George Jeske

George Washington Jeske (22 February 1891 – 28 October 1951) was an American screenwriter, director and actor. Jeske was born in Salt Lake City, Utah in 1891. He was one of the original Keystone Kops for Mack Sennett. He wrote for 54 films between 1926 and 1946, including the Torchy film series with Ray Cooke in the title role. He also directed 37 films between 1922 and 1933. He died in Los Angeles, California.


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