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George Jessel

George Jessel

  • Born on
    • April 3rd, 1898
  • Died on
    • May 24th, 1981
George Albert "Georgie" Jessel was an American illustrated song "model", actor, singer, songwriter, and film producer. He was famous in his lifetime as a multitalented comedic entertainer, achieving a level of recognition that transcended his limited roles in movies. He was widely known by his nickname, the "Toastmaster General of the United States," for his frequent role as the master of ceremonies at political and entertainment gatherings. Jessel originated the title role in the stage production of The Jazz Singer.

Filmography

Acting (2 Credits)

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1976Won Ton Ton: The Dog Who Saved Hollywood as Awards Announcer
1967Valley of the Dolls as MC Grammy Awards

Himself (3 Credits)

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2018The Other Side of the Wind as Himself
1981Reds as Himself - Witness
1943Stage Door Canteen as Himself

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