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Benny Rubin (1899–1986)

Benny Rubin was born on February 2, 1899 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA. He was an actor and writer, known for The Jack Benny Program (1950), Here Comes Mr. Jordan (1941) and Coma (1978). He was married to Mary Bolt. He died on July 15, 1986 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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 1985 Glitter (TV Series)
- The Tribute (1985)
 1979 What's Happening!! (TV Series)
Duke Morgan
- The Thomas Treasure (1979) ... Duke Morgan
 1978 Coma
Mr. Schwartz
 1977 Szysznyk (TV Series)
Martin
- Beef Encounters (1977) ... Martin
 1977 Sanford and Son (TV Series)
Man
- Fred Meets Redd (1977) ... Man
 1976 The Shaggy D.A.
Waiter
 1974 Kolchak: The Night Stalker (TV Series)
Julius 'Buck' Fineman
- Horror in the Heights (1974) ... Julius 'Buck' Fineman
 1972 The Other Side of the Wind
Abe Vogel
 1972 Bridget Loves Bernie (TV Series)
Mr. Rosenthal
- Who's Watching the Store? (1972) ... Mr. Rosenthal
 1972 Now You See Him, Now You Don't
Golfer (uncredited)
 1972 Emergency! (TV Series)
Sam Cranks
- Dilemma (1972) ... Sam Cranks
 1972 Love, American Style (TV Series) (segment "Love and the Anxious Mama")
- Love and the Anxious Mama/Love and the Boomerang/Love and the Private Eye (1972) ... (segment "Love and the Anxious Mama")
 1971 Funny Face (TV Series)
Mr. Randolph
- Don't Worry, I'll Manage (1971) ... Mr. Randolph
 1969-1971 Adam-12 (TV Series)
Mr. Gold / Mr. Shapiro
- Extortion (1971) ... Mr. Gold
- Log 83: A Different Thing (1969) ... Mr. Shapiro
 1971 How to Frame a Figg
Max
 1970 Which Way to the Front?
Field Marshall von Budweiser (uncredited)
 1970 Airport
Sam Lasky - Passenger Rubbing His Face (uncredited)
 1970 The Ghost & Mrs. Muir (TV Series)
Heckler
- Amateur Night (1970) ... Heckler
 1970 Gunsmoke (TV Series)
Dr. Herman Schultz
- Doctor Herman Schultz, M.D. (1970) ... Dr. Herman Schultz
 1969 Hook, Line and Sinker
Veterinarian (uncredited)
 1969 Angel in My Pocket
Dad Schrader
 1969 Julia (TV Series)
Lahmael Brybecheck / Ishmael Brybecheck
- Gone with the Draft (1969) ... Lahmael Brybecheck
- A Little Chicken Soup Never Hurt Anybody (1969) ... Ishmael Brybecheck
 1969 The Wild Wild West (TV Series)
Janus
- The Night of the Janus (1969) ... Janus
 1968-1969 The Mothers-In-Law (TV Series)
Mr. Pratt / Waiter
- Void Where Prohibited by In-Laws (1969) ... Mr. Pratt
- It's Only Money (1968) ... Waiter
 1967-1969 I Dream of Jeannie (TV Series)
Arabian Reverend / Dr. Wedemeyer / Lou
- The Case of My Vanishing Master: Part 2 (1969) ... Arabian Reverend
- The Case of My Vanishing Master: Part 1 (1969) ... Arabian Reverend
- Genie, Genie, Who's Got the Genie?: Part 4 (1968) ... Dr. Wedemeyer
- My Master, the Spy (1967) ... Lou
