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George Jessel (I) (1898–1981)

Actor | Writer | Soundtrack

George Jessel gained fame in vaudeville, where it was not uncommon for him--and other performers, such as Al Jolson, Eddie Cantor--to perform in blackface, and in fact at age 11 Jessel was Cantor's ... read full biography
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Apr 3, 1898 (died May 24, 1981)
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Still of George Jessel and George Burns in George Burns' 100th Birthday PartyStill of George Jessel, Henry Kolker and Lila Lee in Love, Live and LaughStill of George Jessel in Columbia Musical Travelark: Wonders of ManhattanGeorge JesselGroucho Marx, George Jessel, Milton Berle, Eddie Canto, and Buddy Lestor, 1953.George Jessel, Jack Benny, George Burns, Eddie Cantor and Bobby Darin in The Jack Benny Program
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Past Television (10 titles) Episodes
Diary of a Young Comic (1979)
(TV Movie) - Actor Actor   See fewer
Vega$ (1978)
(TV Series) - Eulogist at Funeral (1 episode, 1978) Eulogist at Funeral (1 episode, 1978)   See fewer
The Games Girls Play (Sep 27, 1978) Season 1, Episode 2 - Eulogist at Funeral Eulogist at Funeral   See fewer
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Jackie Gleason: American Scene Magazine (1965–1966)
(TV Series) - Guest / Sketch / Guest New Talent Presenter / New Talent Presenter (15 episodes, 1965) Guest / Sketch / Guest New Talent Presenter / New Talent Presenter (15 episodes, 1965)   See fewer
Gleason Gaities 1966 (May 7, 1966) Season 4, Episode 30 - Guest / Sketch Guest / Sketch   See fewer
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The Jack Benny Program (1963)
(TV Series) - Performer ("Swanee") (1 episode, 1963), Himself (1 episode, 1963) Performer ("Swanee") (1 episode, 1963), Himself (1 episode, 1963)   See fewer
Amateur Show (Dec 24, 1963) Season 14, Episode 12 - Himself, Performer ("Swanee") (uncredited) Himself, Performer ("Swanee") (uncredited)   See fewer
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77 Sunset Strip (1963)
(TV Series) - Schluessel (1 episode, 1963) Schluessel (1 episode, 1963)   See fewer
5: Part 2 (Sep 27, 1963) Season 6, Episode 2 - Schluessel Schluessel   See fewer
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The Witness (1960)
(TV Series) - Character Witness (1 episode, 1960) Character Witness (1 episode, 1960)   See fewer
Jimmy Walker (Oct 6, 1960) Season 1, Episode 2 - Character Witness Character Witness   See fewer
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Startime (1959)
(TV Series) - Georgie Jessel (1 episode, 1959), Performer ("Pals") (1 episode, 1959) Georgie Jessel (1 episode, 1959), Performer ("Pals") (1 episode, 1959)   See fewer
George Burns in the Big Time (Nov 17, 1959) Season 1, Episode 7 - Georgie Jessel, Performer ("Pals") (uncredited) Georgie Jessel, Performer ("Pals") (uncredited)   See fewer
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The George Jessel Show (1953–1954)
(TV Series) - Himself - Host (15 episodes, 1953), Writer (15 episodes, 1953) Himself - Host (15 episodes, 1953), Writer (15 episodes, 1953)   See fewer
Episode #1.24 (Feb 21, 1954) Season 1, Episode 24 - Himself - Host, Writer Himself - Host, Writer   See fewer
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Four Star Revue (1952)
(TV Series) - Himself - Host (2 episodes, 1952), Writer (script) (1 episode, 1952), Writer (1 episode, 1952) Himself - Host (2 episodes, 1952), Writer (script) (1 episode, 1952), Writer (1 episode, 1952)   See fewer
Episode #3.13 (Nov 29, 1952) Season 3, Episode 13 - Himself - Host, Writer Himself - Host, Writer   See fewer
Episode #3.8 (Oct 25, 1952) Season 3, Episode 8 - Himself - Host, Writer (script) Himself - Host, Writer (script)   See fewer
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The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show (1952)
(TV Series) - Georgie Jessel (1 episode, 1952) Georgie Jessel (1 episode, 1952)   See fewer
The Spectacular Spectacle Debacle (Aug 28, 1952) Season 2, Episode 25 - Georgie Jessel Georgie Jessel   See fewer
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Archive Footage (8 titles) Budget U.S. Gross Worldwide
Royal Wedding: June, Judy and Jane (2007)
(Video) - Himself (archive footage) Himself (archive footage)   See fewer
Hollywoodism: Jews, Movies and the American Dream (1998)
(TV Movie) - Himself (archive footage) Himself (archive footage)   See fewer
Judy Garland's Hollywood (1997)
(Video) - Self (archive footage) Self (archive footage)   See fewer
Frank Capra's American Dream (1997)
(TV Movie) - Himself (archive footage) Himself (archive footage)   See fewer
Almonds and Raisins (1984)
Himself (archive footage) Himself (archive footage)   See fewer
The Great Standups (1984)
(TV Movie) - Himself (archive footage) Himself (archive footage)   See fewer
Hollywood Out-takes and Rare Footage (1983)
Himself (archive footage) (uncredited) Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)   See fewer
Hollywood and the Stars (1963–1964)
(TV Series) - Himself (2 episodes, 1963) Himself (2 episodes, 1963)   See fewer
Hollywood Goes to War (Jan 27, 1964) Season 1, Episode 18 - Himself (archive footage) Himself (archive footage)   See fewer
The Immortal Jolson (Oct 28, 1963) Season 1, Episode 5 - Himself (archive footage) (uncredited) Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)   See fewer
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