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Jack Warden is a Actor American born on 18 september 1920 at Newark (USA)

Jack Warden

Jack Warden
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Birth name John Warden Lebzelter
Nationality USA
Birth 18 september 1920 at Newark (USA)
Death 19 july 2006 (at 85 years) at New York City (USA)

Jack Warden (September 18, 1920 – July 19, 2006) was an American character actor of film and television. He was twice nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor, for Shampoo (1975) and Heaven Can Wait (1978). He received a BAFTA nomination for the former movie and won an Emmy for his performance in Brian's Song (1971).

Biography

Jack Warden naît le 18 septembre 1920. Il prend le nom Jack Warden de son père. D'abord boxeur professionnel, il s'engage comme parachutiste dans la marine américaine pendant la Seconde guerre mondiale. À partir de la fin des années 1940, il est acteur de théâtre. Après une participation à Tant qu'il y aura des hommes, son premier rôle marquant au cinéma est celui du juré numéro sept, dans Douze hommes en colère. Habitué des seconds rôles, il est un des acteurs fétiches de Sidney Lumet, et outre Douze hommes en colère, il apparaît aussi dans Le Verdict, L'Avocat du diable. Il participera aussi à de nombreux feuilletons tels La Quatrième Dimension et Les Incorruptibles. Il se maria à l'actrice française Vanda Dupre en 1958, et il eut d'elle un fils, Christopher, aujourd'hui parent de deux enfants. Ils se séparèrent mais ne divorcèrent jamais. En 2000, il tourne son dernier film. Affaibli par des problèmes cardiaques et une maladie rénale, il s'éteint dans un hôpital de New York le 19 juillet 2006 à l'âge de 85 ans.

Best films

While You Were Sleeping (1995)
(Actor)
Heaven Can Wait (1978)
(Actor)
All the President's Men (1976)
(Actor)
The Verdict (1982)
(Actor)
Shampoo (1975)
(Actor)
The Champ (1979)
(Actor)

Usually with

Warren Beatty
Warren Beatty
(3 films)
Sidney Lumet
Sidney Lumet
(5 films)
Woody Allen
Woody Allen
(3 films)
Brad Dexter
Brad Dexter
(4 films)
Martin Balsam
Martin Balsam
(4 films)
Source : Wikidata

Filmography of Jack Warden (73 films)

