Jack Albertson

Actor
IVA Star Rating : 72
Jack Albertson was an American actor, comedian, dancer, and singer who also performed in vaudeville. Albertson is known for his role as John Cleary in The Subject Was Roses (1968), for which he received an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor; Grandpa Joe in Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (1971); Manny Rosen in The Poseidon Adventure (1972);... read more

Jack Albertson was an American actor, comedian, dancer, and singer who also performed in vaudeville. Albertson is known for his role as John Cleary in The Subject Was Roses (1968), for which he received an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor; Grandpa Joe in Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (1971); Manny Rosen in The Poseidon Adventure (1972); and Ed Brown in the television sitcom Chico and the Man (1974–78). For his contributions to the television industry, Albertson was honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 1977 at 6253 Hollywood Boulevard.

Birth Name

Harold Albertson

Born

Sunday, 16 June 1907

Died

Wednesday, 25 November 1981

Actor Filmography

The Comedy Store Ed Brown, Self 2020
After They Were Famous (archive footage) 1999
My Body, My Child Poppa MacMahon 1982
The Fox and the Hound Amos Slade 1981
Dead & Buried William G. Dobbs 1981
Grandpa Goes to Washington Sen. Joe Kelley 1978
America 2-Night 1978
3 Girls 3 Himself 1977
Charlie's Angels Edward Jordan 1976
The Sonny and Cher Show Himself / Various Characters 1976
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Actor Filmography

