5 wins & 3 nominations.
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The Jack Benny Program
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Jack Benny (uncredited)
Shower of Stars
Jack Benny / Loring Rigley / Howard Carroll
Athanael (segment "The Horn Blows at Midnight")
Starred in "The Canada Dry Program", NBC Radio.
6 Biographical Movies |
4 Print Biographies |
9 Portrayals |
6 Articles |
Phil Abrams | Mr. Benny
5' 8½" (1.74 m)
Did You Know?
Gags die, humor doesn't.
January 1949: A personal friend of Harry S. Truman
, he served as Master of Ceremonies for Truman's Inaugural Ball. When he arrived at the White House for the event, a guard pointed to his violin case and asked, "Mr. Benny, what do you have in there?" As a joke, Jack whispered back, "It's a Thompson sub-machine gun." The guard replied, "Oh, that's a relief. I was afraid it was your violin".
Never admitted to being older than 39