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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 George Jessel and His Russian Art Choir
Latest Project:
Movie The Other Side of the Wind 2018-02-08

2 wins.

Known For
Poster of Can Heironymus Merkin Ever Forget Mercy Humppe and Find True Happiness?
Poster of Anne of the Indies
Poster of Stage Door Canteen
Poster of Lucky Boy
Movie Happy Days Unknown 2019
Movie Where Danger Lives Unknown 2019
Movie The Phynx Unknown 2019
Movie Almonds and Raisins Unknown 2019
Series Texaco Star Theatre Unknown 2019
Movie Cinderella Swings It Unknown 2019
Movie Rambling 'Round Radio Row #9 Unknown 2019
Movie Do You Love Me Unknown 2019
Movie An American Hippie in Israel Unknown 2019
Movie The Other Side of the Wind Unknown 2018-02-08
Movie Royal Wedding: June, Judy and Jane Unknown 2007
Movie Hollywoodism: Jews, Movies and the American Dream Unknown 1998-03-22
Movie Frank Capra's American Dream Unknown 1997
Movie Judy Garland's Hollywood Unknown 1997-11-04
Movie Hollywood Out-takes and Rare Footage Unknown 1985-02-27
Movie The Great Standups Unknown 1984
Movie Reds Unknown 1981-12-25
Series Vega$ Unknown 1980
Movie Diary of a Young Comic None 1979-02-03
Movie George Burns' 100th Birthday Party Unknown 1979
Series The Joe Franklin Show Unknown 1978
Series The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson Unknown 1978
Series Over Easy Unknown 1978
Movie Hollywood's Diamond Jubilee Unknown 1978-11-11
Series The Merv Griffin Show Unknown 1977
Series Hollywood Greats Unknown 1977-08-04
Movie Won Ton Ton: The Dog Who Saved Hollywood Unknown 1976-05-26
Series The Bob Braun Show Unknown 1974
Series The Hollywood Squares Unknown 1971
Series The Bob Hope Show Unknown 1971
Series Comedy Tonight Unknown 1970
Movie The Mad, Mad, Mad Comedians Unknown 1970
Series The Real Tom Kennedy Show Unknown 1970
Movie Can Heironymus Merkin Ever Forget Mercy Humppe and Find True Happiness? The Presence 1970-03-26
Series The Hollywood Palace Unknown 1970
Series Personality Unknown 1969
Series The David Frost Show Unknown 1969-07-07
Series George Jessel's Here Come the Stars Unknown 1968
Movie Valley of the Dolls MC Grammy Awards 1968-02-09
Series The Pierre Berton Show Unknown 1968
Series The Dom DeLuise Show Unknown 1968-05-01
Series The Dick Cavett Show Unknown 1968-03-04
Series The Pat Boone Show Unknown 1968
Series Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In Unknown 1967-09-09
Series The Joey Bishop Show Unknown 1967-04-17
Movie The Busy Body Mr. Fessel 1967-03-12
Series The Jackie Gleason Show Unknown 1967
Series The Eamonn Andrews Show Unknown 1967
Series The Dean Martin Summer Show Unknown 1966
Series That Regis Philbin Show Unknown 1965
Series The Dean Martin Show Unknown 1965-09-16
Movie A 1960'S Radio Broadcast Addition: Chase and Sandborn 101st Anniversary Unknown 1965
Series Hollywood and the Stars Unknown 1964
Series The Celebrity Game Unknown 1964
Series The Judy Garland Show Unknown 1963
Series Talent Scouts Unknown 1962
Series The Tonight Show Unknown 1962
Series Jackie Gleason: American Scene Magazine Unknown 1962-09-29
Series The Witness Unknown 1961
Series The Mike Douglas Show Unknown 1961-12-11
Movie The Million Dollar Incident Unknown 1961
Series Celebrity Talent Scouts Unknown 1960
Series The Jack Paar Tonight Show Unknown 1960
Series About Faces Unknown 1960
Series Startime Unknown 1960
