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JACKIE GLEASON


JACKIE GLEASON
 
Jackie Gleason on the right with friend. Author unknown.


SUMMARY
 
Full Name: Herbert John Gleason
 
 
Description: Actor, Band Leader, USA
Known For: "The Honeymooners" in the late fifties.
 
Music Styles: Jazz
 
Location: United States of America
 
Web Site: http://www.spaceagepop.com/gleason.htm
 
Date Born: 26th February 1916
Location Born: Brooklyn, New York, United States of America
 
Date Died: 24th June 1987
Location Died: Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States of America
Cause Of Death: Cancer, Colan
Memorial: Gleason is interred in an outdoor mausoleum at Our Lady of Mercy Catholic Cemetery in Miami, Florida.
 
Summary: The son of Mae, a subway change-booth attendant, and Herb Gleason, an insurance auditor.One of two sons of a father from Ireland who abandoned the family, his brother died when Jackie was a boy, Gleason was raised by a loving but troubled, overworked Irish mother who died when he was 19.
 
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