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Jack Palance (1919–2006)

Actor | Soundtrack | Director
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KNOWN FOR 
Batman (1989) | The Swan Princess (1994) | Tango & Cash (1989)
AWARDS 
Won 1 Oscar. Another 8 wins & 4 nominations More »
AKA 
J. Palance | Walter Jack Palance | Walter {Jack} Palance | Walter Palance  Less
BORN 
Feb 18, 1919 (died Nov 10, 2006)
HEIGHT 
6' 4" (1.93m)

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Past Film & Video (92 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
Past Television (38 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for Back When We Were GrownupsBack When We Were Grownups (TV Movie) Paul 'Poppy' Davitch  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for Living with the DeadLiving with the Dead (TV Movie) Allan Van Praagh  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for Night VisionsNight Visions (TV Series) Jake Jennings (segment "Bitter Harvest") ( 1 episode, 2001 )  Less 2001 1
  • Primary photo for Sarah, Plain and Tall: Winter's EndSarah, Plain and Tall: Winter's End (TV Movie) John Witting  Less 1999
  • Primary photo for EbenezerEbenezer (TV Movie) Ebenezer Scrooge  Less 1998
  • Primary photo for I'll Be Home for ChristmasI'll Be Home for Christmas (TV Movie) Bob  Less 1997
  • Primary photo for Buffalo GirlsBuffalo Girls (TV Mini-series) Bartle Bone  Less 1995– 
  • Primary photo for Twilight Zone: Rod Serling's Lost ClassicsTwilight Zone: Rod Serling's Lost Classics (TV Movie) Dr. Jeremy Wheaton (segment "Where the Dead Are")  Less 1994
  • Primary photo for Keep the ChangeKeep the Change (TV Movie) Overstreet  Less 1992
  • Primary photo for Ripley's Believe It or Not!Ripley's Believe It or Not! (TV Series) Segment Director ( 1 episode, 1982 ) , Himself - Host ( 1 episode, 1982 )  Less 1982 1
    • Episode #1.10 (Dec 5, 1982) Himself - Host, Segment Director  Less
  • Primary photo for Tales of the HauntedTales of the Haunted (TV Movie) Stokes  Less 1981
  • Primary photo for The Golden Moment: An Olympic Love StoryThe Golden Moment: An Olympic Love Story (TV Movie) Whitey Robinson  Less 1980
  • Primary photo for The Ivory ApeThe Ivory Ape (TV Movie) Marc Kazarian  Less 1980
  • Primary photo for Buck Rogers in the 25th CenturyBuck Rogers in the 25th Century (TV Series) Kaleel ( 1 episode, 1979 )  Less 1979 1
  • Primary photo for The Last Ride of the Dalton GangThe Last Ride of the Dalton Gang (TV Movie) Will Smith  Less 1979
  • Primary photo for BronkBronk (TV Series) Lt. Alex Bronkov / Det. Lt. Alex 'Bronk' Bronkov ( 25 episodes, 1975–1976 )  Less 1975–1976 25
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  • Primary photo for The Hatfields and the McCoysThe Hatfields and the McCoys (TV Movie) Devil Anse Hatfield  Less 1975
  • Primary photo for The GodchildThe Godchild (TV Movie) Rourke  Less 1974
  • Primary photo for DraculaDracula (TV Movie) Dracula  Less 1974
  • Primary photo for NET PlayhouseNET Playhouse (TV Series) President Andrew Jackson ( 1 episode, 1971 )  Less 1971 1
    • Trail of Tears (Apr 8, 1971) President Andrew Jackson  Less
  • Primary photo for The Porter Wagoner ShowThe Porter Wagoner Show (TV Series) Himself - Performer ( 1 episode, 1970 ) , Performer ("The Green, Green Grass of Home", "Blackjack County Chains") ( 1 episode, 1970 )  Less 1970 1
    • Jack Palance (Oct 13, 1970) Himself - Performer, Performer ("The Green, Green Grass of Home", "Blackjack County Chains")  Less
  • Primary photo for The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. HydeThe Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (TV Movie) Dr. Henry Jekyll / Mr. Edward Hyde  Less 1968
  • Primary photo for The Man from U.N.C.L.E.The Man from U.N.C.L.E. (TV Series) Louis Strago ( 2 episodes, 1966 )  Less 1966 2