Movie Special Gala to Support Kennedy Campaign Unknown 1960
Series Here's Hollywood Unknown 1960-09-26
Series Be Our Guest Unknown 1960
Movie Juke Box Rhythm Unknown 1959
Series 77 Sunset Strip Unknown 1959
Series The Mike Wallace Interview Unknown 1958
Series The Milton Berle Show Unknown 1958
Series I've Got a Secret Unknown 1958
Series What's My Line? Unknown 1958
Movie Columbia Musical Travelark: Wonders of New Orleans Commentator 1957-01-05
Movie Screen Snapshots: The Walter Winchell Party Himself 1957-06-06
Movie Hollywood Glamour on Ice Himself 1957-10-03
Movie Beau James Unknown 1957
Movie A Private Little Party for a Few Chums Unknown 1957
Series Playhouse 90 Unknown 1956-10-04
Movie Columbia Musical Travelark: Wonders of Washington, D. C. Unknown 1956
Series Stage Show Unknown 1956
Movie Inside Beverly Hills Unknown 1956
Series This Is Your Life Unknown 1956
Series The Jimmy Durante Show Unknown 1956
Movie Columbia Musical Travelark: Wonders of Ontario Commentator 1956-03-15
Series The Steve Allen Plymouth Show Unknown 1956
Movie Columbia Musical Travelark: Wonders of Manhattan Commentator 1955-12-14
Series Confidential File Unknown 1955
Movie Screen Snapshots: Hollywood Premiere Unknown 1955
Movie Screen Snapshots: Hollywood Beauty Himself 1955-05-05
Series The George Jessel Show Unknown 1954
Series The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show Unknown 1954
Movie A Star Is Born World Premiere Unknown 1954
Series The Comeback Story Unknown 1953
Movie Tonight We Sing Unknown 1953
Series The Saturday Night Revue Unknown 1953
Movie Yesterday and Today Unknown 1953
Series Person to Person Unknown 1953-10-02
Movie The I Don't Care Girl Unknown 1953
Movie Hollywood Fun Festival Himself - Camera Store Visitor 1952-09-22
Movie Screen Snapshots: Memorial to Al Jolson Himself 1952-07-24
Movie Bloodhounds of Broadway Unknown 1952-12-29
Movie Wait Till the Sun Shines, Nellie Unknown 1952
Movie Golden Girl Unknown 1951
Series All Star Revue Unknown 1951
Movie Anne of the Indies Unknown 1951
Movie Meet Me After the Show Unknown 1951
Movie Screen Snapshots: Thirtieth Anniversary Special Unknown 1950
Series The Jack Benny Program Unknown 1950-10-28
Series The Colgate Comedy Hour Unknown 1950-09-10
Series The Arthur Murray Party Unknown 1950-07-20
Movie Dancing in the Dark Unknown 1949
Movie You're My Everything Unknown 1949-08-01
Movie All-Star Thanksgiving Show Unknown 1949
Movie The Actor's Society Benefit Gala Unknown 1949
Movie Oh, You Beautiful Doll Unknown 1949
Movie When My Baby Smiles at Me Unknown 1948
Series The Ed Sullivan Show Unknown 1948-06-20
Movie Screen Snapshots 9860: Hollywood Friars Honor George Jessel Himself - Honoree 1948-07-08
Movie Nightmare Alley Unknown 1947
Movie I Wonder Who's Kissing Her Now Unknown 1947-08-01
Movie The Dolly Sisters Unknown 1945
Movie Four Jills in a Jeep Unknown 1944
Movie Show Business Unknown 1944
Movie Stage Door Canteen Unknown 1943
Movie Vivacious Lady Unknown 1938
Movie For Auld Lang Syne Unknown 1938
Movie The Life of the Party Unknown 1937
Series Screen Snapshots Series 16, No. 8 Unknown 1937
Movie Broadway Highlights No. 2 Himself 1935-06-28
Movie Professional Soldier Unknown 1935
Movie Private Jones Unknown 1933
Movie George Jessel and His Russian Art Choir Unknown 1931
Movie It Might Be Worse Unknown 1931
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