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Jackie Gleason

Date of Death: June 24, 1987 (71)

Birth Place: Brooklyn, NY, USA

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Jackie Gleason STAGE CREDITS

Original Broadway Production, 1959
Sid Davis

Original Broadway Production, 1949
Inspector Mahoney

"Vacation in the Store" Performer

"Fifth Avenue" Ensemble



The Fugitive

Original Broadway Production, 1948
Lieut. Sullivan [Replacement]

Original Broadway Production, 1944
Goofy Gale


Original Broadway Production, 1940
Dr. Christian

The Cop


"The Cabby's Serenade" Singer

"The Old Park Bench" Singer

"Toscanini, Stokowski and Me" Assistant

Art Lover

A Salesman

The Valet

Jackie Gleason Movies

[1942]Orchestra Wives Ben Beck

[1942]Tramp, Tramp, Tramp! Hank

[1950]The Desert Hawk Aladdin

[1961]The Hustler Minnesota Fats

[1962]Gigot Gigot

[1962]Requiem for a Heavyweight Maish Rennick

[1963]Papa's Delicate Condition Jack Griffith

[1963]Soldier in the Rain MSgt. Maxwell Slaughter

[1968]Skidoo Tony Banks

[1969]Don't Drink the Water Walter Hollander

[1969]How to Commit Marriage Oliver Poe

[1970]How Do I Love Thee? Stanley Waltz

[1977]Mr. Billion John Cutler

[1977]Smokey and the Bandit Sheriff Buford T. Justice of Portague County

[1980]Smokey and the Bandit II Sheriff Buford T. Justice, Gaylord Justice, Reginald Van Justice

[1982]The Toy U.S. Bates

[1983]The Sting II Fargo Gondorff

[1983]Smokey and the Bandit Part 3 Buford T. Justice

[1986]Nothing in Common Max Bner

Jackie Gleason Awards and Nominations

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Bob Papke Appointed ASM Global's First Vice President Of Industry Relations and Client Development

ASM Global, the world's leading producer of live-event experiences, venue management and event strategy, has appointed Bob Papke as the company's first vice president of industry relations and client development.

Mitski Announces 2024 UK/Ireland & European Tour Dates For 'The Land Is Inhospitable and So Are We' Album

In September, Mitski released her new album, The Land Is Inhospitable And So Are We via Dead Oceans to an overwhelming wealth of praise. Since its release, Mitski has been presenting all-acoustic performances of the record in intimate venues in select cities in North America, the UK and Europe. Mitski now readies herself for a full tour for 2024.

Pantochino Productions Presents AND AWAY WE GO Next Month

Award-winning Pantochino Productions, a professional not-for-profit theatre company in Milford will debut it’s new musical, “And Away We Go” April 21 through May 7 at the MAC, Milford Arts Council on Railroad Avenue in Downtown Milford.

Cast Announced For Peninsula Players Theatre's Play Reading CHANGING CHANNELS

Peninsula Players Theatre  has announced the cast for its second play reading of The Play's the Thing, a winter play reading series presented to Door County audiences.  

Film Producer Edie Landau Dies at 95

BroadwayWorld is saddened to report that Edie Landau, film producer, and mother of Broadway's Tina Landau, has died at 95 years old.

Photos: Erich Bergen Rings in the New Year at the Wick Theatre

Back in 60s, Jackie Gleason filled a railroad car with pals for a trip from NYC to Miami for his TV show.  In the 1920’s Henry Flagler organized a similar journey with a “party train” of friends..destination Palm Beach.  

Pantochino Announces 2022-23 Season In Milford

Pantochino Productions Inc., Milford’s award-winning, professional not-for-profit theatre for family audiences has announced its 2022-23 season including cult classics, family favorites and an exciting new musical comedy. Co-producers Bert Bernardi and Jimmy Johansmeyer founded and have led the company since 2010 with performances at the MAC, Milford Arts Council. The new season is generously sponsored by the City of Milford and the Devon Rotary.

Carolines On Broadway Celebrates Fathers Day With The Father And Sons Comedy Tour On June 19

Carolines on Broadway, New York City's premier comedy nightclub, is celebrating Fathers Day in hilarious fashion with the Father and Sons Comedy Tour, a family-friendly live stand-up show starring the Kelly family, father Gerald and his sons Hunter, Isiah and Joshua, on Sunday, June 19 at 6:00 p.m., 1626 Broadway (at 49th Street).

BWW Interview: Chatting with Daniel Franzese on musical theatre and his new play 'Italian Mom Loves You!'

