Jack Albertson

Jack Albertson

  • Born on
    • June 16th, 1907
  • Died on
    • November 25th, 1981
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Jack Albertson (June 16, 1907 – November 25, 1981) was an American character actor dating to vaudeville.  A comedian, dancer, singer, and musician, Albertson is perhaps best known for his roles as Manny Rosen in The Poseidon Adventure (1972), Grandpa Joe in the 1971 version of Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, Amos Slade in the 1981 animated film "The Fox and the Hound" (1981), and as Ed Brown in the 1974-1978 television sitcom Chico and the Man. For contributions to the television industry, Jack Albertson was honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 6253 Hollywood Boulevard. Description above from the Wikipedia article Jack Albertson, licensed under CC-BY-SA,full list of contributors on Wikipedia.


Acting (24 Credits)

1981Dead & Buried as William G. Dobbs
1981The Fox and the Hound as Amos Slade (voice)
1974Chico and the Man as Ed Brown
1972The Poseidon Adventure as Manny Rosen
1971Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory as Grandpa Joe
1968The Subject Was Roses as John Cleary
1968How to Save a Marriage and Ruin Your Life as Slotkin
1967The Flim-Flam Man as Mr. Packard
1965How to Murder Your Wife as Dr. Bentley
1964Kissin' Cousins as Captain Robert Salbo
1964Roustabout as Lou
1964The Patsy as Theatergoer with Helen
1963Son of Flubber as Mr. Barley
1962Period of Adjustment as Desk Sergeant
1962Days of Wine and Roses as Trayner
1961Lover Come Back as Fred
1959The Shaggy Dog as Reporter (uncredited)
1958Teacher's Pet as Guide
1957Man of a Thousand Faces as Dr. J. Wilson Shiels
1957Don't Go Near the Water as Rep. George Jansen
1956The Eddy Duchin Story as Piano Tuner (uncredited)
1956The Harder They Fall as Pop
1947Miracle on 34th Street as Postal Sorter Al (uncredited)
1940Strike Up the Band as Barker (uncredited)


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