Jack Benny (1894–1974)

Actor | Soundtrack | Producer

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Photos

  • Jack Benny and Dorothy Sebastian in The Rounder (1930)
  • Jack Benny, George K. Arthur, and Dorothy Sebastian in The Rounder (1930)
  • Jack Benny and Dorothy Sebastian in The Rounder (1930)
  • Jack Benny and Dorothy Sebastian in The Rounder (1930)
  • Jack Benny and Paul Kruger in The Rounder (1930)
  • Jack Benny and Eddie 'Rochester' Anderson in The Jack Benny Program (1950)

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Filmography


All Filmography

Did You Know

Trivia

Hosted the Academy Awards in 1944 and 1947


Quotes

[on Bob Hope] It's not enough just to get laughs. The audience has to love you, and Bob gets love as well as laughs from his audiences.


Trademark

Known for comic timing and the ability to cause laughter with a single expression, such as his signature exasperated "Well!"


Star Sign

Aquarius

Personal Details

Born

Benjamin Kubelsky

Chicago, Illinois, USA

Died

(age 80)
Holmby Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA


Height:

5' 8½" (1.74 m)

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