Jackie Gleason

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Jackie Gleason
Birth name John Herbert Gleason
Born February 26, 1916 in Bushwick, Brooklyn, New York, USA
Died June 24, 1987 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA from colon and liver cancer
Notable Roles Ralph Kramden in The Honeymooners
Notable Episodes
Awards star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame
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Jackie Gleason was an American actor, comedian, television producer and musician.

Contents

Biography

Roles

Starring Roles

Series Role Year(s) Season(s)
The Life of Riley Chester A. Riley 1949–1950 1
The Jackie Gleason Show Host 1952–1959
The Honeymooners Ralph Kramden 1955–1956 1
The Jackie Gleason Show Host 1961
The Jackie Gleason Show Ralph Kramden 1966–1970

Guest Starring Roles

Series Role Episode Airdate
The Jack Benny Program Himself 5x16 - Jackie Gleason Show May 1, 1955

Specials and Made-for-TV Movies

Title Role Airdate Series/Banner
The Secret World of Eddie Hodges June 23, 1960
The Big Sell Salseman October 9, 1960
The Jackie Gleason Special Himself October 11, 1973
A Lucille Ball Special Starring Lucille Ball and Jackie Gleason Fred / Herb / Mike December 3, 1975
The Honeymooners Second Honeymoon Ralph Kramden February 2, 1976 The Honeymooners
The Honeymooners Christmas Special Ralph Kramden November 28, 1977 The Honeymooners
The Honeymooners Valentine Special Ralph Kramden February 13, 1978 The Honeymooners
Jackie Gleason's Honeymooners' Christmas Ralph Kramden December 10, 1978 The Honeymooners
Mr. Halpern and Mr. Johnson Ernest Johnson August 28, 1983
Izzy & Moe Izzy Einstein September 23, 1985

Talk, News and Game Show Appearances

Memorable Moments

Awards and Accolades

Tony Awards

  • Won: Best Leading Actor in a Musical (1960)
Take Me Along

Trivia