Jack Albertson

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Born

6/16/1907 , Malden, Massachusetts, USA

Died

11/25/1981

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Biography:

Jack Albertson is an actor who was born on June 16, 1907, in Malden, Massachusetts. He passed away on November 25, 1981, in Hollywood Hills outside of Los Angeles, California. Jack was a veteran of song-and-dance, Broadway and vaudeville. His most noted role was as "The Man" in the television series "Chico and the Man." In 1976, Jack became the eighth performer to win the "Triple Crown" of acting -- an Oscar for Best Supporting Actor, a Tony for Best Supporting Actor and an Emmy for Best Actor - Comedy Series. Jack is known for his roles in the 1971 film "Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory," the 1972 film "The Poseidon Adventure" and his voice work in the 1981 animated film "The Fox and the Hound." In 1977, Jack was awarded a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. He received nominations from the TV Land Awards in 2004 for Quintessential Non-Traditional Family and the Emmy Awards in 1975, 1977 and 1982. He won two Emmy Awards and an Oscar.



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