Jack Benny (1894–1974)

Actor | Soundtrack | Producer
Visit on IMDb
KNOWN FOR 
The Jack Benny Program (1950-1965) | To Be or Not to Be (1942) | George Washington Slept Here (1942)
AWARDS 
Won 1 Golden Globe. Another 5 wins & 3 nominations More »
AKA 
Phil Abrams | Mr. Benny
BORN 
Feb 14, 1894 (died Dec 26, 1974)
HEIGHT 
5' 8½" (1.74m)

Filmography Filter

Past Film & Video (41 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
Past Television (28 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for Laugh-InLaugh-In (TV Series) Guest Performer (9 episodes, 1968)  Less 1968–1972 9
    Show more
  • Primary photo for The Bob Hope ShowThe Bob Hope Show (TV Series) Actor (1 episode, 1971)  Less 1971 1
  • Primary photo for Here's LucyHere's Lucy (TV Series) Jack Benny (3 episodes, 1968)  Less 1968–1971 3
  • Primary photo for The Funny SideThe Funny Side (TV Series) Special Guest Host (1 episode, 1971)  Less 1971 1
  • Primary photo for Kraft Music Hall Presents: The Des O'Connor ShowKraft Music Hall Presents: The Des O'Connor Show (TV Series) Actor (1 episode, 1971)  Less 1971 1
  • Primary photo for Swing Out, Sweet LandSwing Out, Sweet Land (TV Movie) Man Who Finds Silver Dollar  Less 1970
  • Primary photo for The Kraft Music HallThe Kraft Music Hall (TV Series) Guest of Honor (1 episode, 1970)  Less 1970 1
  • Primary photo for The Lucy ShowThe Lucy Show (TV Series) Jack Benny / Harry Tuttle (2 episodes, 1964)  Less 1964–1966 2
  • Primary photo for The Jack Benny HourThe Jack Benny Hour (TV Special) Jack Benny / Rosano, Performer ("Mozzarella, Provolone, Parmesan, Ricotta") (uncredited)  Less 1965
  • Primary photo for The Jack Benny ProgramThe Jack Benny Program (TV Series) Jack Benny / Jonathan W. Goodheart / Principal Benny / Lem Skinner / Paul Revere / The Fiddler / District Attorney / Gaylord Benny / Stephen Foster / Jose Zeco / Tarzan / Alfalfa / General Sneed #2 / Benny the Louse / Alexander Hamilton / The Cactus Kid / Dr. Benny / Jack's Father / Bruce Fink / Charles Manningham / Tex Morgan / Zeke Benny / Ralph Kramden / Koko the Lord High Executioner / Smeaton / The Old Year / Charleston T. Gundelfinger / Buck / Det. Lt. Benny / Dr. Jekyll / Mr. Hyde (255 episodes, 1950), Performer ("Love in Bloom") (2 episodes, 1963), Performer ("You Are My Sunshine", "Fascinating Rhythm") (2 episodes, 1951), Writer ("When You Say I Beg Your Pardon, Then I'll Come Back To You") (1 episode, 1961), Performer ("Love in Bloom", "Old Folks At Home (Way Down Upon the Swanee River)", "When the Saints Go Marching In") (1 episode, 1959), Performer ("Sweet Sue") (1 episode, 1964), Performer ("Home On The Range") (1 episode, 1963), Performer ("When You Say I Beg Your Pardon, Then I'll Come Back To You") (1 episode, 1961), Executive Producer (1 episode, 1965), Performer ("September Song") (1 episode, 1954), Performer ("Auld Lang Syne") (1 episode, 1953), Performer ("Csardas", "Meditation" from Thais, "Getting To Know You" (uncredited), "You're Sweet That Way" (uncredited)) (1 episode, 1962), Writer ("When You Say 'I Beg Your Pardon', Then I'll Come Back To You") (1 episode, 1964), Performer ("Fly Me to the Moon", "Sit right down and write yourself a letter") (1 episode, 1964), Performer ("Fascination", "Puttin' On The Ritz", "Csardas") (1 episode, 1955), Performer ("I Oughta Know More About You") (1 episode, 1950), Performer ("I Love Paris" (1953)) (1 episode, 1963), Writer ("When You Say You Beg Your Pardon, Then I'll Come Back To You") (1 episode, 1962), Performer ("Fascination", "Csárdás", "Puttin' On The Ritz") (1 episode, 1960), Performer ("With A Song in My Heart") (1 episode, 1964), Performer ("How About You?" (1941)) (1 episode, 1955), Writer ("You're Sweet That Way") (1 episode, 1962), Performer ("Hello Dolly") (1 episode, 1964), Performer ("Sweet Georgia Brown") (1 episode, 1961), Performer ("La Cucaracha") (1 episode, 1955), Performer ("Tea For Two", "Thanks For The Memories") (1 episode, 1962), Performer ("Basin Street Blues") (1 episode, 1954), Himself (1 episode, 1962), Performer ("Underneath the Arches") (1 episode, 1963), Performer ("Wiegenlied: Guten Abend, gute Nacht, Op. 49, No. 4 (Brahms's Lullaby)") (1 episode, 1961), Performer ("When You Say 'I Beg Your Pardon', Then I'll Come Back To You") (1 episode, 1964)  Less 1950–1965 256