 1964-1969 Petticoat Junction (TV Series)
Mr. Garvey / Gus Huffle / Chief Fleet Eagle
- The Ballad of the Everyday Housewife (1969) ... Mr. Garvey
- Wings (1968) ... Gus Huffle
- The Umquaw Strip (1964) ... Chief Fleet Eagle
 1968 The Shakiest Gun in the West
Man at Bar (uncredited)
 1967-1968 That Girl (TV Series)
Mr. Mellinger / Dr. Ferguson
- Fur All We Know (1968) ... Mr. Mellinger
- A Friend in Need (1967) ... Dr. Ferguson
 1967 Thoroughly Modern Millie
Waiter (uncredited)
 1967 Mr. Terrific (TV Series)
Abdul
- My Partner the Jewel Thief (1967) ... Abdul
 1967 The Rounders (TV Series)
Cyrus Morgan
- What Elephants? (1967) ... Cyrus Morgan
 1966 The Carol Channing Show (TV Movie)
Vendor
 1966 Batman (TV Series)
Angry Citizen
- Hizzonner the Penguin (1966) ... Angry Citizen (uncredited)
 1966 The Ghost in the Invisible Bikini
Chicken Feather
 1966 Honey West (TV Series)
Marty - Talent Agent
- Like Visions and Omens... and All That Jazz (1966) ... Marty - Talent Agent
 1965 Mona McCluskey (TV Series)
George
- All the Dough and No Place to Go (1965) ... George
 1965 That Funny Feeling
Taxi Driver
 1965 The Family Jewels
Sign Painter (uncredited)
 1965/I Harlow
Director (uncredited)
 1965 The Munsters (TV Series)
Tom Fong
- Herman's Raise (1965) ... Tom Fong
 1952-1965 The Jack Benny Program (TV Series)
Waiter / Cafe Owner / Bandit / ...
- Jack Has Dog Trouble (1965) ... Otto
- Jack Appears on a Panel Show (1965) ... Photographer
- Dennis Opens a Bank Account (1965) ... 2nd Guard
- Jack Brings Ed Up from the Vault (1965) ... Policeman
- The Stradivarius Story (1965) ... 1st Man
 1963-1965 Mister Ed (TV Series)
Park Attendant / Desk Clerk
- Ed's Contact Lenses (1965) ... Park Attendant
- Big Pine Lodge (1963) ... Desk Clerk
 1964 The Disorderly Orderly
Waiter (uncredited)
 1964 Your Cheatin' Heart
Songwriter at Rose's Office (uncredited)
 1964 The Famous Adventures of Mr. Magoo (TV Series) (voice)
 1964 A House Is Not a Home
Happy Charlie
 1964 Looking for Love
Bartender (uncredited)
 1964 The Patsy
Waiter #1 at Italian Café (uncredited)
 1964 The New Phil Silvers Show (TV Series)
Tailor
- Vanity, Thy Name Is Harry (1964) ... Tailor
 1963-1964 The Lucy Show (TV Series)
Mr. Smith / Man in Park
- Lucy and Viv Open a Restaurant (1964) ... Mr. Smith
- Lucy and the Runaway Butterfly (1963) ... Man in Park
 1963 Science Friction (Short) (voice)
 1963 The Beverly Hillbillies (TV Series)
Second Indian Chief
- Turkey Day (1963) ... Second Indian Chief
 1963 McHale's Navy (TV Series)
The Police Chief
- French Leave for McHale (1963) ... The Police Chief
 1962-1963 The Joey Bishop Show (TV Series)
Dr. Kurtzman / Max Collins
- Joey's House Guest (1963) ... Dr. Kurtzman
- Joey Takes a Physical (1962) ... Max Collins
 1952-1963 The Red Skelton Hour (TV Series)
Abdul / Muggsy / Hot Dog Vendor / ...
