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Jackie Gleason
Biographical Information

Birth Date:February 26, 1916
Astrology Sign:Pisces
Chinese Sign:Dragon - Yang
Birth Name:Herbert John Gleason
Birth Place:Bushwick, Brooklyn, NY
Died Date:June 24, 1987


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Jackie Gleason

Biography:Jackie Gleason (born Herbert John Gleason, February 26, 1916 in Brooklyn, New York (in the neighborhood of Bushwick); d. June 24, 1987 in Inverrary, Florida), a rotund comedian and actor, became one of America's most beloved television entertainers in the medium's coming-of-age years.

Nicknamed "The Great One" , there is debate to this day as to who gave him the nickname; some biographers claim Orson Welles, others claim Gleason hung it upon himself, as he may well have done. Gleason is best remembered for his brashly versatile comedy and swift ad-libbing, particularly in that immortal comic portrait of his Chauncey Street neighbourhood in The Honeymooners, as Ralph Kramden.

Gleason repeatedly proved himself to be as fine a dramatic actor as he was a comedian in films like Rod Serling's Requiem for a Heavyweight (1962), Soldier in the Rain (1963) with Steve McQueen, and his Oscar-nominated performance opposite Paul Newman in The Hustler (1961), but he never fully understood how much his comedy really meant, how utterly singular it was, and how enduring the absolute best of it has proven to be.

Achievements: (Filmography)
Smokey and the Bandit (1977)
Requiem for a Heavyweight (1962)
The Hustler (1961)
The Bowery (1933)

Chinese Horoscope for Jackie Gleason
Includes characteristics and Vices
Jackie Gleason's Chinese Horoscope
Chinese Year: February 03, 1916 - January 22, 1917
Birthday: February 26, 1916

The Dragon is a Yang,
and is the Fifth sign of the Chinese horoscope.

Good Health

Personality and Character Cards:
Personality and character cards are identical!

Jackie Gleason's Personality Tarot Card The Hermit - Personality Card

Birthday: February 26, 1916

A time for soul searching and meditation; a need for patience and solitude.

This year's Growth Tarot Card
Based on this year's birthday

Jackie Gleason's Growth Tarot Card The Hanged Man

Birthday: February 26, 2018

A sacrifice must be made in order to gain something of great value.




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