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DENTON, Jack

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DENTON, Jack. (Dubuque, IA, Jan. 21, 1925--Sun Valley, CA, Nov. 18, 1986). Following experience as a professional drummer, Denton worked as a stand-up comic. He was a comedy writer for famed comedian Milton Berle at the age of twenty-two.

Denton was also a Milwaukee disc-jockey who hosted a talk radio show and a weekly television program. From 1954-1958 he was a columnist of the Milwaukee Sentinel. He developed a role as Franklin D. Roosevelt which appeared on stage and screen. (1)

Filmography:

The Puppetoon Movie (1987)

Role: Puppets Design

Splash (1984)

Role: Actor

The Swinging Cheerleaders (1974)

Role: Actor

TELEVISION Back to Top Eleanor -- In Her Own Words (1987)

Role: Actor

Crossings (1986)

Role: Actor

Just Married (1985)

Role: Camera Operator

Welcome Back, Kotter (1979)

Role: Camera

Tenafly (1973)

Role: Actor

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Source:

1. Jack Denton. Online: http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0219833/

2. Jack Denton. Online: http://www.nytimes.com/movies/person/18660/Jack-Denton/filmography