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Jack Albertson

voc, 1907-1981 US, Malden, Massachusetts
Singer of Children's Music
A.k.a. Harold Albertson

Jack Albertson (June 16, 1907 – November 25, 1981) was an American character actor who also performed in vaudeville. A comedian, dancer, singer and musician, Albertson is known for his roles as Grandpa Joe in Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (1971), Manny Rosen in The Poseidon Adventure (1972), Amos Slade in The Fox and the Hound (1981) and Ed Brown in the television sitcom Chico and the Man (1974–78). For his contributions to the television industry, Albertson was honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 6253 Hollywood Boulevard. He earned the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for the The Subject Was Roses (1968).

        
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(I've Got A) Golden Ticket - From "Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory" Soundtrack on Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory by Various Artists
Top Banana on Top Banana by Original Broadway Cast of 'Top Banana'
O.K. For TV on Top Banana by Original Broadway Cast of 'Top Banana'
Slogan Song on Top Banana by Original Broadway Cast of 'Top Banana'

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Title Artist Year Type
Alice in WonderlandSammy Fain, Art Carney, Jack Albertson1951Album
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