Jimmy Durante

Actor
IVA Star Rating : 61
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

The Big Scary 'S' Word Self 2020
Sinatra: All or Nothing at All Himself 2015
And the Oscar Goes To... Himself (archive footage) 2014
Don Knotts: Tied Up with Laughter Himself 2011
Broadway: The American Musical (archive footage) (as Durante) 2004
Christmas from Hollywood Himself (archive footage) 2003
Bob Hope: Hollywood's Brightest Star Himself (archive footage) 2002
Marlene Dietrich: Her Own Song Self 2001
E! Mysteries & Scandals Himself (archive footage) 1998
That's Entertainment! III (archive footage) / Performer in Clip from 'This Time for Keeps' 1994
(see additional filmography)

Actor Filmography

The Big Scary 'S' Word Self 2020
Sinatra: All or Nothing at All Himself 2015
And the Oscar Goes To... Himself (archive footage) 2014
Don Knotts: Tied Up with Laughter Himself 2011
Broadway: The American Musical (archive footage) (as Durante) 2004
Christmas from Hollywood Himself (archive footage) 2003
Bob Hope: Hollywood's Brightest Star Himself (archive footage) 2002
Marlene Dietrich: Her Own Song Self 2001
E! Mysteries & Scandals Himself (archive footage) 1998
That's Entertainment! III (archive footage) / Performer in Clip from 'This Time for Keeps' 1994
Entertaining the Troops Himself (archive footage) 1988
American Masters Self 1986
Showbiz Goes To War (archive footage) 1982
That's Entertainment, Part II Clips from 'Hollywood Party', 'Two Girls and a Sailor' & 'Jumbo' / (archive footage) 1976
It's Showtime (archive footage) 1976
That's Entertainment! Clips from 'Speak Easily' & 'It Happened in Brooklyn' / (archive footage) 1974
The Sonny and Cher Comedy Hour Himself 1971
The Pearl Bailey Show Himself 1971
The Don Knotts Show Herself - Guest 1970
Frosty The Snowman Narrator (voice) 1969
The Andy Williams Show Himself, Himself - Guest 1969
Jimmy Durante Presents the Lennon Sisters Himself, Himself - Host 1969
The Don Rickles Show Himself 1968
The Mothers-in-Law Himself 1967
The Joey Bishop Show Himself 1967
The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour Himself 1967
Alice Through the Looking Glass Humpty Dumpty 1966
Hollywood My Home Town Himself (archive footage) 1965
Shindig! Himself - Singer 1964
The Big Parade of Comedy Himself in 'Hollywood Party' Trailer (archive footage) 1964
The Hollywood Palace Himself - Host, Himself - Singer, Himself 1964
It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World Smiler Grogan 1963
Hollywood and the Stars Himself, Himself (archive footage) 1963
Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre Himself 1963
The Jerry Lewis Show Himself 1963
Billy Rose's Jumbo Anthony 'Pop' Wonder 1962
The Lucy Show Himself 1962
The New March of Dimes Presents: The Scene Stealers Himself - 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 Himself 1961
Pepe Jimmy Durante 1960
Sunday Showcase Himself - Host, Himself 1959
The Kraft Music Hall Himself - Co-Host 1958
The Milton Berle Show Himself 1958
The Garry Moore Show Himself 1958
The Ben Hecht Show Himself - Comedian 1958
Club Oasis Himself - Host, Himself 1957
The Eddie Fisher Show Himself 1957
Beau James Jimmy Durante 1957
The Walter Winchell Show Himself 1956
The Dinah Shore Chevy Show Himself 1956
The Steve Allen Plymouth Show Himself 1956
The Donald O'Connor Show Himself 1954
The Jimmy Durante Show Himself 1954
The Danny Thomas Show Uncle Jimmy Durante 1953
The Bob Hope Show Himself 1950
This Is Your Life Himself 1952
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 Himself - Host, Himself, Himself - Cameo, Himself - Comic Actor, Himself - Singer / Comic 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, Himself, Singer 1948
The Milton Berle Show Himself - Comedian 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 1944
The Man Who Came to Dinner Banjo 1942
Breakdowns of 1942 Himself (uncredited) 1942
You're in the Army Now Jeeper Smith 1941
Melody Ranch Cornelius J. Courtney 1940
Little Miss Broadway Jimmy Clayton 1938
Sally, Irene and Mary Jefferson Twitchell 1938
Start Cheering Willie Gumbatz 1938
Forbidden Music Jimmy {'Schnozzle'} Durante) 1936
George White's Scandals 1935
Carnival Fingers 1935
Student Tour Hank Merman - Trainer of the Crew 1934
Hollywood Party Schnarzan 1934
Strictly Dynamite Moxie 1934
Hollywood on Parade No. B-9 Gert 1934
George White's Scandals Happy McGillicuddy 1934
Palooka Knobby Walsh 1934
Meet The Baron Joe McGoo - the Favorite 'Schnozzle' of the Screen 1933
Broadway to Hollywood Jimmy - Hollywood Character 1933
Give a Man a Job Himself 1933
Hell Below 'Ptomaine' - Ships Cook 1933
What-No Beer? Jimmy Potts 1933
Hollywood on Parade No. A-3 Himself 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 (uncredited) 1931
The Cuban Love Song O.O. Jones 1931
New Adventures of Get-Rich-Quick Wallingford Schnozzle 1931
Roadhouse Nights Daffy (as Durante) 1930
1963 Golden Globe Best Actor - Comedy or Musical Nominated
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