George Jessel (I) (1898–1981)

Actor | Writer | Soundtrack
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KNOWN FOR 
Lucky Boy (1928) | Anne of the Indies (1951) | Stage Door Canteen (1943)
AWARDS 
2 wins More »
AKA 
George E. Jessel
NICKNAMEs  
Toastmaster General of the United States, Georgie
BORN 
Apr 3, 1898 (died May 24, 1981)

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Past Film & Video (48 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
Past Television (10 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for Diary of a Young ComicDiary of a Young Comic (TV Movie) Actor  Less 1979
  • Primary photo for Vega$Vega$ (TV Series) Eulogist at Funeral (1 episode, 1978)  Less 1978 1
  • Primary photo for Jackie Gleason: American Scene MagazineJackie Gleason: American Scene Magazine (TV Series) Guest / Sketch / Guest New Talent Presenter / New Talent Presenter (15 episodes, 1965)  Less 1965–1966 15
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  • Primary photo for The Jack Benny ProgramThe Jack Benny Program (TV Series) Performer ("Swanee") (1 episode, 1963), Himself (1 episode, 1963)  Less 1963 1
    • Amateur Show (Dec 24, 1963) Himself, Performer ("Swanee") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for 77 Sunset Strip77 Sunset Strip (TV Series) Schluessel (1 episode, 1963)  Less 1963 1
  • Primary photo for The WitnessThe Witness (TV Series) Character Witness (1 episode, 1960)  Less 1960 1
  • Primary photo for StartimeStartime (TV Series) Georgie Jessel (1 episode, 1959), Performer ("Pals") (1 episode, 1959)  Less 1959 1
  • Primary photo for The George Jessel ShowThe George Jessel Show (TV Series) Himself - Host (15 episodes, 1953), Writer (15 episodes, 1953)  Less 1953–1954 15
    • Episode #1.24 (Feb 21, 1954) Himself - Host, Writer  Less
    • Episode #1.16 (Dec 27, 1953) Himself - Host, Writer  Less
    • Episode #1.15 (Dec 20, 1953) Himself - Host, Writer  Less
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  • Primary photo for Four Star RevueFour Star Revue (TV Series) Himself - Host (2 episodes, 1952), Writer (script) (1 episode, 1952), Writer (1 episode, 1952)  Less 1952 2
    • Episode #3.13 (Nov 29, 1952) Himself - Host, Writer  Less
    • Episode #3.8 (Oct 25, 1952) Himself - Host, Writer (script)  Less
  • Primary photo for The George Burns and Gracie Allen ShowThe George Burns and Gracie Allen Show (TV Series) Georgie Jessel (1 episode, 1952)  Less 1952 1
Self (85 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for The Other Side of the WindThe Other Side of the Wind Himself  Less 2018
  • Primary photo for RedsReds Himself - Witness  Less 1981 $35MM $40MM / —
  • Primary photo for The Mike Douglas ShowThe Mike Douglas Show (TV Series) Himself - Personality / Himself - TV Personality / Himself / Himself - Toastmaster / Himself - Entertainer / Himself - Co-Host (29 episodes, 1962)  Less 1962–1980
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  • Primary photo for Over EasyOver Easy (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1979)  Less 1979
  • Primary photo for The Hollywood GreatsThe Hollywood Greats (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1979)  Less 1979
  • Primary photo for George Burns' 100th Birthday PartyGeorge Burns' 100th Birthday Party (TV Movie) Himself  Less 1979
  • Primary photo for Hollywood's Diamond JubileeHollywood's Diamond Jubilee (TV Special) Himself - Cameo  Less 1978
  • Primary photo for The Bob Braun ShowThe Bob Braun Show (TV Series) Himself - Toastmaster General / Himself (2 episodes, 1975)  Less 1975
  • Primary photo for The David Frost ShowThe David Frost Show (TV Series) Himself (2 episodes, 1969)  Less 1969–1970
  • Primary photo for The Merv Griffin ShowThe Merv Griffin Show (TV Series) Himself (7 episodes, 1962)  Less 1962–1970
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  • Primary photo for Comedy TonightComedy Tonight (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1970)  Less 1970
  • Primary photo for The Real Tom Kennedy ShowThe Real Tom Kennedy Show (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1970)  Less 1970
  • Primary photo for The Mad, Mad, Mad ComediansThe Mad, Mad, Mad Comedians (TV Movie) Himself (voice) (as George E. Jessel)  Less 1970
  • Primary photo for The Dick Cavett ShowThe Dick Cavett Show (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1970)  Less 1970
  • Primary photo for The Joey Bishop ShowThe Joey Bishop Show (TV Series) Himself (4 episodes, 1967)  Less 1967–1969
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  • Primary photo for The Tonight Show Starring Johnny CarsonThe Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (TV Series) Himself - Guest / Himself (40 episodes, 1962)  Less 1962–1969
