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Al Jolson’s height is 5ft 8in (1.73 m)

Al Jolson was an American singer, film actor, and comedian. At the peak of his career, he was dubbed “The World’s Greatest Entertainer.”

Al Jolson

Best Known For Movie: The Aviator
Born: May 26, 1886, Seredžius, Lithuania
Filmography: Finnish Blood Swedish Heart (2012), The Oohs (2012), Boardwalk Empire (), Showboaters (2011), The Rite (2011), Carsex (2010), Moguls & Movie Stars: A History of Hollywood (2010), The Sons of Tennessee Williams (2010), Lennon Naked (2010), Marmaduke (2010), Hollywood Singing and Dancing: A Musical History – The 1930s: Dancing Away the Great Depression (2009), Agnes Moorehead Is God! (2008), Leatherheads (2008), Hollywood Singing and Dancing: A Musical History – The 1920s: The Dawn of the Hollywood Musical (2008), American Masters (), The Brothers Warner (2007), King Kong (2005), The White Countess (2005), The Aviator (2004), Hollywood’s Magical Island: Catalina (2003), The Saddest Music in the World (2003), A Guy Thing (2003), Sinatra: The Classic Duets (2002), One Night with Robbie Williams (2001), I Love Lucy’s 50th Anniversary Special (2001), The Cat’s Meow (2001), Life with Judy Garland: Me and My Shadows (2001), Bamboozled (2000), When Brendan Met Trudy (2000), Sweet and Lowdown (1999), The Last September (1999), Payback (1999/I), The Life and Times of Hank Greenberg (1998), Hidden Hollywood: Treasures from the 20th Century Fox Film Vaults (1997), Bogus (1996), Richard III (1995), Bullets Over Broadway (1994), Here’s Looking at You, Warner Bros. (1991), Palabras de mujer (1990), Jacob’s Ladder (1990/I), Avalon (1990), Goodfellas (1990), Screen One (1989), Roger & Me (1989), The Brave Little Toaster (1987), Miami Vice (1987), The Singing Detective (1986), Mr. Belvedere (1986), Hannah and Her Sisters (1986), The 13 Ghosts of Scooby-Doo (1985), Phar Lap (1983), The Benny Hill Show (1983), It Came from Hollywood (1982), The Last Horror Film (1982), M*A*S*H (1982), Time Bandits (1981), Falling in Love Again (1980), The Ninth Configuration (1980), Jack Frost (1979), De Mike Burstyn show (1979), The Muppet Show (1977-1978), All in the Family (1977-1978), Kinky Tricks (1977), The Brady Bunch Variety Hour (1977), All You Need Is Love (1977), Hooray for Hollywood (1975), Philadelphia, Here I Come (1975), Upstairs, Downstairs (1975), Brother Can You Spare a Dime (1975), Funny Lady (1975), The Best of Benny Hill (1974), The Waltons (1974), The Graham Kennedy Show (1972-1973), 33 1/3 Revolutions Per Monkee (1969), The Wrecking Crew (1968), The Ed Sullivan Show (1968), Star! (1968), The Anniversary (1968), Reflections in a Golden Eye (1967), The Silencers (1966), Shindig! (1964-1965), Sex and the Single Girl (1964), Hollywood and the Stars (1963), The Jimmy Dean Show (1963), Meet Sammy Davis Jr. 1 (1963), The Jack Benny Program (1957-1962), A Majority of One (1961), Sing Along with Mitch (1961), Susan Slade (1961), The Rise and Fall of Legs Diamond (1960), Ice Palace (1960), Perry Como’s Kraft Music Hall (1959), The Tennessee Ernie Ford Show (1959), The Eddie Fisher Show (1958), The Frank Sinatra Show (1958), The Helen Morgan Story (1957), The Dinah Shore Chevy Show (1957), The Wings of Eagles (1957), The Benny Goodman Story (1956), Name That Tune (1954), Texaco Star Theatre (1953), Castle in the Air (1952), The Story of Will Rogers (1952), With a Song in My Heart (1952), On Moonlight Bay (1951), Hakuchi (1951), Bushy Hare (1950), Chain Lightning (1950), Feudin’ Rhythm (1949), Jolson Sings Again (1949), The Great Gatsby (1949), You’re My Everything (1949), Curtain Razor (1949), Elizabeth of Ladymead (1948), I Surrender Dear (1948), Feudin’, Fussin’ and A-Fightin’ (1948), Nothing But the Tooth (1948), Blondie’s Anniversary (1947), The Egg and I (1947), Blondie Knows Best (1946), Margie (1946), The Jolson Story (1946), Okay for Sound (1946), Blondie’s Lucky Day (1946), Rhapsody in Blue (1945), She’s a Sweetheart (1944), The Impatient Years (1944), Swooner Crooner (1944), The Voice That Thrilled the World (1943), Silver Spurs (1943), Show-Business at War (1943), Cairo (1942), Minstrel Days (1941), Hold That Ghost (1941), Hullabaloo (1940), King of the Lumberjacks (1940), Africa Squeaks (1940), That’s Right – You’re Wrong (1939), Hollywood Cavalcade (1939), The Movies March On (1939), Believe It or Else (1939), Rose of Washington Square (1939), Jerry Livingston and His Talk of the Town Music (1939), Sweethearts (1938), You’re an Education (1938), Torchy Blane in Panama (1938), The Kid Comes Back (1938), The Goldwyn Follies (1938), Swing Your Lady (1938), The Candid Camera Story (Very Candid) of the Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures 1937 Convention (1937), Hollywood Hotel (1937), You’re Only Young Once (1937), Thoroughbreds Don’t Cry (1937), There Goes the Groom (1937), Community Sing: Series 2, No. 1 (1937), Bring on the Girls (1937), After the Thin Man (1936), The Singing Kid (1936), Love on a Bet (1936), Pirate Party on Catalina Isle (1935), The Payoff (1935), Music Is Magic (1935), Here Comes the Band (1935), Buddy Steps Out (1935), Go Into Your Dance (1935), Evelyn Prentice (1934), Wonder Bar (1934), March of the Movies (1933), Advice to the Lovelorn (1933), Melody Cruise (1933), Hallelujah I’m a Bum (1933), Big City Blues (1932), Mr. Robinson Crusoe (1932), Big Boy (1930), Mammy (1930), The Song Writers’ Revue (1930), New York Nights (1929), Horace Heidt and His Californians (1929/I), Say It with Songs (1929), Blackmail (1929), The Hollywood Revue of 1929 (1929), Jack White with the Montrealers (1929), Pigskin Troubles (1929), The Singing Fool (1928), A Breath of Broadway (1928), Down South (1928), Lucky Boy (1928), The Jazz Singer (1927), A Plantation Act (1926), Rhapsody in Blue (1945), Swanee River (1939), Hollywood Cavalcade (1939), Rose of Washington Square (1939), Hollywood Handicap (1938), Screen Snapshots Series 16, No. 12 (1937), The Singing Kid (1936), Go Into Your Dance (1935), Wonder Bar (1934), Hallelujah I’m a Bum (1933), Big Boy (1930), Show Girl in Hollywood (1930), Mammy (1930), Say It with Songs (1929), The Singing Fool (1928), The Jazz Singer (1927), Mammy’s Boy (1923), Clarinet (2005), The Jolson Story (1946), Hollywood Cavalcade (1939), Screen Snapshots: Hollywood’s Famous Feet (1950), Jolson Sings Again (1949), Screen Snapshots 9860: Hollywood Friars Honor George Jessel (1948), Screen Snapshots: Off the Air (1947), The Jolson Story (1946), Show-Business at War (1943), Screen Snapshots Series 18, No. 8 (1939), A Day at Santa Anita (1937), Screen Snapshots Series 15, No. 10 (1936), Screen Snapshots Series 14, No. 9 (1935), Screen Snapshots Series 9, No. 20 (1930), Screen