Jay Adler

Actor
Jay Adler was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Early on in his acting career, Adler landed roles in various films, including "No Time to Marry" (1938), the Billy Mauch adventure "Penrod and His Twin ... Read more »
Born: 09/26/1896 in New York City, New York, USA

Filmography

Actor (20)

Grave of the Vampire 1973 (Movie)

(Actor)

Brother, Cry For Me 1970 (Movie)

(Actor)

The Family Jewels 1964 (Movie)

Attorney (Actor)

Belle Sommers 1962 (Movie)

Jack Hiker (Actor)

Dime With a Halo 1962 (Movie)

Mr Lewis (Actor)

The Story on Page One 1959 (Movie)

Lauber (Actor)

The Brothers Karamazov 1958 (Movie)

Pawnbroker (Actor)

Crime of Passion 1957 (Movie)

Nalence (Actor)

Sweet Smell of Success 1957 (Movie)

Manny Davis (Actor)

The Catered Affair 1956 (Movie)

Sam Leiter (Actor)

The Killing 1956 (Movie)

Leo (Actor)

Illegal 1955 (Movie)

Joseph Carter (Actor)

Love Me or Leave Me 1955 (Movie)

Orry (Actor)

Lucy Gallant 1955 (Movie)

Station Master (Actor)

Man Without a Gun 1955 (Movie)

Cal (Actor)

The Big Combo 1955 (Movie)

Sam Hill (Actor)

Down Three Dark Streets 1954 (Movie)

Uncle Max (Actor)

The Long Wait 1954 (Movie)

Bellboy (Actor)

The Juggler 1953 (Movie)

Papa Sander (Actor)

The Twilight Zone (TV Show)

Actor

Biography

Jay Adler was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Early on in his acting career, Adler landed roles in various films, including "No Time to Marry" (1938), the Billy Mauch adventure "Penrod and His Twin Brother" (1938) and the Dick Powell crime picture "Cry Danger" (1951). He also appeared in the comedy "Dreamboat" (1952) with Clifton Webb, "My Six Convicts" (1952) with Millard Mitchell and the dramatic adaptation "The Juggler" (1953) with Kirk Douglas. His film career continued throughout the fifties in productions like "The Big Combo" (1955) with Cornel Wilde, the biographical drama "Love Me or Leave Me" (1955) with Doris Day and the Jane Wyman dramatic adaptation "Lucy Gallant" (1955). He also appeared in "Illegal" (1955) with Edward G Robinson. Nearing the end of his career, he continued to act in the drama "Sweet Smell of Success" (1957) with Burt Lancaster, the Yul Brynner dramatic adaptation "The Brothers Karamazov" (1958) and the drama "The Story on Page One" (1960) with Rita Hayworth. He also appeared in the crime flick "Belle Sommers" (1962) with Polly Bergen and "Dime With a Halo" (1963). Adler last acted in the horror film "Grave of the Vampire" (1974) with Michael Pataki. Adler passed away in September 1978 at the age of 82.

Relationships

Jacob Adler

Brother

Sarah Adler

Sister

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