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Jay Adler

Highest Rated: 100% 99 River Street (1953)

Lowest Rated: 17% The Catered Affair (1956)

Birthday: Sep 26, 1896

Birthplace: New York, New York, USA

Jay Adler was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Early on in his acting career, Adler landed roles in various films, including "No Time to Marry" (1938), the Billy Mauch adventure "Penrod and His Twin Brother" (1938) and the Dick Powell crime picture "Cry Danger" (1951). He also appeared in the comedy "Dreamboat" (1952) with Clifton Webb, "My Six Convicts" (1952) with Millard Mitchell and the dramatic adaptation "The Juggler" (1953) with Kirk Douglas. His film career continued throughout the fifties in productions like "The Big Combo" (1955) with Cornel Wilde, the biographical drama "Love Me or Leave Me" (1955) with Doris Day and the Jane Wyman dramatic adaptation "Lucy Gallant" (1955). He also appeared in "Illegal" (1955) with Edward G Robinson. Nearing the end of his career, he continued to act in the drama "Sweet Smell of Success" (1957) with Burt Lancaster, the Yul Brynner dramatic adaptation "The Brothers Karamazov" (1958) and the drama "The Story on Page One" (1960) with Rita Hayworth. He also appeared in the crime flick "Belle Sommers" (1962) with Polly Bergen and "Dime With a Halo" (1963). Adler last acted in the horror film "Grave of the Vampire" (1974) with Michael Pataki. Adler passed away in September 1978 at the age of 82.

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Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

Movies

Credit
No Score Yet 15% Grave of the Vampire Old Zack (Character) - 1972
No Score Yet No Score Yet Bummer! Sid Rosen (Character) - 1972
80% 72% The Family Jewels Mr. Lyman (Character) - 1965
No Score Yet 50% The Story on Page One Lauber (Character) - 1959
No Score Yet 50% Curse of the Undead Bartender (Character) - 1959
30% 60% The Brothers Karamazov Pawnbroker (Character) - 1958
No Score Yet 54% Saddle the Wind Hank (Character) - 1958
No Score Yet No Score Yet Seven Guns to Mesa Ben Avery (Character) - 1958
No Score Yet No Score Yet Runaway Daughters Mr. Rubeck (Character) - 1956
17% 71% The Catered Affair Sam Leiter (Character) - 1956
No Score Yet No Score Yet Lucy Gallant Sam (Character) - 1955
92% 81% The Big Combo Detective Sam Hill (Character) - 1955
100% 45% Murder Is My Beat Bartender Louie (Character) - 1955
No Score Yet 36% Man With the Gun Cal (uncredited) (Character) - 1955
No Score Yet 46% Down Three Dark Streets Uncle Max Charles Martell (Character) - 1954
100% 80% 99 River Street Christopher (Character) - 1953
No Score Yet No Score Yet No Time to Marry Hess (Character) - 1938

TV

Credit
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Streets of San Francisco Bags (Guest Star) 1973
No Score Yet No Score Yet The New Adventures of Charlie Chan Unknown (Guest Star)
No Score Yet No Score Yet Perry Mason Herman (Guest Star) 1964
No Score Yet No Score Yet Ben Casey Tiger Kelso (Guest Star) 1964
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Fugitive Arthur Tibbetts (Guest Star) 1963
No Score Yet No Score Yet 77 Sunset Strip Gomates (Guest Star) 1963 1960
82% 94% The Twilight Zone Tramp (Character) 1963 1961
No Score Yet No Score Yet Bus Stop Unknown (Guest Star) 1962
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Untouchables Unknown (Guest Star) 1959
No Score Yet No Score Yet Mr. Lucky Unknown (Guest Star) 1959
No Score Yet No Score Yet Have Gun -- Will Travel Unknown (Guest Star) 1958

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