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James Gleason

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Birthday
23, 1882
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Apr 12, 1959 (76)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
23, 1882
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Apr 12, 1959 (76)

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Actor and screenwriter who wrote the Academy Award winning film "The Broadway Melody". He was also nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role as Max 'Pop' Corkle in Here Comes Mr. Jordan.

Before Fame

Before professionally acting, he served three years in the Philippines as a member of the United States Army.

Trivia

He appeared multiple times on Alfred Hitchcock Presents.

Family Life

He was married to Lucille Gleason, and they had a son, actor Russell Gleason, who tragically fell to his death from a hotel window.

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He made an appearance opposite Judy Garland as a milk cart driver in the film The Clock.

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