Gleason


2h 2002

Brief Synopsis

Based on the life of the late comedian Jackie Gleason during the years before and after "The Honeymooners," comparing his life to that of his character Ralph Kramden.

Film Details

Also Known As
Great One, The
Release Date
2002
Production Company
CBS Entertainment; Muse Entertainment Enterprises; Post Group, The; Sonar Entertainment
Location
Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Technical Specs

Duration
2h

Synopsis

Based on the life of the late comedian Jackie Gleason during the years before and after "The Honeymooners," comparing his life to that of his character Ralph Kramden.

Cast

Brad Garrett

Jackie Gleason

Terry Farrell

Marilyn Taylor

Kristen Dalton

Audrey Meadows

Michael Chieffo

Art Carney

Gretchen Egolf

Genevieve Halford

Saul Rubinek

Bullets Durgom

Jack Daniel Wells

Jack Warner

Mark Camacho

Sammy Birch

Jason Blicker

Sol Friedman

Vlasta Vrana

Toots Shor

Shawn Lawrence

Bill Paley

Kevin Dunn

Jack Philbin

Paula Jean Hixson

Mae Gleason

Jack Langedijk

Herb Gleason

Jake Brockman

Young Jackie

Lisa Bronwyn Moore

Perl Kelton

Amy Sloan

Geraldine Hallord

Richard Jutras

Movie Director

Tim Post

Police Officer

Michelle Johnston

June Taylor

Joe Cobden

Coleman Jacoby

Robert Higden

Arnie Rosen

Shawn Baichoo

Leonard Stern

Lawrence Anthony Smythe

Vaudeville Performer

Johanna Nutter

Joyce Randolph

Claudia Besso

Cbs Costumer (Female)

Steve Adams

Director/Salenstein

Jane Gilchrist

Matronly Mother

Ross Wilson

Theater Director

Tony Calabretta

Club Miami Bartender

Vincent Leclerc

Police Officer In Dream

Pauline Little

Motel Manager In Dream

Jayne Heitmeyer

Call Girl

Dino Valiotis

Assistant Director

Joel Mcnichol

Cavalcade Of The Stars Stage Manager

Richard Dumont

Cavalcade Of The Stars Announcer

Kim Feeney

Dale At Toot'S

Howard Bilerman

Waiter

Terence Bowman

Limo Driver

Matt Holland

Movie Ad

Pierre Lenoir

Cbs Announcer

Barry Julien

Cbs Stage Manager

Arthur Holden

Maitre D'

Jean-marie Boiteau

Ventriloquist

Brian Wrench

Cbs Executive

Al Vandecruys

Halsey Emcee

Nadia David

Buxom Blond

Robert Burns

Reporter #1

David Schaap

Reporter #2

Sam Stone

Director/Dumont

Kevin Woodhouse

Assistant Director

Michael Scherer

Gleason Stunt Double

Diana Diaz

June Taylor/Cavalcade Dancer

Katherine Kriitmaa

June Taylor/Cavalcade Dancer

Kristine Diotte

June Taylor Dancer

Caroline Gervais

June Taylor Dancer

Nancy Loof

June Taylor Dancer

Vanessa Larocque

June Taylor Dancer

Mabel Palomino

June Taylor Dancer

Maud Saint-germain

June Taylor Dancer

Sam Stone

Crew

Francois Archambault

Camera Operator

Lisa Arnsby

Wardrobe

Robert Auclair

Key Grip

Bela Bajaria

Network Executive

Eve Battaglia

Location Casting

Kim Beauchemin

Production Secretary

Charles Beetz

Gaffer

Chris Boardman

Music

Judy Cairo

Producer

Greg Cannom

Makeup Effects

Stu Cantor

Music Supervisor

Marianne Carter

Costume Designer

Dominique Chartrand

Sound Mixer

Michel Chauvin

Production Manager

Monica Corton

Music Coordinator

Michael J Curran

Assistant

Suzanne De Carufel

Location Manager

Liz Dean

Casting Associate (La)

Bertrand Dupuis

Key Grip

Ida Durand

Production Coordinator

Seth Flaum

Editor

Farisa Francis

Assistant

Emmanuel Frechette

Art Director

Claire Garneau

Costume Coordinator

Catherine Gelinas

Key Costumer

Tina Gerussi

Location Casting

Paul Gravel

Camera Assistant

Justin C Green

Assistant Editor

Michelle Johnston

Choreographer

Brian Jonason

Assistant

Andrea Kenyon

Location Casting

Monica Khudan

Production Coordinator

Philip Kleinbart

Supervising Producer

Josee Lachance

Assistant Director

Caroline Landry

Extras Agent/Coordinator

Raynald Langelier

Set Designer

Pierre Lapointe

Unit Manager

Barbara Lieberman

Executive Producer

Mark Linden

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

Liam Lockhart

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

Christine Luethje

Music Editor

Roman Martyn

Location Manager

Peter Mathys

Gaffer

Myra Model

Development Executive

Sylvie Normandin

Assistant

Panos Partheniou

Production Accountant

Tara Paul

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

Jennifer Phillips

Post-Production Supervisor

Nathalie Picard

Script Supervisor

Rick Podell

Writer

Rick Podell

Co-Producer

Michael Preminger

Writer

Michael Preminger

Co-Producer

Jackie Rahal

Hairdresser

Cecile Rigault

Makeup Artist

Neil Roach

Director Of Photography

Stacey Rosen

Casting Director

Leslie Roycroft

Extras Agent/Coordinator

Carrie Smith

Assistant

Lily Takanashi

Assistant

Jean-baptiste Tard

Production Designer

Nancy Tellem

Network Executive (President, Cbs Entertainment)

Lucie Tremblay

Set Designer

Jose Uria

Transportation Coordinator

Keith Vanderlaan

Makeup Effects

Randi Wells

Location Casting

Michael Williams

Assistant Director

Wesley Wofford

Prosthetic Makeup

Rayne Zukerman

Assistant

Film Details

Also Known As
Great One, The
Release Date
2002
Production Company
CBS Entertainment; Muse Entertainment Enterprises; Post Group, The; Sonar Entertainment
Location
Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Technical Specs

Duration
2h

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Nominated for the 2003 Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie (Brad Garrett) by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences.

Aired in United States January 3, 2006

Aired in United States October 13, 2002

Status Notes: Recasting, Mark Addy dropped out as the role of Jackie Gleason due to scheduling conflicts. Brad Garrett set to replace Addy as Gleason, 4/30/02

Status Update: Preproduction, Greenlighted, 4/18/02