Jack Benny

Actor · Producer · Executive Producer
67
Jack Benny was an American comedian, vaudevillian, radio, television and film actor, and violinist. Recognized as a leading 20th-century American entertainer, Benny often portrayed his character as a miser, who obliviously played his violin badly, and ridiculously claimed to be 39 years of age, regardless of his actual age.

Jack Benny was an American comedian, vaudevillian, radio, television and film actor, and violinist. Recognized as a leading 20th-century American entertainer, Benny often portrayed his character as a miser, who obliviously played his violin badly, and ridiculously claimed to be 39 years of age, regardless of his actual age.

Birth Name

Benjamin Kubelsky

Born

Wednesday, 14 February 1894

Died

Thursday, 26 December 1974

Actor Filmography

Mike Wallace Is Here Self (archive footage) 2019
Studio 54 Himself (archive footage) 2018
The History of Comedy Self (archive footage) 2017
Mary Tyler Moore: A Celebration Himself / Shower of Stars (archive footage) 2015
When Comedy Went To School Himself (archive footage) 2013
Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee (archive footage) 2012
Beatles Stories Himself (archive footage) 2011
Make 'Em Laugh: The Funny Business of America Himself 2009
Warner at War (archive footage) 2008
Mel Blanc: The Man of a Thousand Voices Himself (archive footage) 2008
(see additional filmography)