  • Primary photo for Alice Through the Looking GlassAlice Through the Looking Glass (TV Movie) Jabberwock, Soundtrack ("The Jabberwock Song" (La canción del Jabberwock)., "Opening & Closing Theme" (Tema de apertura y cierre).), Performer ("Through the Looking Glass" (opening & closing theme), "Jabberwock Song" (2:00))  Less 1966
  • Primary photo for Run for Your LifeRun for Your Life (TV Series) Julian Hays ( 1 episode, 1966 )  Less 1966 1
  • Primary photo for ConvoyConvoy (TV Series) Harvey Bell ( 1 episode, 1965 )  Less 1965 1
  • Primary photo for The Greatest Show on EarthThe Greatest Show on Earth (TV Series) Johnny Slate ( 30 episodes, 1963–1964 ) , Director ( 1 episode, 1964 )  Less 1963–1964 30
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  • Primary photo for Playhouse 90Playhouse 90 (TV Series) Manolete / Monroe Stahr / Harlan 'Mountain' McClintock ( 3 episodes, 1956–1957 )  Less 1956–1957 3
  • Primary photo for Zane Grey TheaterZane Grey Theater (TV Series) Dan Morgan ( 1 episode, 1956 )  Less 1956 1
    • Lariat (Nov 2, 1956) Dan Morgan  Less
  • Primary photo for SuspenseSuspense (TV Series) Tom Walker ( 2 episodes, 1953 )  Less 1953 2
  • Primary photo for The Motorola Television HourThe Motorola Television Hour (TV Series) Scott Malone / Kurt Bauman ( 1 episode, 1953 )  Less 1953 1
  • Primary photo for The WebThe Web (TV Series) Actor ( 1 episode, 1953 )  Less 1953 1
  • Primary photo for DangerDanger (TV Series) Actor ( 1 episode, 1953 )  Less 1953 1
  • Primary photo for The Gulf PlayhouseThe Gulf Playhouse (TV Series) Actor ( 1 episode, 1952 )  Less 1952 1
  • Primary photo for Studio OneStudio One (TV Series) Arky ( 2 episodes, 1951–1952 )  Less 1951–1952 2
  • Primary photo for Curtain CallCurtain Call (TV Series) Actor ( 1 episode, 1952 )  Less 1952 1
  • Primary photo for Lights OutLights Out (TV Series) Actor ( 1 episode, 1950 )  Less 1950 1
  • Primary photo for Hands of MurderHands of Murder (TV Series) Actor ( 1 episode, 1949 )  Less 1949 1
Self (74 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
  • Primary photo for Lennon Legend: The Very Best of John LennonLennon Legend: The Very Best of John Lennon (Video) Himself (segment "Nobody Told Me")  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for The 75th Annual Academy AwardsThe 75th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) Himself - Past Winner  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for Between Hitler and StalinBetween Hitler and Stalin Narrator  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for From Russia to Hollywood: The 100-Year Odyssey of Chekhov and ShdanoffFrom Russia to Hollywood: The 100-Year Odyssey of Chekhov and Shdanoff Himself  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for The Omen LegacyThe Omen Legacy (TV Movie) Narrator (voice)  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for BiographyBiography (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2001 )  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for Cast and CrewCast and Crew (Video) Himself  Less 1999
  • Primary photo for The 70th Annual Academy AwardsThe 70th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) Himself - Past Winner (uncredited)  Less 1998 $30MM
  • Primary photo for Charlie RoseCharlie Rose (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1997 )  Less 1997
  • Primary photo for Late Night with Conan O'BrienLate Night with Conan O'Brien (TV Series) Himself ( 2 episodes, 1996–1997 )  Less 1996–1997
  • Primary photo for Monster ManiaMonster Mania (TV Movie) Host  Less 1997
  • Primary photo for In Search of Dracula with Jonathan RossIn Search of Dracula with Jonathan Ross (TV Movie) Himself  Less 1996
  • Primary photo for War GamesWar Games (Short) Himself - Narrator  Less 1996
  • Primary photo for American MastersAmerican Masters (TV Series) Himself - Actor ( 1 episode, 1995 )  Less 1995
  • Primary photo for The Tonight Show with Jay LenoThe Tonight Show with Jay Leno (TV Series) Himself ( 3 episodes, 1992–1995 )  Less 1992–1995
  • Primary photo for Late Show with David LettermanLate Show with David Letterman (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1994 )  Less 1994
