5 wins & 3 nominations.
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The Jack Benny Program
Jack Benny / Benny the Louse / District Attorney / Zeke Benny / Alexander Hamilton / Alfalfa / Bruce Fink / Buck / Charles Manningham / Charleston T. Gundelfinger / Det. Lt. Benny / Dr. Benny / Dr. Jekyll / Gaylord Benny / General Sneed #2 / Himself / Jack's Father / Jonathan W. Goodheart / Jose Zeco / Koko the Lord High Executioner / Lem Skinner / Mr. Hyde / Paul Revere / Principal Benny / Ralph Kramden / Smeaton / Stephen Foster / Tarzan / Tex Morgan / The Cactus Kid / The Fiddler / The Old Year
(Late 1960s) TV commercial: Texaco. He appeared with his famous Maxwell automobile and, in keeping with his miserly image, usually bought only one gallon of gas at a time.
6 Biographical Movies |
4 Print Biographies |
9 Portrayals |
1 Article |
Phil Abrams | Mr. Benny
5' 8½" (1.74 m)
Did You Know?
[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.
He met his future wife Mary Livingstone
while he was appearing at the Orpheum Theatre in Los Angeles, and he regularly ate across the street at the lunch counter of the May Company department store, where Mary worked as a lingerie salesgirl. Jack Benny actually first met his wife Mary Livingstone in Vancouver British Columbia when he was appearing there, possibly at the Orpheum there as well.
Never admitted to being older than 39