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Jack Albertson74 GeminiActor
Wallace Thompson90 CancerActress


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My Body, My Child1982Poppa MacMahonTV Movie
Terror at Alcatraz1982George 'Deacon' WheelerTV Movie
Dead & Buried1981William G. DobbsMovie
The Fox and the Hound1981Amos Slade (voice)Movie
Charlie and the Great Balloon Chase1981Charlie BartlettTV Movie
Marriage Is Alive and Well1980Manny WaxTV Movie
Valentine1979Pete FergusonTV Movie
America 2-Night1978TV Show
Grandpa Goes to Washington1978Sen. Joe KelleyTV Show
The Comedy Company1978Barney BaileyTV Movie
Charlie's Angels1976Edward JordanTV Show
The Sad and Lonely Sundays1976Dr. George SorensonTV Movie
Chico and the Man1974Ed BrownTV Show
Pickup on 1011972Jedediah BradleyMovie
The Poseidon Adventure1972Manny RosenMovie
The New Temperatures Rising Show1972Sen. Farnstock, Senator FarmstickTV Show
The Streets of San Francisco1972Tim MurphyTV Show
Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory1971Grandpa JoeMovie
Lock, Stock and Barrel1971BruckerTV Movie
Alias Smith and Jones1971Judge HandleyTV Show
McMillan & Wife1971Chief Andrew YeakelTV Show
Police Surgeon1971Dr. Andrew SellersTV Show
Sarge1971HenryTV Show
The Late Liz1971Gordon RogersMovie
The Man and the City1971LieutenantTV Show
Congratulations, It's a Boy!1971Al GainesTV Movie
Montserrat1971Salas InaTV Movie
Rabbit, Run1970Marty TotheroMovie
A Clear and Present Danger1970Dr. ChanuteTV Movie
Arnie1970Charlie RobinsonTV Show
Nanny and the Professor1970Edwin Higgenbotham BotkinTV Show
Squeeze a Flower1970Alfredo BrazziMovie
Paris 70001970George WesterlyTV Show
The Monk1969TinkerTV Movie
Bracken's World1969Mort JasonTV Show
Love, American Style1969Archie (segment "Love and the Second Time")TV Show
Marcus Welby, M.D.1969Mr. ChambersTV Show
Night Gallery1969O. Bullivant (segment "Dead Weight")TV Show
The Bold Ones: The New Doctors1969Ira GoldbergTV Show
The Immortal1969Dr. Walter KosterTV Show
Changes1969Kent's FatherMovie
How to Save a Marriage and Ruin Your Life1968Mr. SlotkinMovie
The Subject Was Roses1968John ClearyMovie
Here Come the Brides1968MerlinTV Show
Land of the Giants1968Inidu, Prof. KirmusTV Show
The Name of the Game1968Augustus KramerTV Show
The Flim-Flam Man1967Mr. PackardMovie
Ironside1967Money Howard, Sgt. Dave SpanglerTV Show
CBS Playhouse1967Joe SingerTV Show
Hey, Landlord1966Uncle Dwight LoomisTV Show
It's About Time1966Rick StewartTV Show
Pistols 'n' Petticoats1966Timothy O'BrianTV Show
Run Buddy Run1966Norman 'Lefty' KluteTV Show
How to Murder Your Wife1965Dr. BentleyMovie
Run for Your Life1965Harry Krissel, Joe MurrayTV Show
The Big Valley1965Judge Ben MooreTV Show
The Trials of O'Brien1965Leo BeckettTV Show
A Tiger Walks1964Sam GrantMovie
Kissin' Cousins1964Captain Robert SalboMovie
The Patsy1964Theatergoer with HelenMovie
Daniel Boone1964Shem SweetTV Show
Take Me to Your Leader1964TV Show
Son of Flubber1963Mr. BarleyMovie
Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre1963Granville PrescottTV Show
Grindl1963Jason ElmquistTV Show
The Lieutenant1963George O'LeeryTV Show
Glynis1963AlTV Show
Convicts 41962TeachMovie
Days of Wine and Roses1962TraynerMovie
Period of Adjustment1962Desk SergeantMovie
Who's Got the Action?1962Officer HodgesMovie
Little Amy1962The ReporterTV Show
Saints and Sinners1962Dr. FelixsonTV Show
The Doctors and the Nurses1962Mr. TazinskiTV Show
The Lucy Show1962HerbertTV Show
The Virginian1962Billy 'Moose' Valentine, Nathaniel E. 'Doc' WatsonTV Show
Ensign O'Toole1962Lt. Cdr. Virgil StonerTV Show
Room for One More1962Walter BurtonTV Show
Lover Come Back1961FredMovie
The George Raft Story1961MiltonMovie
87th Precinct1961Edward Schlesser, Maxie CarrollTV Show
Bus Stop1961LawsonTV Show
Dr. Kildare1961Cary FainTV Show
The Defenders1961Roger Bailey Sr.TV Show
The Dick Powell Theatre1961WilcoxTV Show
The Dick Van Dyke Show1961Mr. EisenbauerTV Show
The Joey Bishop Show1961Blinky Wilson, Mr. KendallTV Show
Margie1961CavanaughTV Show
Westinghouse Playhouse1961ClydeTV Show
Westinghouse Preview Theatre1961Justice of the PeaceTV Show
Angel1960TV Show
Insight1960Abe, Joe, Max AbramsTV Show