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  • Primary photo for Win with the StarsWin with the Stars (TV Series) Himself (2 episodes, 1969)  Less 1969
  • Primary photo for The Jackie Gleason ShowThe Jackie Gleason Show (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1969)  Less 1969
  • Primary photo for George Jessel's Here Come the StarsGeorge Jessel's Here Come the Stars (TV Series) Himself - Host / Himself - Honoree (26 episodes, 1968)  Less 1968–1969
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  • Primary photo for Laugh-InLaugh-In (TV Series) Himself (3 episodes, 1968)  Less 1968–1969
  • Primary photo for PersonalityPersonality (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1968)  Less 1968
  • Primary photo for The Joe Franklin ShowThe Joe Franklin Show (TV Series) Himself (2 episodes, 1968)  Less 1968
  • Primary photo for The Dom DeLuise ShowThe Dom DeLuise Show (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1968)  Less 1968
  • Primary photo for The Dean Martin ShowThe Dean Martin Show (TV Series) Himself (2 episodes, 1966)  Less 1966–1968
  • Primary photo for The Pat Boone ShowThe Pat Boone Show (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1968)  Less 1968
  • Primary photo for The Dean Martin Summer ShowThe Dean Martin Summer Show (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1967)  Less 1967
  • Primary photo for The Hollywood Squares (Daytime)The Hollywood Squares (Daytime) (TV Series) Himself - Center Square (4 episodes, 1966)  Less 1966
    • Episode #1.29 (Nov 25, 1966) Himself - Center Square  Less
    • Episode #1.28 (Nov 23, 1966) Himself - Center Square  Less
    • Episode #1.27 (Nov 22, 1966) Himself - Center Square  Less
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  • Primary photo for The Hollywood PalaceThe Hollywood Palace (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1966)  Less 1966
  • Primary photo for The Eamonn Andrews ShowThe Eamonn Andrews Show (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1966)  Less 1966
  • Primary photo for Jackie Gleason: American Scene MagazineJackie Gleason: American Scene Magazine (TV Series) Himself (5 episodes, 1962)  Less 1962–1965
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  • Primary photo for A 1960'S Radio Broadcast Addition: Chase and Sandborn 101st AnniversaryA 1960'S Radio Broadcast Addition: Chase and Sandborn 101st Anniversary (TV Movie) Himself  Less 1965
  • Primary photo for What's My Line?What's My Line? (TV Series) Himself - Mystery Guest (3 episodes, 1951)  Less 1951–1965
  • Primary photo for That Regis Philbin ShowThat Regis Philbin Show (TV Series) Himself (3 episodes, 1964)  Less 1964–1965
  • Primary photo for The Celebrity GameThe Celebrity Game (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1964)  Less 1964
  • Primary photo for The Jack Benny ProgramThe Jack Benny Program (TV Series) Himself (2 episodes, 1957)  Less 1957–1963
  • Primary photo for The Pierre Berton ShowThe Pierre Berton Show (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1963)  Less 1963
  • Primary photo for The Judy Garland ShowThe Judy Garland Show (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1963)  Less 1963
  • Primary photo for Talent ScoutsTalent Scouts (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1963)  Less 1963
  • Primary photo for The Tonight ShowThe Tonight Show (TV Series) Himself - Raconteur / Himself (3 episodes, 1962)  Less 1962
  • Primary photo for Tonight Starring Jack PaarTonight Starring Jack Paar (TV Series) Himself (25 episodes, 1957)  Less 1957–1962
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  • Primary photo for Toast of the TownToast of the Town (TV Series) Himself (3 episodes, 1961)  Less 1961–1962
  • Primary photo for Here's HollywoodHere's Hollywood (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1961)  Less 1961
  • Primary photo for The Million Dollar IncidentThe Million Dollar Incident (TV Movie) Himself  Less 1961
  • Primary photo for Celebrity Talent ScoutsCelebrity Talent Scouts (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1960)  Less 1960
  • Primary photo for About FacesAbout Faces (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1960)  Less 1960
  • Primary photo for Special Gala to Support Kennedy CampaignSpecial Gala to Support Kennedy Campaign (TV Movie) Himself - Performer  Less 1960
  • Primary photo for I've Got a SecretI've Got a Secret (TV Series) Himself - Guest (2 episodes, 1955)  Less 1955–1960
  • Primary photo for Be Our GuestBe Our Guest (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1960)  Less 1960
  • Primary photo for The Steve Allen ShowThe Steve Allen Show (TV Series) Himself (5 episodes, 1956)  Less 1956–1959
