Jack Jones (singer)
Jack Jones (born John Allan Jones in January 14, 1938) is an American jazz and pop singer.
He was born in Hollywood, California, as the only son of actors Allan Jones and Irene Hervey. He was considered to be one of the major singers of his time by Frank Sinatra. As a two-time Grammy Awards winner, Jones remains popular in Las Vegas and performs in hotels and in concerts around the world.
Some of his best-known songs included "Wives And Lovers" (now considered seriously non-PC), "Call Me Irresponsible", "Lollipops And Roses", "If", "What I Did for Love", "Dear Heart", "The Impossible Dream", "Lady" and "The Love Boat Theme".
Jones had a well-publicised relationship with the actress, Susan George. He was married briefly to actress Jill St. John.
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That same year , he wrote and participated in the Off-Broadway production "Mambo Mouth", where he played seven different characters. In 1991, John participated in "Hanging with the Homeboys". In 1985, John landed a small uncredited part, making his movie debut, in "Mixed Blood" and in 1989 he also had a small part in "Casualties of War". debut with a small part in Miami Vice.
In 1984, he made made his T.V. John started out as a stand-up comic doing the New York nightclub circuit. After graduating from high school, John enrolled in the New York University where he took theater classes. He was voted "Most Talkative" by his fellow classmates.
As a student in high school, John would write comical material and test it out on his classmates. John received his primary and secondary education in Queens. In 1968 the couple immigrated with their children to the United States and settled down in the Jackson Heights section of Queens in New York City. John was born in Bogotá, Colombia. His father, Alberto Leguizamo was a Puerto Rican Realtor living in Colombia who meet and married a young Colombian girl by the name of Luz.
John Leguizamo (born July 22, 1964) in Bogota, Colombia), is a Colombian-Puerto Rican comedian, actor and producer working in the Hollywood, film industry. Super Mario Bros. (1993). To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything! Julie Newmar (1995). Romeo and Juliet (1996).
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