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Jack Oakie Overview:

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:

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Although Oakie was nominated for one Oscar, he never won a competitive Academy Award.

Academy Awards

YearAwardFilm nameRoleResult
1940Best Supporting ActorThe Great Dictator (1940)Napaloni, Dictator of BacteriaNominated
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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.

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Jack Oakie Quotes:

Pete Monahan: Give me five bourbons straight, will ya?
Bartender: Five?
Pete Monahan: Yeah, for me and the four horsemen - Fire, Disease, Death, and Famine.
Bartender: Heh, heh, that's a misquotation.
Pete Monahan: Yeah, yeah... just get the stuff.


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.


Jack Ellery: Nancy, what shall I do?
Nancy: Oh, Mr. Ellery!
Jack Ellery: C'mon, let's do it.


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Best Supporting Actor Oscar 1940






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Grauman's Imprints

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Jack Oakie on the
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Jack Oakie Facts
In 1981, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences established the Jack Oakie Lecture on Comedy in Film, as an annual event.

Interred at Forest Lawn, Glendale, CA., in the Whispering Pines section at the top of the hill.

Stepson-in-law of Cleo Ridgely.

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