- Of Mouth and Men (1963) ... Abdul
- One Good Intern Deserves Another (1962) ... Muggsy
- Freddie and the Baby (1961) ... Hot Dog Vendor
- Whistle Stop (1952) ... Fast-Talking Salesman
 1962 Cheyenne (TV Series)
Hotel Clerk
- Wanted for the Murder of Cheyenne Bodie (1962) ... Hotel Clerk (uncredited)
 1962 Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (TV Series)
Mordecai Fine
- First Class Citizen (1962) ... Mordecai Fine
 1955-1962 Make Room for Daddy (TV Series)
Tramp / Barber
- The Baby Hates Charley (1962) ... Tramp
- Rusty Gets a Haircut (1955) ... Barber
 1954-1962 General Electric Theater (TV Series)
Manager / Vending Machine Man
- The Incredible Jewel Robbery (1959) ... Manager
- The Face Is Familiar (1954) ... Vending Machine Man
 1961 Pocketful of Miracles
Flyaway
 1961 The Errand Boy
Mr. Wabenlotnee
 1961 The Dick Van Dyke Show (TV Series)
Druggist
- My Blonde-Haired Brunette (1961) ... Druggist
 1961 Angel (TV Series)
Oscar
- The Wedding (1961) ... Oscar
 1961 The Right Approach
Bert Klaster - Agent (uncredited)
 1961 The Tab Hunter Show (TV Series)
Dr. Klieberger
- Italian Riviera (1961) ... Dr. Klieberger
 1961 Perry Mason (TV Series)
Sassano
- The Case of the Blind Man's Bluff (1961) ... Sassano
 1961 The Dick Tracy Show (TV Series)
Joe Jitsu / Pruneface / Sketch Paree / ...
- The Bird Brain Pickers (1961) ... Pruneface (voice)
- Trick or Treat (1961) ... Joe Jitsu / Sketch Paree (voice, uncredited)
- The Gold Grabbers (1961) ... Pruneface (voice, uncredited)
- The Fixed Stare Case (1961) ... Sketch Paree (voice, uncredited)
- The Castle Caper (1961) ... Pruneface (voice, uncredited)
 1960 Johnny Ringo (TV Series)
Blind Louie
- The Killing Bug (1960) ... Blind Louie
 1960 Please Don't Eat the Daisies
Pete (uncredited)
 1960 Peter Gunn (TV Series)
Igor
- See No Evil (1960) ... Igor
 1959 A Hole in the Head
Abe Diamond
 1959 Dragnet (TV Series)
 1955-1958 The Bob Cummings Show (TV Series)
The Caterer / The Health Juice Bartender
- Bob Plays Margaret's Game (1958) ... The Caterer (uncredited)
- Choosing Miss Coffee Break (1955) ... The Health Juice Bartender
 1958 The George Burns Show (TV Series)
Mr. Miller
- La Vie En Rose or A Wife for Christmas (1958) ... Mr. Miller
 1958 Party Girl
Mr. Field (uncredited)
 1956-1958 December Bride (TV Series)
Henry, Mickey's Barber
- The Mickey Rooney Show (1958) ... Henry, Mickey's Barber
 1957-1958 Jane Wyman Presents The Fireside Theatre (TV Series)
Mr. Zinsli
- Swindler's Inn (1958) ... Mr. Zinsli
- The Golden Door (1957) ... Mr. Zinsli
 1958 Sally (TV Series)
 1957 The Frank Sinatra Show (TV Series)
 1957 Up in Smoke
Bernie
 1957 Schlitz Playhouse (TV Series)
Uncle Amaldo
- Rich Man, Poor Man (1957) ... Uncle Amaldo
 1957 Eighteen and Anxious
Drunk guest sitting by Ava (uncredited)
