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Jack Paar

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  • Birthday: May 1, 1918
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  • Contracted tuberculosis when he was 14, and dropped out of school at 16. Overcame a stuttering problem to become a successful radio announcer. During WWII, entertained the troops overseas after being drafted. Made national headlines in 1960 after he walked off The Tonight Show when NBC censored a joke about a "water closet." He returned three weeks later. Had performance footage of the Beatles on his NBC variety series a month before their breakthrough appearance on The Ed Sullivan Show.

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No Score Yet Jack Paar: As I Was Saying ... And More! Actor 1997
No Score Yet Love Nest Ed Forbes 1951
No Score Yet Walk Softly, Stranger Ray Healey 1950
No Score Yet Easy Living Scoop Spooner 1949
No Score Yet Variety Time Actor 1948

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