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Name: James Gleason  
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Date of Birth: 30th September 1952
Place of Birth: New York, New York, USA
Profession: Actor
From Wikipedia, the free Encyclopedia

James Gleason (born May 23, 1882; died April 12, 1959) is an American actor born in New York City. He is remembered for playing police Inspector Oscar Piper in a series of mystery films during the 1930s. He was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his performance as Max 'Pop' Corkle in the 1941 film, Here Comes Mr. Jordan.

On his passing, James Gleason was interred in the Holy Cross Cemetery in Culver City, California.


Year Film Role
1941 Here Comes Mr. Jordan Max Corkle
1955 The Night of the Hunter Birdie Steptoe
1957 Loving You Carl Meade

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