  • Primary photo for Back in the Saddle: The Making of 'City Slickers II'Back in the Saddle: The Making of 'City Slickers II' (Video) Himself  Less 1994
  • Primary photo for The 65th Annual Academy AwardsThe 65th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) Himself - Presenter  Less 1993
  • Primary photo for The 7th Annual American Comedy AwardsThe 7th Annual American Comedy Awards (TV Special) Himself  Less 1993
  • Primary photo for Late Night with David LettermanLate Night with David Letterman (TV Series) Himself ( 2 episodes, 1984–1992 )  Less 1984–1992
  • Primary photo for One on One with John TeshOne on One with John Tesh (TV Series) Himself ( 2 episodes, 1992 )  Less 1992
  • Primary photo for The 6th Annual American Comedy AwardsThe 6th Annual American Comedy Awards (TV Special) Himself  Less 1992
  • Primary photo for The Tonight Show Starring Johnny CarsonThe Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (TV Series) Himself - Guest / Himself ( 23 episodes, 1964–1992 )  Less 1964–1992
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  • Primary photo for The 64th Annual Academy AwardsThe 64th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) Himself - Winner  Less 1992
  • Primary photo for The 49th Annual Golden Globe AwardsThe 49th Annual Golden Globe Awards (TV Special) Himself - Winner  Less 1992
  • Primary photo for Legends of the WestLegends of the West Himself Host / Judge Roy Bean  Less 1992
  • Primary photo for When It Was a Game 2When It Was a Game 2 (TV Movie) Himself (voice)  Less 1992
  • Primary photo for Dame Edna's HollywoodDame Edna's Hollywood (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1991 )  Less 1991
  • Primary photo for Imagine: John LennonImagine: John Lennon Himself  Less 1988 $3.8MM
  • Primary photo for Talking PicturesTalking Pictures (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1988 )  Less 1988
  • Primary photo for Ripley's Believe It or Not!Ripley's Believe It or Not! (TV Series) Himself - Host / Himself (host) ( 6 episodes, 1982–1985 )  Less 1982–1985
    Show more
  • Primary photo for Night of 100 Stars IINight of 100 Stars II (TV Movie) Himself  Less 1985
  • Primary photo for The 56th Annual Academy AwardsThe 56th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) Himself - Presenter  Less 1984
  • Primary photo for BreakawayBreakaway (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1984 )  Less 1984
  • Primary photo for The Dick Cavett ShowThe Dick Cavett Show (TV Series) Himself - Actor ( 1 episode, 1981 )  Less 1981
  • Primary photo for Ripley's Believe It or Not!Ripley's Believe It or Not! Himself - Host  Less 1981
  • Primary photo for Clapper BoardClapper Board (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1981 )  Less 1981
  • Primary photo for Good Morning AmericaGood Morning America (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1979 )  Less 1979
  • Primary photo for The Mike Douglas ShowThe Mike Douglas Show (TV Series) Himself - Actor / Himself - Co-Host ( 12 episodes, 1965–1978 )  Less 1965–1978
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  • Primary photo for Unknown PowersUnknown Powers Himself - Host  Less 1978
  • Primary photo for National Geographic SpecialsNational Geographic Specials (TV Series) Himself - Narrator ( 1 episode, 1977 )  Less 1977
    • The Volga (Mar 8, 1977) Himself - Narrator  Less
  • Primary photo for Dinah!Dinah! (TV Series) Himself ( 2 episodes, 1975–1976 )  Less 1975–1976
  • Primary photo for RicklesRickles (TV Movie) Himself  Less 1975
  • Primary photo for The Sonny and Cher Comedy HourThe Sonny and Cher Comedy Hour (TV Series) Himself / Various Characters ( 2 episodes, 1973–1974 )  Less 1973–1974
  • Primary photo for ImagineImagine (TV Movie) Himself  Less 1972
  • Primary photo for Film NightFilm Night (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1971 )  Less 1971