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Actor

The Replacements, 1h58
Directed by Howard Deutch
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Action
Themes Dance films, Sports films, Films about the labor movement, American football films, Political films
Actors Keanu Reeves, Gene Hackman, Brooke Langton, Jon Favreau, Orlando Jones, Faizon Love
Roles Edward O'Neil
Rating64% 3.249623.249623.249623.249623.24962
The film opens with Shane Falco, a former star quarterback at The Ohio State University who choked in his final college game and failed to succeed in the pros, doing his job cleaning the bottoms of peoples' boats. While underwater, he finds a metal trophy football labeled "Shane Falco: All American" and pretends he is playing football again.
A Dog of Flanders, 1h53
Origin USA
Genres Drama
Themes Films about children, Peinture, Children's films
Actors Jack Warden, Jon Voight, Cheryl Ladd, Jeremy James Kissner, Gaëtan Wenders, Jesse James
Roles Jehan
Rating62% 3.1489953.1489953.1489953.1489953.148995
Nello is a young boy whose mother died when he was a child. He lives with his grandfather, Jehan Daas (Jack Warden). They live a poor existence, eking out a living delivering milk. On the way home they find a Bouvier des Flandres dog beaten and left on the side of the path for dead. Nursed back to health, this working dog of Flanders becomes Nello's companion throughout the movie.
Bulworth
Bulworth (1998)
, 1h48
Directed by Warren Beatty
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy
Themes Films about suicide, Political films
Actors Halle Berry, Warren Beatty, Oliver Platt, Don Cheadle, Sean Astin, Paul Sorvino
Roles Eddie Davers
Rating67% 3.3987953.3987953.3987953.3987953.398795
A down-on-his-luck Democratic Senator, Jay Bulworth is losing his bid for re-election to a fiery young populist. Bulworth's socialist views, formed in the 1960s and 1970s, have lost favor with voters, so he has conceded to more conservative politics and to accepting donations from big corporations. In addition, though he and his wife have been having affairs with each other's knowledge for years, they must still present a happy façade in the interest of maintaining a good public image.
Chairman of the Board, 1h35
Directed by Alex Zamm
Origin USA
Genres Comedy
Themes Sports films, Surfing films
Actors Courtney Thorne-Smith, Bill Erwin, Carrot Top, Jack McGee, Larry Miller, Raquel Welch
Roles Armand McMillan
Rating24% 1.206141.206141.206141.206141.20614
Edison (Carrot Top) is a poor, failed inventor and surf bum, but soon runs into and befriends wealthy business magnate Armand McMillan (Jack Warden). When Armand passes away shortly thereafter, he leaves Edison the majority of shares in his large invention corporation, and leaves his jealous nephew, his only living relative, Bradford (Larry Miller) only a surfboard. Bradford attempts to derail Edison's success by stealing his formula for glow in the dark, which had not previously existed in the reality of this movie, and sharing it with a consumer who covers himself in it and alleges that Edison's prize invention—a portable TV/TV dinner combo—leaks radiation. When Edison reveals to all that radiation causes sickness and death—but not a literal glowing—and that he had invented the formula for glow in the dark, the company is saved and Edison appoints beau Natalie Stockwell (Courtney Thorne-Smith) to run the company.
Dirty Work
Dirty Work (1998)
, 1h21
Directed by Bob Saget
Origin USA
Genres Comedy
Themes Films about religion, Demons in film, Buddy films
Actors Norm Macdonald, Adam Sandler, Jack Warden, Artie Lange, Traylor Howard, Don Rickles
Roles 'Pops' McKenna
Rating64% 3.200143.200143.200143.200143.20014
Growing up, friends Mitch Weaver (Norm Macdonald) and Sam McKenna (Artie Lange) are taught by Sam's hard-nosed dad, "Pops" McKenna (Jack Warden), not to "take crap from anyone". To that end, the pair plant a bunch of guns in a schoolyard bully's desk and have him arrested for gun possession; next, they catch a kid-fondling crossing guard in the act, after having applied Krazy Glue to the bottom of Mitch's pants.
The Island on Bird Street, 1h47
Directed by Søren Kragh-Jacobsen
Origin Danemark
Genres Drama, War
Themes Films about religion, Political films, Films about Jews and Judaism
Actors Patrick Bergin, Jack Warden, Suzanna Hamilton, James Bolam, Lee Ross, Michael Byrne
Roles Boruch
Rating71% 3.5918153.5918153.5918153.5918153.591815
Dans le ghetto de Varsovie, Alex, onze ans, vit en compagnie de son père, Stefan, de son grand-oncle Boruch et d'une souris blanche: Neige. Quand la réalité devient trop dure, il se plonge dans «les Aventures de Robinson Crusoë». Lorsque les nazis décident de vider le ghetto de tous ses habitants, Alex parvient avec l'aide de son grand-oncle à leur échapper. Son père, Stefan, lui fait promettre d'attendre coûte que coûte leur retour. Livré à lui-même, Alex se construira une cachette au dernier étage d'un immeuble en ruines et observera la vie en dehors du ghetto.
Ed
Ed (1996)
, 1h34
Directed by Bill Couturié
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Fantasy, Action
Themes Films about animals, Sports films, Baseball films, Films about apes, Buddy films, Children's films, Mise en scène d'un mammifère
Actors Matt LeBlanc, Jack Warden, Jim Caviezel, Jayne Brook, Bill Cobbs, Valente Rodriguez
Roles Chubb
Rating26% 1.308061.308061.308061.308061.30806
Deuce Cooper (Matt LeBlanc) is a farm boy who arrives at an open tryout for the Santa Rosa Rockets minor league baseball team. He makes the team after blowing away the scouts with his 'rocket' arm as well as having a strong training camp. Deuce also befriends a chimpanzee, 'Ed,' after being told he is his new roommate/teammate. After they move in to their apartment, Deuce develops a relationship with his neighbor, Lydia. Also, Ed becomes very close with her daughter, Elizabeth. Deuce's game really begins to take off as well as Ed's and the team becomes a league contender. Deuce's coach, Chubb, thinks Deuce can be an MLB starter if he keeps his head on straight. But after the owners sell Ed to make a buck, Deuce takes matters into his own hands and goes to find Ed only to see him being tortured by a pair of goons. Deuce saves Ed but Ed escapes and finds a truck of Frosted Bananas and doesn't realize he is stuck inside the trailer, which is ice cold. Ed ends up in the hospital from almost freezing to death before the final game of the season and Deuce questions his own ability to continue playing without his best friend. Deuce ends up playing and struggles right off the bat. But when Ed, Elizabeth and Lydia arrive at the game together, Deuce turns up the heat and the Rockets take the championship. Ed, Deuce, Lydia and Elizabeth then become a family and live happily ever after.
