Jerry Colonna

Actor, Comedian, Musician
Jerry Colonna was an actor who graced the silver screen many times throughout his Hollywood career. He received the Air Force Scroll of Appreciation for entertaining overseas troops. Colonna began his acting career ... Read more »
Born: 09/17/1904 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA

Filmography

Actor (27)

Entertaining the Troops 1987 (Movie)

Himself (Actor)

Don't Push, I'll Charge When I'm Ready 1977 - 1978 (TV Show)

Actor

The Bob Hope Show (02/08/73) 1972 - 1973 (TV Show)

Actor

The Bob Hope Show (04/13/70) 1969 - 1970 (TV Show)

Actor

The Bob Hope Show (01/19/66) 1965 - 1966 (TV Show)

Actor

The Bob Hope Show (01/17/64) 1963 - 1964 (TV Show)

Actor

The Bob Hope Show (01/16/63) 1962 - 1963 (TV Show)

Actor

The Bob Hope Show (01/24/62) 1961 - 1962 (TV Show)

Actor

The Bob Hope Show (01/11/61) 1960 - 1961 (TV Show)

Actor

The Bob Hope Show (01/13/60) 1959 - 1960 (TV Show)

Actor

Frances Langford Presents 1958 - 1959 (TV Show)

Actor

The Bob Hope Show (01/16/59) 1958 - 1959 (TV Show)

Actor

Andy Hardy Comes Home 1958 (Movie)

Doc (Actor)

Pinocchio 1957 - 1958 (TV Show)

Actor

Meet Me in Las Vegas 1956 (Movie)

MC at Silver Slipper (Actor)

Operation Entertainment 1954 - 1955 (TV Show)

Actor

The Bob Hope Show (01/09/55) 1954 - 1955 (TV Show)

Actor

Alice in Wonderland 1950 (Movie)

of the March Hare (Voice)

Hollywood Star Revue 1948 - 1949 (TV Show)

Actor

Road to Rio 1947 (Movie)

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Priorities on Parade 1941 (Movie)

Jeep Jackson (Actor)

Star Spangled Rhythm 1941 (Movie)

Colonna - Bob Hope Skit (Actor)

True to the Army 1941 (Movie)

Pvt. 'Pinky' Fothergill (Actor)

Naughty But Nice 1939 (Movie)

(Actor)

Road to Singapore 1939 (Movie)

Achilles Bombanassa (Actor)

College Swing 1937 (Movie)

(Actor)

The Bob Hope Show (TV Show)

Actor

Biography

Jerry Colonna was an actor who graced the silver screen many times throughout his Hollywood career. He received the Air Force Scroll of Appreciation for entertaining overseas troops. Colonna began his acting career appearing in various films, such as "Rosalie" (1937) with Nelson Eddy, the Shirley Temple Black musical "Little Miss Broadway" (1938) and "College Swing" (1938) with Gracie Allen. He also appeared in "Sweepstakes Winner" (1939), the musical comedy "Naughty But Nice" (1939) with Ann Sheridan and the Bing Crosby comedy "Road to Singapore" (1940). His passion for acting continued to his roles in projects like the Judy Canova comedy adaptation "True to the Army" (1942), the comedy "Atlantic City" (1944) with Constance Moore and "It's in the Bag" (1945). He also lent his voice to the Kathryn Beaumont animated film "Alice in Wonderland" (1951). Colonna was most recently credited in the documentary "Entertaining the Troops" (1988) with Bob Hope. Additionally, he could be seen on a variety of television specials like "The Bob Hope Show (01/16/59)" (1958-59), "Frances Langford Presents" (NBC, 1958-59) and "The Bob Hope Show (01/13/60)" (NBC, 1959-1960). He also appeared in "The Bob Hope Show (01/11/61)" (NBC, 1960-61). Colonna passed away in November 1986 at the age of 82.

Milestones

Received the Air Force Scroll of Appreciation for entertaining overseas troops

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