MeTV Network | 18 fascinating facts about Jackie Gleason on his centennial
Jackie Gleason (Robert Keith Richey Jr.) Born Feb. 26, 1916 Died June 24, 1987 at age 71. Gleason delivered a critically acclaimed performance in the Tom Hanks comedy-drama Nothing in Common (1986). The film proved to be Gleason's final film role, since he was suffering from colon cancer, liver cancer, and thrombosed hemorrhoids during production.
Jackie Gleason Show, Jackie Gleason, 1952-1957
Besides The Honeymooners, there was The Jackie Gleason Show 1952 - 1957
Paul Newman and Jackie Gleason
Jackie Gleason (1916-1987) - American comedian, actor, and musician. Photo by Brian Hamill
Jackie Gleason. Wasn't called "The Great One" for nothing. He was an incredible dramatic actor (rent nothing in common- the dvd.) as well as comedian.
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The Jackie Gleason Show Dad would play with us on Saturday evening, when the Jackie Gleason Show came on everything stopped and we watched.