(Late 1960s) TV commercial: The Wool Industry.
6 Biographical Movies |
4 Print Biographies |
9 Portrayals |
6 Articles |
Phil Abrams | Mr. Benny
5' 8½" (1.74 m)
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[Receiving a "joke" trophy for his performance in drag in Charley's Aunt
(1941)] I'm caught with my gags down.. I've been waiting so long for an Oscar that I'm ready to accept anything from anybody.
One of Benny's best-known schticks as a radio star was his long-standing feud with fellow radio comedian Fred Allen
. The two often appeared on each other's radio programs to trade barbs. Sadly, other than an appearance on The Jack Benny Program
(1950), in which Allen tries to steal Jack's sponsor, this did not carry over into television, as Allen died shortly after beginning his own TV show. In ...
Theme song: "Love in Bloom"