Jack Benny

Born Feb 14, 1894
  • Comedian, Actor
Jack Benny 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 actu...
Jack Benny

Jack Benny Stats

Nickname

: Benjamin Kubelsky, Ben K. Benny, Benny Kubelsky, Mr. Benny, Phil Abrams, Benny, Jack

Profession

: Comedian, Actor

Height

: 5 ft 7 in (1.72 m)

Ethnicity

: Jewish people

Nationality

: United States of America

Date of Birth

: February 14, 1894

Place of Birth

: Chicago

Date of Death

: December 26, 1974

Place of Death

: Beverly Hills

Cause of Death

: Pancreatic cancer
Appearances

Jack Benny Film Roles

  1. Chasing Rainbows
    Eddie Rock
  2. Lord Byron of Broadway
    Lord Byron of Broadway
  3. The Medicine Man
    Dr. John Harvey
  4. Transatlantic Merry-Go-Round
    Chad Denby
  5. Broadway Melody of 1936
    Bert Keeler
  6. It's in the Air
    Calvin Churchill
  7. The Big Broadcast of 1937
    Jack Carson
    The Big Broadcast of 1937
  8. College Holiday
    J. Davis Bowster
  9. Artists and Models
    Mac Brewster
  10. Artists and Models Abroad
    Buck Boswell

Jack Benny Film Appearances

  1. The Educational Archives: Vol. 6: Religion
  2. The Century That Made America Great
  3. Imaginary Witness: Hollywood and the Holocaust
  4. Johnny Legend Presents: Blonde Mania!
  5. Johnny Carson: King of Late Night

Jack Benny TV Starring Roles

  1. Four Star Playhouse
    Cautious Gambler
  2. The Jackie Gleason Show
    Landlord
  3. The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show
    Jack Benny
    The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show
  4. The George Burns Show
    Jack Benny

Jack Benny TV Guest Roles

  1. The Fenton Touch
  2. Martin & Lewis
  3. A Cavalcade of Radio, 1920 - 1955 (with many stars from radio)
  4. Lucy and the Celebrities
  5. Auto Show
  6. Episode #26
  7. Lucy and the Plumber
  8. 15th Anniversary Show with clips from past shows: Elvis Presley, Gary Cooper
  9. Episode #34
  10. Lucy Visits Jack Benny

Jack Benny TV Appearances

  1. Shower of Stars
    Him/Herself

Jack Benny Books

  1. Jack Benny, 1944
  2. Who's the Better Comedian?/R 249
  3. Sunday Nights at Seven
  4. Last Live Radio Show (Old Time Radio)/R 018