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Also Known As: Died: May 9, 2004
Born: December 26, 1927 Cause of Death: died of lung cancer
Birth Place: New York City, New York, USA Profession:

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Alan King was an accomplished actor who appeared in a variety of films throughout his Hollywood career. King began his acting career appearing in various films, such as "Hit the Deck" (1955) with Jane Powell, the Jane Wyman drama "Miracle in the Rain" (1956) and the Tab Hunter comedy "The Girl He Left Behind" (1956). He also appeared in the biopic "The Helen Morgan Story" (1957) with Ann Blyth, the Alfred Lynch comedy adaptation "On the Fiddle" (1961) and "Bye Bye Braverman" (1968). His film career continued throughout the eighties in productions like the Drew Barrymore suspenseful adaptation "Stephen King's Cat's Eye" (1985), "You Talkin' to Me?" (1987) and "Memories of Me" (1988). He also lent his voice to "Pinocchio's Christmas" (1988). Film continued to be his passion as he played roles in the Jackie Chan blockbuster action film "Rush Hour 2" (2001), "Sunshine State" (2002) with Edie Falco and "Christmas with the Kranks" (2004) with Tim Allen. King's distinctive voice can be heard on "Baseball" (PBS, 1994-95). King last acted in "Mind the Gap" (2004). King was married to Jeanette Sprung. King passed away in May 2004 at the age of 77.

Alan King was an accomplished actor who appeared in a variety of films throughout his Hollywood career. King began his acting career appearing in various films, such as "Hit the Deck" (1955) with Jane Powell, the Jane Wyman drama "Miracle in the Rain" (1956) and the Tab Hunter comedy "The Girl He Left Behind" (1956). He also appeared in the biopic "The Helen Morgan Story" (1957) with Ann Blyth, the Alfred Lynch comedy adaptation "On the Fiddle" (1961) and "Bye Bye Braverman" (1968). His film career continued throughout the eighties in productions like the Drew Barrymore suspenseful adaptation "Stephen King's Cat's Eye" (1985), "You Talkin' to Me?" (1987) and "Memories of Me" (1988). He also lent his voice to "Pinocchio's Christmas" (1988). Film continued to be his passion as he played roles in the Jackie Chan blockbuster action film "Rush Hour 2" (2001), "Sunshine State" (2002) with Edie Falco and "Christmas with the Kranks" (2004) with Tim Allen. King's distinctive voice can be heard on "Baseball" (PBS, 1994-95). King last acted in "Mind the Gap" (2004). King was married to Jeanette Sprung. King passed away in May 2004 at the age of 77.

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CAST: (feature film)

1.
 Mind the Gap (2004) Herb Schweitzer
2.
 Sunshine State (2002) Murray Silver
3.
 Rush Hour 2 (2001) Steven Reign
4.
 Infiltrator, The (1995) Hier
5.
 Casino (1995) Andy Stone
6.
 Night And The City (1992) "Boom-Boom" Grossman
7.
 Bonfire Of The Vanities, The (1990) Arthur Ruskin
8.
 Enemies, A Love Story (1989) Rabbi Lembeck
9.
 Funny (1989) Comedian
10.
 Pinocchio's Christmas (1988) Voice
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wife:
Jeanette Sprung. Married in 1947.
wife:
Jeanette Sprung. Survived him.

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