Jack Haley

Actor, Singer, Dancer
An engaging light comedian whose showbiz roots extended to vaudeville, Jack Haley was not the first choice for what is perhaps his best-known role, the Tin Man seeking a heart in the 1939 MGM classic "The Wizard of Oz".
Born: 08/09/1899 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA

Filmography

Actor (10)

The Michael J. Fox Show 2013 (Tv Show)

Actor

Hope Springs 2012 (Movie)

Jack, The Happy Husband (Actor)

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit 2012 (Tv Show)

Actor

Norwood 1969 (Movie)

(Actor)

Operation Entertainment 1954 - 1955 (TV Show)

Actor

George White's Scandals 1945 (Movie)

(Actor)

The Wizard of Oz 1938 (Movie)

Hickory (Actor)

Alexander's Ragtime Band 1937 (Movie)

(Actor)

Pigskin Parade 1935 (Movie)

(Actor)

Rolling Man (TV Show)

Actor

Biography

An engaging light comedian whose showbiz roots extended to vaudeville, Jack Haley was not the first choice for what is perhaps his best-known role, the Tin Man seeking a heart in the 1939 MGM classic "The Wizard of Oz".

Relationships

Gloria Haley

Daughter

Florence Haley

Wife
married from 1921 until his death in 1979 died on December 30, 1996 at age 94

Jack Haley

Son
born on October 25, 1933 formerly married to Liza Minnelli directed father in "Norwood" (1970)

Milestones

1972

Appeared in the ABC TV-movie "Rolling Man"

1969

Made one-shot return to features in "Norwood", directed by Jack Haley Jr

1950

Hosted "Ford Star Revue" (NBC)

1949

Final feature for nearly twenty years "Make Mine Laughs"

1939

Loaned to MGM to replace Buddy Ebsen as the Tin Man in "The Wizard of Oz"

1938

Reteamed with Temple in "Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm"

1938

Appeared opposite Faye in "Alexander's Ragtime Band"

1937

Teamed with Alice Faye in "Wake Up"

1936

Co-starred with Shirley Temple in "The Poor Little Rich Girl"

1936

First teaming with Judy Garland, "Pigskin Parade"

1933

Returned to films in "Sitty Pretty"

1930

Appeared in "Follow Thru"

1927

Film debut as a radio announcer in "Broadway Madness"

Returned to the stage to appear in "Free for All"

Signed by 20th Century Fox

Appeared in the Broadway musicals "Good News" and "Gay Paree"

Toured as a song and dance man in vaudeville

Retired in the 1950s; began second career in real estate

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