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Jack Mercer is a Actor and Story American born on 31 january 1910 at New York City (USA)

Jack Mercer

Jack Mercer
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Nationality USA
Birth 31 january 1910 at New York City (USA)
Death 7 december 1984 (at 74 years) at Queens (USA)

For the English cricketer, see Jack Mercer (cricketer). For the American baseball player, see Jack Mercer (baseball).

Jack Mercer (January 13, 1910 – December 4, 1984) was an American animator, storyman and voice actor. He is best known as the voice of cartoon characters Popeye the Sailor and Felix the Cat. The son of vaudeville and Broadway performers, he also performed on the vaudeville and legitimate stage.


Mercer's first wife was Margie Hines, who provided the voice of Olive Oyl from 1939 to 1944.

Originally a resident of New York City, Mercer moved to Miami, Florida, when Fleischer Studios relocated there in 1938. After Famous Studios took over the Popeye cartoons, Mercer moved back to New York by early 1944. In the late 1970s he lived briefly in Los Angeles but moved back to New York City to live in Woodside, Queens. He died at Lenox Hill Hospital in Manhattan on December 4, 1984 after stomach cancer-related problems. After his death, Maurice LaMarche, Jim Cummings and Billy West performed the voice of Popeye.

Usually with

Walt Disney
Walt Disney
(12 films)
Mae Questel
Mae Questel
(13 films)
Max Fleischer
Max Fleischer
(11 films)
Dave Fleischer
Dave Fleischer
(11 films)
Tedd Pierce
Tedd Pierce
(5 films)
Source : Wikidata

Filmography of Jack Mercer (34 films)

