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Jack Mercer Overview:

Actor, Jack Mercer, was born on Jan 13, 1910 in New York City, NY. Mercer died at the age of 74 on Dec 4, 1984 in Queens, NY and was cremated and his ashes scattered location unknown.



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Mini Tribute: Voice Actor

By Annmarie Gatti on Jan 13, 2013 From Classic Movie Hub Blog

Born January 13, 1910 Voice Actor ! began his career as an ‘inbetweener’ (apprentice animator) at Fleischer Studios. Soon afterwards he was ‘discovered’ by Fleischer, and most famously became the voice of Popeye the Sailor and Felix the Cat. Mercer also... Read full article

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Jack Mercer Quotes:

[looking at a waiter with a large turban]
Popeye: Honeywax, huh?

Popeye: [looking at the foreign menu] Hey, what is this, double billing? I didn't send out any laundry. I can read reading, but I can't read writing. This writing is wrote rotten, if you happen to ask me...
Popeye: [to the waiter] Hey, this Chinese is Greek to me! Haven't you got something to eat?
[the waiter folds the menu into an English-reading version]
Popeye: Oh, that's better. Bring me some dessert without any sand in it, and some sandwiches there...

[the roc capsizes Popeye's ship]
Popeye: Whoa! Man the lifeboats!
[Popeye falls into the sea, but climbs aboard the overturned hull, carrying Wimpy with him]
Popeye: That was a nice ship we had once...

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