Apr. 2, 1932 Hollywood Los Angeles County California, USA
Son of actor Joseph Jefferson who was believed to be the earliest actor to appear in films. Married to actress Daisy Robinson, Jefferson followed his fathers footsteps as a stage actor for nearly half a century. One of his greatest stage successes was playing ‘Rip Van Winkle’ which he did for twenty-five years. Jefferson was a member of D.W. Griffith’s stock company for a time during his career. Actor in 57 films, Jefferson passed way at his home in Los Feliz following a brief illness.