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The Puppetoon Movie, 1h30
Directed by Arnold Leibovit
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Fantasy, Musical, Animation
Actors Dick Beals, Dal McKennon, Art Clokey, Paul Frees, Victor Jory, Billy Bletcher
Rating68% 3.431283.431283.431283.431283.43128
The film opens on a film set, where Gumby and his friends are filming a dinosaur movie. A ferocious Tyrannosaurus Rex named Arnie charges on set and is about to devour a young doe named Barbara when suddenly, he removes his false teeth and lets the doe go out of sympathy. Gumby cuts the scene and questions Arnie on his hesitation to act ferocious. Although Arnie knows it is all just acting, he feels unfit for the part because it just isn't him. He explains that he once was a ferocious T-Rex, but thanks to the divine influence of George Pal, he has reformed and is now a vegetarian without a bad bone in his body. Gumby fails to understand the profound effect of George Pal on Arnie's persona, so Arnie and Pokey show Gumby a set of George Pal shorts to show him the significance of the artist, thus starting The Puppetoon Movie.
Popeye (1980)
, 1h34
Directed by Robert Altman
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Romantic comedy, Action, Adventure, Musical, Animation
Themes Seafaring films, Films about music and musicians, Transport films, Pirate films, Musical films, Children's films
Actors Robin Williams, Shelley Duvall, Ray Walston, Paul L. Smith, Paul Dooley, Richard Libertini
Roles Popeye Animated Prologue
Rating53% 2.650312.650312.650312.650312.65031
Popeye, a sailor, arrives at the small coastal town of Sweethaven ("Sweethaven—An Anthem") while searching for his long-lost father. He is immediately feared by the townsfolk simply because he is a stranger ("Blow Me Down"), and is accosted by a greedy taxman. He rents a room at the Oyl family's boarding house where the Oyls' daughter, Olive, is preparing for her engagement party. Her hand is promised to Captain Bluto, a powerful, perpetually angry bully who runs the town in the name of the mysterious Commodore. In the morning, Popeye visits the local diner for breakfast ("Everything Is Food") and demonstrates his strength as he brawls with a gang of provocative ruffians who give him and the other customers a hard time.
Popeye Meets the Man Who Hated Laughter
Directed by Hal Seeger, Jack Zander
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Action, Animation
Themes Space adventure films, Superhero films, Space opera
Actors Bob McFadden, Jack Mercer, Corinne Orr
Roles Popeye / Wimpy (voice)
Rating64% 3.2291653.2291653.2291653.2291653.229165
Professor Morbid Grimsby is an evil genius who has won the prestigious "Meanie" award six years in a row; to guarantee a seventh, he plots to eliminate all laughter by getting rid of the Sunday funnies, with the aid of his henchman Brutus.
Fright to the Finish, 6minutes
Directed by Seymour Kneitel, Al Eugster
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Animation
Actors Jackson Beck, Jack Mercer, Mae Questel
Roles Popeye
Rating62% 3.148993.148993.148993.148993.14899
It is Halloween night and Olive is reading ghost stories to Popeye and Bluto. Both of the men want to have alone time with Olive, with Popeye wondering why Bluto hasn't gone home and Bluto wondering what to do to get rid of Popeye. Bluto decides to stage various pranks (a headless man, an animated skeleton, and a sheet-over-balloon ghost) to scare Olive and Popeye. He pins the blame on Popeye, Olive kicks him out of her house, and Bluto goes to comfort her.
Bride and Gloom, 6minutes
Directed by Izzy Sparber
Origin USA
Genres Animation
Actors Jack Mercer, Mae Questel
Roles Popeye (voice)
Rating62% 3.1473353.1473353.1473353.1473353.147335
Hysterical History
Directed by Izzy Sparber
Origin USA
Actors Jackson Beck, Jack Mercer, Mae Questel
Roles Christopher Columbus / Native-American Reporter / Native-American Chief / Benjamin Franklin / James W. Marshall / Alexander Graham Bell
Rating50% 2.5475852.5475852.5475852.5475852.547585
The story of American History is told. The cartoon starts when Columbus discovers America, arrives at the new land, where he finds cameramen and newspaper reporters.
The Adventures of Ichabod and Mr. Toad, 1h8
Directed by Clyde Geronimi, James Algar, Jack Kinney
Origin USA
Genres Fantasy, Adventure, Horror, Musical, Animation
Themes Films about animals, Musical films, Children's films
Actors Eric Blore, Bing Crosby, J. Pat O'Malley, Basil Rathbone, Claud Allister, Campbell Grant
Roles Engine Driver
Rating69% 3.493923.493923.493923.493923.49392
