Jackie Gleason

Jackie Gleason bio

Birth Name: Herbert Walton Gleason Jr.

Occupation: TV Actor

Place Of Birth: New York City

Date Of Birth: February 26, 1916

Date Of Death: June 24, 1987

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: American

Jackie Gleason was born on the 26th of February, 1916. He was best known for being a TV Actor. Played the role of Ralph Kramden in the television series The Honeymooners and got his first big break in The Life of Riley.

Jackie Gleason was born in New York City. He worked as a MC for a theater, in a pool hall, as a stunt driver, and carnival barker before working his way up at New York’s Club 18 as an insult comic. He was on the silver screen with Paul Newman in The Hustler.

Jackie Gleason was a Pisces and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Jackie Gleason was born in 1910s. The 1910s represented the culmination of European militarism. Discover what happened on this day.

Herbert Walton Gleason Jr. is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


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Jackie Gleason’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Jackie Gleason’s parents.

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Jackie Gleason kept his personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Jackie Gleason was born in the Year of the Dragon.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Herbert Walton Gleason Jr.
NICKNAME: The Great One’, ‘The Abdominal Showman’, ‘Mr. Miami Beach’
RELIGION: Roman Catholic
BIRTH DAY: Saturday
DEATH DAY: Wednesday



Zodiac Sign: Jackie Gleason was a Pisces. People of this zodiac sign like romance, to sleep, spiritual themes and dislike the know-it-all, to be criticized, and cruelty of any kind. The strengths of this sign are being compassionate, artistic, gentle, wise, while weaknesses can be to be fearful, overly trusting and desire to escape reality. The greatest overall compatibility with Pieces is Virgo and Taurus.

Chinese Zodiac: Jackie Gleason was born in the Year of the Dragon. People born under this sign are energetic and excitable. They hate hypocrisy and gossip and can sometimes be a bit arrogant and impatient.

Ruling Planet: Jackie Gleason had a ruling planet of Neptune and has a ruling planet of Neptune. Back the early 2,000 B.C. the outer planets, Uranus and Pluto, were not yet discovered, since the telescope had not yet been invented. Astrologers and astronomers could only work with planets visible to the eye.

Jackie Gleason’s birth sign is Pisces and he had a ruling planet of Neptune.

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