- 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.
Jackie Gleason quotes :
The second day of a diet is always easier than the first. By the second day you're off it.Jackie Gleason
Our dreams are firsthand creations, rather than residues of waking life. We have the capacity for infinite creativity at least while dreaming, we partake of the power of the Spirit, the infinite Godhead that creates the cosmos.Jackie Gleason