Jack Carson

Jack Carson
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Jack Carson
Radio: North side of the 6300 block of Hollywood Boulevard
Jack Carson
TV: East side of the 1500 block of Vine Street
Actor | Comedian
Born John Elmer Carson on Oct. 27, 1910 in Carman, Manitoba, Canada
Died Jan. 2, 1963 of cancer in Encino, Calif.

Jack Carson was a big, affable actor and comedian.

Some of the top films in which he appeared were "Rally 'Round the Flag, Boys!," "A Star Is Born," "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof," "The Bride Came C.O.D.," "Gentleman Jim," "The Male Animal," "Mildred Pierce," "Arsenic and Old Lace" and a series he did with Dennis Morgan, "Two Guys from Texas" and other "Two Guys" features.

Carson's last appearance was on Disney's television show "The Wonderful World of Color."

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