(1934-42) Radio: Star of NBC Radio's "The Jell-O Program".
6 Biographical Movies |
4 Print Biographies |
9 Portrayals |
1 Article |
Phil Abrams | Mr. Benny
5' 8" (1.73 m)
Did You Know?
[on The Marx Brothers
] If you ever eat at the Hillcrest Country Club and [Groucho Marx
] is there, you'll find he'll make you laugh in the same way he does on screen, [Chico Marx
], I would say, loved women and gambling, period. [Harpo Marx
] Harpo was probably the sweetest man you would ever want to meet.
At his funeral George Burns
began the eulogy but broke down. Bob Hope
rose to the podium in a shaky voice and honored the comedian by reading, "for a man who was the undisputed master of comedy timing, you'd have to say that this was the only time when Jack Benny's timing was all wrong. He left us much too soon."
Image as penny-pincher