Buddy Lester (1915–2002)

Actor | Soundtrack
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KNOWN FOR 
Ocean's 11 (1960) | The Nutty Professor (1963) | The Party (1968)
AKA 
A.B. Buddy Lester | A.B. Lester
BORN 
Jan 16, 1915 (died Oct 4, 2002)

Filmography Filter

Past Film & Video (12 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
Past Television (43 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for More Than MurderMore Than Murder (TV Movie) Cabbie  Less 1984
  • Primary photo for Captain Caveman and the Teen AngelsCaptain Caveman and the Teen Angels (TV Series) Additional Voices (1 episode, 1980)  Less 1980 1
  • Primary photo for CrashCrash (TV Movie) Actor  Less 1978
  • Primary photo for CPO SharkeyCPO Sharkey (TV Series) Duke (1 episode, 1978)  Less 1978 1
  • Primary photo for The Feather and Father GangThe Feather and Father Gang (TV Series) Sid / Poker Player (2 episodes, 1977)  Less 1977 2
  • Primary photo for Never Con a KillerNever Con a Killer (TV Movie) Poker Player #4  Less 1977
  • Primary photo for Barney MillerBarney Miller (TV Series) Sidney the Bookie / Harry the Bookie (4 episodes, 1974)  Less 1974–1977 4
    • Abduction (Feb 3, 1977) Sidney the Bookie  Less
    • Graft (Feb 13, 1975) Harry the Bookie  Less
    • Ramon (Jan 23, 1975) Harry the Bookie  Less
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  • Primary photo for Starsky and HutchStarsky and Hutch (TV Series) Lucky Lester / Coley (2 episodes, 1975)  Less 1975–1976 2
  • Primary photo for Freedom IsFreedom Is (TV Movie) Actor (voice)  Less 1976
  • Primary photo for Police WomanPolice Woman (TV Series) Gus (1 episode, 1975)  Less 1975 1
  • Primary photo for SwitchSwitch (TV Series) Arnie Gold (1 episode, 1975)  Less 1975 1
  • Primary photo for Big EddieBig Eddie (TV Series) Herbie Mottram (1 episode, 1975)  Less 1975 1
  • Primary photo for KojakKojak (TV Series) Lenny Karp (1 episode, 1975)  Less 1975 1
  • Primary photo for Adam-12Adam-12 (TV Series) Neil / Victor Lamson (2 episodes, 1972)  Less 1972–1974 2
  • Primary photo for McCloudMcCloud (TV Series) Hotel Clerk (1 episode, 1973)  Less 1973 1
  • Primary photo for Poor DevilPoor Devil (TV Movie) Al Capone  Less 1973
  • Primary photo for The New Dick Van Dyke ShowThe New Dick Van Dyke Show (TV Series) Johnny (2 episodes, 1973)  Less 1973 2
  • Primary photo for The Mod SquadThe Mod Squad (TV Series) Bondelli / Artie Steur (2 episodes, 1971)  Less 1971–1972 2
  • Primary photo for Emergency!Emergency! (TV Series) Reggie (1 episode, 1972)  Less 1972 1
    • Crash (Apr 15, 1972) Reggie  Less
  • Primary photo for O'Hara, U.S. TreasuryO'Hara, U.S. Treasury (TV Series) Peter Fareson (1 episode, 1972)  Less 1972 1
  • Primary photo for The Odd CoupleThe Odd Couple (TV Series) Kennel Owner (1 episode, 1971)  Less 1971 1
  • Primary photo for Ellery Queen: Don't Look Behind YouEllery Queen: Don't Look Behind You (TV Movie) Policeman  Less 1971
  • Primary photo for Alias Smith and JonesAlias Smith and Jones (TV Series) Drunk (1 episode, 1971)  Less 1971 1
  • Primary photo for That GirlThat Girl (TV Series) Man / Waiter / Bartender / Barney (4 episodes, 1968)  Less 1968–1971 4
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  • Primary photo for Petticoat JunctionPetticoat Junction (TV Series) Timothy T. Temkin (1 episode, 1970)  Less 1970 1
  • Primary photo for It Takes a ThiefIt Takes a Thief (TV Series) Lenny Freland (1 episode, 1970)  Less 1970 1
  • Primary photo for My World and Welcome to ItMy World and Welcome to It (TV Series) O'Malley (4 episodes, 1969)  Less 1969–1970 4
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  • Primary photo for Love, American StyleLove, American Style (TV Series) Herb (segment "Love and the Big Night") (1 episode, 1970)  Less 1970 1
  • Primary photo for The Doris Day ShowThe Doris Day Show (TV Series) Eddie (1 episode, 1970)  Less 1970 1