    Show more
  • Primary photo for The Joey Bishop ShowThe Joey Bishop Show (TV Series) Jack Benny (1 episode, 1963)  Less 1963 1
  • Primary photo for General Foods Opening NightGeneral Foods Opening Night (TV Movie) Actor  Less 1963
  • Primary photo for CheckmateCheckmate (TV Series) Jack Bowen (1 episode, 1962)  Less 1962 1
  • Primary photo for The George Burns ShowThe George Burns Show (TV Special) Jack Benny, Performer ("Love In Bloom") (uncredited)  Less 1960
  • Primary photo for The Slowest Gun in the WestThe Slowest Gun in the West (TV Movie) Chicken Finsterwald  Less 1960
  • Primary photo for Make Room for DaddyMake Room for Daddy (TV Series) Jack Benny (3 episodes, 1957), Performer ("Down By The Old Mill Stream") (1 episode, 1958)  Less 1957–1960 3
  • Primary photo for StartimeStartime (TV Series) Jack Benny (1 episode, 1959), Performer ("Pals") (1 episode, 1959)  Less 1959 1
  • Primary photo for The Jack Benny HourThe Jack Benny Hour (TV Special) Jack Benny, Performer ("Mr. Wonderful", "Everybody Loves to Take a Bow") (uncredited)  Less 1959
  • Primary photo for The George Burns ShowThe George Burns Show (TV Series) Jack Benny (2 episodes, 1958)  Less 1958 2
  • Primary photo for Shower of StarsShower of Stars (TV Series) Jack Benny / Loring Rigley / Howard Carroll (9 episodes, 1955)  Less 1955–1958 9
    Show more
  • Primary photo for Bachelor FatherBachelor Father (TV Series) Jack Benny (1 episode, 1958)  Less 1958 1
  • Primary photo for The Gisele MacKenzie ShowThe Gisele MacKenzie Show (TV Series) Executive Producer (4 episodes, 1957)  Less 1957 4
    Show more
  • Primary photo for The George Burns and Gracie Allen ShowThe George Burns and Gracie Allen Show (TV Series) Jack Benny (6 episodes, 1951), Writer ("When You Say 'I Beg Your Pardon', Then I'll Come Back To You") (1 episode, 1952), Writer ("If You Say 'I Beg Your Pardon,' Then I'll Come Back to You") (1 episode, 1952)  Less 1951–1957 8
    Show more
  • Primary photo for General Electric TheaterGeneral Electric Theater (TV Series) Harold Fenton / Sheldon Weeks / Tom Jones (4 episodes, 1953)  Less 1953–1957 4
    Show more
  • Primary photo for The Jackie Gleason ShowThe Jackie Gleason Show (TV Series) Landlord (1 episode, 1955)  Less 1955 1
  • Primary photo for Four Star PlayhouseFour Star Playhouse (TV Series) Cautious Gambler (1 episode, 1955)  Less 1955 1
  • Primary photo for OmnibusOmnibus (TV Series) Athanael (segment "The Horn Blows at Midnight") (1 episode, 1953)  Less 1953 1
    • The Horn Blows at Midnight (Nov 29, 1953) Athanael (segment "The Horn Blows at Midnight")  Less
  • Primary photo for The Frank Sinatra ShowThe Frank Sinatra Show (TV Series) Performer ("Beer Barrel Polka") (1 episode, 1951), Himself (1 episode, 1951)  Less 1951 1
    • Episode #2.6 (Nov 13, 1951) Himself, Performer ("Beer Barrel Polka") (uncredited)  Less
Self (120 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
Archive Footage (96 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE

Filter by:

Select: All | None
Edit Page Submit additional information and/or report errors on this page. If it is approved by IMDb database managers, it will be added to the page in a future update.

Become an IMDbPro Member Today

Get access to the leading information resource for the entertainment industry

Find Contacts & Representation

Showcase Yourself

Follow Industry Trends

Stay connected with contact details for over 300,000 industry professionals and companies

Manage your photos and the credits you're Known For on IMDbPro, IMDb and Amazon Video

Keep up to date with entertainment news and follow in-development titles not available on IMDb

Start your 30-Day free trial
Already a member?