La Mare aux grenouilles Inspirée du Vent dans les saules de Kenneth Grahame (1908) , la première partie du film raconte l'histoire de Crapaud baron Têtard dont la passion débordante pour les automobiles inquiète grandement ses amis Taupe, Rat et Blaireau, surtout quand Crapaud échange son manoir ancestral à des fouines contre un bolide volé... Crapaud se met rapidement à flâner sans but sur les routes, jusqu'au jour où sa drôle d'escapade le mène derrière les barreaux. Ses amis s'acharnent à prouver son innocence en allant chercher des preuves dans son ancien manoir occupé par des bandits.
Donald's Happy Birthday, 7minutes
Directed by Jack Hannah
Origin USA
Genres Animation
Themes Films about animals, Films about birds, Mise en scène d'un canard, Children's films
Actors Clarence Nash, Jack Mercer
Roles Louie
Rating72% 3.624363.624363.624363.624363.62436
On est le 13 mars et c'est l'anniversaire de Donald. C'est pourquoi ses neveux veulent lui offrir une boîte de cigares. Toutefois ils se retrouvent à court de monnaie pour le faire...
Kit for Cat, 7minutes
Directed by Friz Freleng
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Animation
Themes Films about animals, Films about cats, Children's films, Mise en scène d'un mammifère
Actors Mel Blanc, Arthur Q. Bryan, Patrick Préjean, Jack Mercer, Bea Benaderet, Patrice Dozier
Roles Melvin (voice)
Rating74% 3.731953.731953.731953.731953.73195
Sylvestre, chat de gouttière, fouille dans les poubelles dans le but de se nourrir. Mais un chaton vient dans son « côté de la rue » et se fait jeter dans une poubelle. Sylvestre, par le vent frais, trouve refuge chez Elmer qui l'accueille généreusement. Mais le chaton vient également se réfugier chez lui.
Rabbit Transit, 8minutes
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Animation
Themes Films about animals, Mise en scène d'un lapin ou d'un lièvre, Court métrage de Bugs Bunny, Mise en scène d'un mammifère
Actors Mel Blanc, Gérard Surugue, Jack Mercer
Roles Cecil Turtle (voice)
Rating75% 3.7820653.7820653.7820653.7820653.782065
A ce moment, Bugs courre avec la Tortue Cecil qui dispose d'une carapace de tortue fusée.
Pigs in a Polka, 7minutes
Directed by Friz Freleng
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Musical theatre, Musical, Animation
Themes Films about animals, Films about pigs, Children's films
Actors Sara Berner, Bea Benaderet, Mel Blanc, Jack Mercer
Roles Big Bad Wolf (voice)
Rating70% 3.5440653.5440653.5440653.5440653.544065
Le loup présente le conte Les Trois Petits Cochons. Comme dans le conte, les trois petits cochons (avec un numéro sur leurs habits en fonction de leur apparition) construisent leur maison respectivement en paille, en bois et en briques. Puis vient le grand méchant loup qui se déguise en gypsy. Mais les deux premiers cochons lui volent son déguisement et le loup détruit leurs maisons. Numéro 1 et numéro 2 se réfugient chez numéro 3.
A Jolly Good Furlough, 7minutes
Directed by Joe Oriolo, Dan Gordon
Origin USA
Genres Animation
Actors Marjorie Hines, Jack Mercer
Roles Popeye
Rating59% 2.9735752.9735752.9735752.9735752.973575
Seein' Red, White 'n' Blue, 7minutes
Directed by Dan Gordon
Origin USA
Genres Animation
Actors Dave Barry, Jack Mercer
Roles Popeye
Rating57% 2.873272.873272.873272.873272.87327
Mr. Bug Goes to Town, 1h17
Directed by Shamus Culhane, Dave Fleischer, Al Eugster
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Musical theatre, Fantasy, Musical, Animation
Themes Films about animals, Feminist films, Films about music and musicians, Films about insects, Musical films, Political films, Children's films
Actors Jack Mercer, Jean Rhys, Tedd Pierce, Pinto Colvig, Marjorie Hines
Roles Mr. Bumble (voice)
Rating70% 3.5374053.5374053.5374053.5374053.537405
Les amours de Hoppity le criquet et Douce, la fille d'un bourdon, sont troublées par la négligence des humains et le projet de construction d'un gratte-ciel sur leur territoire. L'héroïne est aussi menacée d'un mariage forcé avec Monsieur Scarabée.
Hollywood Steps Out, 8minutes
Directed by Tex Avery
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Animation
Actors Mel Blanc, Sara Berner, Kent Rogers, Dave Barry, Bea Benaderet, Clarence Nash
Roles Henry Fonda
Rating70% 3.5333153.5333153.5333153.5333153.533315
Une grande vue panoramique de Los Angeles est montrée avec des projecteurs qui se déplacent vers un battement de conga . L'action se déroule dans la célèbre boîte de nuit de Ciro , où les stars d'Hollywood dînent - à 50 $ (814,14 $ aujourd'hui) une assiette et des «termes faciles». Les premières stars vues sont Claudette Colbert Don Ameche et, à une table derrière eux, Adolphe Menjou et Norma Shearer, suivis de Cary Grant , assis seul. Grant parle à lui-même : « Quel endroit ! Quel endroit ! C'est aussi joli qu'une photo. Mais si je disais à ma femme préférée la terrible vérité que j'avais sur la première page. Yessireee Bobby.