  • Primary photo for Dragnet 1967Dragnet 1967 (TV Series) Frank Bevonna / Charles Anderson / Nick Gerber / Bob Dugan (4 episodes, 1967)  Less 1967–1969 4
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  • Primary photo for Mayberry R.F.D.Mayberry R.F.D. (TV Series) Charles Pierce / Phil Atkerson (2 episodes, 1969)  Less 1969 2
  • Primary photo for The Name of the GameThe Name of the Game (TV Series) Car Rental Clerk (1 episode, 1969)  Less 1969 1
    • Swingers Only (Jan 10, 1969) Car Rental Clerk (as A.B. Lester)  Less
  • Primary photo for Gomer Pyle: USMCGomer Pyle: USMC (TV Series) Pete Evans (1 episode, 1967)  Less 1967 1
  • Primary photo for The New Phil Silvers ShowThe New Phil Silvers Show (TV Series) Nick (7 episodes, 1963)  Less 1963–1964 7
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  • Primary photo for I'm Dickens, He's FensterI'm Dickens, He's Fenster (TV Series) Barnes (1 episode, 1963)  Less 1963 1
  • Primary photo for Make Room for DaddyMake Room for Daddy (TV Series) Skip Harris (1 episode, 1961)  Less 1961 1
  • Primary photo for 77 Sunset Strip77 Sunset Strip (TV Series) Buddy Lester (1 episode, 1960)  Less 1960 1
  • Primary photo for LassieLassie (TV Series) Vagrant (1 episode, 1959)  Less 1959 1
  • Primary photo for M SquadM Squad (TV Series) Tuley Miller (1 episode, 1959)  Less 1959 1
  • Primary photo for State TrooperState Trooper (TV Series) Waldo Sims (1 episode, 1959)  Less 1959 1
  • Primary photo for Schlitz Playhouse of StarsSchlitz Playhouse of Stars (TV Series) Actor (2 episodes, 1958)  Less 1958–1959 2
  • Primary photo for DragnetDragnet (TV Series) Paul Portell (2 episodes, 1958)  Less 1958 2
  • Primary photo for Toast of the TownToast of the Town (TV Series) Himself - Comedian / Singer (1 episode, 1949), Performer ("Oh, How I Miss You Tonight", "Old Man River") (1 episode, 1949)  Less 1949 1
    • Episode #2.53 (Sep 11, 1949) Himself - Comedian / Singer, Performer ("Oh, How I Miss You Tonight", "Old Man River") (uncredited)  Less
Self (13 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for George Jessel's Here Come the StarsGeorge Jessel's Here Come the Stars (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1968)  Less 1968
  • Primary photo for Strictly for LaffsStrictly for Laffs (TV Movie) Himself  Less 1962
  • Primary photo for The Gene Krupa StoryThe Gene Krupa Story Himself  Less 1959
  • Primary photo for Make Me LaughMake Me Laugh (TV Series) Himself (2 episodes, 1958)  Less 1958
  • Primary photo for The Colgate Comedy HourThe Colgate Comedy Hour (TV Series) Himself - Comedian (1 episode, 1954)  Less 1954
  • Primary photo for Pantomime QuizPantomime Quiz (TV Series) Himself - Guest Panelist (1 episode, 1954)  Less 1954
  • Primary photo for Kreisler BandstandKreisler Bandstand (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1951)  Less 1951
  • Primary photo for Cavalcade of BandsCavalcade of Bands (TV Series) Himself (2 episodes, 1950)  Less 1950–1951
  • Primary photo for Showtime, U.S.A.Showtime, U.S.A. (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1950)  Less 1950
  • Primary photo for Broadway Open HouseBroadway Open House (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1950)  Less 1950
  • Primary photo for The Arthur Murray PartyThe Arthur Murray Party (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1950)  Less 1950
  • Primary photo for Toast of the TownToast of the Town (TV Series) Himself - Comedian / Singer / Audience Bow (3 episodes, 1949)  Less 1949
    • Episode #3.1 (Sep 18, 1949) Himself - Comedian  Less
    • Episode #2.53 (Sep 11, 1949) Himself - Comedian / Singer  Less
    • Episode #2.51 (Aug 28, 1949) Himself - Comedian / Audience Bow  Less
  • Primary photo for Texaco Star Theatre Starring Milton BerleTexaco Star Theatre Starring Milton Berle (TV Series) Himself - Comedian (1 episode, 1948)  Less 1948

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