Best known for his roles in Larry Clark's 'Bully', and as Damian in Tina Fey's 'Mean Girls'. Danny is the creator of several live comedy shows including rock opera 'Jersey Shoresical: A Frickin' Rock Opera!', and his one-man stand-up performances 'I've Never Really Made the Kind of Money to Become a Mess' and 'Yass! You're Amazing!'

Jackie Gleason Television Treasures: 70th Anniversary Collection to be Released

This special 70th anniversary commemoration of The Jackie Gleason Show brings together all of the legend’s favorite characters in hours of rare material spanning the 1950s and 1960s when Gleason was a top ten hit on Saturday nights for millions of viewers.

Ogi Unveils New Single 'Envy'

After introducing her debut single “I Got It,” rising singer-songwriter Ogi has announced her latest offering, “Envy,” available now at all DSPs and streaming services. The track is accompanied by an official live performance video shot on location at Seattle, WA’s inspirational Chihuly Garden and Glass. Plus, check out upcoming tour dates!

Khruangbin Adds Brooklyn, Vegas, & More Shows to 2022's Space Walk Tour

Khruangbin, with Laura Lee on bass, Mark Speer on guitar and Donald Johnson on drums, announce new dates for the Space Walk Tour 2022, which sees the trio traverse coasts with performances in Brooklyn, a hometown show in Houston, Las Vegas, and more, featuring support from Toro y Moi, Men I Trust, Vieux Farka Touré, Genesis Owusu and Pachyman. 

Bright Eyes Release 'St Ides Heaven'

The Elliot Smith cover is taken from Letting Off The Happiness: A Companion - part of their forthcoming Companion series releases, the first three of which are to be released. The tour will be a continuation of shows performing songs from their most recent album, Down in the Weeds, Where the World Once Was, as well as selections from their catalog.

Måneskin Announce First North American Concert Tour

Måneskin has announced details for their first world tour, which will consist of 48 dates spanning across North America and Europe. The LOUD KIDS tour dates have expanded to include the band’s very first headline tour of North America, as well as upgrades and additions to their rescheduled European indoor shows due to popular demand.

Ogi to Join Snoh Aalegra on 'Ugh, These Temporary Highs Tour'

The upcoming dates follow last month’s release of Ogi’s acclaimed debut single, “I Got It,” which was featured on Zane Lowe’s Apple Music World First Show. Produced by GRAMMY® Award-winner No I.D. (Jay-Z, Rihanna, Kanye West), the track is accompanied by an official music video.

BWW Review: CHANGING CHANNELS at The Fulton Theatre

Changing Channels, by John Reeger, is a story of 1950's television, the Red Scare, and the costs of standing your ground. Peter Bisgaier and Kate Fahrer star as Eddie Gilroy and Maggie Carlin, stars of 'For Pete's Sake' (the play's equivalent of The Honeymooners). When their show gets transferred to the CBS network, everyone involved is destined for fame and fortune, with one small hitch. Maggie is accused (inaccurately) of being a Communist sympathizer during the height of McCarthyism.

Bright Eyes Announce Catalog 'Companion' Series

First to receive the Companion treatment on May 27th are Bright Eyes’ first three albums - A Collection of Songs Written and Recorded 1995-1997, Letting Off The Happiness (initially released in 1998) and the now iconic 2000 LP Fevers and Mirrors. Watch the trailer for the companion series now! Plus, check out Bright Eyes' upcoming tour dates!

Female-Led THE HONEYMOONERS Reboot in the Works at CBS

A female-led reboot of The Honeymooners is in the works at CBS. Black-ish writer Lindsey Shockley is currently attached to pen the series, with Damon Wayans Jr. executive producing. The original The Honeymooners series ran from 1955-1956 on CBS. It was created by its star, Jackie Gleason, featuring Audrey Meadows, Art Carney, and Joyce Randolph.

Hartford Stage To Open 2021-2022 Season With Eugene O'Neill's AH, WILDERNESS!

Hartford Stage, raises the curtain on its 2021-2022 season with Pulitzer and Nobel Prize-winning playwright Eugene O'Neill's only full-length comedy, Ah, Wilderness!

Listen: LITTLE KNOWN FACTS with Ilana Levine & Bill Irwin

Today's episode features stage and screen star Bill Irwin. 'I grew up in the 1950s with Jackie Gleeson, Art Carney, Buster Keaton and Charlie Chaplin as my heroes, which of course I only new through this fairly new medium... I came into being right at the cusp of this technology that we live in,' Irwin explained. 


Jackie Gleason has appeared on Broadway in 6 shows.

Jackie Gleason has not appeared in the West End

Jackie Gleason has been nominated for the Tony Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical for his role in "Take Me Along".

Jackie Gleason has won the Tony Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical for his performance in "Take Me Along."

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