George Jessel

Actor, Singer, Songwriter
George Jessel worked on a variety of projects during his entertainment career. Jessel's career in acting began with his roles in various films like "Ginsberg the Great" (1927), "Happy Days" (1930) and the Cheryl ... Read more »
Born: 04/03/1898 in New York City, New York, USA

Filmography

Actor (13)

Reds 1981 (Movie)

Witness (Actor)

George Burns' 100th Birthday Party 1978 - 1979 (TV Show)

Actor

The Phynx 1969 (Movie)

George Jessell (Actor)

The Busy Body 1967 (Movie)

Mr Fessel (Actor)

Juke Box Rhythm 1958 (Movie)

Himself (Actor)

Beau James 1957 (Movie)

Himself (Actor)

The All-Star Revue 1950 - 1953 (TV Show)

Actor

Hollywood Star Revue 1948 - 1949 (TV Show)

Actor

Stage Door Canteen 1942 (Movie)

(Actor)

Happy Days 1930 (Movie)

(Actor)

Four Jills in a Jeep (Movie)

Himself (Actor)

Ginsberg the Great (Movie)

Johnny Ginsberg (Actor)
Producer (9)

Nightmare Alley 1947 (Movie)

(Producer)

Do You Love Me? (Movie)

(Producer)

Golden Girl (Movie)

(Producer)

I Wonder Who's Kissing Her Now (Movie)

(Producer)

Meet Me After the Show (Movie)

(Producer)

Oh, You Beautiful Doll (Movie)

(Producer)

The Dolly Sisters (Movie)

(Producer)

Tonight We Sing (Movie)

(Producer)

When My Baby Smiles at Me (Movie)

(Producer)
Writer (1)

Private Jones (Movie)

(Play Author)
Music (1)

Trail Street (Movie)

(Songwriter)

Biography

George Jessel worked on a variety of projects during his entertainment career. Jessel's career in acting began with his roles in various films like "Ginsberg the Great" (1927), "Happy Days" (1930) and the Cheryl Walker musical "Stage Door Canteen" (1943). He also appeared in "Four Jills in a Jeep" (1944). Jessel continued to focus on film through the forties, producing movies like "Nightmare Alley" (1947), the adaptation "When My Baby Smiles at Me" (1948) with Betty Grable and the June Haver biopic "Oh, You Beautiful Doll!" (1949). In the fifties, Jessel lent his talents to projects like "Bloodhounds of Broadway" (1952), "Tonight We Sing" with David Wayne (1953) and "Yesterday and Today" (1953). His credits also expanded to "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. Jessel passed away in May 1981 at the age of 83.

Relationships

Norma Talmadge

Wife
second wife married April 23, 1934

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