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Jack Benny

The son of a saloonkeeper, Jack Benny (born Benny Kubelsky) began to study the violin at the age six, and his "ineptness" at it later become his trademark (in reality, he was a very accomplished player). When given the opportunity to play in live theatre professionally, Benny quit school and joined vaudeville. In the same theatre that Benny was ...

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Feb 14, 1894 In Chicago, Illinois, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Paramount Headliner: Broadway Highlights No. 1
Latest Project:
Movie Bob Hope at 100 2016-03-07

Won 1 Golden Globe. Another 5 wins & 3 nominations.

Known For
Poster of The Jack Benny Program
Poster of George Washington Slept Here
Poster of To Be or Not to Be
Poster of Broadway Melody of 1936
Movie President Kennedy's Birthday Salute Himself 2017
Movie Stars and Stripes Himself 2017
Movie Bob Hope at 100 Unknown 2016-03-07
Movie Mary Tyler Moore: A Celebration Himself / Shower of Stars 2015-10-13
Series Pioneers of Television Unknown 2014
Movie Glasgow: Big Night Out Unknown 2014-01-01
Movie Beatles Stories Himself 2013-09-28
Series Make 'Em Laugh: The Funny Business of America Unknown 2009
Movie Mel Blanc: The Man of a Thousand Voices Unknown 2008
Movie Mike Douglas: Moments & Memories Himself 2008-03-25
Movie Warner at War None 2008-11-11
Series Inside the Actors Studio Unknown 2008
Movie The Legendary Crooners Himself 2007-04-01
Movie Imaginary Witness: Hollywood and the Holocaust None 2007-12-25
Movie Mr. Warmth: The Don Rickles Project Unknown 2007
Movie The Kingston Trio: 50 Years of Havin' Fun Unknown 2006
Movie Cavett Remembers the Comic Legends Unknown 2006
Series The Best of the Royal Variety Unknown 2006
Movie Funny Already: A History of Jewish Comedy Unknown 2004
Series Comedy Central Presents: 100 Greatest Stand-Ups of All Time Himself #28 2004-04-12
Movie Christmas in Tinseltown Unknown 2004
Series Broadway: The American Musical Unknown 2004
Movie Smothered: The Censorship Struggles of the Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour Himself 2002-12-04
Movie Bob Hope's Funniest Out-Takes Unknown 2002
Movie The Beatles... Off the Record: Newsreel Footage 1964-1966 Himself 2001-12-03
Movie The Nightclub Years Unknown 2001
Series Parkinson Unknown 2000-01-04
Series Reputations Unknown 1999
Movie The Best of the Dean Martin Celebrity Roasts Unknown 1998
Movie Hollywoodism: Jews, Movies and the American Dream Unknown 1998
Movie We Remember Marilyn Unknown 1996
Movie Bob Hope: Hollywood's Brightest Star Unknown 1996
Movie Beatles Diary Unknown 1996
Movie Classic Stand-Up Comedy of Television Unknown 1996
Movie Kelsey Grammer Salutes Jack Benny Himself 1995-11-30
Movie Pioneers of Primetime Unknown 1995
Series Paul Merton's Palladium Story Unknown 1994
Movie Kirk Douglas: Video Scrapbook Unknown 1994
Movie Entertaining the Troops Unknown 1994
Series American Masters Unknown 1994
Movie Television's Christmas Classics Himself 1994-12-23
Movie That's Entertainment! III Unknown 1994
Movie The Unknown Marx Brothers Unknown 1993
Movie Laugh-In Past Christmas Present Unknown 1993
Movie Mo' Funny: Black Comedy in America Himself 1993
Movie The First Annual Comedy Hall of Fame Himself 1993-03-06
Movie Bob Hope's Bag Full of Christmas Memories Himself 1993-12-15
