Jay Adler

Highest Rated: 100% Lust for Life (1956)
Lowest Rated: 17% The Catered Affair (1956)
Birthday: Sep 26, 1896
Birthplace: Not Available
Jay Adler was the oldest of seven children of celebrated Yiddish stage star Jacob Adler. The best-known of Jay's siblings were Broadway and movie character-actor Luther Adler and actress/acting teacher Stella Adler. Jay made his first screen appearance in 1937, settling into a four-decade movie career. Usually seen in minor roles as fathers and businessmen, Jay Adler numbered among his film credits Cry Danger (1950), The Brothers Karamazov (1958) (as the pawnbroker) and Grave of the Vampire (1974).

Highest Rated Movies



33% Macon County Line Actor 1974
No Score Yet Grave of the Vampire Old Zack 1972
80% The Family Jewels Attorney 1965
No Score Yet Dime With a Halo Mr. Lewis 1963
No Score Yet The Story on Page One Lauber 1959
No Score Yet Curse of the Undead Bartender 1959
No Score Yet Saddle the Wind Hank 1958
98% Sweet Smell of Success Manny Davis 1957
22% The Brothers Karamazov Pawnbroker 1957
No Score Yet Crime of Passion Nalence 1957
No Score Yet Runaway Daughters Rubeck 1956
17% The Catered Affair Sam Leiter 1956
100% Lust for Life Waiter 1956
97% The Killing Leo 1956
No Score Yet Man with the Gun Cal 1955
No Score Yet Illegal Joseph Carter 1955
No Score Yet Lucy Gallant Station Master 1955
67% Love Me Or Leave Me Orry 1955
92% The Big Combo Sam Hill 1955
100% Murder Is My Beat Bartender 1955
No Score Yet Down Three Dark Streets Uncle Max 1954
No Score Yet Long Wait Bellboy 1954
No Score Yet The Juggler Papa Sander 1953
96% The Bad and the Beautiful Mr. Z 1953
100% 99 River Street Christopher 1953
No Score Yet The Turning Point Sammy 1952
No Score Yet The Prisoner of Zenda Passport Official 1952
No Score Yet Dreamboat Desk Clerk 1952
No Score Yet My Six Convicts (My 6 Convicts) Steve Kopac 1952
100% Scandal Sheet Bailey 1952
No Score Yet My Pal Gus Van Every 1952
No Score Yet Cry Danger Williams 1951
No Score Yet The Mob Russell 1951
No Score Yet The Saint in New York Maury's Hood 1938


No Score Yet The Fugitive
  • 1964
  • 1963
80% The Twilight Zone
Gibbons Derelict
  • 1963
  • 1961


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