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Jack Kruschen is a Actor Canadien born on 20 march 1922 at Winnipeg (Canada)

Jack Kruschen

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Birth name Jack Joseph Kruschen
Nationality Canada
Birth 20 march 1922 at Winnipeg (Canada)
Death 2 april 2002 (at 80 years) at Chandler (USA)

Jack Kruschen (March 20, 1922 – April 2, 2002) was a Canadian-born character actor who worked primarily in American film, television and radio.

Usually with

Jerry Lewis
Jerry Lewis
(3 films)
John Farrow
John Farrow
(3 films)
Frank Tashlin
Frank Tashlin
(2 films)
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Filmography of Jack Kruschen (60 films)

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Til There Was You, 1h54
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Romance
Actors Jeanne Tripplehorn, Dylan McDermott, Sarah Jessica Parker, Jennifer Aniston, Craig Bierko, Christine Ebersole
Roles Mr. Katz
Rating48% 2.40372.40372.40372.40372.4037
Gwen Moss (Jeanne Tripplehorn) has spent the better part of her life waiting for the man of her dreams, unaware she briefly bumped into him at school as children and has had several close encounters ever since. She aspires to have a life like her longtime friend Debbie (Jennifer Aniston), a successful doctor with a beautiful home but a marriage that may not be as perfect as it seems on the surface.
Deadly Intentions, 3h20
Directed by Noel Black
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Politic
Actors Michael Biehn, Madolyn Smith, Cloris Leachman, Kevin McCarthy, Jack Kruschen, Bruce French
Roles Alex Livanos
Rating74% 3.7236053.7236053.7236053.7236053.723605
Originally shown in two parts, this four-hour TV movie stars Michael Biehn as the outwardly "perfect" doctor husband of Madolyn Smith. But Biehn is actually a psychopath, who is carefully plotting the murder of his wife. As the horrible truth slowly dawns upon Madolyn, she must find some way to prevent her murder—and to alert disbelieving authorities of her husband's duplicity.
Sunburn (1979)
, 1h41
Directed by Richard C. Sarafian, Paul Baxley
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Action, Adventure, Crime
Actors Farrah Fawcett, Charles Grodin, Art Carney, Joan Collins, William Daniels, John Hillerman
Roles Gela
Rating50% 2.52012.52012.52012.52012.5201
A private eye named Dekker goes to Acapulco to investigate a murder and hires the beautiful Ellie Morgan to pretend to be his wife.
The Time Machine, 1h35
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Adventure
Actors John Beck, Priscilla Barnes, Whit Bissell, Rosemary DeCamp, R.G. Armstrong, John Zaremba
Roles John Bedford
Rating53% 2.6681852.6681852.6681852.6681852.668185
The film was a modernization of the Wells' story, making the Time Traveller a 1970s scientist working for a fictional US defense contractor, "the Mega Corporation". Dr. Neil Perry (John Beck), the Time Traveller, is described as one of Mega's most reliable contributors by his senior co-worker Branly (Whit Bissell, an alumnus of the 1960 adaptation). Perry's skill is demonstrated by his rapid reprogramming of an off-course missile, averting a disaster that could destroy Los Angeles. His reputation secures a grant of $20 million for his time machine project. Although nearing completion, the corporation wants Perry to put the project on hold so that he can head a military weapon development project. Perry accelerates work on the time machine, permitting him to test it before being forced to work on the new project.
Satan's Cheerleaders, 1h30
Directed by Greydon Clark
Origin USA
Genres Horror comedy, Horror
Themes Dance films, Sports films, Comedy horror films
Actors John Ireland, Yvonne De Carlo, John Carradine, Jack Kruschen, Sydney Chaplin, Margaret Ladd
Roles Billy the Janitor
Rating40% 2.0236352.0236352.0236352.0236352.023635
Benedict High School's cheerleaders are not shy or sweet. The football team knows them well - and Billy, the school's disturbed janitor, would like to. In the locker room, the girls shower and dress, unaware of the eyes which secretly watch them. They do not know that a curse has been placed on their clothes and that their trip to the first big football game of the season might sideline them for eternity.
Freebie and the Bean, 1h53
Directed by Richard Rush
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Action, Crime
Themes Films about sexuality, LGBT-related films, Buddy films, LGBT-related films, LGBT-related film
Actors James Caan, Alan Arkin, Loretta Swit, Jack Kruschen, Mike Kellin, Alex Rocco
Roles Red Meyers
Rating65% 3.2993.2993.2993.2993.299
Freebie and Bean are a pair of maverick detectives with the SFPD Intelligence Squad. The volatile gratuity-seeking Freebie is trying to get promoted to the vice squad to garner perks for his retirement while the neurotic and fastidious Bean has ambitions to make lieutenant. Against a backdrop of Super Bowl weekend in San Francisco, the partners are trying to conclude a 14-month investigation, digging through garbage to gather evidence against well-connected racketeer Red Meyers, when they discover that a hit man from Detroit is after Meyers as well. After rejecting their pretext arrest of Meyers to protect him, the district attorney orders them to keep him alive until Monday.
The Million Dollar Duck, 1h29
Directed by Vincent McEveety, Christopher Hibler, Arthur J. Vitarelli
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Documentary
Themes Films about animals, Films about birds, Children's films
Actors Dean Jones, Sandy Duncan, Joe Flynn, Tony Roberts, James Gregory, Lee Montgomery
Roles Doctor Gottlieb
Rating58% 2.9485952.9485952.9485952.9485952.948595