Movie Legends of Comedy None 1992-03-07
Movie Jack Benny: Comedy in Bloom Unknown 1992
Movie The Very Best of the Ed Sullivan Show 2 Himself 1991-11-24
Movie Frank Sinatra: The Voice of Our Time Unknown 1990
Movie Gary Cooper: American Life, American Legend Unknown 1989
Movie 5th Annual TV Academy Hall of Fame Unknown 1989
Movie The Moon Above, the Earth Below Unknown 1989
Movie Happy Birthday, Bob: 50 Stars Salute Your 50 Years with NBC Himself 1988-05-16
Movie The Best of Gleason 2 Unknown 1988
Series Gleason: He's the Greatest Unknown 1988
Series Biography Unknown 1987-04-06
Movie The Beach Boys: An American Band Unknown 1985
Series TV's Funniest Game Show Moments Himself 1984-05-10
Movie The Great Standups Unknown 1984
Movie Unrehearsed Antics of the Stars Himself 1984-09-28
Movie Hollywood: The Gift of Laughter Unknown 1982-05-16
Movie Showbiz Goes to War Unknown 1982
Movie Red Skelton: A Comedy Scrapbook Unknown 1981
Movie A Love Letter to Jack Benny Himself 1981-02-05
Movie Bob Hope's Overseas Christmas Tours: Around the World with the Troops - 1941-1972 Unknown 1980
Movie Has Anybody Here Seen Canada? A History of Canadian Movies 1939-1953 Unknown 1979-03-04
Series The Mike Douglas Show Unknown 1977
Movie That's Entertainment, Part II Unknown 1976
Movie CBS Salutes Lucy: The First 25 Years Himself 1976-11-28
Movie The Dean Martin Celebrity Roast: Lucille Ball Unknown 1975
Series The Irv Kupcinet Show Unknown 1975
Movie Brother Can You Spare a Dime Unknown 1975
Movie Annie and the Hoods Unknown 1974
Movie The Dean Martin Celebrity Roast: Bob Hope Unknown 1974
Movie Milton Berle's Mad Mad Mad World of Comedy Himself 1974-03-07
Movie The Perry Como Christmas Show Santa Claus 1974-12-17
Series Dinah! Unknown 1974-10-21
Movie Jack Benny's Second Farewell Special Unknown 1974
Movie Paramount Presents Unknown 1974
Series Dinah's Place Unknown 1973
Movie Jack Benny's First Farewell Special Unknown 1973
Movie Paper Moon Unknown 1973-05-09
Series ABC Late Night Unknown 1973-01-01
Movie AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to John Ford Unknown 1973-04-02
Movie A Couple of Dons Unknown 1973
Series Flip Unknown 1973
Movie The Man Unknown 1972
Movie The Great Radio Comedians Himself 1972-03-06
Series The Julie Andrews Hour Unknown 1972-09-13
Movie The 23rd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards Unknown 1971
Movie Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Jack Benny But Were Afraid to Ask Unknown 1971
Series The Funny Side Unknown 1971
Series Kraft Music Hall Presents: The Des O'Connor Show Unknown 1971-06-21
Movie The Switched-On Symphony Himself 1970-03-14
Series Jimmy Durante Presents the Lennon Sisters Unknown 1970
Movie Jack Benny's Twentieth Anniversary Special Unknown 1970
Movie The Mad, Mad, Mad Comedians Unknown 1970
Series The Engelbert Humperdinck Show Unknown 1970
Series The Ed Sullivan Show Unknown 1970
Movie Swing Out, Sweet Land Unknown 1970
Series Happy Days Unknown 1970
Movie Frank Sinatra Jr. with Family and Friends Unknown 1969
Movie Jack Benny's New Look Unknown 1969
Movie Baja Marimba Band Unknown 1969
Series The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour Unknown 1969
Series The Liberace Show Unknown 1969-05-16
Series The David Frost Show Unknown 1969-07-07
Movie An Evening with Jack Benny Unknown 1969
Movie The 21st Annual Primetime Emmy Awards Himself 1969-06-08
