Jay C. Flippen

Mar 6, 1899
Little Rock, Arkansas


Discovered by famed African-American comedian Bert Williams, actor Jay C. Flippen attained his first Broadway stage role in 1920's Broadway Brevities. Entertainers of the period were expected to sing, dance, act and clown with equal expertise, and the young Flippen was no slouch in any of these categories. He not only shared billing with such stage… More


Jay C. Flippen Videos

The Wild One
2 minutes 35 seconds
3 minutes 17 seconds
Cat Ballou
2 minutes 15 seconds
Flying Leathernecks
2 minutes 50 seconds
Fire Creek
2 minutes 59 seconds

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