The film centers on the family of a scientist named Albert Dooley (Dean Jones) who struggles to pay the bills. His wife, Katie (Sandy Duncan) gets a recipe for applesauce wrong and gives it to her husband to take to work for lunch, hoping it will help cut down on the budget. In a humorous chain reaction, the duck Albert is testing steals the applesauce after Albert has thrown it away in the trash, and then wanders into a radiation lab and becomes irradiated. Albert is ordered to get rid of the duck, so he figures he can give it to his son, Jimmy (Lee Montgomery) who has been wanting a pet, only to discover it now lays eggs with solid gold yolks.
The Happening, 1h40
Directed by Robert Altman, Elliot Silverstein
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Comedy-drama
Actors Anthony Quinn, Michael Parks, George Maharis, Robert Walker Jr., Faye Dunaway, Martha Hyer
Roles Inspector
Rating54% 2.709132.709132.709132.709132.70913
Four bored beach bums from Miami come across kids playing with toy guns. They chase one into a house, which by chance belongs to Roc Delmonico, a former gangster who is now retired and a respectable businessman.
Caprice (1967)
, 1h38
Directed by Frank Tashlin
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Comedy, Comedy thriller, Spy, Crime, Romance
Themes Spy films, Heist films, Gangster films, Escroquerie
Actors Doris Day, Richard Harris, Ray Walston, Jack Kruschen, Edward Mulhare, Lilia Skala
Roles Matthew Cutter
Rating56% 2.80572.80572.80572.80572.8057
In the Swiss Alps, a skier shoots and kills another skier down a mountain slope. Cut to a woman picking up a newspaper in Paris, the headline story telling of yet another Interpol agent killed in Switzerland.
Harlow (1965)
, 2h5
Directed by Gordon Douglas, Alex Segal
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Biography
Themes Films about television
Actors Carroll Baker, Carol Lynley, Red Buttons, Efrem Zimbalist II, Raf Vallone, Ginger Rogers
Roles Louis B. Mayer
Rating56% 2.80632.80632.80632.80632.8063
The film opens with Harlow as a struggling extra and bit actress dealing with her greedy stepfather Marino (Raf Vallone) and oblivious mother "Mama Jean" (Angela Lansbury, only six years older than Carroll Baker). With the help of Arthur Landau (Red Buttons), she rises to fame and gains the unwanted attention of the Howard Hughes-inspired Richard Manley (Leslie Nielsen). She then marries Paul Bern (Peter Lawford), an absentee husband who kills himself some time after the marriage. His death, combined with the stress of her career leads Harlow on an odyssey of failed relationships and alcoholism, culminating in her death of kidney failure at the age of twenty-six.
Dear Brigitte, 1h40
Directed by Henry Koster
Origin USA
Genres Comedy
Actors James Stewart, Bill Mumy, Glynis Johns, Brigitte Bardot, Cindy Carol, Fabian Forte
Roles Doctor Volker
Rating62% 3.149573.149573.149573.149573.14957
Robert Leaf (James Stewart) is an American college professor whose precocious son Erasmus (Bill Mumy) is a mathematical prodigy. After using his skills for gambling at the racetrack, it is discovered that Erasmus is infatuated with model and actress Brigitte Bardot. He writes love letters to her, and she invites him to visit her in France. Prof. Leaf accompanies him on the journey. Prof. Leaf later uses his son's talent to raise funds for liberal arts scholarships. He is assisted by Peregrine Upjohn (John Williams), who is secretly a con artist who plans to abscond with the funds.
Harlow (1965)
, 1h49
Directed by Alex Segal
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Biography
Themes Films about television
Actors Carol Lynley, Efrem Zimbalist II, Ginger Rogers, Hurd Hatfield, Barry Sullivan, Lloyd Bochner
Roles Louis B. Mayer
Rating51% 2.592.592.592.592.59
Noticing a beautiful girl in the background of a Laurel and Hardy film, actor Marc Peters tips off studio mogul Jonathan Martin, who arranges a screen test. Jean Harlow is an overnight success.
The Unsinkable Molly Brown, 2h8
Directed by Charles Walters
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Biography, Comedy, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Themes Seafaring films, Films about music and musicians, Transport films, RMS Titanic in fiction, Musical films, Films based on plays, Films based on musicals, Disaster films, Films about seafaring accidents or incidents
Actors Debbie Reynolds, Harve Presnell, Ed Begley, Hermione Baddeley, Martita Hunt, Fred Essler
Roles Christmas Morgan
Rating67% 3.3967253.3967253.3967253.3967253.396725
Rescued from the Colorado River as an infant and raised by Shamus Tobin, tomboy Molly Brown is determined to find a wealthy man to marry. She journeys to Leadville, Colorado and is hired as a saloon singer by Christmas Morgan. After miner Johnny Brown renovates his cabin, the two wed, and he sells his claim in a silver mine for $300,000. Soon after the money Molly hid in the stove accidentally is burned, Johnny discovers the richest gold vein in state history.
McLintock! (1963)
, 2h7
Directed by John Wayne, Yvonne De Carlo, Maureen O'Hara, Andrew V. McLaglen, Patrick Wayne, James Edward Grant
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Action, Adventure, Romance, Western
Themes Films based on plays, Films based on works by William Shakespeare
Actors John Wayne, Maureen O'Hara, Yvonne De Carlo, Patrick Wayne, Stefanie Powers, Edgar Buchanan
Roles Jake Birnbaum
Rating71% 3.597263.597263.597263.597263.59726
Cattle baron George Washington "G.W." McLintock (John Wayne) is living the single life on his ranch. He is estranged from wife Katherine (Maureen O'Hara), who left him two years before, suspecting him of adultery.