Paul Gleason

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Birth Name: Paul Gleason
Born: 05/04/1939
Birth Place: Jersey City, New Jersey, USA
Death Place: Burbank, California, USA
Died: 05/27/2006

Born Paul Xavier Gleason on May 4, 1939 in Jersey City, NJ, he was the son of Eleanor, a registered nurse, and George, whose many vocations included restaurateur and construction worker. Not long after his birth, the Gleason family moved south to Uleta, FL, a small township that was later absorbed into the city of North Miami Beach. An outstanding athlete from an early age, Gleason attended Florida State University on a football scholarship, followed by a short stint playing minor league baseball for the Cleveland Indians and Washington Senators farm teams. Although he had initially thought his future was in sports, Gleason made the sudden decision to pursue acting one day after seeing the f... Continue Bio >>

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