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Jackie Gleason
  • Name: Jackie Gleason
  • Born: 02/26/1916
  • Died: 06/24/1987 (71 years old)
  • Occupation: Comedian, actor, musician, writer, composer, conductor

John Herbert Gleason (February 26, 1916?June 24, 1987) was an American comedian, actor, writer, composer and conductor. Developing a style and characters from growing up in Brooklyn, New York, he was known for his brash visual and verbal comedy, exemplified by his city bus driver Ralph Kramden character in the television series The Honeymooners. He also developed The Jackie Gleason Show, which maintained high ratings from the mid-1950s through 1970. After originating in New York City, filming moved to Miami Beach, Florida in 1964 after Gleason took up permanent residence there.

Birth Name: John Herbert Gleason

Alias: John Herbert Gleason

Birth Place: Brooklyn, New York City

Death Place: Lauderhill, Florida, U.S.

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