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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


George Jessel worked in a variety of genres and built up a diverse and reputable career. Jessel kickstarted his acting career in various films such as "Ginsberg the Great" (1927), "Happy Days" (1930) and "Stage Door Canteen" (1943). He also appeared in "Four Jills in a Jeep" (1944) with Kay Francis. Jessel continued to focus on film through the forties, producing movies like the drama "Nightmare Alley" (1947) with Tyrone Power, the Betty Grable adaptation "When My Baby Smiles at Me" (1948) and the June Haver biopic "Oh, You Beautiful Doll!" (1949). Jessel had a number of different projects under his belt in the fifties, including "Bloodhounds of Broadway" (1952), "Tonight We Sing" (1953) starring David Wayne, "Yesterday and Today" (1953), "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. George Jessel passed away in May 1981 at the age of 83.

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