 1957 Lassie (TV Series)
Monkey Zookeeper
- Happy (1957) ... Monkey Zookeeper
 1957 Tricky Chicks (Short)
 1957 The O. Henry Playhouse (TV Series)
Zizzbaum
- The Buyer from Cactus City (1957) ... Zizzbaum
 1957 The George Sanders Mystery Theater (TV Series)
Morris
- The Night I Died (1957) ... Morris
 1957 Will Success Spoil Rock Hunter?
Theater Manager (uncredited)
 1957 Richard Diamond, Private Detective (TV Series)
Mr. Birnbaum
- Custody (1957) ... Mr. Birnbaum (uncredited)
 1957 Designing Woman
Chris Matthews (uncredited)
 1957 The 20th Century-Fox Hour (TV Series)
Second Chess Player / Poker Player
- The Great American Hoax (1957) ... Second Chess Player
- End of a Gun (1957) ... Poker Player (uncredited)
 1957 The Buster Keaton Story
Wilkie (uncredited)
 1957 Space Ship Sappy (Short)
Prof. A.K. Rimple
 1957 Ten Thousand Bedrooms
The Waiter (uncredited)
 1957 The Millionaire (TV Series)
Waiter
 1957 Hoofs and Goofs (Short)
Mr. Dinklespiel
 1957 How to Marry a Millionaire (TV Series)
Waiter
- The Cruise (1957) ... Waiter
 1956 The People's Choice (TV Series)
Harry Mench
- Sock Takes a Boarder (1956) ... Harry Mench
 1956 Cha-Cha-Cha Boom!
Investor (uncredited)
 1956 Somebody Up There Likes Me
Fight Promoter (uncredited)
 1956 The Adventures of Rin Tin Tin (TV Series)
Cocopah Charlie
- Lost Treasure (1956) ... Cocopah Charlie
 1956 The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show (TV Series)
The Englishman
- A Paris Creation (1956) ... The Englishman
 1956 Ford Star Jubilee (TV Series)
 1956 Meet Me in Las Vegas
Joe - Sands Roulette Croupier
 1953-1956 Lux Video Theatre (TV Series)
Bartender / Cap Driver / Otto / ...
- Night Song (1956) ... Bartender
- Hands Across the Table (1956) ... Cap Driver
- Miss Susie Slagle's (1955) ... Otto
- Five Star Final (1954) ... Jerry
- The Return of Socko Renard (1953) ... Headwaiter
 1956 The Benny Goodman Story
Mr. Strauss, the Tailor (uncredited)
 1956 Damon Runyon Theater (TV Series)
Wingy
- The Good Luck Kid (1956) ... Wingy
 1956 Brave Eagle (TV Series)
- The Storm Fool (1956)
 1955 The Tender Trap
Mr. Wilson (uncredited)
 1955 Blunder Boys (Short)
The Eel
 1955 I Love Lucy (TV Series)
Driver
- The Tour (1955) ... Driver
 1955 Topper (TV Series)
Ammed / Sidi / Papa / ...
- Topper Egyptian Deal (1955) ... Ammed
- Topper's Arabian Night (1955) ... Sidi
- Topper in Mexico (1955) ... Papa
- Topper's Rejuvenation (1955) ... Marcus Conrad
 1955 The Whistler (TV Series)
- The Blank Wall (1955)
 1954 Duffy's Tavern (TV Series)
Prince Igor
- A Date for Miss Duffy ... Prince Igor
 1954 The Brighter Day (TV Series)
Mort Barrows (1962)
 1954 Masterson of Kansas
Coroner
 1954 Public Defender (TV Series)
Hoff
- The Last Appeal (1954) ... Hoff
 1954 The Law vs. Billy the Kid
Arnold Dodge
 1954 About Mrs. Leslie
Director
 1954 Yankee Pasha
Zamil
 1954 Income Tax Sappy (Short)
Mr. Cash
 1953 El Alaméin
Egyptian Driver
 1953 Omnibus (TV Series)
Cab Driver
- The Horn Blows at Midnight (1953) ... Cab Driver
 1953 Easy to Love
Oscar Levenson (uncredited)
 1953 The Glass Web
Tramp Comic
 1953 The Loretta Young Show (TV Series)
Mr. Smith
- Turn of the Card (1953) ... Mr. Smith
 1953 Four Star Playhouse (TV Series)
Dutch
- The Squeeze (1953) ... Dutch (uncredited)
 1953 Torch Song
Charles Maylor
 1953 Pardon My Backfire (Short)
Escaped Convict
 1953 The Abbott and Costello Show (TV Series)
Sam
- Little Old Lady (1953) ... Sam
