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Jack Carter


Born - 24 June 1922, New York City, USA
Died - 28 June 2015

Chipper, cheerful, round-faced, fast-talking stand-up comic, born Jack Chakrin, who became a featured player in films as well. Successes as comedy relief in Broadway shows and TV eventually led to film roles, often as characters with Brooklynesque names: It Happened to Jane (1959), The Horizontal Lieutenant (1962), Viva Las Vegas (1964), The Extraordinary Seaman (1968), The Resurrection of Zachary Wheeler (1971), Hustle (1975), The Happy Hooker Goes to Washington (1977), The Glove (1979), Alligator (1980), History of the World: Part I (1981), The Funny Farm (1983), Hambone and Hillie (1983), Arena (1989), In the Heat of Passion (1992), The Good Bad Guy (1997), Play It to the Bone (1999), One Last Ride (2004), The Great Buck Howard (2008), Let Go (2011) and Mercy (2014), his last. He died from respiratory problems.