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Gleason showed real Hustler skills in Augusta

...There was no billiards double in the classic movie The Hustler.Jackie Gleason needed no help to portray the real-life Minnesota Fats, the cutthroat...pockets."He was really good," Green said. "It was vintage Jackie Gleason."
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...probably know someone who is or know someone who knows someone who is. Barbra Streisand, Spike Lee, Mae West and Jackie Gleason are among famous Brooklynites. Brooklyn is the birthplace of the Dodgers and of integrated baseball, and the home...
Restaurants line walls with celebrity photos

...they do regular customers who dine at Augusta's mainstay restaurants.Luigi's owner Chuck Ballas Jr. said actor Jackie Gleason ranks among his favorites of the numerous celebrity diners his restaurant has served."He'd come to Augusta and...
A TV era ends

...water cooler the morning after they aired to chat about them. Berle was followed by the likes of Lucy and Desi, Jackie Gleason, M.A.S.H., All in the Family, Cheers and Seinfeld. These long-running shows not only reflected our culture...
'Dyn-O-Mite!' TV Land lists the 100 greatest television catchphrases

...Kennedy) "Baby, you're the greatest" (Jackie Gleason as Ralph Kramden, The Honeymooners) "Bam...Clown, In Living Color) "How sweet it is!" (Jackie Gleason, The Jackie Gleason Show) "How you doin'?" (Joey Tribbiani...
Life & style
It's goodbye after 9 season of loving 'Raymond'

...a hit show. But what counts for creator Phil Rosenthal is what's symbolized by the photos on his office wall of Jackie Gleason of "The Honeymooners" and Sid Caesar and Imogene Coca of "Your Show of Shows" - humor for the ages. "We have...
Molotov, Natalia Lafourcade lead winners at MTV Latin awards artist, and the group Coldplay for best international rock artist. The awards show was held at the Jackie Gleason Theatre in Miami Beach. La Ley and Cafe Tacuba, both nominated for five awards, were shut out, as was Argentinean...
Low scores drive Honda

...Charles Howell opened with 69. This is the fifth different course that has held this tournament, which started as the Jackie Gleason Inverrary Classic in 1972. The Sunset Course, designed by Arthur Hills, is being used this year only because the...
TV's leading men no role models

...lopsided marriage model are situation comedies. The best example from my childhood was The Honeymooners, in which Jackie Gleason played Ralph Kramden, a bus driver who was dumb, thoughtless, scheming, loutish - oh, yes, and fat. His wife...
Glynn Moore
Comedic actors' dramatic turns are often surprisingly rewarding

...personal doldrums. THE HUSTLER (1961): Before picking up a pool cue to play eight-ball ace Minnesota Fats, Jackie Gleason had established himself as a comic performer in the television program The Honeymooners. Gleason's decision to...
Steven Uhles