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Benny Fields (1894–1959)

Benny Fields was born on June 14, 1894 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA as Benjamin Geisenfeld. He was married to Blossom Seeley. He died on August 16, 1959 in New York City, New York, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

All-Star Vaudeville
(1935)
Minstrel Man
Minstrel Man Dixie Boy Johnson
(1944)
The Big Broadcast of 1937
(1936)

Filmography

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 1997 American Masters (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode)
- Vaudeville (1997) ... (performer: "Hello Bluebird" - as Bennie Fields, uncredited)
 1972 Barend is weer bezig! (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- De huwelijksadvertentie (1972) ... (performer: "There's a lull in my life")
 1944 Minstrel Man (performer: "Cindy", "Remember Me To Caroline", "I Don't Care If The World Knows About It", "Shakin' Hands With The Sun", "My Bamboo Cane", "My Melancholy Baby" (uncredited))
 1935 All-Star Vaudeville (Short) (performer: "Why Don't You Practice What You Preach" - uncredited)
 1927 Blossom Seeley and Bennie Fields (Short) (performer: "Hello Bluebird", "The Call of the South", "In a Little Spanish Town" - uncredited)
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 1955 The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show (TV Series)
Ben Fields
- George and the 14-Karat Gold Trombone (1955) ... Ben Fields (voice)
 1944 Minstrel Man
Dixie Boy Johnson
 1936 The Big Broadcast of 1937
Benny Fields
 1933 Mr. Broadway
Benny Fields
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 1952 Somebody Loves Me (suggested by career of)
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 1959 The Garry Moore Show (TV Series)
Himself
- Episode #1.27 (1959) ... Himself
 1954-1958 The Ed Sullivan Show (TV Series)
Himself
- Episode #12.6 (1958)
- Episode #11.33 (1958) ... Himself
- Episode #11.5 (1957) ... Himself
- Episode #10.21 (1957) ... Himself
- Episode #9.37 (1956) ... Himself
 1949-1951 Texaco Star Theatre (TV Series)
Himself - Comedian / Himself - Singer / Himself - Comic
- Episode #3.27 (1951) ... Himself - Comedian
- Episode #3.6 (1950) ... Himself - Singer
- Episode #2.32 (1950) ... Himself - Comic
- Episode #2.8 (1949) ... Himself - Comedian
- Episode #1.52 (1949) ... Himself - Comedian
 1935 All-Star Vaudeville (Short)
Himself
 1927 Blossom Seeley and Bennie Fields (Short)
Himself (as Bennie Fields)
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 1997 American Masters (TV Series documentary)
Himself
- Vaudeville (1997) ... Himself
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Personal Details

Publicity Listings:

2 Biographical Movies | 1 Print Biography | 1 Portrayal | 2 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Bennie Fields
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Trivia:

From 1921 he formed half of the Blossom Seeley-Benny Fields vaudeville team. Seeley sang ragtime, while Fields was what Bing Crosby once referred to as America's "first crooner". See more »

Nickname:

The Minstrel Man

Star Sign:

Gemini

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