The pop singer Al Jolson died at the age of 64. Here is all you want to know, and more!
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Star of the first talking movie, 1927’s The Jazz Singer. He was known for entertaining troops overseas during WWII.
He was married to Henrietta Keller from 1907 to 1920, Alma Osbourne from 1922 to 1928, Ruby Keeler from 1928 to 1940 and Erle Galbraith from 1945 to 1950. He had three children named Alicia, Asa and Al Jr.
I’d like to do radio just like pictures – leave the imperfect stuff on the cutting-room floor.
A responsive audience is the best encouragement an actor can have.
I have seen and heard comedians who had really funny ‘stuff’ but yet could not make the people laugh; then, again – I have seen others whose stuff was anything but humorous, and the audience would howl with laughter.
I recall the night that President McKinley died. I was working at the time at a theatre in St. Louis. The oppressive feeling was in the air. I could not make the people laugh.
After I die, I’ll be forgotten.