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Al Jolson

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Birthday
26, 1886
Birthplace
Russia
Death Date
Oct 23, 1950 (64)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
26, 1886
Birthplace
Russia
Death Date
Oct 23, 1950 (64)

About

Star of the first talking movie, 1927's The Jazz Singer. He was known for entertaining troops overseas during WWII.

Before Fame

He worked as an usher for Walter L. Main's Circus before earning a role in the show.

Trivia

At one point in time, he was the highest paid entertainer in the world.

Family Life

He was married to Henrietta Keller from 1907 to 1920, Alma Osbourne from 1922 to 1928, Ruby Keeler from 1928 to 1940 and Erle Galbraith from 1945 to 1950. He had three children named Alicia, Asa and Al Jr.

Associated With

He influenced many famous singers, including Judy Garland.