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Jack Denton was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Denton was nominated for an Outstanding Achievement In Technical Direction and Electronic Camerawork Primetime Emmy Award for "A Special Olivia Newton-John" in 1977 as well as for an Outstanding Achievement In Technical Direction and Electronic Camerawork Primetime Emmy Award for "Goldie and Liza Together" in 1980. Denton worked on a variety of projects during his early entertainment career, including "The Swinging Cheerleaders" (1974) starring Jo Johnston and "Welcome Back, Kotter" (ABC, 1975-79). Denton was nominated for an Outstanding Achievement In Technical Direction and Electronic Camerawork Primetime Emmy Award for "A Special Olivia Newton-John" in 1977 as well as for an Outstanding Achievement In Technical Direction and Electronic Camerawork Primetime Emmy Award for "Goldie and Liza Together" in 1980. Later, Denton acted in "Splash" (1984), "Crossings" (1985-86) and "Eleanor -- In Her Own Words" (PBS, 1986-87). Later in his career, Denton worked on "The Puppetoon Movie" (1987).

Jack Denton was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Denton was nominated for an Outstanding Achievement In Technical Direction and Electronic Camerawork Primetime Emmy Award for "A Special Olivia Newton-John" in 1977 as well as for an Outstanding Achievement In Technical Direction and Electronic Camerawork Primetime Emmy Award for "Goldie and Liza Together" in 1980. Denton worked on a variety of projects during his early entertainment career, including "The Swinging Cheerleaders" (1974) starring Jo Johnston and "Welcome Back, Kotter" (ABC, 1975-79). Denton was nominated for an Outstanding Achievement In Technical Direction and Electronic Camerawork Primetime Emmy Award for "A Special Olivia Newton-John" in 1977 as well as for an Outstanding Achievement In Technical Direction and Electronic Camerawork Primetime Emmy Award for "Goldie and Liza Together" in 1980. Later, Denton acted in "Splash" (1984), "Crossings" (1985-86) and "Eleanor -- In Her Own Words" (PBS, 1986-87). Later in his career, Denton worked on "The Puppetoon Movie" (1987).

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  Sybil (1921)

CAST: (feature film)

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 Splash (1984)
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 Swinging Cheerleaders, The (1974) Coach Turner
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 Tenafly (1973)
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 Tons of Money (1924)
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 Crossings (1986) President Roosevelt
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Source: The Stars of Hollywood Forever: 1901-2006

Born: January 21, 1925 Iowa
Died: November 18, 1986 Sun Valley, CA
A comedy writer for Milton Berle at age twenty two, Denton was also a Milwaukee disc jockey hosting a talk radio show and a weekly television show. From 1954 1958, Denton was a columnist for the Milwaukee Sentinel. He's best remembered for his role as Franklin D. Roosevelt, a role he played on both stage and screen.

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