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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.
Nancy: Oh, Mr. Ellery!
Jack Ellery: C'mon, let's do it.
Jack Ellery: [to Murdock] Why don't you take your lamps off those dames and do a little police work?
Police Lt. Bill Murdock: [Ogling a showgirl] Now there's a baby over there looks suspicious and ought to be followed.
Jack Ellery: Hmm! Don't get to close to her. She'll mistake you for King Kong.
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