Jack Somack

Actor, Engineer
Jack Somack was an accomplished actor who led an impressive career, primarily on the big screen. Early on, Somack mostly landed roles in various films, including the dramatic adaptation "Generation" (1969) with David ... Read more »
Born: 09/14/1918 in Illinois, USA

Filmography

Actor (13)

The Return of the Man From U.N.C.L.E. 1982 - 1983 (TV Show)

Actor

Barney Miller 1974 - 1982 (TV Show)

Actor

Carlton Your Doorman 1979 - 1980 (TV Show)

Voice

The Stockard Channing Show 1979 - 1980 (TV Show)

Actor

The Frisco Kid 1979 (Movie)

Samuel Bender (Actor)

The Main Event 1979 (Movie)

Murry (Actor)

Ball Four 1976 - 1977 (TV Show)

Actor

Love Is a Many Splendored Thing 1967 - 1973 (TV Show)

Actor

Portnoy's Complaint 1972 (Movie)

father Portnoy (Actor)

Desperate Characters 1970 (Movie)

Leon (Actor)

The Pursuit of Happiness 1970 (Movie)

(Actor)

Generation 1969 (Movie)

Airline Policeman (Actor)

Heat of Anger (TV Show)

Actor

Biography

Jack Somack was an accomplished actor who led an impressive career, primarily on the big screen. Early on, Somack mostly landed roles in various films, including the dramatic adaptation "Generation" (1969) with David Janssen, "Desperate Characters" (1971) with Shirley MacLaine and the Michael Sarrazin drama "The Pursuit of Happiness" (1971). He also appeared in the TV movie "Heat of Anger" (CBS, 1971-72). He worked in television in his early acting career as well, including a part on "Love Is a Many Splendored Thing" (CBS, 1967-1973). In the seventies, he worked on the television shows "Barney Miller" (ABC, 1974-1982) and "Ball Four" (CBS, 1976-77). Additionally, he later acted in the Richard Benjamin dramatic comedy "Portnoy's Complaint" (1972). He also lent his voice to "Carlton Your Doorman" (CBS, 1979-1980). Somack focused on film in more recent years, appearing in the Gene Wilder action film "The Frisco Kid" (1979), "The Main Event" (1979) and the comedy "Hero at Large" (1980) with John Ritter. He also worked in television during these years, including a part on "The Stockard Channing Show" (CBS, 1979-1980). Somack last appeared in "The Return of the Man From U.N.C.L.E." (CBS, 1982-83). Somack passed away in August 1983 at the age of 65.

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