Jerry Colonna bio

Birth Name: Gerardo Luigi Colonna

Occupation: Comedian

Place Of Birth: Boston

Date Of Birth: September 17, 1904

Date Of Death: November 21, 1986

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: American

Jerry Colonna was born on the 17th of September, 1904. He was popular for being a Comedian. American-Italian comedian and singer who was the sidekick of Bob Hope on his radio shows and films in the 1940s and 1950s. He was known for his handlebar mustache and wide-eyed expression.

Jerry Colonna was born in Boston. He started his career playing trombone in orchestras and local dance bands in his hometown of Boston, Massachusetts in the 1920s. He appeared in one of the oldest known surviving kinescope recordings of a live television broadcast in 1947.

Jerry Colonna was a Virgo and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Gerardo Luigi Colonna 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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Jerry Colonna’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Jerry Colonna’s parents.

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Personal Life

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

Jerry Colonna was born in the Year of the Dragon.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Gerardo Luigi Colonna
BIRTH DAY: Saturday



Zodiac Sign: Jerry Colonna was a Virgo. People of this zodiac sign like animals, healthy food, nature, cleanliness, and dislike rudeness and asking for help. The strengths of this sign are being loyal, analytical, kind, hardworking, practical, while weaknesses can be shyness, overly critical of self and others, all work and no play. The greatest overall compatibility with Virgo is Pisces and Cancer.

Chinese Zodiac: Jerry Colonna was born in the Year of the Ox. 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: Jerry Colonna had a ruling planet of Mercury and has a ruling planet of Mercury and by astrological associations Wednesday is ruled by Mercury. In Astrology, Mercury is the planet that rules our mindset. People who are born with Mercury as the ruling planet have communication skills, intellect and cleverness.

Jerry Colonna’s birth sign is Virgo and he had a ruling planet of Mercury.

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