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Jack Palance

Palance during the filming of The Godchild (1974)
Personal information
Birth nameVolodymyr Palahniuk
Birth dateFebruary 18, 1919
Place of birthHazle Township, Pennsylvania, United States
Date of deathNovember 10, 2006(age 87)
NicknameJack Brazzo
Walter Palance
Walter J. Palance
Walter Jack Palance
Years active1947 - 2004
SpouseVirginia Baker (1949 - 1968) (divorced) 3 children
Elaine Rogers (1987 - 2006) (his death)

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Volodymyr Palahniuk ( ; February 18, 1919 - November 10, 2006), known professionally as Jack Palance, was a Ukrainian American film actor. During half a century of film and television appearances he was nominated for three Academy Awards, all as Best Actor in a Supporting Role, winning in 1991 for his role in City Slickers.

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Last Night: Ratt At Warehouse Live - Houston Press (blog) Tweet this news
Houston Press (blog)--"Round and Round" would be the one role that won them an Oscar like the late -Jack Palance- in City Slickers or Joe Pesci in Goodfellas, but they would never ... - Date : Fri, 23 Jul 2010 19:38:21 GMT+00:00
Looking for peace? It's quite simple - Florida Times-Union Tweet this news
Florida Times-Union--Actor -Jack Palance- holds up his index finger and delivers this singularly simple life lesson. "One thing ... just one thing," -Palance- says. ... - Date : Thu, 03 Jun 2010 23:27:08 GMT+00:00
BOB DYLAN> Bob Dylan's Theme Time Radio Hour - American Songwriter Tweet this news
American Songwriter--It's hard to pick a favorite�they're all kind of MVPs, from the calypso madness of “-Jack Palance-” (“she prune face like -Jack Palance-”) to the heartfelt ... - Date : Fri, 30 Apr 2010 12:06:44 GMT+00:00
Tom Humbert To Perform At The Casino - Garden City News Tweet this news
Garden City News---...- Clinton at the White House and has sung for Paul Anka, -Jack Palance-, Shari Lewis and Lamb Chops, Bill Parcells and Boomer Esiason, to name a few. ... - Date : Fri, 30 Apr 2010 01:51:53 GMT+00:00
Classical music to their ears - The Desert Sun Tweet this news
The Desert Sun--Standing next to Ducatte is the show's star, singer Nick -Palance- (nephew of Oscar winner -Jack Palance-). The 33-year-old, 6-foot-3-inch pop-opera heartthrob ... - Date : Sun, 18 Apr 2010 08:18:20 GMT+00:00
Hearts And Flowers in fine fettle - The Hindu Tweet this news
The Hindu---Jack Palance- (1) A. Hussain 55, 4. Capricorn Line (2) N. Murugan 54.5, 5. Mochachino (7) Bopanna 54, 6. Diesel (6) S. Manohar 50.5 and 7. ... - Date : Fri, 23 Apr 2010 12:30:55 GMT+00:00
'How I Met Your Mother' - 'Zoo Or False' Recap - TV Squad (blog) Tweet this news
TV Squad (blog)--When did Barney come up with the three-way belt? And when he and Lily come up with that triple high five? -- Barney: "I'll believe -Jack Palance- is dead when ... - Date : Tue, 13 Apr 2010 04:09:06 GMT+00:00
Review: Belrose Theater takes a stab at noir-like 'Big Knife' - Marin Independent-Journal Tweet this news
Marin Independent-Journal--In 1955, the play was adapted as a film noir version of the same name, directed and produced by Robert Aldrich and starring -Jack Palance- as Charlie. ... - Date : Thu, 22 Apr 2010 02:36:39 GMT+00:00
Don't know Jack - Trinidad & Tobago Express Tweet this news
Trinidad & Tobago Express--I was mystified when I first heard the term 'palance' used in the context of Trinidad Carnival as a soca song. For my generation, 'Palance' was -Jack Palance- ... - Date : Sat, 20 Feb 2010 02:44:04 GMT+00:00
Contempt (Le Mépris) Blu-ray - Bigpicturebigsound.com Tweet this news
Bigpicturebigsound.com--The original soundtrack (mostly French, -Jack Palance- speaks English) is always clear, although it does not appear to have been a spectacular recording. ... - Date : Wed, 17 Feb 2010 13:09:02 GMT+00:00

Films :
Year Film Role Notes
1950 Panic in the Streets Blackie
Halls of Montezuma Pigeon Lane
1952 Sudden Fear Lester Blaine Nominated - Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor
1953 Shane Jack Wilson Nominated - Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor
Man in the Attic Slade
Second Chance Cappy Gordon
Arrowhead Torinada
1954 The Silver Chalice Simon Magus
Sign of the Pagan Attila the Hun
1955 The Big Knife Charles Castle
I Died a Thousand Times Roy Earle aka Roy Collins
1956 Attack Lieutenant Costa
Playhouse 90: Requiem for a Heavyweight Harlan 'Mountain' McClintock (TV)
1957 House of Numbers
1959 Flor De Mayo
1959 Ten Seconds to Hell Erik Koertner
1960 Austerlitz General Weirother
1961 Barabbas Torvald
1963 Contempt Jeremy Prokosch
1965 Once a Thief Walter Pedack
1966 The Professionals Jesus Raza
1968 The Mercenary Curly
1969 Justine Antonin
Legion of the Damned Colonel Charley MacPherson
Che Fidel Castro
1970 Compañeros John
Monte Walsh Chet
1972 Chato's Land Captain Quincy
Si può fare... amigo Sonny Bronston
1976 God's Gun Ben Haenni
1977 Portrait of a Hitman Jim Buck
1979 Angels' Brigade Mike Farrell
1980 Hawk the Slayer Voltan
1987 Bagdad Café Rudi Cox
1988 Gor Xenos
Young Guns Lawrence G. Murphy
1989 Batman Carl Grissom
Outlaw of Gor Xenos
Tango & Cash Yves Perret
1990 Solar Crisis Travis
1991 City Slickers Curly Washburn Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor
American Comedy Award for Funniest Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture
Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor - Motion Picture
1993 Cyborg 2 Mercy
1994 City Slickers II: The Legend of Curly's Gold Duke Washburn
The Swan Princess Lord Rothbart Voice
Cops and Robbersons Jake Stone
1997 Ebenezer Ebenezer Scrooge
1999 Treasure Island Long John Silver
2002 Talking To Heaven

