Jack Albertson

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Jack Albertson
Birth name Harold Albertson
Born June 16, 1907 in Malden, Massachusetts, USA
Died November 25, 1981 in Hollywood Hills, California, USA from colon cancer
Notable Roles
Notable Episodes
Awards star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame
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Contents

Biography

Roles

Starring Roles

Series Role Year(s) Season(s)
Room for One More Walter Burton 1962 1
Ensign O'Toole Virgil Stoner 1962–1963 1
Chico and the Man Ed Brown 1974–1978 1 2 3 4
Grandpa Goes to Washington Joe Kelley 1978–1979 1

Guest Starring Roles

Series Role Episode Airdate
I Love Lucy Helicopter Dispatcher 5x12 - Staten Island Ferry January 2, 1956
I Love Lucy Helicopter Man 5x13 - Bon Voyage January 16, 1956
General Electric Theater Herb 6x02 - Father and Son Night October 13, 1957
Have Gun - Will Travel Bookie 1x08 - High Wire November 2, 1957
Have Gun - Will Travel Jason Coldwell 1x27 - The Teacher March 15, 1958
The Jack Benny Program Baggage Man 9x12 - Airport Sketch February 22, 1959
Richard Diamond, Private Detective Fernando Faillace 3x05 - Boomerang Bait March 15, 1959
The Jack Benny Program 10x02 - Harry Truman Show October 18, 1959
The Jack Benny Program Director 10x08 - Ben Blue Show January 10, 1960
The Donna Reed Show Jack Richards 2x26 - The Fatal Leap March 17, 1960
The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis Newspaper Reporter 2x02 - You Ain't Nothin' but a Houn' Dog October 1, 1960
Have Gun - Will Travel Mayor Whiteside 4x04 - Out at the Old Ballpark October 1, 1960
Pete and Gladys Coles 1x05 - Movie Bug October 17, 1960
The Donna Reed Show Jack Richards 3x06 - Alex's Twin October 27, 1960
The Jack Benny Program Reporter 11x18 - Musicale February 19, 1961
Pete and Gladys Mr. Simpson 1x24 - The Garage Story March 13, 1961
The Donna Reed Show Jack 3x26 - Poodle Parlor March 16, 1961
Mister Ed Paul Fenton 1x14 - Ed the Songwriter April 6, 1961
The Jack Benny Program Reporter 11x26 - English Sketch April 16, 1961
The Twilight Zone Jerry Harlowe 3x03 - The Shelter September 29, 1961
87th Precinct Edward Schlesser 1x07 - Killer's Payoff November 6, 1961
Mister Ed Paul Fenton 2x08 - Mister Ed's Blues November 19, 1961
Mister Ed Paul Fenton 2x15 - Zsa Zsa January 28, 1962
Dr. Kildare Cary Fain 1x20 - The Dragon February 15, 1962
The Jack Benny Program The Baggage Gandler 12x22 - Crazy Airport March 25, 1962
87th Precinct Maxie Carroll 1x28 - New Man in the Precinct April 16, 1962
The Twilight Zone Genie 4x12 - I Dream of Genie March 21, 1963
Mister Ed Paul Fenton 4x06 - Don't Laugh at Horses November 3, 1963
Mister Ed Paul Fenton 4x07 - Getting Ed's Goat November 10, 1963
Mister Ed Paul Fenton 4x23 - Ed the Musician April 19, 1964
The Nurses (1962) Mr. Tazinski 3x07 - The Outpost November 10, 1964
Run for Your Life Joe Murray 2x09 - The Treasure Seekers November 14, 1966
Run for Your Life Harry Krissel 3x11 - Cry Hard, Cry Fast (1) November 20, 1967
Run for Your Life Harry Krissel 3x12 - Cry Hard, Cry Fast (2) November 27, 1967
Bonanza Enos Blessing 9x16 - A Girl Named George January 14, 1968
Ironside Money Howard 2x12 - Side Pocket December 5, 1968
Gunsmoke Danny Wilson 15x04 - Danny October 13, 1969
Marcus Welby, M.D. Mr. Chambers 1x19 - Go Get 'Em, Tiger February 10, 1970
Daniel Boone Sweet 6x18 - Run for the Money February 19, 1970
Nanny and the Professor Edwin Higgenbotham Botkin 2x02 - The Haunted House October 2, 1970
Ironside Sgt. Dave Spangler 4x14 - Blackout December 31, 1970
McMillan & Wife Chief Andy Yeakel pilot - Once Upon a Dead Man September 17, 1971
Gunsmoke Lucius Prince 17x19 - One for the Road January 24, 1972
The Bold Ones: The New Doctors Ira Goldberg 4x03 - A Nation of Human Pincushions October 3, 1972
Bonanza Jonathon May 14x11 - The Sound of Sadness December 5, 1972
The Streets of San Francisco Tim Murphy 1x16 - The Set-Up January 25, 1973
Gunsmoke Moses Darby 19x22 - Cowtown Hustler March 11, 1974
Charlie's Angels Edward Jordan 5x01/02 - Angel in Hiding November 30, 1980

Specials and Made-for-TV Movies

Title Role Airdate Series/Banner
Valentine Pete Ferguson December 7, 1979 ABC Friday Night Movie
Marriage Is Alive and Well Manny Wax January 25, 1980
Charlie and the Great Balloon Chase Charlie Bartlett July 12, 1981 NBC Sunday Night at the Movies
My Body, My Child Poppa MacMahon April 12, 1982 ABC Monday Night Movie
Terror at Alcatraz George Wheeler July 4, 1982 NBC Sunday Night at the Movies

Talk, News and Game Show Appearances

Series Episode Airdate
The Hollywood Squares (1966) June 23-27, 1969
The Hollywood Squares (1966) July 21-25, 1969
The Hollywood Squares (1966) July 29-August 2, 1974
The Hollywood Squares (1966) November 25-29, 1974
The Hollywood Squares (1966) July 7-11, 1975
The Hollywood Squares (1966) July 19-23, 1976
The Hollywood Squares (1966) October 4-8, 1976

Memorable Moments

Awards and Accolades

Tony Awards

  • Won: Best Featured Actor in a Play (1965)
The Subject Was Roses

Academy Awards

  • Won: Best Supporting Actor (1969)
The Subject Was Roses

Primetime Emmy Awards

(2 Wins in 5 Nominations)

  • Won: Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series (1975, 1976)
Chico and the Man

Trivia