Tex Beneke (1914–2000)

Soundtrack | Actor
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KNOWN FOR 
Babe: Pig in the City (1998) | Zompyres: Texas (2010) | Mr. & Mrs. Bridge (1990)
AWARDS 
1 win More »
AKA 
Tex Beneke and His Orchestra
BORN 
Feb 12, 1914 (died May 30, 2000)

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Past Film & Video (15 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for ChildrenChildren (Short) Performer ("A Wonderful Guy")  Less 2014 $23K
  • Primary photo for Zompyres: TexasZompyres: Texas Performer ("Give Me Five Minutes More"), Writer ("Give Me Five Minutes More")  Less 2010 $10K
  • Primary photo for Hollywood Singing and Dancing: A Musical History - The 1940s: Stars, Stripes and SingingHollywood Singing and Dancing: A Musical History - The 1940s: Stars, Stripes and Singing (Video) Performer ("Chattanooga Choo Choo") (uncredited)  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for Running with ScissorsRunning with Scissors Performer ("Blue Champagne" (1968))  Less 2006 $12MM $6.8MM / —
  • Primary photo for Babe: Pig in the CityBabe: Pig in the City Performer ("Chattanooga Choo Choo")  Less 1998 $80MM $18MM / $69MM
  • Primary photo for Mr. & Mrs. BridgeMr. & Mrs. Bridge Performer ("The Rhumba Jumps")  Less 1990 $7.7MM / —
  • Primary photo for Myra BreckinridgeMyra Breckinridge Performer ("Chattanooga Choo Choo") (uncredited)  Less 1970 $5MM $3MM / —
  • Primary photo for Sweet SerenadeSweet Serenade (Short) Himself (and the Glenn Miller Orchestra), Performer ("Tuxedo Junction", "Moonlight Serenade", "Pin Striped Pants and a Cutaway Coat" (as "Pin Striped Pants"), "Swing Low, Sweet Chariot")  Less 1950
  • Primary photo for Musical Merry-Go-Round No. 6Musical Merry-Go-Round No. 6 (Short) Themselves (as Tex Beneke and His Orchestra), Performer ("Somebody Loves Me")  Less 1948
  • Primary photo for Musical Merry-Go-Round #2Musical Merry-Go-Round #2 (Short) Orchestra  Less 1948
  • Primary photo for Tex Beneke and the Glenn Miller OrchestraTex Beneke and the Glenn Miller Orchestra (Short) Himself - Bandleader, Performer ("Chattanooga Choo Choo", "The Red Cavalry March", "Cynthia's in Love", "Little Brown Jug", "Hey! Ba-Ba-Re-Bop") (uncredited)  Less 1947
  • Primary photo for Melody TimeMelody Time (Short) Himself - Leader of Glenn Miller Band, Performer ("Moonlight Serenade" (uncredited), "In the Mood" (uncredited), "Serenade in Blue", "Five Minutes More", "Don't Be That Way" (uncredited), "American Patrol" (uncredited), "Some Other Time" (uncredited), "Londonderry Air" (uncredited))  Less 1946 $10K
  • Primary photo for Orchestra WivesOrchestra Wives Phil Mercer (uncredited), Performer (" (I've Got a Gal in) Kalamazoo", "People Like You and Me") (uncredited)  Less 1942
  • Primary photo for Trumpet SerenadeTrumpet Serenade (Short) Singer  Less 1942
  • Primary photo for Sun Valley SerenadeSun Valley Serenade Orchestra Member (uncredited), Soundtrack ("In the Mood" (1939)) (uncredited), Performer ("Chattanooga Choo Choo" (1941)) (uncredited)  Less 1941
Past Television (5 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for My Music: The Big Band YearsMy Music: The Big Band Years (TV Movie) Himself (archive footage), Performer ("(I've Got a Gal in) Kalamazoo", "Chattanooga Choo Choo", "Sentimental Journey" (uncredited), "Moonlight Serenade" (uncredited), "In the Mood" (uncredited), "Don't Sit Under the Apple Tree" (uncredited), "At Last" (uncredited), "Elmer's Tune" (uncredited), "(I've Got a Gal in) Kalamazoo" (uncredited), "Moonlight Cocktail" (uncredited), "Chattanooga Choo Choo" (uncredited))  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for Cold CaseCold Case (TV Series) Performer ("Dimples And Cherry Cheeks") (1 episode, 2007)  Less 2007 1
    • Devil Music (Oct 14, 2007) Performer ("Dimples And Cherry Cheeks")  Less
  • Primary photo for The Bell Telephone HourThe Bell Telephone Hour (TV Series) Performer ("Moonlight Serenade", "In the Mood", "Don't Sit Under the Apple Tree", " (I've Got a Gal in) Kalamazoo", "Moonlight Cocktail", "Chattanooga Choo Choo") (1 episode, 1962), Himself - Orchestra Leader (1 episode, 1962)  Less 1962 1
    • Portals of Music (Feb 16, 1962) Himself - Orchestra Leader (as Tex Beneke and His Orchestra), Performer ("Moonlight Serenade", "In the Mood", "Don't Sit Under the Apple Tree", " (I've Got a Gal in) Kalamazoo", "Moonlight Cocktail", "Chattanooga Choo Choo") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for General Electric TheaterGeneral Electric Theater (TV Series) Actor (1 episode, 1960)  Less 1960 1
  • Primary photo for StartimeStartime (TV Series) Performer ("Chattanooga Choo Choo") (1 episode, 1960), Himself (1 episode, 1960)  Less 1960 1
    • The Swingin' Years (Feb 9, 1960) Himself, Performer ("Chattanooga Choo Choo") (uncredited)  Less
Self (15 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for In Search of...In Search of... (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1980)  Less 1980
  • Primary photo for The Anita Bryant SpectacularThe Anita Bryant Spectacular (TV Special) Himself  Less 1980
  • Primary photo for Dinah!Dinah! (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1974)  Less 1974
  • Primary photo for The Merv Griffin ShowThe Merv Griffin Show (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1971)  Less 1971
  • Primary photo for Happy DaysHappy Days (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1970)  Less 1970
  • Primary photo for The Tonight Show Starring Johnny CarsonThe Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (TV Series) Himself - Guest (1 episode, 1964)  Less 1964
  • Primary photo for The Perry Como ShowThe Perry Como Show (TV Series) Himself - Orchestra Leader (1 episode, 1963)  Less 1963
  • Primary photo for The Bell Telephone HourThe Bell Telephone Hour (TV Series) Himself - Orchestra Leader (1 episode, 1962)  Less 1962
    • Portals of Music (Feb 16, 1962) Himself - Orchestra Leader (as Tex Beneke and His Orchestra)  Less
  • Primary photo for StartimeStartime (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1960)  Less 1960
  • Primary photo for This Is Your LifeThis Is Your Life (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1957)  Less 1957
  • Primary photo for Your Chevrolet ShowroomYour Chevrolet Showroom (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1953)  Less 1953
  • Primary photo for Star of the FamilyStar of the Family (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1952)  Less 1952
  • Primary photo for Cavalcade of BandsCavalcade of Bands (TV Series) Himself (5 episodes, 1950)  Less 1950–1951
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  • Primary photo for Kreisler BandstandKreisler Bandstand (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1951)  Less 1951
  • Primary photo for Upbeat in MusicUpbeat in Music (Short) Himself - Band Vocalist  Less 1943
Archive Footage (2 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
Other (2 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for Fallout 4Fallout 4 (Video Game) Performer ("A Wonderful Guy")  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for Fallout 3Fallout 3 (Video Game) Performer ("A Wonderful Guy")  Less 2008

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