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George Jessel

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 vaudeville partner. Jessel acted in several movies in the '30s and became a respected film producer. He was also a prolific songwriter, and was noted ...

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Apr 3, 1898 In New York City, New York, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Almonds and Raisins
Latest Project:
Movie Royal Wedding: June, Judy and Jane 2007-07-24

2 wins.

Known For
Poster of Screen Snapshots Series 16, No. 8
Poster of Broadway Highlights No. 2
Poster of George Jessel and His Russian Art Choir
Poster of Almonds and Raisins
Series The Mike Wallace Interview Unknown 2017
Movie The Other Side of the Wind Unknown 2016
Movie Royal Wedding: June, Judy and Jane Unknown 2007-07-24
Series Hollywood Greats Unknown 2004
Movie Hollywoodism: Jews, Movies and the American Dream Unknown 1998
Movie Frank Capra's American Dream Unknown 1997
Movie Judy Garland's Hollywood Unknown 1997
Series The Joe Franklin Show Himself 1990
Movie Hollywood Out-takes and Rare Footage Unknown 1985-02-27
Movie Almonds and Raisins Unknown 1984
Movie The Great Standups Unknown 1984
Movie Reds Unknown 1981-12-25
Series Over Easy Unknown 1979
Movie Hollywood's Diamond Jubilee Unknown 1978
Series Vega$ Unknown 1978-09-20
Movie Diary of a Young Comic Unknown 1977
Series The Mike Douglas Show Unknown 1977
Movie Won Ton Ton: The Dog Who Saved Hollywood Unknown 1976
Movie An American Hippie in Israel Unknown 1972-03-08
Series The Real Tom Kennedy Show Unknown 1970
Movie The Mad, Mad, Mad Comedians Unknown 1970
Movie The Phynx Unknown 1970-05-06
Series The Ed Sullivan Show Unknown 1970
Series Comedy Tonight Unknown 1970
Series The David Frost Show Unknown 1969-07-07
Movie Can Heironymus Merkin Ever Forget Mercy Humppe and Find True Happiness? Unknown 1969
Series The Dom DeLuise Show Unknown 1968
Series The Dick Cavett Show Unknown 1968-03-04
Series The Merv Griffin Show Unknown 1968
Movie Valley of the Dolls Unknown 1967
Series The Eamonn Andrews Show Unknown 1967
Series Personality Unknown 1967
Series The Pat Boone Show Unknown 1967
Series The Bob Braun Show Unknown 1967
Series The Joey Bishop Show Unknown 1967-04-17
Movie The Busy Body Mr. Fessel 1967-03-12
Series Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In Unknown 1967-09-09
Series The Hollywood Squares Unknown 1966-10-17
Series The Jackie Gleason Show Unknown 1966-09-17
Series The Dean Martin Show Unknown 1965-09-16
Series The Celebrity Game Unknown 1964-04-05
Series That Regis Philbin Show Unknown 1964
Series Hollywood and the Stars Unknown 1964
Series The Hollywood Palace Unknown 1964-01-04
Series The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson Unknown 1962-10-01
Series Jackie Gleason: American Scene Magazine Unknown 1962
Series Here's Hollywood Unknown 1961
Series This Is Your Life Unknown 1961
Series The Jack Paar Tonight Show Unknown 1961
Movie The Million Dollar Incident Unknown 1961
Series The Witness Unknown 1960
Series About Faces Unknown 1960
Movie Special Gala to Support Kennedy Campaign Unknown 1960
Series The Arthur Murray Party Unknown 1959
Movie Juke Box Rhythm Unknown 1959
Series Startime Unknown 1959-10-06
Series 77 Sunset Strip Unknown 1958-10-10
Series The Milton Berle Show Unknown 1958-10-08
Movie Screen Snapshots: The Walter Winchell Party Unknown 1957
