Al Jolson's biography
Al Jolson is 64 years old actor born at Russian Empire. He was born on Wednesday 26th of May 1886. He is often nicknamed as Jolie. According to year of birth 1886 he belongs to Lost Generation. Birthday on 26th of May means he is Gemini. Gemini is a dual sign of Zodiac Belt. One born with this rising sign is very dual and creative in nature with lots of verbosity. They are the most expressive people as they love talking.
He is native english speaker. He is citizen of Russian Empire. His primary profession is to be actor. You can know him also as film actor, singer, jazz musician, musician, stage actor, comedian, recording artist. He is recently known as songwriter.
Al Jolson's family
Al Jolson's ex spouse
Al Jolson and Ruby Keeler have been together since 1928 for 12 years. She is known as actor. His ex spouse was born on Wednesday 25th of August 1909 in Dartmouth. His ex spouse died on Sunday 28th of February 1993 in Rancho Mirage. Ruby Keeler was 107 years old, when this happened.
Al Jolson's career
His main focus is to be actor. He is also a member of Temple Israel of Hollywood.
How did Al Jolson die
He died on on Monday 23rd of October 1950 when he was 64 years old. Al Jolsons death was caused by heart attack. It happend like natural causes.
Awards and competitions
Al Jolson's Awards
- He was awarded 3 stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame: for Motion Pictures at 6622 Hollywood Boulevard; for Radio at 6750 Hollywood Boulevard; and for Recording at 1716 Vine Street in Hollywood, California.
What Al Jolson has done for a first time
- First musical artist to sell over 10 million copies.
- Portrayed by Larry Parks twice, first in The Jolson Story (1946) and then in Jolson Sings Again (1949).
- He failed the first screen test to portray himself in Jolson Sings Again (1949) which was attributed to his age 63, at that time. Larry Parks won the role.
Al Jolson's quotes
- I'll tell you when I'm going to play the Palace. That's when Eddie Cantor and George Burns and Groucho Marx and Jack Benny are on the bill. I'm going to buy out the whole house, and sit in the middle of the orchestra and say, 'Slaves, entertain the king!'
- [reported last words, 10/23/50] Oh, God, this is it! I'm going!
- [on Jack L. Warner] I can't see what J.W. can do with an Oscar. It can't say yes.
Al Jolson's body shape
Lets describe how Al Jolson looks. We will focus on his body shape. Body build is average.