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Jack Albertson

Actor | * 06/16/1907 († 74, 11/25/1981) | Malden, Massachusetts (United States of America (USA))
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. For his performance as John Cleary in the 1964 play The Subject Was Roses and its 1968 film adaptation, he won the Tony Award for Best Featured Actor in a Play, and the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor. His other notable roles include 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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Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Comedies | Romance / Love

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Awards & Nominations for Jack Albertson

Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor Tony Award for Best Featured Actor in a Play 2x Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series Primetime Emmy Award for Individual Performance in a Variety or Music Program Star On Hollywood Walk of Fame Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor Tony Award for Best Actor in a Play Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series

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Movies with Jack Albertson as Actor(55)

as Poppa MacMahon1982 My Body, My Child
as Amos Slade (voice)1981 The Fox and the Hound
as Charlie Bartlett1981 Charlie and the Great Balloon Chase
as William G. Dobbs1981 Dead & Buried
as Pete Ferguson1979 Valentine
1976 Joys
as Manny Rosen1972 The Poseidon Adventure
as Jedediah Bradley1972 Pickup on 101
as Chief Andrew Yeakel1971 Once Upon a Dead Man
as Salas Ina1971 Montserrat
as Gordon Rogers1971 The Late Liz
as Dr. Chanute1970 A Clear and Present Danger
as Marty Tothero1970 Rabbit, Run
as Alfredo Brazzi1970 Squeeze a Flower
as Kent's father / Interviewer1969 Changes
as Tinker1969 The Monk
as Cohen1969 Justine
as himself1968 Pat Neal Is Back
as John Cleary1968 The Subject Was Roses
as Mr. Packard1967 The Flim-Flam Man
as Dr. Bentley1965 How to Murder Your Wife
as Theatergoer with Helen1964 The Patsy
as Captain Robert Salbo1964 Kissin' Cousins
as Lou1964 Roustabout
as Sam Grant1964 A Tiger Walks
as Mr. Barley1963 Son of Flubber
as Officer Hodges1962 Who's Got the Action?
as Desk Sergeant1962 Period of Adjustment
as Teach1962 Convicts 4
as Trayner1962 Days of Wine and Roses
as Jerry Harlowe1961 The Shelter
as Fred1961 Lover Come Back
as Reporter (uncredited)1959 The Shaggy Dog
as Sleep-Out Charlie Barnes1959 Never Steal Anything Small
as Guide1958 Teacher's Pet
as Sam Pian1957 Monkey on My Back
as Rep. George Jansen1957 Don't Go Near the Water
as Dr. J. Wilson Shiels1957 Man of a Thousand Faces
as Les Bauer (uncredited)1956 Over-Exposed
as Piano Tuner (uncredited)1956 The Eddy Duchin Story
as Third Proprietor1956 You Can't Run Away from It
as Mr. Jenson1955 Bring Your Smile Along
as Vic Davis1954 Top Banana
as Postal Sorter Al (uncredited)1947 Miracle on 34th Street
as Barker (uncredited)1940 Strike Up the Band
as Reporter1938 Next Time I Marry

TV Shows/Series with Jack Albertson as Actor(55)


Full Name: Jack Albertson
Born: Sunday, 06/16 1907 (June) in Malden, Massachusetts (United States of America (USA))
Died: Wednesday, 11/25 1981 (November) in Hollywood (aged: 74)
Zodiac sign: Gemini (Chinese zodiac sign: Goat)
Languages: English (EN)
Siblings: Mabel Albertson
Other names for Jack Albertson (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Harold Albertson"
Jack Albertson frequently works together with these people:
J. Pat O'Malley (20x, Actor)
Lawrence Dobkin (18x, Actor)
Herb Vigran (18x, Actor)
William Schallert (17x, Actor)
Stanley Adams (17x, Actor)
Milton Frome (17x, Actor)
Ellen Corby (16x, Actress)
Burt Mustin (16x, Actor)
Willis Bouchey (15x, Actor)
Peter Leeds (15x, Actor)
Richard Deacon (14x, Actor)
Blake Edwards (5x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:13461, Added: 05/06/2018, Last updated: 06/12/2021