Movie Jack Benny's Birthday Special Unknown 1969
Series How It Is Unknown 1968
Movie Jack Benny's Bag Unknown 1968
Series BBC Show of the Week Unknown 1968
Movie The 22nd Annual Tony Awards Unknown 1968
Series The Merv Griffin Show Unknown 1968
Movie The Ann-Margret Show Himself 1968-12-11
Series Here's Lucy Unknown 1968
Series Frost on Sunday Unknown 1968-08-04
Movie Carnival Nights Himself 1968-03-20
Series The Dick Cavett Show Unknown 1968-03-04
Movie All About People Unknown 1967
Series The Joey Bishop Show Unknown 1967-04-17
Series Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In Unknown 1967-09-09
Series The Kraft Music Hall Unknown 1967
Movie A Guide for the Married Man Unknown 1967-05-25
Movie The Jack Benny Hour Unknown 1966
Series The Jackie Gleason Show Unknown 1966-09-17
Series The London Palladium Show Unknown 1966-01-02
Series Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre Unknown 1965
Movie Bob Hope Christmas Show Unknown 1965
Movie The Jack Benny Hour Unknown 1965
Series Wayne and Shuster Take an Affectionate Look At... Unknown 1965
Movie The Royal Variety Performance 1965 Unknown 1965
Series The Dean Martin Show Unknown 1965-09-16
Series Hollywood and the Stars Unknown 1964
Movie Jack Benny in Australia Himself 1964-03-08
Movie The Tennessee Ernie Ford Hour Unknown 1964
Series The Hollywood Palace Unknown 1964-01-04
Movie The 15th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards Unknown 1963
Movie It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World Unknown 1963
Series The Danny Kaye Show Unknown 1963-09-25
Movie Bob Hope Comedy Special Himself 1963-12-13
Movie General Foods Opening Night Unknown 1963
Movie CBS: The Stars' Address Unknown 1963
Movie The Milton Berle Spectacular Unknown 1962
Series The Andy Williams Show Unknown 1962-09-20
Series The Lucy Show Unknown 1962-10-01
Series The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson Unknown 1962-10-01
Movie Gypsy Unknown 1962
Series Password All-Stars Unknown 1961-10-02
Series Checkmate Unknown 1961
Movie The Royal Variety Performance 1961 Unknown 1961
Movie Carnegie Hall Salutes Jack Benny Unknown 1961
Series The Joey Bishop Show Unknown 1961-09-20
Series The Jack Paar Tonight Show Unknown 1961
Series The DuPont Show of the Week Unknown 1961
Series This Is Your Life Unknown 1961
Movie Who Was That Lady? Unknown 1960
Movie The Slowest Gun in the West Unknown 1960
Movie The George Burns Show Jack Benny 1960-06-07
Movie The Mouse That Jack Built Jack 1959-04-04
Movie The Jack Benny Hour Himself 1959-11-07
Movie The Jack Benny Hour Jack Benny 1959-03-18
Series Startime Unknown 1959-10-06
Movie The 11th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards Unknown 1959
Series Climax! Unknown 1958
Series The Garry Moore Show Unknown 1958-09-30
Movie The All-Star Christmas Show Himself 1958-12-01
Series The Gisele MacKenzie Show Unknown 1958
Series Shower of Stars Unknown 1958
Series The George Burns Show Unknown 1958-10-21
Movie Screen Snapshots: The Walter Winchell Party Unknown 1957
Movie Beau James Unknown 1957
Series Bachelor Father Unknown 1957
Movie Screen Snapshots: Hollywood Beauty Unknown 1955
Movie Screen Snapshots 7855: Pennies from Hollywood Unknown 1955
Movie The Easter Seal Teleparade of Stars Unknown 1955
Series Omnibus Unknown 1954
Movie General Foods 25th Anniversary Show: A Salute to Rodgers and Hammerstein Unknown 1954
