Jimmy Durante

Actor
IVA Star Rating : 67
James Francis Durante was an American singer, pianist, comedian, and actor. His distinctive clipped gravelly speech, Lower East Side Manhattan accent, comic language-butchery, jazz-influenced songs, and prominent nose helped make him one of America's most familiar and popular personalities of the 1920s through the 1970s. read more

James Francis Durante was an American singer, pianist, comedian, and actor. His distinctive clipped gravelly speech, Lower East Side Manhattan accent, comic language-butchery, jazz-influenced songs, and prominent nose helped make him one of America's most familiar and popular personalities of the 1920s through the 1970s. He often referred to his nose as the schnozzola, and the word became his nickname.

Birth Name

James Francis Durante

Born

Friday, 10 February 1893

Died

Tuesday, 29 January 1980

Actor Filmography

Actor Filmography

The Big Scary 'S' Word Self 2020
Forgotten Movie Music, 1929-1985 Self 2018
Sinatra: All or Nothing at All Self 2015
And the Oscar Goes to... Self 2014
Don Knotts: Tied Up with Laughter Himself 2011
11th Annual the Kennedy Center Mark Twain Prize for American Humor: George Carlin Self 2008
Broadway: The American Musical (archive footage) (as Durante) 2004
Checking Out: Grand Hotel Jimmy 2004
Hit Celebrity TV Commercials Self - for Scottie's Tissues / Self for Kellogg's Cereals 2004
Christmas from Hollywood Self 2003
Bob Hope: Hollywood's Brightest Star Self 2002
Marlene Dietrich: Her Own Song Self 2001
E! Mysteries & Scandals Self 1998
That's Entertainment! III (archive footage) / Performer in Clip from 'This Time for Keeps' 1994
Greedy Self 1994
Entertaining the Troops Self 1988
Happy Birthday, Bob: 50 Stars Salute Your 50 Years with NBC Self 1988
American Masters Self 1986
Showbiz Goes to War (archive footage) 1982
The 53rd Annual Academy Awards Self 1981
That's Entertainment, Part II Clips from 'Hollywood Party', 'Two Girls and a Sailor' & 'Jumbo' / (archive footage) 1976
It's Showtime (archive footage) 1976
Texaco Presents: A Quarter Century of Bob Hope on Television Self 1975
Brother Can You Spare a Dime Self / (archive footage) 1975
That's Entertainment! Clips from 'Speak Easily' & 'It Happened in Brooklyn' / (archive footage) 1974
The Sonny and Cher Comedy Hour Self 1971
The Pearl Bailey Show Self 1971
The Don Knotts Show Self - Guest 1970
Frosty the Snowman Narrator (voice) / Self - Narrator 1969
The Andy Williams Show Self, Self - Guest 1969
Jimmy Durante Presents the Lennon Sisters Self, Self - Host, Himself - Host 1969
The Don Rickles Show Self 1968
The Movie Orgy Self (archival footage) 1968
The Mothers-In-Law Self 1967
The Joey Bishop Show Self 1967
The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour Self 1967
Alice Through the Looking Glass Humpty Dumpty 1966
Hollywood My Home Town Self 1965
The Big Parade of Comedy Self in 'Hollywood Party' Trailer 1964
Shindig! Self - Singer 1964
The Hollywood Palace Self - Host, Self - Singer, Self 1964
It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World Smiler Grogan 1963
Hollywood and the Stars Self 1963
Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre Self 1963
The Jerry Lewis Show Self 1963
Billy Rose's Jumbo Anthony 'Pop' Wonder / Anthony ('Pop') Wonder 1962
The Lucy Show Himself 1962
The New March of Dimes Presents: The Scene Stealers Self - Host 1962
The Mike Douglas Show Himself - Comedian 1961
The Last Judgment The man with the large nose 1961
The DuPont Show of the Week Self 1961
Pepe Jimmy Durante 1960
Sunday Showcase Self - Host / Performer, Self 1959
The Kraft Music Hall Self - Co-Host 1958
The Garry Moore Show Self 1958
The Ben Hecht Show Self - Comedian 1958
Club Oasis Self - Host, Self 1957
The Eddie Fisher Show Self 1957
Beau James Jimmy Durante 1957
The Dinah Shore Chevy Show Self 1956
The Walter Winchell Show Self 1956
The Steve Allen Plymouth Show Self 1951
The Donald O'Connor Show Self 1954
The Jimmy Durante Show Self 1954
The Danny Thomas Show Uncle Jimmy Durante 1953
The Bob Hope Show Self 1950
This Is Your Life Self 1950
See It Now Self 1951
The Milkman Breezy Albright 1950
All Star Revue Himself - Host, Himself - Cameo, Himself, Himself - Guest Comic, Himself - Guest Singer / Comedian, Himself - Special Guest 1950
The Colgate Comedy Hour Self - Host, Self, Self - Singer / Comic, Self - Cameo, Self - Comic Actor / Singer, Self - Host / Clown 1950
The Great Rupert Mr. Louie Amendola 1950
What's My Line? Himself - Mystery Guest 1950
Perry Como's Kraft Music Hall Himself 1948
The Ed Sullivan Show Himself - Comedian / Singer, Himself - Singer, Himself, Singer, Himself, Self 1948
The Milton Berle Show Self - Comedian / Singer 1948
On an Island with You Buckley 1948
This Time for Keeps Ferdi Farro 1947
It Happened in Brooklyn Nick Lombardi 1947
Two Sisters from Boston 'Spike' 1946
Music for Millions Andrews 1944
Two Girls and a Sailor Billy Kipp / Julian Kipp 1944
The Man Who Came to Dinner Banjo 1942
Breakdowns of 1942 Self 1942
You're in the Army Now Jeeper Smith / Homer "Jeeper" Smith 1941
Melody Ranch Cornelius J. Courtney / Cornelius Jupiter Courtney 1940
Little Miss Broadway Jimmy Clayton 1938
Sally, Irene and Mary Jefferson Twitchell / Jefferson Twitchel 1938
Start Cheering Willie Gumbatz 1938
Forbidden Music Jonah J. Whistler 1936
George White's Scandals 1935
Carnival Fingers 1935
Student Tour Hank Merman - Trainer of the Crew / Hank Merman 1934
Hollywood Party Schnarzan / Durante / Himself 1934
Strictly Dynamite Moxie / Moxie Straight 1934
Hollywood on Parade No. B-9 Gert / Self 1934
George White's Scandals Happy McGillicuddy 1934
Palooka Knobby Walsh 1934
Meet the Baron Joe McGoo - the Favorite 'Schnozzle' of the Screen / Joe McGoo 1933
Give a Man a Job Self 1933
Broadway to Hollywood Jimmy - Hollywood Character / Jimmy 1933
Hell Below 'Ptomaine' - Ships Cook / Ptomaine' - Ships Cook 1933
What-No Beer? Jimmy Potts 1933
Hollywood on Parade No. A-3 Self 1932
The Phantom President Curly Cooney 1932
Blondie of the Follies Jimmy 1932
Speak Easily James 1932
The Wet Parade Abe Shilling 1932
The Passionate Plumber Julius J. McCracken 1932
The Christmas Party Santa Claus 1931
The Cuban Love Song O.O. Jones 1931
New Adventures of Get-Rich-Quick Wallingford Schnozzle 1931
Roadhouse Nights Daffy (as Durante) / Daffy 1930
1963 Golden Globe Best Actor - Comedy or Musical Nominated
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