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Buddy Hackett (1924–2003)

Brooklyn-born Buddy Hackett was known mainly as a nightclub comic, especially in Las Vegas, where he first performed in 1952 and wound up being one of the biggest headliners in that city's history. Hackett always referred to himself as a "saloon comic" and preferred the intimacy of his stage act--where he would often bring members of the audience ... See full bio »

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 2002 All That (TV Series)
Knubby McFarlin
- Knubby McFarlin (2002) ... Knubby McFarlin
 1999-2000 Action (TV Series)
Uncle Lonnie
- The Last Ride of the Elephant Princess (2000) ... Uncle Lonnie
- One Easy Piece (2000) ... Uncle Lonnie
- Dead Man Floating (2000) ... Uncle Lonnie
- Love Sucks (2000) ... Uncle Lonnie
- Dragon's Blood (2000) ... Uncle Lonnie
 2000 Just Shoot Me! (TV Series)
Buddy Hackett
- A&E Biography: Nina Van Horn (2000) ... Buddy Hackett
 2000 The Little Mermaid 2: Return to the Sea (Video)
Scuttle (voice)
 1999 The Infinite Power Workout (TV Series)
Guest Star
- 249 (1999) ... Guest Star
 1998 Animaniacs (TV Series)
 1998 Paulie
 1998 Sabrina, the Teenage Witch (TV Series)
The Car
- My Nightmare, the Car (1998) ... The Car (voice)
 1997 Ariel's Story Studio (Video Game)
Scuttle (voice)
 1996 Boy Meets World (TV Series)
Mr. Fontini
- Easy Street (1996) ... Mr. Fontini
 1994 Space Rangers (TV Series)
Lenny Hacker
- To Be... Or Not to Be (1994) ... Lenny Hacker
 1993 Mouse Soup (Short)
Mouse (voice)
 1992 Fish Police (TV Series)
- No Way to Treat a Fillet-dy (1992) ... Crabby (voice)
- The Two Gils (1992) ... Crabby (voice)
- The Codfather (1992) ... Crabby (voice)
- Beauty's Only Fin Deep (1992) ... Crabby (voice)
- A Fish Out of Water (1992) ... Crabby (voice)
 1992 Dinosaurs (TV Series)
- The Last Temptation of Ethyl (1992) ... Louie (voice)
 1992 Disney's Ariel the Little Mermaid (Video Game)
Scuttle (voice)
 1990 Little Mermaid's Island (TV Series)
 1990 Ferris Bueller (TV Series)
The Emcee
- Grace Under Pressure (1990) ... The Emcee
 1989 The Little Mermaid
Scuttle (voice)
 1988 Scrooged
 1987 Murder, She Wrote (TV Series)
Murray Gruen
- No Laughing Murder (1987) ... Murray Gruen
 1983 Baba!
Sammy Cohen
 1982-1983 The Fall Guy (TV Series)
Ozzie / Harold Stanford
- The Further Adventures of Ozzie and Harold (1983) ... Ozzie / Harold Stanford
 1979-1981 The Love Boat (TV Series)
Julian Garfield / Mickey Greenbaum
- Going My Way/Dance with Me/Doc, Be Patient (1979) ... Mickey Greenbaum
 1979 Jack Frost (TV Movie)
Pardon-Me-Pete (Groundhog) (voice)
 1978 Bud and Lou (TV Movie)
Lou Costello
 1978 Coming Attractions
Buddy Hackett
 1977 Quincy M.E. (TV Series)
Ronnie Fletcher
- Snake Eyes: Part 2 (1977) ... Ronnie Fletcher
- Snake Eyes (1977) ... Ronnie Fletcher
 1974-1975 McMillan & Wife (TV Series)
Apartment Resident / Joey Germaine
- Requiem for a Bride (1975) ... Apartment Resident
- Reunion in Terror (1974) ... Joey Germaine
 1969 The Good Guys and the Bad Guys
Ed - Townsman (uncredited)
 1968 The Love Bug
Tennessee Steinmetz
 1968 The Lucy Show (TV Series)
Harry Barton
- Lucy and the Stolen Stole (1968) ... Harry Barton
 1967 Get Smart (TV Series)
- Maxwell Smart, Private Eye (1967) ... Wilbur (uncredited)
 1967 The Danny Thomas Hour (TV Series)
- It's Greek to Me (1967) ... Zeus
 1966 The Big Valley (TV Series)
Charlie Sawyer
- The Lost Treasure (1966) ... Charlie Sawyer
 1965 The Trials of O'Brien (TV Series)
Oliver Maxwell
- Notes on a Spanish Prisoner (1965) ... Oliver Maxwell
 1965 Once Upon a Tractor (Short)
Garage Owner
 1964 The Golden Head
Lionel Pack
 1964 Muscle Beach Party
S.Z. Matts
 1963 It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World
Benjy Benjamin
 1962 The Wonderful World of the Brothers Grimm
Hans ('The Singing Bone')
 1962 The Music Man
Marcellus Washburn
 1961 The Shoes (Short)
The Man
 1961 Everything's Ducky
Seaman Admiral John Paul 'Ad' Jones
 1959-1961 The Rifleman (TV Series)
Clarence Bibs / Daniel Malakie
- The Clarence Bibs Story (1961) ... Clarence Bibs
- Bloodlines (1959) ... Daniel Malakie
 1961 All Hands on Deck
Shrieking Eagle Garfield
 1960 Make Room for Daddy (TV Series)
Buddy Bruno
- Fugitive Father (1960) ... Buddy Bruno
 1960 Dan Raven (TV Series)
- The Mechanic (1960) ... Buddy
 1958 God's Little Acre
Pluto Swint, Sheriff Candidate
 1956-1957 Stanley (TV Series)
Stanley Peck / Stanley
- The Break Up (1957) ... Stanley Peck
- Stanley's Surprise Party (1957) ... Stanley Peck
- Work Follies (1957) ... Stanley Peck
- The Fight (1957) ... Stanley Peck
- Married Friends (1957) ... Stanley Peck
 1954 Fireman Save My Child
Smokey Hinkle
 1953 Walking My Baby Back Home
Blimp Edwards
 1951 Seven at Eleven (TV Series) (1951)
 1949 School House (TV Series)
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Album: "Buddy Hackett" (Dot Records). See more »

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Alternate Names:

Buddy & Sherry


5' 6" (1.68 m)

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[on the late sportscaster Howard Cosell] There have always been mixed emotions about Howard Cosell: Some people hate him like poison; and other people just hate him regular.


Although his on-stage humor was not nearly as raw, in retrospect, as many of the young comedians who would succeed him, his frequently ribald performances in nightclubs and in concert came as something of a shock to those who had enjoyed his "cleaned-up" (at the behest of the censors) performances on television and in films. See more »

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