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Sheldon, Jack 1931–

Sheldon, Jack 1931–

PERSONAL

Born November 30, 1931, in Jacksonville, FL; son of Jen Loven (a swimming teacher and swimming school owner); children: Kevin, John, Julie, Jesse.

Addresses:

Contact—c/o CTA, 13547 Ventura Blvd., Sherman Oaks, CA 91423.

Career:

Actor. Worked as a jazz trumpeter and singer and performed at various venues, including the Catalina Bar & Grill, Hollywood, CA. Member of the Jack Sheldon Quintet. Host of the Jack Sheldon Jazz Buffet—The World's Greatest Jazz Party. Provided the voice of a doctor for the short animated film Goofy about Health, part of an attraction at Walt Disney World. Appeared in public service announcements. Military service: Served in the U.S. Air Force.

Awards, Honors:

Multiple Playboy International Artist of the Year awards.

CREDITS

Television Appearances; Series:

Fletcher Kincaid, The Cara Williams Show, CBS, 1964-65.

Buddy Overstreet, Run, Buddy, Run, CBS, 1966-67.

Jerry Burton, The Girl with Something Extra, NBC, 1973-74.

Various voices, Schoolhouse Rock! (animated; also known as ABC Schoolhouse Rock), ABC, beginning 1973.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Norman, Lush Life, Showtime, 1993.

Television Appearances; Specials:

Merv Griffin's New Year's Eve Special, syndicated, 1991.

Merv Griffin's New Year's Eve Special, ABC, 1997.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Lucky, "Little Island, Big Gun," Gilligan's Island, CBS, 1965.

Ted Nichols, "Internal Affairs—DR-20," Dragnet (also known as Dragnet 1968), NBC, 1968.

Himself, The Pat Boone Show, 1968.

Chester Albertson, "Burglary—Mister," Dragnet (also known as Dragnet 1969), NBC, 1969.

Freddie Kirby, "The Organ Fund," Petticoat Junction, CBS, 1969.

Leon "Pork" Hardy, "Narcotics—DR-21," Dragnet (also known as Dragnet 1969), NBC, 1969.

Mr. Levin, "Frauds—DR-28," Dragnet (also known as Dragnet 1969), NBC, 1969.

Ted Patterson, "Juvenile—DR-35," Dragnet (also known as Dragnet 1969), NBC, 1969.

Waiter, "Homecoming," Marcus Welby, M.D. (also known as Robert Young, Family Doctor), ABC, 1969.

Daryl Walton, "Burglary—Baseball," Dragnet (also known as Dragnet 1970), NBC, 1970.

Robert Bass, "A.I.D.—The Weekend," Dragnet (also known as Dragnet 1970), NBC, 1970.

Ronnie Coleman, "Selma Plout's Plot," Petticoat Junction, CBS, 1970.

Philip Heyes, "Anniversary," Adam-12, NBC, 1971.

Shorty Durbin, "The Clay Clarinet," Banyon, NBC, 1972.

Peter, "For Richer, for Poorer," Adam's Rib, ABC, 1973.

Jeff, "The Company," Police Woman, NBC, 1975.

Mike Kirby, "Sighting 4008: The Desert Springs Incident," Project U.F.O. (also known as Project Blue Book), NBC, 1978.

Piano player, "11001001," Star Trek: The Next Generation (also known as The Next Generation and Star Trek: TNG), syndicated, 1988.

(Uncredited; archive footage) Piano player, "Shades of Gray," Star Trek: The Next Generation (also known as The Next Generation and Star Trek: TNG), syndicated, 1989.

Voice of the amendment, "The Day the Violence Died," The Simpsons (animated), Fox, 1996.

Voice of the president, "Going Batty/Berry the Butler/Red Faced in the White House," Johnny Bravo (animated), Cartoon Network, 1997.

Voice of singer, "The Sensitive Male/Bravo Dooby Doo," Johnny Bravo (animated), Cartoon Network, 1997.

Des Long, "Songbird: Parts 1 & 2," Mike Hammer, Private Eye, syndicated, 1998.

(Uncredited) Voice of "Vagina Junction" conductor, "Running Mates," Family Guy (animated; also known as Padre de familia and Padre del familia), Fox, 2000.

