No photo available. Represent Irving Benson? Add or change photos at IMDbPro
STARmeter
SEE RANK
Down 70,098 this week

Irving Benson (1914–2016)

Irving Benson was born on January 31, 1914 in Brooklyn, New York, USA as Irving Wishnefsky. He was an actor, known for Scanty Panties (1961), Here's Lucy (1968) and Texaco Star Theatre (1948). He was married to Lillian Benson. He died on May 19, 2016 in Port Jefferson, New York. See full bio »

IMDb Picks: August

Are you ready for The Happytime Murders? We are! See which other movies and TV shows we're excited about.

Visit IMDb Picks

Related News

Around The Web

 | 

Powered by ZergNet

On Prime Video

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 37 people
created 12 Sep 2016
 
a list of 1108 people
created 19 Sep 2016
 
a list of 53 people
created 25 Jun 2012
 
a list of 83 people
created 09 Dec 2016
 
a list of 765 people
created 04 Jan 2016
 

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Irving Benson's work have you seen?

User Polls

Known For

Scanty Panties
Scanty Panties Gambler
(1961)
Here's Lucy
Here's Lucy Irving
(1969)
Texaco Star Theatre
Texaco Star Theatre Sphritzer, Sidney (1966-67)
(1948)
The Last First Comic
(2010)

Filmography

Jump to: Actor | Soundtrack | Self
Hide Hide Show Show Actor (7 credits)
 1979 Happy Days (TV Series)
Irv Hanson
- Burlesque (1979) ... Irv Hanson
 1970 Which Way to the Front?
German Officer (uncredited)
 1969 Here's Lucy (TV Series)
Irving
- Lucy and the Ex-Con (1969) ... Irving
 1968 The Hollywood Palace (TV Series)
Sidney Shpritzer - Comic Heckler
- Episode #6.3 (1968) ... Sidney Shpritzer - Comic Heckler
- Episode #5.22 (1968) ... Sidney Shpritzer - Comic Heckler
 1966 The Milton Berle Show (TV Series)
Sidney Spritzer
- Episode #1.6 (1966) ... Sidney Spritzer
 1961 Scanty Panties
Gambler
 1948 Texaco Star Theatre (TV Series)
Sphritzer, Sidney (1966-67)
Hide Hide Show Show Soundtrack (1 credit)
 1979 Happy Days (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Burlesque (1979) ... (performer: "Top Banana" - uncredited)
Hide Hide Show Show Self (6 credits)
 2010 The Last First Comic (Documentary)
Himself
 2001 It's Burlesque (TV Movie documentary)
Himself
 1962-1977 The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (TV Series)
Himself / Himself - Guest
- Episode #16.200 (1977) ... Himself
- Episode #16.98 (1977) ... Himself - Guest
- Episode #16.2 (1977) ... Himself - Guest
- Episode #15.25 (1976) ... Himself - Guest
- Episode dated 12 November 1975 (1975) ... Himself - Guest
 1971 The Merv Griffin Show (TV Series)
Himself
- Episode #8.80 (1971) ... Himself
 1967-1969 The Hollywood Palace (TV Series)
Himself - Comic Heckler / Himself - Comedian
- Episode #7.6 (1969) ... Himself - Comic Heckler
- Episode #5.6 (1967) ... Himself - Comedian
 1966 The Milton Berle Show (TV Series)
Himself
- Episode #1.16 (1966) ... Himself
- Episode #1.11 (1966) ... Himself
- Episode #1.1 (1966) ... Himself
Edit

Personal Details

Other Works:

Burlesque comedian See more »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia:

He started singing and dancing in contests as a youngster. He entertained troops during WWII. After the war, he was one-half of the comedy act Benson and Mann, teaming with straight man Jack Mann. See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

Contribute to This Page

Stream Comedy Titles With Prime Video

Explore popular comedy titles available to stream with Prime Video.

Start your free trial



Recently Viewed