 1953 Tricky Dicks (Short)
Antonio Zucchini Salami Gorgonzola dePizza
 1953 Boston Blackie (TV Series)
- The Alibi (1953)
 1953 Tangier Incident
Blalu
 1952 Keep It Clean (Short)
Stooge (uncredited)
 1952 Tropical Heat Wave
Gene (uncredited)
 1952 The Unexpected (TV Series)
 1952 The Sellout
Smoke Shop Proprietor (scenes deleted)
 1952 Just This Once
Herbert Engel
 1949 Oboler Comedy Theatre (TV Series)
- Love, Love, Love (1949)
 1948 Hollow Triumph
Cabbie (uncredited)
 1948 The Noose Hangs High
Chinaman (uncredited)
 1942 Flying with Music
Cafe Manager (uncredited)
 1942 Broadway
Counsellor (uncredited)
 1942 The Bashful Bachelor
Pitch Man
 1942 Mr. Wise Guy
Second Waiter
 1942 Obliging Young Lady
First Bird Lover with Eyeglasses (uncredited)
 1941 Double Trouble
Pete the Chef
 1941 Zis Boom Bah
Nick (as Benny Ruben)
 1941 Here Comes Mr. Jordan
Bugs
 1941 Sunny
Maj. Montgomery Sloan
 1941 Citizen Kane
Smather (uncredited)
 1941 Let's Make Music
Music Publisher
 1940 No, No, Nanette
Max (uncredited)
 1940 Lucky Partners
Spieler #1 (scenes deleted, uncredited)
 1939 Fighting Mad
Benny
 1939 Happily Buried (Short)
Prince Chris Manusha
 1939 Somewhat Secret (Short)
Swingopater Trombonist
 1939 The Adventures of Jane Arden
Marvin Piermont
 1938 The Headleys at Home
Dr. McLevy
 1937 Sunday Night at the Trocadero (Short)
Benny Rubin
 1935 Go Into Your Dance
Drunk in La Cucaracha Cantina
 1935 George White's 1935 Scandals
Louie Pinkus (uncredited)
 1932 The Promoter (Short)
Benny
 1932 Dumb Dicks (Short)
Detective Benny Rubin
 1932 Running Hollywood (Short)
Scratchface
 1932 Guests Wanted (Short)
Benny
 1931 Full Coverage (Short)
 1931 Julius Sizzer (Short)
Julius and Sizzer
 1931 The Messenger Boy (Short)
Benny
 1931 Talking Turkey (Short)
 1930 Remote Control
C. Samuel Lippencott (uncredited)
 1930 Crazy House (Short)
Benny
 1930 Leathernecking
Stein
 1930 Love in the Rough
Benny
 1930 Humanettes (Short)
 1930 Hot Curves
Benny Goldberg
 1930 Sunny Skies
Benny Krantz
 1930 Children of Pleasure
Andy Little
 1930 Montana Moon
The Doctor
 1930 Pirates (Short)
 1929 Hotsy Totsy (Short)
 1929 It's a Great Life
Benny Friedman
 1929 The Pilgrim Papas (Short)
 1929 Broken Statues (Short)
 1929 Pop and Son (Short)
Benny
 1929 The General (Short)
 1929 The Delicatessen Kid (Short)
The Delicatessen Kid
 1929 Income Tact (Short)
 1929 The Actor (Short)
 1929/I Marianne
Sam
 1928 Naughty Baby
Benny Cohen
 1928 Daisies Won't Yell (Short)
Show Show Writer (18 credits)
Show Show Soundtrack (9 credits)
Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (6 credits)
Show Show Director (3 credits)
Show Show Production manager (1 credit)
Show Show Self (14 credits)
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Radio: Appeared as a regular panelist on the radio program "Stop Me if You've Heard This One" during the late 1940s. Contestants won cash prizes if one of the panelists (Rubin, Cal Tinney, Lew Lehr or Morey Amsterdam) couldn't finish a joke that the master of ceremonies started.

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Alternate Names:

Benny Ruben | Ben W. Rubin

Height:

5' 7½" (1.71 m)
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Comedian/character actor/dialectician, a veteran of almost 70 years in show business at his death. See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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