Jay Adler

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Jay Adler
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Born (1896-09-26)September 26, 1896
New York City, New York, U.S.
Died September 23, 1978(1978-09-23) (aged 81)
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Occupation Actor
Years active 1938–76

Jay Adler (September 26, 1896 – September 23, 1978) was an American actor in theater, television, and film.[1]

Born in New York City, he was the eldest child of Yiddish theater stars Jacob and Sara Adler, and the brother of the more famous Luther and Stella.

In 1961, Adler appeared both in the episode "The Lady and the Lawyer" of the television series The Asphalt Jungle and in The Lawbreakers, a theatrical film version of the episode.

Jay Adler died at age 81 in Woodland Hills, California and was buried in the Mount Carmel Cemetery, Glendale, New York.


  1. "Jay Adler (1896 - 1978) - Find A Grave Memorial". Findagrave.com. Retrieved 2010-10-15.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

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