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Jack Carson

Born Oct 27, 1910

John Elmer "Jack" Carson was a Canadian-born U.S. -based film actor. Jack Carson was one of the most popular character actors during the 'golden age of Hollywood', with a film career spanning the 1930s, '40s and '50s. Primarily employed for comic relief, his work in films such as Mildred Pierce (1945) and Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (1958) proved he could also master dramatic material.… Read More

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1910 Birth Born on October 27, 1910.


1943 32 Years Old This led to a number of other appearances which would culminate in Carson's own radio show in 1943.
1950 39 Years Old 1 More Event
From 1950-51, Carson was one of four alternating hosts of the NBC Television program 4 Star Revue, along with other hosts Jimmy Durante, Ed Wynn. and Danny Thomas. … Read More


1962 51 Years Old In 1962, while rehearsing the Broadway play Critic's Choice, he collapsed and was subsequently diagnosed with stomach cancer.
1963 52 Years Old Carson died in Encino in 1963, aged 52.
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