Jalbert played the French-Canadian soldier "Caje" on the Combat! television series, and did an outstanding job with the role. He portrayed a unique blend of toughness and sensitivity, since he was the only member of the squad who spoke French and was constantly interacting with civilians. Jalbert was both Junior and Senior National Ski Champion in Canada, however, due to breaking his leg he never got to ski in the Olympics. His brother, Rene Marc Jalbert, was the Sergeant-At-Arms of the National Assembly of Quebec and became famous for ending the killing spree of an armed gunman in the assembly chamber.