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  • Primary photo for Person to PersonPerson to Person (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1959)  Less 1959
  • Primary photo for The Milton Berle ShowThe Milton Berle Show (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1958)  Less 1958
  • Primary photo for A Private Little Party for a Few ChumsA Private Little Party for a Few Chums (TV Movie) Himself  Less 1957
  • Primary photo for Playhouse 90Playhouse 90 (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1957)  Less 1957
  • Primary photo for Hollywood Glamour on IceHollywood Glamour on Ice (Short) Himself  Less 1957
  • Primary photo for The Mike Wallace InterviewThe Mike Wallace Interview (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1957)  Less 1957
  • Primary photo for The Arthur Murray PartyThe Arthur Murray Party (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1957)  Less 1957
  • Primary photo for Screen Snapshots: The Walter Winchell PartyScreen Snapshots: The Walter Winchell Party (Short) Himself  Less 1957 $11K
  • Primary photo for The Bob Hope ShowThe Bob Hope Show (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1957)  Less 1957
  • Primary photo for Stage ShowStage Show (TV Series) Himself (2 episodes, 1956)  Less 1956
  • Primary photo for The Jimmy Durante ShowThe Jimmy Durante Show (TV Series) Himself (2 episodes, 1955)  Less 1955–1956
  • Primary photo for Confidential FileConfidential File (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1956)  Less 1956
  • Primary photo for Inside Beverly HillsInside Beverly Hills (TV Special) Himself - Commercial  Less 1956
  • Primary photo for Columbia Musical Travelark: Wonders of Washington, D. C.Columbia Musical Travelark: Wonders of Washington, D. C. (Short) Commentator  Less 1956 $15K
  • Primary photo for Texaco Star Theatre Starring Milton BerleTexaco Star Theatre Starring Milton Berle (TV Series) Himself (2 episodes, 1955)  Less 1955–1956
  • Primary photo for Screen Snapshots: Hollywood PremiereScreen Snapshots: Hollywood Premiere (Short) Himself  Less 1955
  • Primary photo for This Is Your LifeThis Is Your Life (TV Series) Himself (2 episodes, 1953)  Less 1953–1955
  • Primary photo for Screen Snapshots: Hollywood BeautyScreen Snapshots: Hollywood Beauty (Short) Himself  Less 1955
  • Primary photo for A Star Is Born World PremiereA Star Is Born World Premiere (TV Short) Himself - Host #3  Less 1954
  • Primary photo for The Saturday Night RevueThe Saturday Night Revue (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1954)  Less 1954
  • Primary photo for The George Jessel ShowThe George Jessel Show (TV Series) Himself - Host (30 episodes, 1953)  Less 1953–1954
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  • Primary photo for The Comeback StoryThe Comeback Story (TV Series) Himself - Host (1 episode, 1953)  Less 1953
  • Primary photo for Your Chevrolet ShowroomYour Chevrolet Showroom (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1953)  Less 1953
  • Primary photo for Quick as a FlashQuick as a Flash (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1953)  Less 1953
  • Primary photo for The Colgate Comedy HourThe Colgate Comedy Hour (TV Series) Himself (3 episodes, 1953)  Less 1953
  • Primary photo for Four Star RevueFour Star Revue (TV Series) Himself - Host / Himself (11 episodes, 1952)  Less 1952–1953
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  • Primary photo for Hollywood Fun FestivalHollywood Fun Festival (Short) Himself - Camera Store Visitor  Less 1952
  • Primary photo for Screen Snapshots: Memorial to Al JolsonScreen Snapshots: Memorial to Al Jolson (Short) Himself  Less 1952
  • Primary photo for Screen Snapshots: Thirtieth Anniversary SpecialScreen Snapshots: Thirtieth Anniversary Special (Short) Himself  Less 1950
  • Primary photo for All-Star Thanksgiving ShowAll-Star Thanksgiving Show (TV Movie) Himself - Host  Less 1949
  • Primary photo for The Actor's Society Benefit GalaThe Actor's Society Benefit Gala (TV Movie) Himself  Less 1949
  • Primary photo for Screen Snapshots 9860: Hollywood Friars Honor George JesselScreen Snapshots 9860: Hollywood Friars Honor George Jessel (Short) Himself - Honoree  Less 1948 $10K
  • Primary photo for For Auld Lang SyneFor Auld Lang Syne (Short) Himself - Interviewing Celebrities on Radio (uncredited)  Less 1938
  • Primary photo for Screen Snapshots Series 16, No. 8Screen Snapshots Series 16, No. 8 (Short) Himself  Less 1937
  • Primary photo for Broadway Highlights No. 2Broadway Highlights No. 2 (Short) Himself  Less 1935
  • Primary photo for George Jessel and His Russian Art ChoirGeorge Jessel and His Russian Art Choir (Short) Himself  Less 1931
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