Jack Oakie

Born:  November 12, 1903, Sedalia, Missouri

Died:  January 23, 1978, Los Angeles, California


1923:  His Children’s Children, Big Brother

1924:  His Darker Self, Classmates

1928:  Finders Keepers, Road House, The Fleet’s In, Someone To Love

1929:  Sin Town, The Dummy, Chinatown Nights, The Wild Party, Close Harmony, The Man I Love, Street Girl, Hard to Get, Fast Company, Sweetie, Hit The Deck

1930:  Paramount on Parade, The Social Lion, The Sap From Syracuse, Let’s Go Native, Sea Legs

1931:  The Gang Buster, June Moon, Dude Ranch, Touchdown

1932:  Sky Bride, Dancers In the Dark, Make Me a Star, Million Dollar Legs, Once In A Lifetime, Madison Square Garden, If I Had A Million, Uptown New York

1933:  From Hell To Heaven, Sailor Be Good, The Eagle and the Hawk, College Humor, Too Much Harmony, Sitting Pretty, Alice In Wonderland

1934:  Looking For Trouble, Murder At the Vanities, Shoot The Works, College Rhythm

1935:  Call of the Wild, The Big Broadcast of 1936, King of Burlesque, Collegiate, Colleen, Florida Special, The Texas Rangers, That Girl From Paris

1937:  Champagne Waltz, Super-Sleuth, The Toast of New York, Fight For Your Lady, Hitting A New High

1938:  Radio City Revels, The Affairs of Annabel, Annabel Takes a Tour, Thanks For Everything

1940:  Young People, The Great DictatorTin Pan Alley, Little Men

1941:  The Great American Broadcast, Navy Blues, Rise and Shine

1942:  Song of the Islands, Iceland

1943:  Something To Shout About, Hello Frisco Hello, Wintertime

1944:  It Happened Tomorrow, The Merry Monahans, Sweet and Lowdown, Bowery To Broadway

1945:  That’s The Spirit, On Stage Everybody

1946:  She Wrote the Book

1948:  Northwest Stampede, When My Baby Smiles At Me

1949:  Thieves’ Highway

1950:  Last of the Buccaneers

1951:  Tomahawk

1956:  Around The World In 80 Days

1959:  The Wonderful Country

1960:  The Rat Race

1961:  Lover Come Back


Academy Award Nomination:  Best Supporting Actor, The Great Dictator (1940)