Laird, Jack

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Laird, Jack Gender: M
Jack Laird Schultheis
born on 8 May 1923 at 11:45 (= 11:45 AM )
Place Monrovia, California, 34n09, 118w00
Timezone PST h8w (is standard time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_taucol.18.gif 17°11' s_mo.18.gif s_aqucol.18.gif 29°19 Asc.s_leocol.18.gif 21°28'


American screenwriter, producer, director, and actor, who received three Primetime Emmy Award nominations for his works in Ben Casey, Night Gallery, and Kojak.

One of his first appearances as a child actor was in an unbilled bit part in the 1934 film The Circus Clown. He continued to appear in unbilled bits into his late twenties, but eventually moved into writing and producing.

One of Laird's favorite actors was Leslie Nielsen with whom he made several made-for-TV movies, including 1964's See How They Run, the first feature in that genre.

Laird died of cancer on 3 December 1991 in Los Angeles at the age of 68.

Link to Wikipedia biography


Source Notes

Sy Scholfield provided birth certificate.


  • Diagnoses : Major Diseases : Cancer (Terminal)
  • Personal : Death : Illness/ Disease (Cancer)
  • Vocation : Entertainment : Actor/ Actress
  • Vocation : Entertainment : Child performer
  • Vocation : Entertain/Business : Director
  • Vocation : Entertain/Business : Entertain Producer
  • Vocation : Writers : Playwright/ script (Screenwriter)
  • Notable : Awards : Emmy (3x nominated)