While You Were Sleeping, 1h43
Directed by Jon Turteltaub
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Romantic comedy, Romance
Themes Christmas films, Transport films, Rail transport films
Actors Sandra Bullock, Bill Pullman, Peter Gallagher, Peter Boyle, Glynis Johns, Jack Warden
Roles Saul
Rating66% 3.3499453.3499453.3499453.3499453.349945
Lucy Eleanor Moderatz (Sandra Bullock) is a lonely fare token collector for the Chicago Transit Authority. She has a secret crush on a handsome commuter named Peter Callaghan (Peter Gallagher), although they are complete strangers. On Christmas Day, she rescues him from an oncoming train after a group of muggers push him onto the tracks. He falls into a coma, and she accompanies him to the hospital, where a nurse overhears her musing aloud, "I was going to marry him." Misinterpreting her, the nurse tells his family that she is his fiancée.
Mighty Aphrodite, 1h35
Directed by Woody Allen
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Romantic comedy, Romance
Themes Films based on mythology, Films about sexuality, Erotic films, Films about prostitution, Films based on Greco-Roman mythology, Erotic thriller films, Films based on Greco-Roman mythology
Actors Woody Allen, Mira Sorvino, Helena Bonham Carter, Michael Rapaport, F. Murray Abraham, Claire Bloom
Roles Tiresias
Rating70% 3.5484453.5484453.5484453.5484453.548445
The film opens on ancient Greek ruins where a chanting Greek chorus introduces and narrates the story of Lenny Weinrib (Woody Allen). Lenny is a sportswriter in Manhattan, married to ambitious curator Amanda (Helena Bonham Carter). The couple decide to adopt a baby, a boy they name Max. Lenny is awed by their son who, it becomes increasingly clear, is a gifted child.
Things to Do in Denver When You're Dead, 1h55
Directed by Gary Fleder
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Comedy, Action, Crime, Romance
Actors Andy García, Christopher Lloyd, William Forsythe, Christopher Walken, Bill Nunn, Steve Buscemi
Roles Joe Heff
Rating67% 3.399213.399213.399213.399213.39921
Jimmy "The Saint" Tosnia (Andy García) is a dapper ex-gangster living in Denver. Jimmy has left the criminal world, attempting to "go straight" with his "Afterlife Advice" business, where dying people make videotaped messages for their loved ones. However, his business isn't doing well and his former boss, a local crime lord known as "The Man With The Plan" (Christopher Walken), has bought up his debt in order to command a favor from him.
Bullets over Broadway, 1h38
Directed by Woody Allen
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Comedy, Action
Themes Films about writers, Mafia films, Films about television, Théâtre, Gangster films
Actors John Cusack, Dianne Wiest, Jennifer Tilly, Chazz Palminteri, Mary-Louise Parker, Jack Warden
Roles Julian Marx
Rating74% 3.7483553.7483553.7483553.7483553.748355
In 1928, David Shayne (John Cusack) is an idealistic young playwright newly arrived on Broadway. In order to gain financing for his play, God of Our Fathers, he agrees to hire Olive Neal (Jennifer Tilly), the actress/girlfriend of a gangster. She is demanding and talentless, but her gangster escort Cheech (Chazz Palminteri) turns out to be a genius, who constantly comes up with excellent ideas for revising the play.
La Classe américaine, 1h10
Directed by Michel Hazanavicius, Dominique Mézerette
Origin France
Genres Comedy, Crime
Actors John Wayne, Dustin Hoffman, Burt Lancaster, Robert Redford, Paul Newman, Lana Turner
Roles a journalist
Rating80% 4.0384.0384.0384.0384.038
The film begins with the following lines appearing on screen, complete with deliberate spelling mistakes: "Attention! Ce flim n'est pas un flim sur le cyclimse. Merci de votre compréhension." ("Attention! This flim is not a flim about cyclign. Thank you for your understanding.")
Guilty as Sin, 1h47
Directed by Sidney Lumet
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Erotic thriller
Themes Films about sexuality, Erotic films, Erotic thriller films
Actors Rebecca De Mornay, Don Johnson, Stephen Lang, Jack Warden, Luis Guzmán, Dana Ivey
Roles Moe
Rating56% 2.8017652.8017652.8017652.8017652.801765
Jennifer Haines (Rebecca De Mornay) is an up-and-coming Chicago attorney. She wins a big case, celebrates with the man in her life, Phil Garson (Stephen Lang), and returns to work to a hero's reception.
Toys
Toys (1992)
, 1h58
Directed by Barry Levinson
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Fantastic, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Fantasy
Themes Jeu, Films about toys, Robot films
Actors Robin Williams, Michael Gambon, Joan Cusack, Robin Wright, LL Cool J, Donald O'Connor
Roles Old General Zevo
Rating50% 2.5012652.5012652.5012652.5012652.501265
Kenneth Zevo (Donald O'Connor), the owner of the Zevo Toy factory in Moscow, Idaho, is dying. He tells his assistant Owen Owens (Arthur Malet) of his desire for the factory to be given to his brother, Lt. Gen. Leland Zevo (Michael Gambon) instead of his son Leslie Zevo (Robin Williams). Even Leland Zevo is unsure of this, pointing out how Leslie has been apprenticed at the toy factory most of his life. Kenneth agrees Leslie loves toys and his work, but his childlike demeanor would not help him to be a successful business leader. Kenneth had even gone to lengths to hire Gwen Tyler (Robin Wright) as a factory worker, believing Leslie would become attracted to her and she would help him to mature.
Passed Away, 1h36
Origin USA
Genres Comedy
Actors Bob Hoskins, Jack Warden, William Petersen, Nancy Travis, Pamela Reed, Tim Curry
Roles Jack Scanlan
Rating59% 2.9517552.9517552.9517552.9517552.951755
Jack Scanlan is a union leader who is returning to work after having a heart attack. His son Frank arranges a welcome back surprise party for Jack, which more than surprises him, as he has a heart attack and dies. His large, dysfunctional family is brought together and finds themselves dealing with all of their emotional baggage.