Jack Benny(redirected from Jack Benny Show)
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|Birthplace||Chicago, Illinois, U.S.|
Actor, comedian, vaudevillian, violinist
|Education||Waukegan High School|
|Known for||The Jack Benny Program|
Benny, Jack,1894–1974, American comedian, b. Waukegan, Ill., as Benjamin Kubelsky. His shows on radio (1932–55) and television (1950–65) made famous his miserliness, reproachful silences, and violin. His films include To Be or Not to Be (1942).
Benny, Jack (1894–1974)
the king of penny pinchers. [Radio: “The Jack Benny Program” in Buxton, 122–123; TV: Terrace, 402]