Ted Healy

Oct 1, 1896


While growing up in Texas, Ted Healy planned to become a businessman, but a series of financial failures in early adulthood led him to try the theatre as a vocation. He started out in burlesque as a blackface comedian, cadging his best jokes from such well-established performers as Al Jolson and Ed Wynn. He gradually developed into a "singing… More


Ted Healy Videos

Operator 13
29 seconds
Hollywood Hotel
2 minutes 15 seconds
Varsity Show
3 minutes 38 seconds
San Francisco
2 minutes 8 seconds
Dancing Lady
1 minutes 28 seconds

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