Jester J. Hairston

Jester J. Hairston bio

Birth Name: Jester J. Hairston

Occupation: TV Actor

Place Of Birth: NC

Date Of Birth: July 9, 1901

Date Of Death: January 18, 2000

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: American

Jester J. Hairston was born on the 9th of July, 1901. He was popular for being a TV Actor. Composer and actor who rose to mainstream fame for portraying Collie Forbes on the TV sitcom Amen.

Jester J. Hairston was born in NC. He worked as a choir conductor for various choirs on Broadway. “Mary’s Boy Child” was his Christmas jingle, one of the very few to be written by an African American and be accepted.

Jester J. Hairston was a Cancer and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Jester J. Hairston was born in 1900s. Discover what happened on this day.

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

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Marcus Zane

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Personal Life

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

Jester J. Hairston was born in the Year of the Ox.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Jester J. Hairston
BIRTH DAY: Tuesday
DEATH DAY: Tuesday



Zodiac Sign: Jester J. Hairston was a Cancer. People of this zodiac sign like home-based hobbies, relaxing near or in water, helping loved ones, and dislike strangers, revealing of personal life. The strengths of this sign are being loyal, emotional, sympathetic, tenacious, persuasive, while weaknesses can be moody, pessimistic, suspicious, manipulative and insecure. The greatest overall compatibility with Cancer is Capricorn and Taurus.

Chinese Zodiac: Jester J. Hairston was born in the Year of the Dragon. People born under this sign are persistent and straightforward. They have a strong faith and can be seen as stubborn in their old ways.

Ruling Planet: Jester J. Hairston had a ruling planet of Moon and has a ruling planet of Moon and by astrological associations Sunday is ruled by moon. The Moon represents one's nurturing and emotional instinct. People who are born with Moon as the ruling planet are sensitive, nurturing, and usually have fluctuating moods.

Jester J. Hairston’s birth sign is Cancer and he had a ruling planet of Moon.

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