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Actor, Jesse White, was born Jesse Marc Weidenfeld on Jan 3, 1917 in Buffalo, NY. White died at the age of 80 on Jan 9, 1997 in Los Angeles, CA .

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Wilson: [reading from an encyclopedia] "P O O K A - Pooka - from old Celtic mythology - a fairy spirit in animal form - always very large. The pooka appears here and there - now and then - to this one and that one - a benign but mischievous creature - very fond of rumpots, crackpots, and how are you, Mr. Wilson?" "How are you, Mr. Wilson?" Who in the encyclopedia wants to know?


Tower Controller at Rancho Conejo: In another couple of minutes, we'll have them in position, Colonel.
Col. Wilberforce: In another couple of minutes, men, we'll have you in position.
Tower Controller at Rancho Conejo: [Sarcastically] You're doing a great job, Colonel.
Col. Wilberforce: Thank you.
Radio tower operator at Rancho Conejo: Why don't we just shoot them down and be through with it?


Donelli: Fleming, you've been here two weeks now, and I don't think your mind has been on your work for one second!
Roy Fleming: Uh, um, well to tell you the truth, sir, my heart really isn't in this.
Donelli: We are not interested in your heart, Fleming! We want your elbow grease!


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Jesse White Facts
Known for playing the sanitarium orderly Wilson in the story "Harvey" about the invisible rabbit on the stage in New York, in the movie with James Stewart and in the 1972 television production, also with Stewart.

White was not the original Maytag repairman of TV adverts. The role was first played by the actor Tom Pedi.

Jesse played the ever-idle Maytag repairman from 1968 until 1989, when he went on to become a consultant for the Maytag Company.

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