Jackie Gleason

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Birthday
26, 1916
Birthplace
New York City, NY
Death Date
Jun 24, 1987 (71)
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
26, 1916
Birthplace
New York City, NY
Death Date
Jun 24, 1987 (71)

About

Played the role of Ralph Kramden in the television series, The Honeymooners and got his first big break in The Life of Riley.

Before Fame

He worked as a MC for a theater, in a pool hall, as a stunt driver, and carnival barker before working his way up at New York's Club 18 as an insult comic.

Trivia

He was on the silver screen with Paul Newman in The Hustler.

Family Life

He married Genevieve Halford in 1936, and together they had two daughters.

Associated With

He appeared in Smokey and the Bandit with Burt Reynolds.

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