JOHN JOSEPH "JACK" HALEY (Actor) BIRTH: August 10, 1898 in Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A. DEATH: June 6, 1979 in Los Angeles, California, U.S.A. CAUSE OF DEATH: Heart Attack CLAIM TO FAME: Wizard of Oz (The Tin Man)
Jack Haley. The Tinman, Hickory Twicker. Jack Haley [1899–1979] (Hickory Twicker / The Tinman) starred in films for a decade following "Oz," then moved to television to host "The Ford Star Revue" in 1950 and appear in various ensuing projects. He came out of retirement to participate in the 1979 television documentary "The Making of The Wizard of Oz."
Mauretania was designed for actor Jack Haley (the 'Tin Man' in 'The Wizard of Oz') and his wife Flo. The pair lived in the penthouse apartment for twenty years. The rounded exterior walls and second floor balconies with railings suggest a luxury ocean-going liner. During the summer of 1960, Senator John F. Kennedy occupied the penthouse during the Democratic National Convention.
Directed by Jack Haley Jr.. With Angela Lansbury, Mervyn LeRoy, Ray Bolger, Jack Haley. Documentary about the making of the 1939 MGM classic film The Wizard of Oz. Includes interviews of cast and crew members, their families and fans of the film.
The Wizard of Oz (Insert poster featuring Judy Garland as Dorothy Gale, Frank Morgan as The Wizard, Bert Lahr as The Cowardly Lion, Jack Haley as The Tin Man and Ray Bolger as The Scarecrow.) via Turner Classic Movies