Jack Benny

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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.

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Filmography

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Selected Jack Benny film and TV show credits.

Acting Credits

1970
Man Who Finds Silver Dollar

1970
Kraft Music Hall Presents: The Des O'Connor Show (TV Show)
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1967
Technical Adviser

1967
All About People (Short Film)
Narrator

1967
The Kraft Music Hall (TV Show)
Guest of Honor

1963
Man in Car in Desert

1962
Jack Benny

1962
The Lucy Show (TV Show)
Jack Benny, Harry Tuttle

1961
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1960
Mr. Cosgrove

1960
Checkmate (TV Show)
Jack Bowen

1960
The Slowest Gun in the West (TV Movie)
Chicken Finsterwald

1959
Jack

1958
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1957
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1957
Bachelor Father (TV Show)
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1954
Shower of Stars (TV Show)
Jack Benny, Loring Rigley, Howard Carroll

1953
G.E. True Theater (TV Show)
Tom Jones, Harold Fenton, Sheldon Weeks

1953
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1952
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1952
Cautious Gambler

1952
Omnibus (TV Show)
Athanael

1952
The Bob Hope Show (TV Show)
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1952
Landlord

1950
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1950
Jack Benny, District Attorney, Benny the Louse

1949
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1946
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1945
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1944
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1943
Richard Clarke

1942
Bill Fuller

1942
Joseph Tura

1941
Babbs Babberley

1940
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1940
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1939
Bob Temple

1938
Buck Boswell

1937
Mac Brewster

1936
Jack Carson

1936
J. Davis Bowster

1935
Bert Keeler

1935
It's in the Air
Calvin Churchill

1933
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1931
A Broadway Romeo (Short Film)
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1931
Cab Waiting (Short Film)
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1931
Taxi Tangle (Short Film)
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1930
Eddie Rock

1930
Radio Performer

1930
Voice on Radio

1930
The Medicine Man
Dr. John Harvey

1930
The Rounder (Short Film)
Mr. Bartlett

1928
Bright Moments
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Producer Credits

1957
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1950
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Soundtrack Credits

1953
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1950
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Quotes

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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.


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  • Jack Benny - TV Week Magazine [United States] (17 December 1960)

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First NameJack
Last NameBenny
Full Name at BirthBenjamin Kubelsky
Age80 (age at death)
Date of BirthFebruary 14, 1894
BirthplaceChicago, Illinois
Date of DeathDecember 26, 1974
Location of DeathHolmby Hills, California
Cause of DeathPancreatic Cancer
Height5' 8" (173 cm)
BuildAverage
Hair ColorBrown - Dark
Star SignAquarius
ReligionJewish
EthnicityWhite
NationalityAmerican
Occupation CategoryComic
Claim to FameThe Jack Benny Show
FatherMeyer Kubelsky
MotherEmma Sachs
FriendsBob 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

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