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Jackie Gleason

As Minnesota Fats in The Hustler (1961)
Born John Herbert Gleason
(1916-02-26)February 26, 1916
Brooklyn, New York, U.S.
Died June 24, 1987(1987-06-24) (aged 71)
Lauderhill, Florida, United States
Cause of death Colorectal cancer


Years active 1941–86

Genevieve Halford (1936–1970; 2 children)
Beverly McKittrick (1970–1975)
Marilyn Taylor (1975–1987; his death)


Geraldine Halford (b. 1940)
Linda Halford (b. 1942)[1]

If you have it and you know you have it, then you have it. If you have it and don't know you have it, you don't have it. If you don't have it but you think you have it, then you have it.
Jackie Gleason
I only made $200 a week and I had to buy my own bullets.
Our dreams are firsthand creations, rather than residues of waking life. We have the capacity for infinite creativity; at least while dreaming, we partake of the power of the Spirit, the infinite Godhead that creates the cosmos.
Jackie Gleason
How sweet it is!
Thin people are beautiful, but fat people are adorable.
The second day of a diet is always easier than the first. By the second day you're off it.
Jackie Gleason