Date of Birth:
22 August 1904
Jay Novello played in 7 movies in the Western, Music, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Fantasy, Drama genres.
Jay Novello got succeed with average imdb rating 5.2.
Short, dapper Jay Novello specialized in playing ethnic types, sometimes Spanish, Greek or Mexican but usually Italian--not surprising, since his parents were Italian immigrants and he grew up speaking the language before he learned English. Born in Chicago in 1904, he came from a very diverse neighborhood and, in addition to speaking Italian and English, also picked up a working knowledge of German and Greek. He got a job acting with various theater companies in the Chicago area, and his facili... Read more