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 Si Jenks

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Original Name Howard H. Jenkins
Birth
Norristown, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 6 Jan 1970 (aged 93)
Woodland Hills, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Burial Hollywood Hills, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Plot Hillside section, Map #D31, Lot 5919, Single Ground Interment Space 1
Memorial ID 5895396 View Source

Actor. Born Howard H. Jenkins in Norristown, Pennsylvania he served in the US Army during the Spanish-American War. A "Gabby Hayes" type character, he came up from the circus and vaudeville ranks and provided a comedy role as toothless old codger in numerous western movies. He broke into films in 1931 and was often teamed with actor Walter Brennan. He is probably best remembered for his brief appearances in the films "Topper" (1937), "A Day at the Races" (1937), "Drums Along the Mohawk" (1939), "Stagecoach" (1939), and "Zorro's Black Whip" (1944). His last film appearance was in "Oklahoma Annie" (1952) after which he retired from acting and died of heart disease in Woodland Hills, California at the age of 93.

Bio by: William Bjornstad

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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Originally Created by: AJ
  • Added: 26 Oct 2001
  • Find a Grave Memorial 5895396
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/5895396/si-jenks : accessed ), memorial page for Si Jenks (23 Sep 1876–6 Jan 1970), Find a Grave Memorial ID 5895396, citing Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Hollywood Hills, Los Angeles County, California, USA ; Maintained by Find a Grave .