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Kenny Baker (II) (1912–1985)


Kenny Baker was born on September 30, 1912 in Monrovia, California, USA as Kenneth Laurence Baker. He was an actor, known for Stage Door Canteen (1943), The Mikado (1939) and At the Circus (1939). He died on August 10, 1985 in Solvang, California. See full bio »

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 1951 Musical Comedy Time (TV Series)
Horace Miller
- Miss Liberty (1951) ... Horace Miller
 1947 Calendar Girl
Byron Jones
 1946 The Harvey Girls
Terry O'Halloran
 1943 Stage Door Canteen
Kenny Baker
 1938 Radio City Revels
Kenny Baker
 1938 The Goldwyn Follies
Danny Beecher
 1937 52nd Street
'Benny' Zamarelli
 1937 A Day at the Races
Party Guest (uncredited)
 1937 Turn Off the Moon
Kenny Baker
 1937 The King and the Chorus Girl
Folies Bergère Soloist
 1936 King of Burlesque
Arthur
 1935 Metropolitan
Chorus Man (uncredited)
 1935 George White's 1935 Scandals
Soloist (uncredited)
 1934 College Rhythm
Cheer Leader (uncredited)
 1934 The Goddess of Spring (Short)
Singing Narrator (voice, uncredited)
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Baker performed on the Jack Benny radio program from 1935 to 1939. He eventually became the singer on the Fred Allen radio program. He was replaced on the Jack Benny program in 1939 by Dennis Day. See more »
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Boyishly good looking singer/actor who first gained notice as the featured singer on Jack Benny's radio shows during the 1930s. At the height of his radio fame, and after leaving the Benny show in 1939 (succeeded by Dennis Day), he appeared in a dozen or so film musicals (At the Circus (1939), The Harvey Girls (1946)) and later co-starred with Mary Martin in the original Broadway production of ... See more »

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