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"Where is Operator 13?" "He swam across the river and died of Potomac poisoning." - James C. Morton & Curly (UNCIVIL WARRIORS, 1935)

Cast Member : Joe E. Lewis

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 Born  1902-01-12
New York, NY
(Joseph Klewan)
 Died  1971-06-04
New York, NY
A popular Chicago nightclub/speakeasy singer in the 1920s, who refused a contract with Al Capone, and was beat up and had his throat slashed. Joe survived, but his vocal chords were severed; he eventually learned to talk after a couple years, but could never sing again. With the help of friends, he went on to become a popular stage comedian. His story was portrayed by Frank Sinatra in THE JOKER IS WILD (1957).

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Acting Credits

  Released Film or Short Title Featuring Role
1.  1942-06-12 PRIVATE BUCKAROO Shemp Howard (Solo) Lancelot Pringle McBiff

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