  • Primary photo for The David Frost ShowThe David Frost Show (TV Series) Himself ( 3 episodes, 1969–1971 )  Less 1969–1971
  • Primary photo for The Porter Wagoner ShowThe Porter Wagoner Show (TV Series) Himself - Performer ( 1 episode, 1970 )  Less 1970
    • Jack Palance (Oct 13, 1970) Himself - Performer  Less
  • Primary photo for Allen Ludden's GalleryAllen Ludden's Gallery (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1969 )  Less 1969
  • Primary photo for DellaDella (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1969 )  Less 1969
  • Primary photo for The Hollywood SquaresThe Hollywood Squares (TV Series) Himself - Panelist ( 5 episodes, 1968 )  Less 1968
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  • Primary photo for The Pat Boone ShowThe Pat Boone Show (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1968 )  Less 1968
  • Primary photo for The Carol Burnett ShowThe Carol Burnett Show (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1968 )  Less 1968
  • Primary photo for Flash 30Flash 30 (Short) Himself  Less 1968
  • Primary photo for Hollywood BackstageHollywood Backstage (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode )  Less 1964–1968
  • Primary photo for The Bob Hope ShowThe Bob Hope Show (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1967 )  Less 1967
  • Primary photo for The Eamonn Andrews ShowThe Eamonn Andrews Show (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1966 )  Less 1966
  • Primary photo for The Red Skelton ShowThe Red Skelton Show (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1966 )  Less 1966
  • Primary photo for The Celebrity GameThe Celebrity Game (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1965 )  Less 1965
  • Primary photo for The Price Is RightThe Price Is Right (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1965 )  Less 1965
  • Primary photo for PasswordPassword (TV Series) Himself - Celebrity Contestant ( 1 episode, 1965 )  Less 1965
  • Primary photo for PaparazziPaparazzi (Short) Himself (uncredited)  Less 1964
  • Primary photo for What's My Line?What's My Line? (TV Series) Himself - Mystery Guest ( 2 episodes, 1955–1964 )  Less 1955–1964
  • Primary photo for Encounter with Fritz LangEncounter with Fritz Lang (Short) Himself  Less 1964
  • Primary photo for Le Parti des choses: Bardot et GodardLe Parti des choses: Bardot et Godard (Short) Himself  Less 1964
  • Primary photo for Playhouse 90Playhouse 90 (TV Series) Himself - Host ( 1 episode, 1957 )  Less 1957
  • Primary photo for The Steve Allen ShowThe Steve Allen Show (TV Series) Himself - Guest ( 1 episode, 1956 )  Less 1956
  • Primary photo for Hollywood PreviewHollywood Preview (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1956 )  Less 1956
  • Primary photo for Toast of the TownToast of the Town (TV Series) Himself / Caliban ( 2 episodes, 1955 )  Less 1955
  • Primary photo for Tonight!Tonight! (TV Series) Himself - Guest ( 1 episode, 1955 )  Less 1955
  • Primary photo for A Star Is Born World PremiereA Star Is Born World Premiere (TV Short) Himself  Less 1954
  • Primary photo for Texaco Star Theatre Starring Milton BerleTexaco Star Theatre Starring Milton Berle (TV Series) Himself - Actor ( 1 episode, 1954 )  Less 1954
  • Primary photo for The Colgate Comedy HourThe Colgate Comedy Hour (TV Series) Himself - Actor ( 1 episode, 1954 )  Less 1954
  • Primary photo for Your Show of ShowsYour Show of Shows (TV Series) Himself - Guest Performer ( 1 episode, 1952 )  Less 1952
    • Episode #4.3 (Sep 20, 1952) Himself - Guest Performer  Less
Archive Footage (26 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
  • Primary photo for The 89th Annual Academy AwardsThe 89th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2017
