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1. When was he born?

2. Where was he born?

3. What was his birth name?

4. his brother Clemence died of what disease at age 14?

5. When he was working as a comedian at New York's Club 18, what did he say to Sonja Henie?

6. Who signing him to a film contract for $250 per week?

7. He appeared in 1941's Navy Blues with what two actresses?

8. Gleason's first significant recognition as an entertainer finally came on Broadway when he appeared in what hit musical?

9. His big break occurred in 1949, when he landed the role of what blunt (but softhearted) aircraft worker?

10. He was hired to host what fledgling TV network's Cavalcade of Stars variety hour in 1950?

11. When did The Jackie Gleason Show premiere on CBS?

12. What dancers were featured on Jackie Gleason's various television variety programs?

13. What character of Gleason's was a hapless dipsomaniac with a walrus mustache?

14. What three phrases became his trademarks?

15. By far, Gleason's most popular character was what blustery bus driver?

16. Who portrayed Alice, Ed and Trixie in the "Classic 39" episodes of The Honeymooners?

17. Gleason's first "mood music" album still holds the record for the album longest in the Billboard Top Ten Charts (153 weeks). What's the album's title?

18. He was nominated for a Best Supporting Actor award for his portrayal of what character in 1961's The Hustler?

19. He wrote, produced and starred in what 1962 film in which he plays a poor, mute janitor who befriends and rescues a prostitute and her small daughter?

20. In the 1960's revival of The Honeymooners, who played Alice and Trixie?

21. Who is his famous grandson?

22. He appeared as what character in the Smokey and the Bandit series?

23. Please name his three wives.

24. How many children did he have?

25. When did he pass away?

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