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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Jack Albertson (June 16, 1907 – November 25, 1981) was an American character actor dating to vaudeville.  A comedian, dancer, singer, and musician, Albertson is perhaps best known for his roles as Manny Rosen in The Poseidon Adventure (1972), Grandpa Joe in the 1971 version of Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, Amos Slade in the 1981 animated film "The Fox and the Hound" (1981), and as Ed Brown in the 1974-1978 television sitcom Chico and the Man. For contributions to the television industry, Jack Albertson was honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 6253 Hollywood Boulevard. Description above from the Wikipedia article Jack Albertson, licensed under CC-BY-SA,full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Jack Albertson (June 16, 1907 – November 25, 1981) was an American character actor dating to vaudeville.  A comedian, dancer, singer, and musician, Albertson is perhaps best known for his roles as Manny Rosen in The Poseidon Adventure (1972), Grandpa Joe in the 1971 version of Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, Amos Slade in the 1981 animated film "The Fox and the Hound" (1981), and as Ed Brown in the 1974-1978 television sitcom Chico and the Man. For contributions to the television industry, Jack Albertson was honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 6253 Hollywood Boulevard. Description above from the Wikipedia article Jack Albertson, licensed under CC-BY-SA,full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender -

Known Credits 107

Birthday 1907-06-16

Day of Death 1981-11-25

Place of Birth Malden, Massachusetts, U.S.

Official Site -

Also Known As

  • Harold Albertson

Acting TV ShowsMovies

1999 After They Were Famous (1 episode) as (archive footage)
1982 My Body, My Child as Poppa MacMahon
1981 Charlie and the Great Balloon Chase as Charlie Bartlett
1981 The Fox and the Hound as Amos Slade (voice)
1981 Dead & Buried as William G. Dobbs
1979 Valentine as Pete Ferguson
1978 Grandpa Goes to Washington (11 episodes)
1976 Charlie's Angels (2 episodes)
1976 The Captain and Tennille (1 episode)
1976 Joys
1976 The Sonny & Cher Show (1 episode)
1976 Donny & Marie (1 episode)
1975 Mitzi and a Hundred Guys as Himself
1975 Cher (1 episode)
1974 Tony Orlando and Dawn (1 episode)
1974 The Dean Martin Celebrity Roasts (1 episode)
1974 Chico and the Man (88 episodes) as Ed Brown
1972 The Poseidon Adventure as Manny Rosen
1972 The Streets of San Francisco (1 episode)
1972 Temperatures Rising (1 episode) as Senator Farnstock (1 episode) as Senator Farmstick
1972 Pickup on 101 as Jedediah Bradley
1971 Lock, Stock and Barrel
1971 Congratulations, It's a Boy! as Al Gaines
1971 Once Upon a Dead Man as Chief Andrew Yeakel
1971 Dr. Simon Locke (28 episodes)
1971 The Late Liz as Gordon Rogers
1971 Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory as Grandpa Joe
1971 Montserrat as Salas Ina
1971 Alias Smith and Jones (1 episode)
1970 Night Gallery (1 episode)
1970 Rabbit, Run as Marty Tothero
1970 The Immortal (1 episode)
1970 Nanny and the Professor (1 episode)
1969 Marcus Welby, M.D. (1 episode)
1969 Justine as Cohen
1969 Changes as Kent's father / Interviewer
1968 The Subject Was Roses as John Cleary
1968 Here Come the Brides (1 episode)
1968 Land of the Giants (1 episode) as Prof. Kirmus (1 episode) as Inidu
1968 Pat Neal Is Back as Himself
1968 How to Save a Marriage and Ruin Your Life as Slotkin
1967 The Second Hundred Years (1 episode)
1967 The Flim-Flam Man as Mr. Packard
1967 Ironside (2 episodes)
1966 CBS Playhouse (1 episode)
1966 Pistols 'n' Petticoats (1 episode)
1966 Run, Buddy, Run (1 episode)
1965 The Big Valley (1 episode)
1965 Run for Your Life (3 episodes)
1965 How to Murder Your Wife as Dr. Bentley
1964 Roustabout as Lou
1964 Daniel Boone (1 episode)
1964 A Tiger Walks as Sam Grant
1964 Kissin' Cousins as Captain Robert Salbo
1963 Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre (1 episode)
1963 Glynis (1 episode)
1963 The Lieutenant (1 episode)
1963 Son of Flubber as Mr. Barley
1962 Days of Wine and Roses as Trayner
1962 Who's Got the Action? as Officer Hodges
1962 Period of Adjustment as Desk Sergeant
1962 The Lucy Show (1 episode)
1962 Ensign O'Toole (32 episodes) as Lieutenant Commander Virgil Stoner
1962 Convicts 4 as Teach
1962 Room for One More (27 episodes)
1961 Lover Come Back as Fred
1961 The Dick Van Dyke Show (1 episode)
1961 Bus Stop (1 episode)
1961 Dr. Kildare (1 episode)
1961 87th Precinct (2 episodes)
1961 Mister Ed (4 episodes)
1960 The Andy Griffith Show (1 episode)
1960 Pete and Gladys (3 episodes)
1959 Startime (1 episode)
1959 The Twilight Zone (2 episodes)
1959 The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis (5 episodes)
1959 Riverboat (1 episode)
1959 Tightrope (1 episode)
1959 The Shaggy Dog as Reporter (uncredited)
1959 Never Steal Anything Small as Sleep-Out Charlie Barnes
1958 Yancy Derringer (1 episode)
1958 The Donna Reed Show (3 episodes)
1958 Teacher's Pet as Guide
1957 Don't Go Near the Water as Rep. George Jansen
1957 The Thin Man (15 episodes)
1957 Have Gun – Will Travel (3 episodes)
1957 Man of a Thousand Faces as Dr. J. Wilson Shiels
1957 Richard Diamond, Private Detective (1 episode)
1957 Monkey on My Back as Sam Pian
1956 The Unguarded Moment as Prof
1956 The Harder They Fall as Pop
1956 The Eddy Duchin Story as Piano Tuner (uncredited)
1956 Tony Awards (1 episode) as Herself - Host
1956 Over-Exposed as Les Bauer (uncredited)
1955 Matinee Theater (1 episode)
1955 The 20th Century Fox Hour (1 episode)
1955 Gunsmoke (3 episodes)
1955 Bring Your Smile Along as Mr. Jenson
1954 December Bride (1 episode)
1954 Top Banana as Vic Davis
1954 Inner Sanctum (1 episode)
1953 General Electric Theater (1 episode)
1950 The Colgate Comedy Hour (4 episodes)
1948 Broadway Jamboree (8 episodes)
1947 Miracle on 34th Street as Postal Sorter Al (uncredited)
1940 Strike Up the Band as Barker (uncredited)
1938 Next Time I Marry as Reporter

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