Jackie Gayle

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Jackie Gayle
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Jackie Gayle in the film Tin Men, 1987.
Born Jack Potovsky
(1926-03-01)March 1, 1926
Flatbush, Brooklyn
Died November 23, 2002(2002-11-23) (aged 76)
Miami Beach
Occupation comedian, actor
Spouse(s) Tracy Gayle

Jackie Gayle (March 1, 1926 – November 23, 2002), born Jack Potovsky, was an American standup comedian and actor. He performed as a comedian for 40 years, appearing in nightclubs and in Las Vegas, including working as the opening act for such performers as Frank Sinatra and Tony Bennett.[1] He also appeared on more than 20 episodes of The Dean Martin Celebrity Roast. His acting credits include Barry Levinson's Tin Men (1987), Woody Allen's Broadway Danny Rose (1984) and Warren Beatty's Bulworth (1998), among others.


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