6 wins & 3 nominations.
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The Jack Benny Program
Jack Benny / Himself / Benny the Louse / District Attorney / Zeke Benny / Alexander Hamilton / Alfalfa / Bruce Fink / Buck / Charles Manningham / Charleston T. Gundelfinger / Det. Lt. Benny / Dr. Benny / Dr. Jekyll / Gaylord Benny / General Sneed #2 / Himself - Host / Jack's Father / Jonathan W. Goodheart / Jose Zeco / Koko the Lord High Executioner / Lem Skinner / Mr. Hyde / Paul Revere / Principal Benny / Ralph Kramden / Smeaton / Stephen Foster / Tarzan / Tex Morgan / The Cactus Kid / The Fiddler / The Old Year
Jack Benny (uncredited)
Shower of Stars
Jack Benny / Loring Rigley / Howard Carroll
Athanael (segment "The Horn Blows at Midnight")
Jack Benny and his singing star Dennis Day open a five-week appearance in Great Britain, including a three-week engagement, starting 16 June, at the Palladium followed by two weeks each at Glasgow and Manchester.
6 Biographical Movies |
4 Print Biographies |
10 Portrayals |
6 Articles |
Phil Abrams | Mr. Benny
5' 7¾" (1.72 m)
Did You Know?
[on Al Jolson
] When you talk about the world's greatest entertainer you have to say Al Jolson, because there was no one like him. Only Judy Garland
and perhaps Frank Sinatra
got anywhere near him!
One of Benny's best-known schticks as a radio star was his long-standing feud with fellow radio comedian Fred Allen
. The two often appeared on each other's radio programs to trade barbs. Sadly, other than an appearance on The Jack Benny Program
(1950), in which Allen tries to steal Jack's sponsor, this did not carry over into television, as Allen died shortly after beginning his own TV show. In ...
Often used the phrase, "Now cut that out!"