Gleason, Jackie

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Name
Gleason, Jackie Gender: M
Herbert John Gleason
born on 26 February 1916 at 03:13 (= 03:13 AM )
Place New York, New York, 40n43, 74w0
Timezone EST h5w (is standard time)
Data source
Conflicting/unverified
Rodden Rating DD
Collector: Jansky
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_piscol.18.gif 06°25' s_mo.18.gif s_sagcol.18.gif 05°46 Asc.s_capcol.18.gif 02°01'



Jackie Gleason

Biography

American comedian, the top male star of his day and TV's biggest star in the 50s for his show "The Honeymooners." His characters, Poor Soul, Reggie van Gleason III and Joe the Bartender were household names from his popular TV program "The Jackie Gleason Show" in the '60s. His movies include "The Hustler," 1961 and "Smokey and the Bandit," 1977.

With a Falstaffian enjoyment of life, Gleason drank prodigiously, smoked and ate excessively and had his weight go as high as 280 lbs. In 1978 he had a triple coronary bypass and in 1983, bypass surgery on his legs. He had emphysema and diabetes, and died of cancer of the liver and colon quietly at his home in Fort Lauderdale, FL on 6/24/1987, 7:00 PM per death certificate. He was survived by his widow, two daughters, a stepson and four grandkids.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Relationships

  • business associate/partner relationship with Carney, Art (born 4 November 1918). Notes: Co-stars on "The Honeymooners"

Events

  • Work : New Job 1 October 1951 (Started "The Honeymooners" TV series, one year)
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  • Work : End Major Project 22 September 1956 (Last episode of "The Honeymooners")
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  • Health : Medical procedure 1978 (Heart triple by-pass)
  • Health : Medical procedure 1983 (Legs, by-pass)
  • Death by Disease 24 June 1987 at 7:00 PM in Fort Lauderdale, FL (Liver and colon, age 71)
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Source Notes

Marion March quotes his manager in a magazine article. Robert Jansky gave 2:13 AM "from him to a colleague." Baird quotes Mrs. Carl David Fisher for 00:10 AM.

Categories

  • Traits : Body : Weight (280 lbs.)
  • Diagnoses : Major Diseases : Cancer (Terminal)
  • Diagnoses : Major Diseases : Emphysema
  • Diagnoses : Body Part Problems : Heart (Blocked arteries)
  • Diagnoses : Body Part Problems : Surgery (Heart triple by-pass 1978)
  • Diagnoses : Body Part Problems : Cosmetic surgery (Face lift)
  • Diagnoses : Psychological : Abuse Alcohol (Prodigiously)
  • Lifestyle : Financial : Wealthy
  • Vocation : Entertainment : Actor/ Actress
  • Vocation : Entertainment : Comedy
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Song writer

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