Jim Jacobs Biography (1942-)
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- actor, composer, writer
- Birth Details
- December 7, 1942
- Chicago, Illinois
- Non-Theatrical Career
- advertising copywriter, Chicago Tribune, 1964-71.
- actor, Don't Drink the Water, Candlelight Playhouse, Chicago,IL, 1969.
- New York Debut
- Shanty, No Place to Be Somebody, Morosco, 1971, 30 performances.
- London Debut
- playwright/lyricist/composer, Grease, New London Theatre, 1973, 150 performances.
- Major Tours
- Shanty, No Place to Be Somebody, U.S. cities, 1971.
- Film Debut
- actor, Medium Cool, 1968.
- Principal Film Appearances
- Sam, Love in a Taxi, 1977-78.
- Television Debut
- Open All Night.
- Plays, Produced
- Grease (musical, with Warren Casey), 1972.