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Also Known As: Leigh Jacobson Died: February 19, 1979
Born: July 26, 1904 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: New York City, New York, USA Profession: director, screenwriter, electrician, professor

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Harvey Jason was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Jason began his acting career with roles in such films as the Warren Beatty dramatic adaptation "Lilith" (1964), the Julie Andrews biographical drama "Star!" (1968) and the Beau Bridges dramatic adaptation "Gaily, Gaily" (1969). He also appeared in the war "Too Late the Hero" (1970) with Michael Caine, "Cold Turkey" (1971) with Dick Van Dyke and the horror flick "Necromancy" (1972) with Orson Welles. He kept working in film throughout the seventies and the eighties, starring in "The Specialist" (1975), the action flick "The Gumball Rally" (1976) with Michael Sarrazin and the Peter Cochran mystery "A Platinum Triangle" (1989). In addition to his voice work, he appeared on camera in "Funny About Love" (1990). Jason most recently worked on "Soul Survivors" (2001) with Casey Affleck.

Harvey Jason was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Jason began his acting career with roles in such films as the Warren Beatty dramatic adaptation "Lilith" (1964), the Julie Andrews biographical drama "Star!" (1968) and the Beau Bridges dramatic adaptation "Gaily, Gaily" (1969). He also appeared in the war "Too Late the Hero" (1970) with Michael Caine, "Cold Turkey" (1971) with Dick Van Dyke and the horror flick "Necromancy" (1972) with Orson Welles. He kept working in film throughout the seventies and the eighties, starring in "The Specialist" (1975), the action flick "The Gumball Rally" (1976) with Michael Sarrazin and the Peter Cochran mystery "A Platinum Triangle" (1989). In addition to his voice work, he appeared on camera in "Funny About Love" (1990). Jason most recently worked on "Soul Survivors" (2001) with Casey Affleck.

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DIRECTOR:

1.
  The Festival Girls (1962) Director
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  The Choppers (1961) Director
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  Okinawa (1952) Director
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  Man from Texas (1948) Director
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  Lost Honeymoon (1947) Director
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  Out of the Blue (1947) Director
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  Hollywood Bound (1946) Dir of "The Spirit of 1976"
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  Meet Me on Broadway (1946) Director
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  Nine Girls (1944) Director
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  Mr. Winkle Goes to War (1944) Director

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Education

Columbia University: New York , New York -

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