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).
|"Top Banana" Original Broadway Cast|
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|Alice in Wonderland||Sammy Fain, Art Carney, Jack Albertson||1951||Album|