The Comedy Store Ed Brown, Self 2020
After They Were Famous (archive footage) 1999
My Body, My Child Poppa MacMahon 1982
The Fox and the Hound Amos Slade 1981
Dead & Buried William G. Dobbs 1981
Grandpa Goes to Washington Sen. Joe Kelley 1978
America 2-Night 1978
3 Girls 3 Himself 1977
Charlie's Angels Edward Jordan 1976
The Sonny and Cher Show Himself / Various Characters 1976
Andy Himself 1976
Donny and Marie Himself 1975
Mitzi and a Hundred Guys Himself 1975
Cher Himself 1975
The Smothers Brothers Show Himself 1975
Dinah! Himself 1974
Chico and the Man Ed Brown 1974
The Mac Davis Show Himself 1974
Tony Orlando and Dawn Himself 1974
Tattletales Himself 1974
Match Game 73 Himself - Panelist 1973
The Poseidon Adventure Manny Rosen 1972
The Streets of San Francisco Tim Murphy 1972
The New Temperatures Rising Show Sen. Farnstock, Senator Farmstick 1972
Pickup on 101 Jedediah Bradley 1972
Congratulations, It's a Boy! Al Gaines 1971
The Man and the City Lieutenant 1971
Police Surgeon Dr. Andrew Sellers, Dr. Sellers 1971
The Late Liz Gordon Rogers 1971
Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory Grandpa Joe 1971
Montserrat Salas Ina 1971
Sarge Henry 1971
Alias Smith and Jones Judge Handley 1971
Night Gallery O. Bullivant (segment "Dead Weight") 1970
Rabbit, Run Marty Tothero 1970
Arnie Charlie Robinson 1970
The Real Tom Kennedy Show Himself 1970
Paris 7000 George Westerly 1970
Nanny and the Professor Edwin Higgenbotham Botkin 1970
The Monk Tinker 1969
The Immortal Dr. Walter Koster 1969
Love, American Style Archie 1969
It's Your Bet Himself 1969
Bracken's World Mort Jason 1969
The Bold Ones: The New Doctors Ira Goldberg 1969
Justine Cohen 1969
The David Frost Show Himself 1969
Allen Ludden's Gallery Himself 1969
Marcus Welby, M.D. Mr. Chambers 1969
Changes Kent's father / Interviewer 1969
It Takes Two Himself (as Jack & Wallace) 1968
The Subject Was Roses John Cleary 1968
Here Come the Brides Merlin 1968
Land of the Giants Inidu, Prof. Kirmus 1968
The Name of the Game Augustus Kramer 1968
The Dick Cavett Show Himself 1968
How to Save a Marriage and Ruin Your Life Mr. Slotkin 1968
Ironside Money Howard, Sgt. Dave Spangler 1967
The Flim-Flam Man Mr. Packard 1967
The Joey Bishop Show Himself 1967
CBS Playhouse Joe Singer 1967
Pistols 'n' Petticoats Timothy O'Brian 1966
Run Buddy Run Norman 'Lefty' Klute 1966
Hey, Landlord Uncle Dwight Loomis 1966
It's About Time Rick Stewart 1966
The Trials of O'Brien Leo Beckett 1965
The Big Valley Judge Ben Moore 1965
Run for Your Life Harry Krissel, Joe Murray 1965
The Hollywood Squares (Daytime) Himself - Panelist 1965
How To Murder Your Wife Dr. Bentley 1965
Roustabout Lou 1964
ABC's Nightlife Himself 1964
Daniel Boone Sweet 1964
The Patsy Theatergoer with Helen 1964
A Tiger Walks Sam Grant 1964
Kissin' Cousins Captain Robert Salbo 1964
Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre Granville Prescott 1963
Glynis Al 1963
Grindl Jason Elmquist 1963
The Lieutenant George O'Leery 1963
You Don't Say Himself 1963
Son of Flubber Mr. Barley 1963
Days Of Wine And Roses Trayner 1962
Who's Got the Action? Officer Hodges 1962
Period of Adjustment Desk Sergeant 1962
The Lucy Show Herbert 1962
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson Himself - Guest 1962
The Doctors and the Nurses Mr. Tazinski 1962
Ensign O'Toole Lieutenant Commander Virgil Stoner, Lt. Cdr. Virgil Stoner, Lt. Commander Virgil Stoner 1962
The Virginian Billy 'Moose' Valentine, Nathaniel E. 'Doc' Watson 1962
Saints and Sinners Dr. Felixson 1962
Convicts 4 Teach 1962
Room for One More Walter Burton 1962
Lover Come Back Fred 1961
The Mike Douglas Show Himself - Actor 1961
The George Raft Story Milton 1961
Margie Cavanaugh 1961
The Dick Van Dyke Show Mr. Eisenbauer 1961
Bus Stop Lawson 1961
Dr. Kildare Cary Fain 1961
The Dick Powell Theatre Wilcox 1961
87th Precinct Edward Schlesser, Maxie Carroll 1961
The Joey Bishop Show Blinky Wilson, Mr. Kendall 1961
The Defenders Roger Bailey Sr. 1961
Westinghouse Playhouse Clyde 1961
Mister Ed Paul Fenton 1961
Peter Loves Mary Mel Alexander 1960
Klondike Eskimo Eddie 1960
The Law and Mr. Jones Karl Hansen 1960
Angel 1960
The Andy Griffith Show Bradford J. Taylor 1960
Insight The Stranger 1960
Michael Shayne Ed Wagner 1960
The Tom Ewell Show Al Gallagher 1960
