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Jack Benny
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Age 80
Birthday 14 February, 1894
Birthplace Chicago, Illinois
Died 26 December, 1974
Place of Death Holmby Hills, California
Height 5' 8" (173 cm)
Hair Color Brown - Dark
Zodiac Sign Aquarius
Nationality American
Occupation Comic
Claim to Fame The Jack Benny Show
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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 claim to be 39 years of age, regardless of his actual age.

Filmography

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1971 The Funny Side Special Guest Host
1970 Swing Out, Sweet Land Man Who Finds Silver Dollar
1970 Kraft Music Hall Presents: The Des O'Connor Show -
1968 Here's Lucy Jack Benny
1967 A Guide for the Married Man Technical Adviser
1967 The Kraft Music Hall Guest of Honor
1963 It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World Man in Car in Desert
1963 General Foods Opening Night -
1962 Gypsy Jack Benny
1962 The Lucy Show Jack Benny, Harry Tuttle
1961 The Joey Bishop Show Jack Benny

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.

Awards

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Nominated for 6 Awards | Won 3

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