Jack Benny

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by Jack Benny

Biography

Benjamin Kubelsky, 14 February 1894, Waukegan, Illinois, USA, d. 26 December 1974, Holmby Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA. Having studied violin, Benny failed to build a career in music. After serving in World War I he returned to the stage as comedian Ben K. Benny. His breakthrough came on radio where he and his wife, Mary Livingstone, and Eddie Anderson formed an act with Benny as the meanest man in the world. His deliberately awful violin playing and impeccable comic timing made him an... Read more

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comedy
spoken word
standup comedy
funny
stand-up
timeless
humour
humor
hilarious
standup
comedian
stand up
stand-up comedy
stand up comedy
comedy central
old time radio
otr
sped the fuck up
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