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|Also Known As:||Jay J Adler||Died:||September 24, 1978|
|Born:||August 4, 1896||Cause of Death:|
|Birth Place:||New York, USA||Profession:||Cast ... actor|
Jay Adler worked in a variety of genres and built up a diverse and reputable career. Adler kickstarted his acting career in various films such as "No Time to Marry" (1938), the adventure "Penrod and His Twin Brother" (1938) with Billy Mauch and "Cry Danger" (1951). He also appeared in "Dreamboat" (1952) with Clifton Webb, the comedy "My Six Convicts" (1952) with Millard Mitchell and the Kirk Douglas dramatic adaptation "The Juggler" (1953). He continued to act in productions like the Cornel Wilde crime picture "The Big Combo" (1955), "Love Me or Leave Me" (1955) and the Jane Wyman dramatic adaptation "Lucy Gallant" (1955). He also appeared in the crime adaptation "Illegal" (1955) with Edward G Robinson. In the latter half of his career, he tackled roles in the Burt Lancaster drama "Sweet Smell of Success" (1957), the dramatic adaptation "The Brothers Karamazov" (1958) with Yul Brynner and "The Story on Page One" (1960) with Rita Hayworth. He also appeared in the Polly Bergen crime feature "Belle Sommers" (1962) and the Barbara Luna drama "Dime With a Halo" (1963). Adler last acted in "Grave of the Vampire" (1974). Jay Adler passed away in September 1978 at the age of 82.
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