Jackie Gleason (Robert Keith Richey Jr.) Born Feb. 26, 1916 Died June 24, 1987 at age 71. Gleason delivered a critically acclaimed performance in the Tom Hanks comedy-drama Nothing in Common (1986). The film proved to be Gleason's final film role, since he was suffering from colon cancer, liver cancer, and thrombosed hemorrhoids during production.
Jackie Gleason (1916-1987) - American comedian, actor, and musician. Photo by Brian Hamill
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