Actor, Jack Oakie, was born Lewis Delaney Offield on Nov 12, 1903 in Sedalia, MO. Oakie died at the age of 74 on Jan 23, 1978 in Los Angeles, CA and was laid to rest in Forest Lawn (Glendale) Cemetery in Glendale, CA.
HONORS and AWARDS:.
Although Oakie was nominated for one Oscar, he never won a competitive Academy Award.
|1940||Best Supporting Actor||The Great Dictator (1940)||Napaloni, Dictator of Bacteria||Nominated|
He was honored with one star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the category of Motion Pictures. Jack Oakie's handprints and footprints were 'set in stone' at Grauman's Chinese Theater during imprint ceremony #72 on Feb 21, 1945.
with a 'White Woman'?By carole_and_co on Sep 4, 2018 From Carole & Co.
made two films with Carole Lombard, "From Hell To Heaven" (from which a publicity still is shown) and "The Eagle And The Hawk" (like Cary Grant, he had no scenes with Carole). If Oakie's remembered today, it's for his turn as a Benito Mussolini type in Charlie Chaplin's 1940 classic "The ... Read full article
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