Jack Benny (born Benjamin Kubelsky; February 14, 1894 – December 26, 1974) was an American comedian, vaudevillian, radio, television, and film actor, and violinist. Recognized as a leading American entertainer of the 20th century, Benny portrayed his character as a miser, playing his violin badly. In character, he would be 39 years of age, regardless of his actual age.
Give me golf clubs, fresh air and a beautiful partner, and you can keep the clubs and the fresh air.
Modesty is my best quality
I don't deserve this award, but I have arthritis and I don't deserve that either.
|Full Name at Birth||Benjamin Kubelsky|
|Age||80 (age at death)|
|Date of Birth||February 14, 1894|
|Date of Death||December 26, 1974|
|Location of Death||Holmby Hills, California|
|Cause of Death||Pancreatic Cancer|
|Height||5' 8" (173 cm)|
|Hair Color||Brown - Dark|
|Claim to Fame||The Jack Benny Show|
|Friends||Bob Hope, George Burns, Carole Lombard, Bing Crosby, Gracie Allen, Marlene Dietrich, Joan Blondell, Dick Powell, Claudette Colbert, Gregory Peck, Nancy Davis, Ronald Reagan, Nat King Cole, Frank Sinatra, Ann Sheridan, William Randolph Hearst, Julie Andrews, John F. Kennedy, Harry S. Truman, Richard Nixon, Eddie Rochester Anderson, Dennis Day, Phil Harris, Mel Blanc, Don Wilson, Frank Remley, Zeppo Marx, Groucho Marx, Harpo Marx, Chico Marx, Gummo Marx, Hilliard Marks, James Stewart|