Jack Warden was an American character actor. Warden was born John Warden Lebzelter in Newark, New Jersey, the son of Laura M. and John Warden Lebzelter, who was an engineer and technician. He was of Irish and Pennsylvania Dutch ancestry. Raised in Louisville, Kentucky, he was expelled from high school for fighting and eventually fought as a professional boxer under the name Johnny Costello. He had 13 welterweight bouts but earned little money. Warden worked as a nightclub bouncer, tugboat deckhand and lifeguard before joining the United States Navy in 1938. He was stationed in China for...
|Birthdate:||September 18, 1920|
|Birthplace:||Newark, New Jersey|
|Date of death:||July 19, 2006|
|Education:||Du Pont Manuel High School|
|Also known as:||John H. Lebzelter, John Lebzelter, John H Lebzelter|