Dean S. Jagger Net Worth

Dean S. Jagger was born on November 07, 1903 in  Dewsbury, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, is Actor, Writer, Producer. Born in Staincliffe hospital in Dewsbury, England, Dean's family from his mothers side heritage is of Gaelic descent which retraced all the way back to The Isle Of Man, where Dean still has family. His father's side were known to be of fighters and farmers which traveled the Yorkshire region of Great Britain. The former professional extreme sports athlete was named by his uncle after the Oscar winning 1950s American actor Dean Jagger and chose for himself the same profession. Dean began acting in school productions at age 14 after a chance meeting with actor Michael Douglas while sailing with his father off the coast of Spain. He joined the theatre appearing in numerous stage productions. He was born with skills of a sportsman, trained in boxing from the age of 16. After finishing school, Dean heeded the call of his athletic talent and became a pro skater, traveling the globe and competing and placing in events such as the X-Games and the Walt Disney Skating Challenge. A few years in, he returned to his native England to fulfill his driving desire to act. He joined British Actor's Equity and studied in London at The Actor's Centre and Penelope Jay's School of Performing Arts and even did some studying in the U.S. He began training in MMA (Mixed Martial Arts) at the age of 25 and is a certified in Jiu Jitsu. After saving the lives of an old man and his granddaughter from drowning in a freak accident, Dean turned his focus further inward and began to study the art of Reiki, the Japanese art of healing, relaxation and meditation, an interest passed along to him by his mother who is a Reiki master. His younger brothers are also in show business, Ben is a professional stuntman and Lee is a theatre actor, both in the UK.
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Age, Biography and Wiki

Who is it? Actor, Writer, Producer
Birth Day November 07, 1903
Birth Place  Dewsbury, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom
Age 117 YEARS OLD
Died On February 5, 1991(1991-02-05) (aged 87)\nSanta Monica, California, U.S.
Birth Sign Sagittarius
Resting place Lakewood Memorial Park, Hughson, California
Occupation Actor
Years active 1928–87
Spouse(s) Antoinette Lowrance (1935–1943) (divorced) Gloria Ling (1947–1967) (divorced) 1 daughter Etta Mae Norton (1968–1991) (his death)
Children Diane Pearson Tom and Lee Winger, stepsons

💰 Net worth: Under Review

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Biography/Timeline

1523

Dean Jagger has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 1523 Vine Street for his contribution to motion pictures.

1925

Jagger studied acting at Chicago's Lyceum Arts Conservatory. He joined a stock company as Spencer Tracy's replacement. He performed in vaudeville, on the radio and on stage, making his Broadway debut in 1925 in a bit part in a George M. Cohan production. Through the 1930s and 1940s, he performed in a number of Broadway plays, including the original production of Tobacco Road.

1929

Jagger made his film debut in The Woman from Hell (1929) with Mary Astor. He became a successful character actor and appeared in almost 100 films in a career that lasted until shortly before his death. Jagger made his breakthrough with his portrayal of Brigham Young in Brigham Young (1940). According to George D. Pyper, a technical consultant on the film who had personally known Brigham Young, Jagger not only resembled Young, he also spoke like him and had many of his mannerisms. Thirty-two years later, in 1972 he was baptized a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

1947

When Jagger tried to marry his second wife, Gloria Ling, in 1947, they were denied a marriage license in California due to a state law "forbidding unions between Caucasians and Mongolians [sic]"; Ling's father was born in China.

1949

He received an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role in Twelve O'Clock High (1949). In the film, he played the retread World War I veteran, middle-aged adjutant Major/Lt. Col. Harvey Stovall, who acts as an advisor to the commander, General Savage (Gregory Peck). He appeared in the biblical epic The Robe (1953) as the weaver Justus of Cana. He played the retired Army major general Tom Waverly honored by Bob Wallace (Bing Crosby) and Phil Davis (Danny Kaye) in the musical White Christmas (1954), and an impotent local sheriff in the modern Western Bad Day at Black Rock (1955), starring Spencer Tracy. Jagger also portrayed the father of Elvis Presley's character in 1958's King Creole. He was the traveling manager for an evangelist played by Jean Simmons in the acclaimed 1960 drama Elmer Gantry.

1956

For the 1956 British science-fiction film X the Unknown, Jagger refused to work with Director Joseph Losey because Losey was on the Hollywood blacklist. Losey was removed from the project after a few days of shooting and replaced with Leslie Norman.

1964

Jagger also achieved success in the television series Mr. Novak, receiving Emmy Award nominations for his role in 1964 and 1965, as well as the California Teachers Association's Communications Award, along with star James Franciscus, in 1963 for his portrayal of high school principal Albert Vane. However, even before he left the show to have a major medical operation, he was less than happy with the series, clashing repeatedly with the Writers and Directors and describing "the Mr. Novak company" afterwards as "a mishmash of unbelievable amateurishness."

1971

In 1971, Jagger appeared on The Partridge Family. He played a prospector named Charlie in the Christmas episode "Don't Bring Your Guns to Town, Santa". He won a Daytime Emmy award for a guest appearance in the religious series This Is the Life. He played dozens of TV dramatic roles, including an episode of The Twilight Zone called "Static." In an early episode of the television series Kung Fu, Jagger appeared as Caine's grandfather, who wants little to do with him, but starts Caine on his series-long search for his half-brother Danny.