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Al Jolson - Quotes

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I have seen and heard comedians who had really funny 'stuff' but yet could not make the people laugh; then, again - I have seen others whose stuff was anything but humorous, and the audience would howl with laughter.

I have seen and heard comedians who had really funny 'stuff' but yet could not make the people laugh; then, again - I have seen others whose stuff was anything but humorous, and the audience would howl with laughter.

After I die, I'll be forgotten. ---->>>

A responsive audience is the best encouragement an actor can have. ---->>>

I'd like to do radio just like pictures - leave the imperfect stuff on the cutting-room floor. ---->>>

I recall the night that President McKinley died. I was working at the time at a theatre in St. Louis. The oppressive feeling was in the air. I could not make the people laugh. ---->>>

Biography

Name: Al Jolson
Nationality: Lithuanian
Born: May 26, 1886
Birthplace: Seredžius, Kovno Governorate, Russian Empire (present-day Lithuania)
Die: 10-23, 1950
Occupation: Actor

Al Jolson (born Asa Yoelson; May 26, 1886 – October 23, 1950) was an American singer, film actor, and comedian. At the peak of his career, he was dubbed "The World's Greatest Entertainer." His performing style was brash and extroverted, and he popularized a large number of songs that benefited from his "shamelessly sentimental, melodramatic approach (wikipedia)