Jack Kruschen

Biography

Date of Birth 20 March 1922, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada Date of Death 2 April 2002, Chandler, Arizona, USA (natural causes) Birth Name Jack Joseph Kruschen Mini Biography Canadian-born Jack Kruschen entered films after years on the stage, and became a dependable character actor both in movies and on television. Often cast as ethnic comedy relief, Kruschen occasionally landed a role as a villain, but was more often the volatile, emotional Italian or Jewish neighbor patriarch. He was nominated for an Academy Award for his role in Nøglen under måtten (1960). IMDb Mini Biography By: frankfob2@yahoo.com Spouse Mary Pender (23 July 1979 - 2 April 2002) (his death) Violet Rafaella Mooring (1962 - 1978) (her death) Marjorie Ullman (January 1947 - 1961) (divorced) 2 children Trivia Performed in radio dramas while still in high school. In 1939, Kruschen was already appearing in TV dramas on the Don Lee experimental station in Los Angeles; the programs were beamed out to roughly 200 sets with 3" screens. One of the few actors killed by Martians in 2 different movies: War of the Worlds (1953) and Angry Red Planet (1960).

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The Apartment

Dr. Dreyfuss

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Caprice

Matthew Cutter

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The Unsinkable Molly Brown

Christmas Morgan

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The Angry Red Planet

CWO Sam Jacobs

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Freebie and the Bean

Red Meyers

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Satan's Cheerleaders

Billy the Janitor

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Das verrückte Wildwest Rennen

Jim Bridger

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Black Pearl

Jocko Roper

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Deadly Intentions

Alex Livanos

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Blueprint For Murder

Det.ective Lt. Harold Y. Cole

Starring In
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'Til There Was You

Mr. Katz

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Hart aber herzlich: Tod einer Freundin

Mayor Walter Trout

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Deadly Intentions

Alex Livanos

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Dark Mirror

Smithson

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Geheimauftrag Hollywood

Louie

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Sunburn

Gela

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Das verrückte Wildwest Rennen

Jim Bridger

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Satan's Cheerleaders

Billy the Janitor

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The November Plan

Harry Kahn

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Guardian of the Wilderness

Madden

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Black Pearl

Jocko Roper

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Freebie and the Bean

Red Meyers

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The Million Dollar Duck

Doctor Gottlieb

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Istanbul Express

Capt. Granicek

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Caprice

Matthew Cutter

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The Happening

Inspector

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Dear Brigitte

Doctor Volker

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Harlow

Louis B. Mayer

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The Unsinkable Molly Brown

Christmas Morgan

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McLintock!

Jake Birnbaum

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Cape Fear (1962)

Attorney Dave Grafton

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Tre Passi dalla Sedia Elettrica

Resko's Father

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Follow That Dream

Carmine

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Lover Come Back

Doktor Linus Tyler

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The Ladies Man

Graduation Emcee Professor

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Where the Boys Are

Max - Cafe Counterman (uncredited)

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The Apartment

Dr. Dreyfuss

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The Angry Red Planet

CWO Sam Jacobs

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Seven Ways from Sundown

Beeker

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The Last Voyage

Chief Engineer Pringle

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The Bellboy

Jack E. Mulcher, President of Paramount Pictures (uncredited)

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Studs Lonigan

Charlie the Greek

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The Gazebo

Taxi Driver (uncredited)

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Beloved Infidel

Darby Forsythe - Beach Bum (uncredited)

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Lawless Years Vol. 1

Big Greeny / ... (3 episodes, 1959)

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Violence au Kansas !

Cattleman (uncredited)

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Au nom de la loi : Saison 3 - Volume 2 - 3 DVD

Hunt Willis / ... (2 episodes, 1959)

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The Decks Ran Red

Alex Cole

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Cry Terror!

F.B.I. Agent Charles Pope

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Fraulein

Sgt. Grischa

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Buccaneer, The

Hans

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Reform School Girl

Mr. Horvath

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Outside the Law

Agent Phil Schwartz

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The Steel Jungle

Truckdriver Helper

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Mord in den Wolken

Det. Mace

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Soldier of Fortune

Austin Stoker

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The Benny Goodman Story

'Murph' Podolsky - riverboat band Mgr.

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The Night Holds Terror

Detective Pope

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Prince of Players

Rabble-Rouser (uncredited)

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The Long, Long Trailer

Mechanic (uncredited)

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It Should Happen to You

Joe, Billboard Painter (uncredited)

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Blueprint For Murder

Det.ective Lt. Harold Y. Cole

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The War of the Worlds

Salvatore

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Abbott and Costello Go to Mars

Harry

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Ma and Pa Kettle on Vacation

Jacques Amien (uncredited)

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Money From Home

Short Boy

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Confidence Girl

Detective Sgt. Quinn

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The Miracle of Our Lady of Fatima

Sidonio (uncredited)

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Comin' Round the Mountain

Gangster in Night Club

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The Lemon Drop Kid

Muscleman (uncredited)

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The People Against O'Hara

Detective (uncredited)

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Zu allem entschlossen

Drunken Heckler (uncredited)

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No Way Out

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La Casa de Juego

Burly Italian Immigrant (uncredited)

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Where Danger Lives

Cosey - Ambulance Driver (uncredited)

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Red, Hot and Blue

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