Series The George Gobel Show Unknown 1954-10-02
Movie The Bing Crosby Show Himself 1954-01-03
Movie Screen Snapshots: Hollywood's Pair of Jacks Himself 1953-06-18
Series Four Star Playhouse Unknown 1953
Series General Electric Theater Unknown 1953-02-01
Series Make Room for Daddy Unknown 1953-09-29
Movie Screen Snapshots: Hollywood's Great Entertainers Unknown 1953
Movie Stars in the Eye Unknown 1952
Series I've Got a Secret Unknown 1952-06-19
Movie Somebody Loves Me Jack Benny 1952-09-24
Series The Jackie Gleason Show Unknown 1952-09-20
Movie Screen Snapshots: Memories of Famous Hollywood Comedians Himself 1952-01-24
Movie Screen Snapshots: Memorial to Al Jolson Unknown 1952
Series The Frank Sinatra Show Unknown 1952
Series This Is Your Life Unknown 1952-10-01
Series The Bob Hope Show Unknown 1952-10-12
Series The Red Skelton Hour Unknown 1951-09-30
Series The Colgate Comedy Hour Unknown 1951
Movie You Can Change the World Unknown 1950
Movie Screen Snapshots 2856: It Was Only Yesterday Unknown 1950
Series What's My Line? Unknown 1950-02-02
Movie Cassino to Korea Jack Benny - USO Show 1950-10-03
Series The Jack Benny Program Unknown 1950-10-28
Series The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show Unknown 1950-10-12
Movie Screen Snapshots: The Great Showman Unknown 1950
Movie The Jack Benny Program Unknown 1949
Movie The Great Lover Unknown 1949
Movie The Lucky Stiff Unknown 1949-05-26
Movie The Actor's Society Benefit Gala Unknown 1949
Series This Is Show Business Unknown 1949
Movie Screen Snapshots: Photoplay Gold Medal Awards Unknown 1948
Movie Screen Snapshots 9860: Hollywood Friars Honor George Jessel Himself - Toastmaster 1948-07-08
Movie Is Everybody Listening? Unknown 1947
Movie Rough But Hopeful Unknown 1946
Movie Without Reservations Unknown 1946-05-13
Movie The Horn Blows at Midnight Unknown 1945
Movie It's in the Bag! Jack Benny 1945-04-21
Movie Hollywood Canteen Unknown 1944
Movie Show-Business at War Unknown 1943
Movie The Meanest Man in the World Richard Clarke 1943-02-12
Movie George Washington Slept Here Bill Fuller 1942-11-28
Movie To Be or Not to Be Joseph Tura 1942-03-06
Movie Charley's Aunt Unknown 1941
Movie Three of a Kind Unknown 1941
Movie The Great American Broadcast Unknown 1941-05-09
Movie Buck Benny Rides Again Unknown 1940
Movie Love Thy Neighbor Unknown 1940
Movie Man About Town Unknown 1939
Movie Hollywood Goes to Town Unknown 1938-07-01
Movie Artists and Models Abroad Unknown 1938
Series Screen Snapshots Series 17, No. 6 Unknown 1938
Movie The March of Time: Volume 1, Number 5 Himself 1937-12-25
Movie Artists & Models Unknown 1937
Movie Broadway Melody of 1936 Unknown 1936
Movie The Big Broadcast of 1937 Unknown 1936
Movie College Holiday Unknown 1936
Movie Paramount Headliner: Broadway Highlights No. 1 Unknown 1935
Movie It's in the Air Unknown 1935
Movie Transatlantic Merry-Go-Round Unknown 1934
Movie Mr. Broadway Unknown 1933
Movie A Broadway Romeo Unknown 1931
Movie Taxi Tangle Unknown 1931
Movie Cab Waiting Unknown 1931
Movie The Medicine Man Dr. John Harvey 1930-06-15
Movie The Voice of Hollywood No. 13 Unknown 1930
Movie Lord Byron of Broadway Unknown 1930
Movie The Song Writers' Revue Unknown 1930
Movie The Rounder Unknown 1930
Movie Children of Pleasure Unknown 1930
Movie Chasing Rainbows Unknown 1930
Movie The Hollywood Revue of 1929 Unknown 1929
Movie Bright Moments None 1928-09-02