Klondike1960Eskimo EddieTV Show
Michael Shayne1960Ed WagnerTV Show
Pete and Gladys1960Coles, Mr. Murphy, SimpsonTV Show
The Andy Griffith Show1960Bradford J. TaylorTV Show
The Tab Hunter Show1960Dr. Hocker, Harry, P.T. BaileyTV Show
Happy1960Ed LangleyTV Show
The Law and Mr. Jones1960Karl HansenTV Show
The Slowest Gun in the West1960Col. Carl DexterTV Movie
Peter Loves Mary1960Mel AlexanderTV Show
Never Steal Anything Small1959Sleep-Out Charlie BarnesMovie
The Shaggy Dog1959Reporter (uncredited)Movie
Bonanza1959Enos Blessing, Jonathan MayTV Show
Hennesey1959SamTV Show
Riverboat1959Sampson J. BintonTV Show
Startime1959Cob, HarryTV Show
The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis1959Newspaper Reporter, Police Sergeant, ZabinskiTV Show
Tightrope1959LarryTV Show
The Twilight Zone1959Jerry Harlowe, The GenieTV Show
Five Fingers1959France Hotel ClerkTV Show
Teacher's Pet1958GuideMovie
Lawman1958Doc PetersTV Show
Mister Ed1958Paul FentonTV Show
Shirley Temple's Storybook1958Tintac Ping FooTV Show
The Ann Sothern Show1958Mr. DooleyTV Show
The Donna Reed Show1958Jack RichardsTV Show
Yancy Derringer1958Blind BillTV Show
The George Burns Show1958Tony LondonTV Show
Don't Go Near the Water1957Rep. George JansenMovie
Man of a Thousand Faces1957Dr. J. Wilson ShieldsMovie
Monkey on My Back1957Sam PianMovie
Bachelor Father1957Charlie Sharpe, SalesmanTV Show
Goodyear Theatre1957Pop KimberlyTV Show
Have Gun - Will Travel1957Bookie, Jason Coldwell, Mayor WhitesideTV Show
Richard Diamond, Private Detective1957Fernando FaillaceTV Show
Suspicion1957ReporterTV Show
The Frank Sinatra Show1957Mr. PriceTV Show
The Thin Man1957Lt. Harry Edwards, Lt. Harry Evans, Lt. Jack EvansTV Show
Wagon Train1957Jebedaih GiddingsTV Show
The Eddy Duchin Story1956Piano Tuner (uncredited)Movie
The Unguarded Moment1956ProfMovie
The Harder They Fall1956PopMovie
You Can't Run Away from It1956Third ProprietorMovie
Hey, Jeannie!1956Immigration manTV Show
Playhouse 901956Al St. George, Herbert SandsTV Show
The Sheriff of Cochise1956Greenbriar, Greenbriar MerrittTV Show
State Trooper1956Dr. C.R. WennerTV Show
The Gale Storm Show: Oh! Susanna1956Freddy MorellTV Show
Over-Exposed1956Les BauerMovie
Frontier Doctor1956J.B. DrummondTV Show
Wire Service1956Gang Boss, HairdresserTV Show
Gunsmoke1955Danny Wilson, Lucius Prince, Moses DarbyTV Show
Matinee Theatre1955DogberryTV Show
The 20th Century-Fox Hour1955Rod MathewsTV Show
The People's Choice1955Luther JenkinsTV Show
The Phil Silvers Show1955Capt. Jenkins, Captain (Foot Doctor), Master SergeantTV Show
Bring Your Smile Along1955Mr. JensonMovie
Crusader1955Ernie DuchekTV Show
Damon Runyon Theater1955No Dice O'TooleTV Show
Climax!1954TV Show
December Bride1954Dad, Mr. CroftTV Show
Inner Sanctum1954MikeTV Show
Shower of Stars1954BartenderTV Show
Studio 571954TV Show
The Lineup1954Earl Statz, RogerTV Show
Top Banana1954Vic DavisMovie
G.E. True Theater1953Herb, Mr. WolnickTV Show
Make Room for Daddy1953Freddy, Sam JacobsTV Show
The Life of Riley1953RagsTV Show
Colonel Humphrey Flack1953HuberTV Show
Death Valley Days1952PearlmanTV Show
Our Miss Brooks1952HarryTV Show
The Jackie Gleason Show1952Expectant Father #2, Henry Becker, Voter on StreetTV Show
Anything Can Happen1952Flower Vendor (uncredited)Movie
I Love Lucy1951Helicopter DispatcherTV Show
Schlitz Playhouse1951TV Show
The Red Skelton Hour1951Banker, Chief - Thug, Real Estate AgentTV Show
Robert Montgomery Presents1950TV Show
The Colgate Comedy Hour1950Guest ActorTV Show
The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show1950Eddie 'Bozo Schultz' Wilson, The Travel ClerkTV Show
The Jack Benny Program1950Director, Reporter, The Baggage GandlerTV Show
Starlight Theatre1950GeorgeTV Show
Man Against Crime1949Bill, The Bartender, Boots, JerryTV Show
The Clock1949TV Show
The Ford Theatre Hour1948TV Show
Miracle on 34th Street1947Post Office Mail Sorter Next to Lou (uncredited)Movie
Strike Up the Band1940Barker (uncredited)Movie
Next Time I Marry1938Reporter (unconfirmed)Movie
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CraigSnyderCraigSnyderMay 21, 2013

I loved Jack in Chico and The Man.

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