Snapshots Series 9, No. 11 (1930), Hollywood Snapshots #11 (1929), New York Nights (1929), A Plantation Act (1926), Welcome to the Basement (2014), Al Jolson Entertaining American Troops (2009), Johnny Mercer: The Dream’s on Me (2009), Hollywood Singing and Dancing: A Musical History – The 1930s: Dancing Away the Great Depression (2009), Paul Merton Looks at Alfred Hitchcock (2009), 1929: The Great Crash (2009), Al Jolson and The Jazz Singer (2008), Warner at War (2008), American Masters (1997-2008), Hollywood Singing and Dancing: A Musical Treasure (2008), A Look at Al Jolson (2007), The Dawn of Sound: How Movies Learned to Talk (2007), City Confidential (2007), Great Performances (1999-2005), Broadway: The American Musical (2004), Biography (1995-2001), Walk on By: The Story of Popular Song (2001), The Sweet Science (1999), Classified X (1998), The Canadians (1998), Mary Pickford: A Life on Film (1997), Hidden Hollywood: Treasures from the 20th Century Fox Film Vaults (1997), The Celluloid Closet (1995), Goodfellas (1990), KTLA at 40: A Celebration of Los Angeles Television (1986), Going Hollywood: The ’30s (1984), Almonds and Raisins (1984), Showbiz Goes to War (1982), Hollywood (1980), Bob Hope’s Overseas Christmas Tours: Around the World with the Troops – 1941-1972 (1980), All You Need Is Love (1977), Hooray for Hollywood (1975), Brother Can You Spare a Dime (1975), Film Night (1970-1971), Hollywood and the Stars (1963-1964), Hollywood: The Golden Years (1961), The Legend of Rudolph Valentino (1961), The Jackie Gleason Show (1957), I Never Forget a Face (1956), Screen Snapshots: Ramblin’ Round Hollywood (1955), Screen Snapshots: The Great Al Jolson (1955), The Ford 50th Anniversary Show (1953), Screen Snapshots: Memorial to Al Jolson (1952), The Story of Will Rogers (1952), Purple Heart Diary (1951), Screen Snapshots: Hollywood Memories (1951), The Naughty Twenties (1951), Fifty Years Before Your Eyes (1950), The Golden Twenties (1950), Let’s Go to the Movies (1949), Screen Snapshots: Photoplay Gold Medal Awards (1948), Okay for Sound (1946), Take It or Leave It (1944), Wilson (1944), The Voice That Thrilled the World (1943), Minstrel Days (1941), Screen Snapshots Series 18, No. 12 (1939), The Movies March On (1939), Paramount Headliner: Broadway Highlights No. 1 (1935).
Other Names: Mr. Al Jolson
Astrological Sign: Gemini
Occupation: Singer, Soundtrack
Died: October 23, 1950, San Francisco, California, United States
Buried: September 23, 1951, Hillside Memorial Park Cemetery, Los Angeles, California, United States
Spouse: Erle Galbraith (m. 1945–1950),
Height: 5ft 8in (1.73 m)
First Name: Al
Last Name: Jolson
Birth Full Name: Asa Yoelson
Birthplace: Seredžius, Lithuania, Russian Empire
Death Location: San Francisco, California
Cause of Death: Heart Attack
Build: Average
Sexuality: Straight
Religion: Jewish
Ethnicity: White
Nationality: Russian
Genre: Vaudeville,Pop standards,Jazz,Pop
Music Genre: Vocal
Official Websites:
jolson.org
Father: Moses Reuben Yoelson
Mother: Naomi Cantor
Brother(s): Harry Jolson
Al Jolson Quote: I have seen and heard comedians who had really funny ‘stuff’ but yet could not make the people laugh; then, again – I have seen others whose stuff was anything but humorous, and the audience would howl with laughter. View More Al Jolson Quotes

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