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|Desc||Screenshot of Jack Haley from the trailer for the film Alexander's Ragtime Band|
American stage, radio and film actor
Jack Haley is ...
|Born||10 August 1898 in Boston|
|Died||6 June 1979 in Los Angeles|
|Age||80 years, 10 months|
|Sex or gender||male|
|Country of citizenship||United States of America|
|Manner of death||natural causes|
|Child||Jack Haley, Jr.|
|Occupation||actor, singer, screenwriter and film actor|
About Jack Haley
Jack Haley was a multi-talented American actor who made a name for himself in stage, radio, and film. Born on August 10, 1898, in Boston, Massachusetts, Haley started his career in vaudeville before transitioning to radio and eventually film.
Haley's breakthrough role came in 1939 when he played the Tin Man in the classic film "The Wizard of Oz." His performance as the lovable character endeared him to audiences and cemented his place in Hollywood history.
In addition to his work in "The Wizard of Oz," Haley appeared in numerous other films throughout his career, including "Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm" and "Sing Your Worries Away." He also had a successful career in radio, hosting his own show, "The Jack Haley Show," in the 1940s.
Off-screen, Haley was known for his kind and generous nature. He was a devoted family man and a supporter of various charitable causes.
Sadly, Haley passed away on June 6, 1979, at the age of 80. However, his legacy lives on through his iconic performance in "The Wizard of Oz" and his contributions to the entertainment industry.
- "Jack Haley." IMDb, IMDb.com, www.imdb.com/name/nm0354653/.
- "Jack Haley." Biography.com, A&E Networks Television, 2 Apr. 2014, www.biography.com/actor/jack-haley.
Haley's last film appearance was in 1977's New York, New York—in the lavish "Happy Endings" musical number, he played a host who introduces a top Broadway star at an award ceremony, played by his then-daughter-in-law, Liza Minnelli. Two years later, Haley died of a heart attack on June 6, 1979, in Los Angeles, California. Two months prior, on April 9, 1979, he appeared at the 51st Academy Awards ceremony with his Oz co-star Ray Bolger to present the award for Best Costume Design. Bolger announced the nominees, Haley the winner. Before he could open the envelope, Bolger asked, "How come you get to read the winner?" Haley replied, "When your son produces the show, you can announce the winner". Jack Jr. was the show's producer that year. Haley remained active until a week before his death. He is buried in Holy Cross Cemetery, Culver City, California.
Films - which cast members have died?
Jack Haley has been a part of these films.
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The Wizard of Oz
1939 movie based on the book by L. Frank Baum
Alexander's Ragtime Band
1938 film by Henry King
Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm
1938 film by Allan Dwan
Poor Little Rich Girl
US 1936 musical film
Danger – Love at Work
1937 film by Otto Preminger
1936 film by David Butler
Moon Over Miami
1941 film by Walter Lang
Higher and Higher
1943 film by Tim Whelan
1930 film by Lloyd Corrigan
1970 film by Jack Haley, Jr.
Beyond the Blue Horizon
1942 film by Alfred Santell
Pick a Star
1937 film by Edward Sedgwick
1936 film by Edward Sedgwick
Take It Big
1944 film by Frank McDonald
One Body Too Many
1944 film by Frank McDonald
1935 film by Norman Z. McLeod
1936 film by Edward F. Cline
Here Comes the Groom
1934 film by Edward Sedgwick
She Had to Eat
1937 film by Malcolm St. Clair
Sing Your Way Home
1945 film by Anthony Mann
1933 film by Harry Joe Brown
George White's Scandals
1945 film by Felix E. Feist
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