Television movies/mini-series :
Year Title Role
1968 Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde Henry Jekyll and Edward Hyde
1973 Dracula Count Dracula
1974 The Godchild Rourke
1975 The Hatfields and the McCoys Devil Anse Hatfield
1979 The Last Ride of the Dalton Gang Will Smith
1980 The Ivory Ape Marc Kazarian
The Golden Moment: An Olympic Love Story Whitey Robinson
1981 Evil Stalks This House Stokes
1992 Keep the Change Overstreet
1994 The Twilight Zone: Rod Serling's Lost Classics Dr. Jeremy Wheaton (segment "Where the Dead Are")
1995 Buffalo Girls Bartle Bone
1997 I'll Be Home for Christmas Bob
Ebenezer Ebenezer Scrooge
1999 Sarah, Plain and Tall: Winter's End John Witting
2001 Living With the Dead Allan Van Praagh
2004 Back When We Were Grownups Paul 'Poppy' Davitch

Television shows :
Year Title Role Notes
1950 Lights Out Episode "The Man Who Couldn't Remember"
1952 Westinghouse Studio One Episode "The King in Yellow"
Curtain Call Episode "Azaya"
Westinghouse Studio One Episode "Little Man, Big World"
The Gulf Playhouse Episode "Necktie Party"
1953 Danger Episode "Said the Spider to the Fly"
The Web Episode "The Last Chance"
Suspense Tom Walker Episode "The Kiss-Off"
The Motorola TV Hour Scott Malone/Kurt Bauman Episode "Brandenburg Gate"
Suspense Episode "Cagliostro and the Chess Player"
1956 Playhouse 90 Harlan "Mountain" McClintock "Requiem for a Heavyweight"
Emmy Award for Best Single Performance by an Actor
Zane Grey Theatre Dan Morgan Episode "The Lariat"
1957 Playhouse 90 Monroe Stahr "The Last Tycoon"
Playhouse 90 Manolete "The Death of Manolete"
1963 The Greatest Show on Earth Circus manager Johnny Slate Series - top billing
1965 Convoy Harvey Bell Episode "The Many Colors of Courage"
1966 Run for Your Life Julian Hays Episode "I Am the Late Diana Hays"
Alice Through the Looking Glass Jabberwock (Live Theatre)
The Man from U.N.C.L.E. Louis Strago 2 episodes "The Concrete Overcoat Affair: Parts I and II"
1968 They Came to Rob Las Vegas
1971 Net Playhouse President Jackson "Trail of Tears"
1973 The Sonny & Cher Comedy Hour Himself
1975 Bronk Det. Lt. Alex 'Bronk' Bronkov Series
1979 Buck Rogers in the 25th Century Kaleel Episode "Planet of the Slave Girls"
Unknown Powers Presenter/Narrator
1981 Tales of the Haunted Stokes Episode "Evil Stalks This House"
1982 � 1986 Ripley's Believe It or Not Himself - Host Series
2001 Night Visions Jake Jennings Episode "Bitter Harvest"

Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor � Motion Picture

John Gielgud (1981) * Louis Gossett, Jr. (1982) * Jack Nicholson (1983) * Haing S. Ngor (1984) * Klaus Maria Brandauer (1985) * Tom Berenger (1986) * Sean Connery (1987) * Martin Landau (1988) * Denzel Washington (1989) * Bruce Davison (1990) * Jack Palance (1991) * Ned Beatty (1991) * Gene Hackman (1992) * Tommy Lee Jones (1993) * Martin Landau (1994) * Brad Pitt (1995) * Edward Norton (1996) * Burt Reynolds (1997) * Ed Harris (1998) * Tom Cruise (1999) * Benicio del Toro (2000) ---- Complete List * (1943 �1960) * (1961 �1980) * (1981 �2000) * (2001 �present)

Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor � Miniseries or a Movie

Thomas Mitchell (1952) * Robert Cummings (1954) * Lloyd Nolan (1955) * Jack Palance (1956) * Peter Ustinov (1957) * Fred Astaire (1959) * Laurence Olivier (1960) * Maurice Evans (1961) * Peter Falk (1962) * Trevor Howard (1963) * Jack Klugman (1964) * Alfred Lunt (1965) * Cliff Robertson (1966) * Peter Ustinov (1967) * Melvyn Douglas (1968) * Paul Scofield (1969) * Peter Ustinov (1970) * George C. Scott (1971) * Keith Michell (1972) * Laurence Olivier (1973) * Anthony Murphy (1973) * Hal Holbrook (1974) * William Holden (1974) * Laurence Olivier (1975) * Peter Falk (1975)

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