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George Jessel

George Jessel

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Also Known As: Died: May 23, 1981
Born: April 3, 1898 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: New York City, New York, USA Profession: Cast ... actor songwriter producer singer
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George Jessel worked on a variety of projects during his entertainment career. Jessel's career in acting began with his roles in various films like "Ginsberg the Great" (1927), "Happy Days" (1930) and the Cheryl Walker musical "Stage Door Canteen" (1943). He also appeared in "Four Jills in a Jeep" (1944). Jessel continued to focus on film through the forties, producing movies like "Nightmare Alley" (1947), the adaptation "When My Baby Smiles at Me" (1948) with Betty Grable and the June Haver biopic "Oh, You Beautiful Doll!" (1949). In the fifties, Jessel lent his talents to projects like "Bloodhounds of Broadway" (1952), "Tonight We Sing" with David Wayne (1953) and "Yesterday and Today" (1953). His credits also expanded to "Beau James" (1957) and "Juke Box Rhythm" with Jo Morrow (1959). Jessel last acted in the historical romance "Reds" (1981) with Warren Beatty. Jessel was married to Norma Talmadge. Jessel passed away in May 1981 at the age of 83.

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