  • Primary photo for The SixtiesThe Sixties (TV Mini-series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2014 )  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for Eurocrime! The Italian Cop and Gangster Films That Ruled the '70sEurocrime! The Italian Cop and Gangster Films That Ruled the '70s Himself (archive footage)  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for Edición Especial ColeccionistaEdición Especial Coleccionista (TV Series) Yves Perret ( 1 episode, 2010 )  Less 2010
    • Tango y Cash (Sep 28, 2010) Yves Perret (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Two in the WaveTwo in the Wave Himself (archive footage)  Less 2010 $29K
  • Primary photo for How the West Was LostHow the West Was Lost (TV Movie) Jack Wilson (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for The 59th Primetime Emmy AwardsThe 59th Primetime Emmy Awards (TV Special) Himself - In Memoriam (archive footage)  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for The 79th Annual Academy AwardsThe 79th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) Himself - In Memoriam Tribute (archive footage)  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for 13th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards13th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards (TV Special) Himself - In Memoriam (archive footage)  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for Cinema 3Cinema 3 (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2006 )  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for Images of Indians: How Hollywood Stereotyped the Native AmericanImages of Indians: How Hollywood Stereotyped the Native American (TV Movie) Himself / Toriano (from Arrowhead (1953)) (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for Go West, Young Man!Go West, Young Man! Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for Pulp CinemaPulp Cinema (Video) Himself (archive footage)  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for Hollywood Remembers Lee MarvinHollywood Remembers Lee Marvin (TV Movie) Roy Earle / Roy Collins (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for Inside 'The Man with the Golden Gun'Inside 'The Man with the Golden Gun' (Video) Himself (archive footage)  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for Joe D'Amato Totally Uncut - The Erotic ExperienceJoe D'Amato Totally Uncut - The Erotic Experience Self (archive footage)  Less 1999
  • Primary photo for The Making of '...And God Spoke'The Making of '...And God Spoke' Himself [at the Academy Awards Ceremony] (archive footage)  Less 1993 $63K
  • Primary photo for The Carol Burnett Show: A ReunionThe Carol Burnett Show: A Reunion (TV Movie) Himself (archive footage)  Less 1993
  • Primary photo for George Stevens: A Filmmaker's JourneyGeorge Stevens: A Filmmaker's Journey Himself (archive footage)  Less 1984
  • Primary photo for Hollywood '84Hollywood '84 (TV Mini-series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1984 )  Less 1984
    • Episode #1.3 (Nov 29, 1984) Himself (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for Hollywood Out-takes and Rare FootageHollywood Out-takes and Rare Footage Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 1983
  • Primary photo for Buck Rogers in the 25th CenturyBuck Rogers in the 25th Century (TV Series) Kaleel ( 1 episode, 1980 )  Less 1980
    • A Blast for Buck (Jan 17, 1980) Kaleel (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Kolossal - i magnifici MacistiKolossal - i magnifici Macisti Alboino (archive footage) (as J. Palance)  Less 1977
  • Primary photo for Cinéastes de notre tempsCinéastes de notre temps (TV Series) Self ( 1 episode, 1967 )  Less 1967
  • Primary photo for Frontier JusticeFrontier Justice (TV Series) Dan Morgan ( 2 episodes, 1958–1961 )  Less 1958–1961
    • Lariat (Sep 7, 1961) Dan Morgan (archive footage)  Less
    • Lariat (Jul 7, 1958) Dan Morgan (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for Toast of the TownToast of the Town (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1955 )  Less 1955
    • Episode #9.9 (Nov 20, 1955) Himself (archive footage)  Less

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