Movie Columbia Musical Travelark: Wonders of New Orleans Unknown 1957
Movie Beau James Unknown 1957
Movie Hollywood Glamour on Ice Himself 1957-10-03
Movie A Private Little Party for a Few Chums Unknown 1957
Series Playhouse 90 Unknown 1956-10-04
Series The Steve Allen Plymouth Show Unknown 1956-06-24
Movie Columbia Musical Travelark: Wonders of Washington, D. C. Unknown 1956
Movie Columbia Musical Travelark: Wonders of Ontario Unknown 1956
Series Confidential File Unknown 1956
Movie Inside Beverly Hills Unknown 1956
Movie Screen Snapshots: Hollywood Premiere Himself 1955-11-17
Series Person to Person Unknown 1955
Movie Screen Snapshots: Hollywood Beauty Unknown 1955
Movie Columbia Musical Travelark: Wonders of Manhattan Commentator 1955-12-14
Movie A Star Is Born World Premiere Unknown 1954-09-29
Series The Jimmy Durante Show Unknown 1954-10-02
Series The George Jessel Show Unknown 1954
Movie The I Don't Care Girl Unknown 1953
Movie Yesterday and Today Unknown 1953
Series Texaco Star Theatre Unknown 1953
Movie Tonight We Sing Unknown 1953
Series The Comeback Story Himself - Host 1953-10-02
Series The Saturday Night Revue Unknown 1953-06-06
Series All Star Revue Unknown 1953
Series This Is Your Life Unknown 1952-10-01
Movie Wait Till the Sun Shines, Nellie Unknown 1952-07-01
Series I've Got a Secret Unknown 1952-06-19
Movie Hollywood Fun Festival Unknown 1952
Movie Bloodhounds of Broadway Unknown 1952
Movie Screen Snapshots: Memorial to Al Jolson Unknown 1952
Series The Bob Hope Show Unknown 1952-10-12
Movie Meet Me After the Show Unknown 1951
Series The Colgate Comedy Hour Unknown 1951
Movie Anne of the Indies Unknown 1951
Movie Golden Girl Unknown 1951
Series The Jack Benny Program Unknown 1950-10-28
Series The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show Unknown 1950-10-12
Series What's My Line? Unknown 1950-02-02
Movie Screen Snapshots: Thirtieth Anniversary Special Unknown 1950
Movie Where Danger Lives Unknown 1950
Movie Oh, You Beautiful Doll Unknown 1950-01-09
Movie Dancing in the Dark Unknown 1949
Movie You're My Everything Unknown 1949
Movie The Actor's Society Benefit Gala Unknown 1949
Movie Screen Snapshots 9860: Hollywood Friars Honor George Jessel Himself - Honoree 1948-07-08
Movie When My Baby Smiles at Me Unknown 1948-11-10
Movie Nightmare Alley Unknown 1947
Movie I Wonder Who's Kissing Her Now Unknown 1947
Movie Do You Love Me Unknown 1946
Movie The Dolly Sisters Unknown 1945
Movie Show Business Unknown 1944
Movie Four Jills in a Jeep Unknown 1944
Movie Stage Door Canteen Unknown 1943-11-22
Movie Cinderella Swings It Unknown 1943
Movie For Auld Lang Syne Unknown 1938
Movie Vivacious Lady Unknown 1938-08-07
Series Screen Snapshots Series 16, No. 8 Himself 1937-04-30
Movie The Life of the Party Unknown 1937
Movie Professional Soldier Unknown 1935
Movie Broadway Highlights No. 2 Unknown 1935
Movie Rambling 'Round Radio Row #9 Unknown 1934
Movie Private Jones Unknown 1933
Movie It Might Be Worse Unknown 1931
Movie George Jessel and His Russian Art Choir Unknown 1931
Movie Happy Days Unknown 1929
Movie Love, Live and Laugh Unknown 1929
Movie George Washington Cohen Unknown 1928
Movie Lucky Boy Unknown 1928
Movie A Theatrical Booking Office Unknown 1927
Movie Ginsberg the Great Unknown 1927
Movie Sailor Izzy Murphy Unknown 1927
Movie Private Izzy Murphy Unknown 1926
Movie George Jessel Unknown 1924
Movie The Other Man's Wife Unknown 1919