Jack Kruschen Biography

Birthday: 1922-03-20
Place of Birth: Winnipeg, Manitoba
Wiki Biography: Canadian-born Jack Kruschen entered films after years on the stage, and became a dependable character actor both in movies and on television. Often cast as ethnic comedy relief, Kruschen occasionally landed a role as a villain, but was more often the volatile, emotional Italian or Jewish neighbor patriarch. He was nominated for an Academy Award for his role in The Apartment (1960).

Jack KruschenPhotos & Pictures


TV Title Appeared As Year Genre
Freebie and the Bean 1974 Action
No Soap, Radio Skit Performer 1982 Comedy
Movies Title Appeared As Year Genre
The War of the Worlds Salvatore 1953 Sport, Game Show, 0
Abbott and Costello Go to Mars 1953 Comedy, Sci Fi, Fantasy
Money From Home 1953 Comedy
The Angry Red Planet 1959 Sci Fi
The Last Voyage 1960 Drama
Lover Come Back 1962 Comedy, Romance
Follow that Dream Carmine 1962 Comedy, Drama, Music
Convicts 4 1963 Drama
The Unsinkable Molly Brown 1964 0
Dear Brigitte 1965 Comedy
Caprice 1967 Comedy, Crime, Thriller
The Million Dollar Duck 1971 Comedy
Freebie and the Bean 1974
Under the Rainbow 1981
The Apartment 2004
Sunburn 2018