Actor Filmography

Mike Wallace Is Here Self (archive footage) 2019
Studio 54 Himself (archive footage) 2018
The History of Comedy Self (archive footage) 2017
Mary Tyler Moore: A Celebration Himself / Shower of Stars (archive footage) 2015
When Comedy Went To School Himself (archive footage) 2013
Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee (archive footage) 2012
Beatles Stories Himself (archive footage) 2011
Make 'Em Laugh: The Funny Business of America Himself 2009
Warner at War (archive footage) 2008
Mel Blanc: The Man of a Thousand Voices Himself (archive footage) 2008
Pioneers of Television Himself (archive footage), Himself - Jack Benny Program (archive footage) 2008
Broadway: The American Musical (archive footage) 2004
Imaginary Witness: Hollywood and the Holocaust (archive footage) 2004
Inside the Marx Brothers Himself (clip from The Jack Benny Program (TV)) (archive footage) 2003
Smothered: The Censorship Struggles Of The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour Himself (archive footage) 2002
Bob Hope: Hollywood's Brightest Star Himself (archive footage) 2002
The Beatles... Off the Record: Newsreel Footage 1964-1966 Himself (archive footage) 2001
Hollywood Remembers (archive footage) 2000
Hollywoodism: Jews, Movies and the American Dream Himself (archive footage) 1998
We Remember Marilyn Himself (archive footage) 1996
Beatles Diary Himself (archive footage) 1996
Reputations Himself (archive footage) 1994
That's Entertainment! III (archive footage) 1994
Inside the Actors Studio Himself (archive footage) 1994
Gary Cooper: American Life, American Legend Himself (archive footage) 1989
Entertaining the Troops Himself (archive footage) 1988
Gleason: He's the Greatest Jackie Benny 1988
American Masters Himself (archive footage), Self (archive footage) 1986
The Beach Boys: An American Band Himself (archive footage) 1985
Showbiz Goes To War (archive footage) 1982
That's Entertainment, Part II Clip from 'Song Writers' Revue (archive footage) 1976
Brother Can You Spare A Dime Himself 1975
Dinah! Himself 1974
Music Country U.S.A. Himself 1974
The Julie Andrews Hour Himself 1972
The Man Himself 1972
The Funny Side Special Guest Host 1971
Flip Himself 1970
Happy Days (archive sound) 1970
Swing Out, Sweet Land Man Who Finds Silver Dollar 1970
The David Frost Show Himself 1969
Jimmy Durante Presents the Lennon Sisters Himself 1969
The Glen Campbell Goodtime Hour Himself 1969
Here's Lucy Jack Benny, Himself 1968
Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In Himself 1967
The Joey Bishop Show Himself 1967
The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour Himself 1967
A Guide for the Married Man Technical Adviser (Ollie 'Sweet Lips') 1967
The Jackie Gleason Show Himself 1966
The Dean Martin Show Himself 1965
Wayne and Shuster Take an Affectionate Look At... (archive footage) 1964
The Hollywood Palace Himself - Host, Himself 1964
It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World Man in Car in Desert 1963
Hollywood and the Stars Himself 1963
Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre Himself 1963
The Danny Kaye Show Himself 1963
General Foods Opening Night Himself 1963
Gypsy Himself 1962
The Lucy Show Harry Tuttle, Himself, Jack Benny 1962
The Merv Griffin Show Himself 1962
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson Himself, Himself - Guest 1962
The Andy Williams Show Himself 1962
The Mike Douglas Show Himself 1961
Password Himself 1961
The Joey Bishop Show Jack Benny 1961
The DuPont Show of the Week Himself 1961
The Slowest Gun in the West Chicken Finsterwald 1960
Who Was That Lady? Mr. Cosgrove 1960
Startime Jack Benny 1959
Sunday Showcase Himself 1959
The Mouse That Jack Built Jack (voice) 1959
The George Burns Show Jack Benny 1958
The Kraft Music Hall Guest of Honor, Himself - Comedian, Himself - Host, Himself 1958
The Garry Moore Show Himself 1958
The Gisele MacKenzie Show Himself 1957
Bachelor Father Jack Benny 1957
The Jack Paar Tonight Show Himself, Himself - on film 1957
Beau James Jack Benny 1957
The Lawrence Welk Show Himself - guest star 1955
Climax! Himself 1954
The George Gobel Show Himself 1954
Shower of Stars Himself, Himself - Host, Jack Benny, Loring Rigley, Howard Carroll 1954
The Danny Thomas Show Jack Benny 1953
General Electric Theater Tom Jones, Harold Fenton, Sheldon Weeks 1953
Omnibus Athanael 1952
The Bob Hope Show Himself 1950
Four Star Playhouse Cautious Gambler 1952
Somebody Loves Me Himself 1952
The Jackie Gleason Show Landlord 1952
The Dennis Day Show Himself 1952
The Red Skelton Hour Himself, Himself - Introduction 1951
The Jack Benny Program Jack Benny, Himself, Jack Benny / Zeke Benny 1950
The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show Jack Benny 1950
The Frank Sinatra Show Himself 1950
Cassino to Korea Jack Benny - USO Show (archive footage) 1950
The Colgate Comedy Hour Himself 1950
You Can Change The World Himself 1950
What's My Line? Himself - Mystery Guest 1950
The Ed Sullivan Show Himself 1948
Without Reservations 1946
The Horn Blows at Midnight Athanael 1945
It's in the Bag! Jack Benny 1945
Hollywood Canteen Jack Benny 1944
Show-Business at War Himself 1943
The Meanest Man in the World Richard Clarke 1943
George Washington Slept Here Bill Fuller 1942
To Be or Not to Be Joseph Tura 1942
Charley's Aunt Babbs Babberley 1941
Love Thy Neighbor Jack Benny 1940
Buck Benny Rides Again Jack Benny 1940
Man About Town Bob Temple 1939
Artists and Models Abroad Buck Boswell 1938
Hollywood Goes to Town Himself 1938
Artists & Models Mac Brewster 1937
College Holiday J. Davis Bowster 1936
The Big Broadcast of 1937 Jack Carson 1936
It's in the Air Calvin Churchill 1935
Broadway Melody Of 1936 Bert Keeler 1935
Broadway Highlights No. 1 Film Clip Character (archive footage) 1935
Transatlantic Merry-Go-Round Chad Denby 1934
Taxi Tangle Jack Benny 1931
Cab Waiting Jack Benny 1931
A Broadway Romeo Jack Benny 1931
The Medicine Man Dr. John Harvey 1930
Children of Pleasure Radio Performer Jack (uncredited) 1930
Lord Byron Of Broadway Voice on Radio 1930
Chasing Rainbows Eddie Rock 1930
The Rounder Mr. Bartlett 1930
The Song Writers' Revue Himself 1930
The Hollywood Revue of 1929 Jack Benny - Master of Ceremonies 1929

Producer Filmography

1970 Emmy Outstanding Variety or Musical Program - Variety and Popular Music Nominated
1959 Emmy Best Actor in a Leading Role (Continuing Character) in a Comedy Series Won
1958 Emmy Best Continuing Performance (Male) in a Series by a Comedian, Singer, Host, Dancer, M.C., Announcer, Narrator, Panelist, or any Person who Essentially Plays Himself Won
1957 Emmy Best Continuing Performance by a Comedian in a Series Nominated
  • 1
1 - 4 of 4 items
Ouch! Looks like something broke. Try reloading this page. 🗙