Jack Oakie

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Birthday
12, 1903
Birthplace
Sedalia, MO
Death Date
Jan 23, 1978 (74)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
12, 1903
Birthplace
Sedalia, MO
Death Date
Jan 23, 1978 (74)

About

he played Benzino Napaloni in the 1940 film, The Great Dictator, a role which earned him an Oscar nomination. He was called The World's Oldest Freshman for appearing in many films with a collegiate theme including College Humor and College Rhythm.

Before Fame

Prior to becoming an actor, he worked as a runner on Wall Street.

Trivia

His television credits include Daniel Boone, Breaking Point, and Bonanza.

Family Life

He married his second wife, Victoria Horne, in 1950.

Associated With

He appeared in The Great Dictator with Charlie Chaplin.