Biography

Jesse White (January 4, 1917 – January 9, 1997) was an American television, film, and stage character actor. He is best remembered for portraying the Maytag repairman in television commercials, a role he played from 1967 to 1988.

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Jesse White (January 4, 1917 – January 9, 1997) was an American television, film, and stage character actor. He is best remembered for portraying the Maytag repairman in television commercials, a role he played from 1967 to 1988.

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Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 116

Birthday 1917-01-03

Day of Death 1997-01-09

Place of Birth Buffalo, New York, USA

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Also Known As

  • Cagey Calhoun
  • Jessie White
  • Jess White

Acting TV ShowsMovies

1993 Matinee as Mr. Spector
1989 Seinfeld (2 episodes)
1985 MacGyver (1 episode)
1982 Pandamonium (13 episodes)
1979 Hart to Hart (2 episodes)
1978 The Cat from Outer Space as Earnest Ernie
1976 Quincy, M.E. (1 episode)
1976 It's Showtime
1976 Nashville Girl as C.Y. Ordell
1975 Return to Campus as Sports announcer
1974 Kolchak: The Night Stalker (1 episode)
1974 Devlin (16 episodes)
1974 Happy Days (1 episode)
1973 Brothers O'Toole as Mayor
1972 Temperatures Rising (1 episode)
1971 Bless the Beasts & Children as Sid Shecker
1971 The Partners (1 episode)
1970 Dad... Can I Borrow the Car?
1970 Make Room for Granddaddy (0 episodes)
1970 Togetherness as Henry
1969 Love, American Style (1 episode) as Pun Jab
1969 The Debbie Reynolds Show (1 episode)
1969 My World and Welcome to It (1 episode)
1968 The Mod Squad (1 episode)
1968 Here's Lucy (1 episode)
1968 Land of the Giants (1 episode) as Max Manfred
1968 Hawaii Five-O (1 episode)
1967 Mannix (1 episode)
1967 Accidental Family (1 episode)
1967 The Reluctant Astronaut as Donelli
1967 The Spirit Is Willing as Fess Dorple
1967 Rango (1 episode)
1966 That Girl (5 episodes)
1966 The Ghost in the Invisible Bikini as J. Sinister Hulk
1965 Green Acres (2 episodes)
1964 Pajama Party as J. Sinister Hulk
1964 Linus the Lionhearted (3 episodes)
1964 Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C. (2 episodes)
1964 The Munsters (1 episode)
1964 The Addams Family (1 episode)
1964 Jonny Quest (1 episode)
1964 Mickey (1 episode)
1964 A House Is Not a Home as Rafferty
1964 Looking for Love as Tiger Shay
1963 It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World as Air Traffic Controller
1963 Kraft Suspense Theatre (1 episode)
1963 Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre (1 episode)
1963 Petticoat Junction (2 episodes)
1963 The Yellow Canary as Ed Thornburg
1962 It's Only Money as Pete Flint
1962 The Beverly Hillbillies (2 episodes)
1961 Three Blondes In His Life as Ed Kelly
1961 Sail A Crooked Ship as McDonald
1961 The Dick Van Dyke Show (1 episode)
1961 Ben Casey (1 episode)
1961 Cain's Hundred (1 episode)
1961 The Right Approach as Brian Freer
1961 A Fever in the Blood as Sgt. Michael Beers
1960 The Roaring 20's (1 episode)
1960 Angel (1 episode)
1960 The Andy Griffith Show (1 episode)
1960 Pete and Gladys (1 episode)
1960 The Big Night as Wegg
1960 The Rise and Fall of Legs Diamond as Leo 'Butcher' Bremer
1959 Adventures in Paradise (1 episode)
1959 The Twilight Zone (2 episodes)
1959 Tightrope (2 episodes)
1959 The Bell Telephone Hour (107 episodes)
1958 77 Sunset Strip (1 episode)
1958 The Ann Sothern Show (93 episodes)
1958 Westinghouse Desilu Playhouse (2 episodes)
1958 Naked City (1 episode)
1958 The Texan (1 episode)
1958 The Donna Reed Show (1 episode)
1958 Marjorie Morningstar as Lou Michaelson
1957 The Real McCoys (1 episode)
1957 Johnny Trouble as Parsons
1957 Perry Mason (5 episodes)
1957 The Thin Man (1 episode)
1957 Richard Diamond, Private Detective (1 episode)
1957 God Is My Partner as Louis 'The Lump' Lumpkin
1957 Designing Woman as Charlie Arneg
1956 The Bad Seed as Emory Wages
1956 Back from Eternity as Pete Boswick
1956 He Laughed Last as Max Lassiter
1956 The Come On as J.J. McGonigle
1955 The 20th Century Fox Hour (4 episodes)
1955 The Honeymooners (2 episodes)
1955 The Girl Rush as Ludwig - Pit Boss
1955 Not as a Stranger as Ben Cosgrove
1954 Climax! (1 episode)
1954 December Bride (1 episode)
1954 Hell's Half Acre as Tubby Otis
1954 Witness to Murder as Police Sgt. Eddie Vincent
1954 Forever Female as Willie the columnist
1953 Letter to Loretta (1 episode)
1953 Champ for a Day as Willie Foltis
1953 Gunsmoke as Professor
1953 Private Secretary (1 episode)
1953 General Electric Theater (3 episodes)
1952 Million Dollar Mermaid as Doc Cronnol
1952 Cavalcade of America (1 episode)
1952 The Girl in White as Alec
1951 Hallmark Hall of Fame (1 episode)
1951 Death of a Salesman as Stanley
1951 Callaway Went Thataway as Georgie Markham
1951 Schlitz Playhouse of Stars (1 episode)
1951 Francis Goes to the Races as Frank Damer
1951 Bedtime for Bonzo as Babcock
1951 Katie Did It as Jim Dilloway
1950 Harvey as Wilson - sanitarium orderly
1950 Lux Video Theatre (1 episode)
1950 Guilty Bystander as Bar Patron
1948 Texas, Brooklyn & Heaven as Customer (uncredited)
1947 Kiss of Death as Taxi Driver (uncredited)
1943 Stage Door Canteen as Jesse White

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