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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 was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Early on in his acting career, Adler landed roles in various films, including "No Time to Marry" (1938), the Billy Mauch adventure "Penrod and His Twin Brother" (1938) and the Dick Powell crime picture "Cry Danger" (1951). He also appeared in the comedy "Dreamboat" (1952) with Clifton Webb, "My Six Convicts" (1952) with Millard Mitchell and the dramatic adaptation "The Juggler" (1953) with Kirk Douglas. His film career continued throughout the fifties in productions like "The Big Combo" (1955) with Cornel Wilde, the biographical drama "Love Me or Leave Me" (1955) with Doris Day and the Jane Wyman dramatic adaptation "Lucy Gallant" (1955). He also appeared in "Illegal" (1955) with Edward G Robinson. Nearing the end of his career, he continued to act in the drama "Sweet Smell of Success" (1957) with Burt Lancaster, the Yul Brynner dramatic adaptation "The Brothers Karamazov" (1958) and the drama "The Story on Page One" (1960) with Rita Hayworth. He also appeared in the crime flick "Belle Sommers" (1962) with Polly Bergen and "Dime With a Halo" (1963). Adler last acted in the horror film "Grave of the Vampire" (1974) with Michael Pataki. Adler passed away in September 1978 at the age of 82.
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