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Jack Haley

Actor Jack Haley

Profession: Actor

United States of America

Why Famous: The Wizard of Oz, Alexander's Ragtime Band

Born: August 10, 1898
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, USA

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Leo

Died: June 6, 1979 (aged 80)
Cause of Death: Heart attack

Married Life

  • 1921-02-25 Actor Jack Haley (22) weds Florence McFadden

Historical Events

  • 1939-08-15 "The Wizard of Oz", American musical fantasy film directed by Victor Fleming and King Vidor, premieres at Grauman's Chinese Theatre, Hollywood, starring Judy Garland (Dorothy), Ray Bolger (Scarecrow), Jack Haley (Tin Man), Bert Lahr (Cowardly Lion), Frank Morgan (Wizard), Billie Burke (Glinda), and Margaret Hamilton (Wicked Witch)

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