Voice of the bill, "Mr. Griffin Goes to Washington," Family Guy (animated; also known as Padre de familia and Padre del familia), Fox, 2001.

Trevor, "Sealed in a Kiss," The Drew Carey Show, ABC, 2004.

Himself, ALF's Hit Talk Show, TV Land, 2004.

Himself, "Ellen: The Musical!," Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres Show (also known as Ellen and The Ellen DeGeneres Show), syndicated, 2006.

Appeared in other programs, including The Steve Allen Show, CBS, NBC, ABC, and syndicated.

Television Appearances; Pilots:

Soldier, Missy's Men, CBS, 1968.

Charlie Prokter, Under the Yum Yum Tree, ABC, 1969.

Television Work; Series:

Music director, The Las Vegas Show, United Network, 1967.

Additional voices, He & She, CBS, 1967-68.

Singer and theme song performer, Homefront, ABC, 1991-93.

Additional voices, Bonkers (animated; also known as Disney's "Bonkers"), syndicated, 1993-96.

Band member on The Merv Griffin Show, NBC, syndicated, and CBS. Performer of musical works that have appeared in television productions, films, and other media.

Television Trumpeter; Movies:

Hard Time, TNT, 1998.

Hard Time: Hostage Hotel (also known as Hostage Hotel), TNT, 1999.

Hard Time: The Premonition (also known as The Premonition), TNT, 1999.

James Dean, TNT, 2001.

Film Appearances:

Lloyd, Freaky Friday, Buena Vista, 1976.

Himself, Let's Get Lost (documentary), Zeitgest Films, 1988.

Wally Fields, For the Boys, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1991.

Ruffles Reed, Radioland Murders, Universal, 1994.

Homeless trumpeter, Dear God, Paramount, 1996.

Film Work:

Featured musician, Noises Off … (also known as Noises Off!, Apanhados no acto, Bruits de coulisses, Der Spass beginnt, Improprio para menores, Kaos i kulissen, Maailman kipein komedia, Noises Off!—Der nackte Wahnsinn, Que ruina de funcion!, and Rumori fuori scena), Buena Vista, 1992.

RECORDINGS

Albums; with Others:

The Quartet and the Quintet, 1954.

Get Out of Town, 1955.

Jack Sheldon Quintet, 1955.

The Quartet and the Quintet, Blue Note Records, 1956, released with bonus tracks in a Japanese import, 2004.

Jack Sheldon and His All Star Band, 1957.

Jack's Groove, 1959.

Jack Sheldon and His All Star Band, GNP Crescendo, 1959.

Cool World of Jack Sheldon, 1961.

A Jazz Profile of Ray Charles, 1961.

Oooo, but It's Good, 1962.

Out!, 1962.

Jack Sheldon Presents the Entertainers, VSOP, 1965.

The Warm World of Jack Sheldon, 1968.

Singular, 1979.

Angel Wings, 1980.

Playin' It Straight, 1980.

Stand by for Jack Sheldon, Concorde Jazz, 1983.

Blues in the Night, 1984.

Playing for Change, Uptown, 1986.

Hollywood Heroes, Concord Jazz, 1991.

On My Own, Concord Jazz, 1991.

Jack Sheldon Sings, Butterfly Records, 1992.

Jack Is Back!, 1995.

There's No One Like Nomo, 1995.

Various artists, Schoolhouse Rock!, Rhino/Wea, 1996.

Live at Don Mupo's Gold Nugget, VSOP, 1997.

Jack Sheldon & His All Stars, GNP/Crescendo, 2001.

Complete College Goes to Jazz, Lone Hill Jazz, 2005.

(With the Jack Sheldon Quintet) Sunday Afternoons at the Lighthouse Cafe, Woofy Productions, 2006.

Appeared in other recordings associated with Schoolhouse Rock!

Videos:

Various artists, Schoolhouse Rock!, Rhino/Wea, 1996.

Jack Sheldon in New Orleans (also known as In New Orleans), Kultur Video, 2005.

OTHER SOURCES

Electronic:

The Official Jack Sheldon Web Site,http://www.jacksheldon.com, January 30, 2007.

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