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Paul 'Mousie' Garner (1909–2004)


Mousie Garner, also known as "The Grand Old Man Of Vaudeville", was a legendary comedian-musician and a true national treasure. He was literally the final performing headliner from the glory days of vaudeville, and the last surviving member of comedian Ted Healy's Stooges. Working right up to his death, Mousie remained one of the hardest-working ... See full bio »

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Known For

Saturday the 14th
Saturday the 14th The Major
(1981)
Surfside 6
Surfside 6 Mousie
(1960-1961)
The Spike Jones Show
The Spike Jones Show Edward G. Robinson / Ted Lewis / Xavier Cugat
(1957)

Filmography

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 2008 The Onion Movie
Uncle Smackers (as Mousie Garner)
 1994 Radioland Murders
Double bass performer (as Mousie Garner)
 1989 Short Ribbs (TV Series)
- Episode #1.12 (1989)
 1988 Side by Side (TV Movie)
Tim (as Paul Mousie Garner)
 1986 Stoogemania
Arcade Owner
 1985 Amazing Stories (TV Series)
Vaudevillian #2
- Fine Tuning (1985) ... Vaudevillian #2 (as Mousie Gardner)
 1985 Brothers (TV Series)
Mousie / Man at Point After
- Your Brother's Keeper (1985) ... Mousie
- An Affair to Remember (1985) ... Man at Point After
 1985 Avenging Angel
Joe Borenstein
 1984 Rhinestone
Rhinestone Heckler (as Paul Mousy Gardner)
 1981 Saturday the 14th
The Major
 1981 CHiPs (TV Series)
Little Old Man
- Ponch's Angels: Part 2 (1981) ... Little Old Man
 1980 The Dream Merchants (TV Series)
Baggy Pants
- Episode #1.2 (1980) ... Baggy Pants
- Episode #1.1 (1980) ... Baggy Pants
 1977 American Raspberry
Nostalgic Old Person (as Mousie Garner)
 1973 Frasier, the Sensuous Lion
Man in Bar
 1972 Goodnight, My Love (TV Movie)
Harry
 1972 Last of the Red Hot Lovers
Waiter #2 (as Mousey Garner)
 1971 The Red Skelton Hour (TV Series)
Gangster
- Appleby's Garage Sale (1971) ... Gangster
 1969 Julia (TV Series)
Mr. Oglethorpe
- The Doctor's Dilemma (1969) ... Mr. Oglethorpe (as Mousie Garner)
 1967 Get Smart (TV Series)
Janitor
- Classification: Dead (1967) ... Janitor (as Mousie Garner)
 1967 I Dream of Jeannie (TV Series)
Photographer
- My Son, the Genie (1967) ... Photographer (as Mousie Garner)
 1967 Mr. Terrific (TV Series)
Tailor
- My Partner the Jewel Thief (1967) ... Tailor (as Mousie Garner)
 1966 The Monkees (TV Series)
Benny The Book
- Monkees à la Carte (1966) ... Benny The Book (as Mousy Garner)
 1966 Honey West (TV Series)
Igor
- Just the Bear Facts, Ma'am (1966) ... Igor (as Mousie Garner)
 1965 Mister Roberts (TV Series)
Shipfitter Dumbrowski
- Old Rustysides (1965) ... Shipfitter Dumbrowski
 1965 No Time for Sergeants (TV Series)
 1965 Petticoat Junction (TV Series)
Max James
- Hooterville Crime Wave (1965) ... Max James (as Mousie Garner)
 1965 The Munsters (TV Series)
Fingers Malone
- Don't Bank on Herman (1965) ... Fingers Malone (as Mousie Garner)
 1964 Wendy and Me (TV Series)
Man
- Four of a Kind (1964) ... Man (as Mousie Garner)
 1964 For Those Who Think Young
Mousie (as Mousie Garner)
 1960-1963 77 Sunset Strip (TV Series)
Bell Captain / Barney
- The Tarnished Idol (1963) ... Bell Captain (as Mousie Garner)
- Publicity Brat (1960) ... Barney (as Mousie Garner)
 1962 The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis (TV Series)
Short Policeman
- What's a Little Murder Between Friends (1962) ... Short Policeman (as Mousie Garner)
 1960-1961 Surfside 6 (TV Series)
Mousie
- Invitation to a Party (1961) ... Mousie (as Mousie Garner)
- Inside Job (1961) ... Mousie (as Mousie Garner)
- The Impractical Joker (1961) ... Mousie
- Ghost of a Chance (1961) ... Mousie
- Black Orange Blossoms (1961) ... Mousie (as Mousie Garner)
 1960 Lock Up (TV Series)
Artie
- Death and Taxes (1960) ... Artie (as Mousie Gardner)
 1960 One Step Beyond (TV Series)
Carnival Man
- The Clown (1960) ... Carnival Man (as Paul 'Mouse' Garner)
 1960 Maverick (TV Series)
Newspaper Vendor
- Guatemala City (1960) ... Newspaper Vendor (as Mousie Garner)
 1959 The Rookie
Waiter (uncredited)
 1957 The Spike Jones Show (TV Series)
Edward G. Robinson / Ted Lewis / Xavier Cugat
- Wild Wild World (1957)
- The Name Bands (1957)
- Good Old Songs (1957)
 1956 The Jack Benny Program (TV Series)
Violinist with Spike Jones
- George Burns/Spike Jones Show (1956) ... Violinist with Spike Jones
 1955 The Colgate Comedy Hour (TV Series)
Brother George
- Episode #5.16 (1955) ... Brother George
 1951 Cavalcade of Stars (TV Series)
Boys Troop Member / Oliver Stain - Musician at Reggie's Party
- Ralph Threatens to Leave (1951) ... Boys Troop Member
- Episode #3.9 (1951) ... Oliver Stain - Musician at Reggie's Party
 1940 Radio and Relatives (Short)
Member, The Gentlemaniacs
 1938 Murder with Reservations (Short)
Member, The Gentlemaniacs
 1937 The Hit Parade
Member, The Gentlemaniacs (as Paul Garner)
 1937 Swing It Professor
Member, The Gentlemaniacs
 1934 Operator 13
Union Soldier (uncredited)
 1929 After the Show (Short)
Member, The Gentlemaniacs (as Paul Garner)
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Show Show Self (5 credits)
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1 Print Biography | 2 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Mousie Gardner | Paul Mousy Gardner | Mousey Garner | Mousie Garner | Mousy Garner | Paul 'Mouse' Garner | Paul Mousie Garner | Paul Garner | The Gentlemaniacs | the Gentlemaniacs

Height:

5' 4" (1.63 m)
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Trivia:

Mousie Garner's cousin, and first partner, was Jack Wolf, member of The Gentlemaniacs and father of Sportscaster Warner Wolf (who coined the phrase "Let's go to the videotape!"). See more »

Nickname:

Mousie See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

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