Pete and Gladys Coles, Mr. Murphy, Simpson 1960
The Tab Hunter Show Coach, Dr. Hocker, Harry, P.T. Bailey 1960
Happy Ed Langley 1960
The Slowest Gun in the West Col. Carl Dexter 1960
Startime Cob, Harry 1959
Five Fingers France Hotel Clerk 1959
The Twilight Zone Jerry Harlowe, The Genie 1959
The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis Zabinski, Mr. Quimby, Police Sergeant, Newspaper Reporter, Police Chief 1959
Hennesey Sam 1959
Riverboat Sampson J. Binton 1959
Bonanza Enos Blessing, Jonathan May 1959
Tightrope Larry 1959
The Shaggy Dog Reporter (uncredited) 1959
Never Steal Anything Small Sleep-Out Charlie Barnes 1959
The George Burns Show Tony London 1958
The Ann Sothern Show Mr. Dooley 1958
Lawman Doc Peters 1958
Yancy Derringer Blind Bill 1958
Frontier Doctor J.B. Drummond 1956
The Donna Reed Show Jack Richards, Jack 1958
Teacher's Pet Guide 1958
Shirley Temple's Storybook Tintac Ping Foo 1958
Don't Go Near the Water Rep. George Jansen 1957
The Frank Sinatra Show Mr. Price 1957
Man Of A Thousand Faces Dr. J. Wilson Shields 1957
Goodyear Theatre Pop Kimberly 1957
Suspicion Reporter 1957
The Thin Man Lt. Harry Evans, Lt. Evans, Lt. Harry Edwards, Lt. Jack Evans, Lt.. Harry Evans, Police Lt. Harry Evans 1957
Wagon Train Jebedaih Giddings 1957
Bachelor Father Charlie Sharpe, Salesman 1957
Have Gun - Will Travel Bookie, Jason Coldwell, Mayor Whiteside 1957
Richard Diamond, Private Detective Fallace 1957
Monkey on My Back Sam Pian 1957
The Unguarded Moment Prof 1956
You Can't Run Away from It Third Proprietor 1956
Wire Service Hairdresser / Gang Boss 1956
Playhouse 90 Al St. George, Herbert Sands 1956
The Gale Storm Show: Oh! Susanna Freddy Morell 1956
The Sheriff of Cochise Greenbriar Merritt, Greenbriar 1956
Hey, Jeannie! Immigration man 1956
The Harder They Fall Pop 1956
The Eddy Duchin Story Piano Tuner 1956
Over-Exposed Les Bauer (uncredited) 1956
State Trooper Dr. C.R. Wenner 1956
The NBC Comedy Hour Himself - Comic Actor 1956
Matinee Theatre Dogberry 1955
Crusader Ernie Duchek 1955
The People's Choice Luther Jenkins 1955
The 20th Century-Fox Hour Rod Mathews 1955
The Phil Silvers Show Capt. Jenkins, Captain, Master Sergeant, MSgt. Steve Karpowicz 1955
Gunsmoke Danny Wilson, Lucius Prince, Moses Darby / Joshua Finch 1955
The Johnny Carson Show Himself 1955
Bring Your Smile Along Mr. Jenson 1955
Damon Runyon Theater No Dice O'Toole 1955
The Magical World of Disney Sam Grant, Himself, Mr. Barley, Reporter 1954
Climax! 1954
December Bride Dad, Mr. Croft 1954
The Lineup Earl Statz, Roger 1954
Studio 57 1954
Top Banana Vic Davis 1954
Inner Sanctum Mike 1954
Colonel Humphrey Flack Huber 1953
The Danny Thomas Show Freddy, Sam Jacobs 1953
General Electric Theater Herb, Mr. Wolnick 1953
The Life of Riley Rags 1953
The Bob Hope Show Himself - Guest 1950
Our Miss Brooks Harry 1952
Death Valley Days Pearlman 1952
The Jackie Gleason Show Himself - Tipsy Man 1952
I Love Lucy Helicopter Dispatcher 1951
Schlitz Playhouse 1951
The Red Skelton Hour Banker, Chief - Thug, J.B. Throckmorton, Real Estate Agent, Fabian's Manager 1951
The Kate Smith Evening Hour Himself 1951
The Jack Benny Program Reporter, Director, Steve Bradley, The Baggage Gandler, Baggage Man 1950
The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show The Travel Clerk, Eddie 'Bozo Schultz' Wilson 1950
All Star Revue Guest Actor 1950
The Colgate Comedy Hour Himself, Guest Actor, Himself - Actor 1950
Starlight Theatre George 1950
Robert Montgomery Presents 1950
The Clock 1949
The Ford Theatre Hour 1948
The Ed Sullivan Show Himself 1948
The Milton Berle Show Himself - Actor 1948
Miracle On 34th Street Post Office Mail Sorter Next to Lou 1947
Hour Glass Himself - Actor / Dancer 1946
Strike Up The Band Barker (uncredited) 1940
Next Time I Marry Reporter (unconfirmed) 1938
1982 Emmy Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or a Special Nominated
1977 Emmy Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series Nominated
1976 Emmy Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series Won
1975 Emmy Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series Nominated
1975 Emmy Outstanding Continuing or Single Performance by a Supporting Actor in Variety or Music Won
1969 Oscar Best Actor in a Supporting Role Won
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