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Encyclopedia > Buddy Hackett
Buddy Hackett
Born August 31, 1924
Brooklyn, New York
Died June 30, 2003
Malibu, California

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Born Leonard Hacker in Brooklyn, New York of Jewish heritage, he attended Public School 103 and then went on to New Utrecht High School. While still in high school, he began appearing in nightclubs, beginning with the "Borscht Belt" resorts in the Catskills. He served three years with an anti-aircraft unit during World War II. For other meanings, see Brooklyn (disambiguation). ... New Utrecht High School is a coeducational public high school in Brooklyn, New York City, serving approximately 3250 pupils. ... Borscht Belt is an informal term for the summer resorts of the Catskill Mountains in Sullivan and Ulster Counties in upstate New York which were frequented by Ashkenazic Jews. ... Catskill State Park as seen from Overlook Mountian The Catskill Mountains are an extension of the Appalachian Mountains into New York State. ... American troops man an anti-aircraft gun near the Algerian coastline in 1943 Anti-aircraft, or air defense, is any method of combating military aircraft from the ground. ... Combatants Allied powers: China France Great Britain Soviet Union United States and others Axis powers: Germany Italy Japan and others Commanders Chiang Kai-shek Charles de Gaulle Winston Churchill Joseph Stalin Franklin Roosevelt Adolf Hitler Benito Mussolini Hideki Tōjō Casualties Military dead: 17,000,000 Civilian dead: 33,000...


Hackett's first job after the war was at the Pink Elephant, a Brooklyn club. He made appearances in Los Angeles and Las Vegas and continued in the Catskills. He acted on Broadway in Lunatics and Lovers, where Max Liebman saw him and put him in two television specials. A television series, Stanley, was developed for him, which helped start Carol Burnett's career. He became known to a wider audience when he appeared on television in the 1950s and 1960s as a frequent guest on such talk shows as Jack Paar and Arthur Godfrey, telling brash, often off-color jokes, and mugging widely at the camera. During this era, he also appeared as a panelist on What's My Line?. Nickname: City of Angels Location within Los Angeles County in the state of California Coordinates: State California County Los Angeles County Incorporated April 4, 1850 Government  - Type mayor-council  - Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa (D)  - City Attorney Rocky Delgadillo  - Governing body City Council Area  - City  465. ... For other uses around the city, see Las Vegas metropolitan area and Las Vegas Strip. ... Broadway theatre[1] is often considered the highest professional form of theatre in the United States. ... Stanley was an American situation comedy that aired on NBC during the 1956-57 television season. ... Carol Creighton Burnett (born April 26, 1933) is a successful comedienne mostly on American television, thanks largely to her eponymous variety show, The Carol Burnett Show, that ran on CBS from 1967 through 1978. ... Jack Parr redirects here. ... Arthur Morton Godfrey (August 31, 1903 – March 16, 1983) was an American radio and television broadcaster and entertainer. ... Whats My Line? was a weekly panel game show originally produced by Mark Goodson and Bill Todman for CBS television. ...


Hackett became widely known from his role in the 1963 box-office success It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World. After starring on Broadway in I Had a Ball, Hackett appeared opposite Robert Preston in the 1968 film adaptation of The Music Man. Children became familiar with him as lovable auto mechanic/hippie Tennessee Steinmetz in Disney's The Love Bug (1968). He appeared as Art Carney's replacement on The Jackie Gleason Show, and in the 1958 film God's Little Acre. His later career was mostly as a guest on variety shows and prime time sitcoms. Jazz Festival box Office, Edmonton A box office is a place where tickets are sold to the public for admission to a venue. ... Its a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World is an American motion picture directed by Stanley Kramer about a madcap pursuit of $350,000 by a diverse group of strangers. ... Broadway theatre[1] is often considered the highest professional form of theatre in the United States. ... Original Playbill I Had a Ball is a musical with a book by Jerome Chodorov and music and lyrics by Jack Lawrence and Stan Freeman. ... Robert Preston (1918 - 1987) was an American actor. ... This article is about the Broadway musical. ... Walt Disney Pictures logo (2006-present) Walt Disney Pictures is an American film studio, with off-shoot studios in Japan and other sites in the United States. ... The Love Bug (1969) was the first of a series of movies made by Walt Disney Productions that starred a white Volkswagen racing Beetle named Herbie, a bug with a mind of its own. ... Art Carney (November 4, 1918 – November 9, 2003) was an Academy Award winning American actor in film, stage, television, and radio. ... The Jackie Gleason Show was a popular television variety show that starred Jackie Gleason and ran in a variety of incarnations, from 1952 to 1970. ... Prime time is the block of programming on television during the middle of the evening. ...


In 1978, Hackett surprised many with his dramatic performance as Lou Costello in the television movie Bud And Lou opposite Harvey Korman as Bud Abbott. The film told the story of Abbott and Costello and Hackett's portrayal was widely praised. He and Korman did a memorable rendition of the team's famous "Who's On First?" routine. Lou Costello, born Louis Francis Cristillo, March 6, 1906 - March 3, 1959), was an American actor and comedian best known as half of the comedy team of Abbott and Costello, with Bud Abbott. ... Telefilm redirects here. ... Actor Harvey Korman in the 1974 comedy Blazing Saddles. ... William Alexander “Bud” Abbott (October 2, 1897 – April 24, 1974) is a legendary American actor, producer and comedian born in Asbury Park, New Jersey. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Whos on First? is a comedy routine made famous by Abbott and Costello. ...


Hackett starred in the 1980 film Hey Babe! with a twelve-year-old Yasmine Bleeth in her first screen appearance. Yasmine Bleeth and Buddy Hackett in the movie Babe! Hey Babe!, also known as Babe! and also known as Rise and Shine, was a 1980 movie which was a musical drama that starred Yasmine Bleeth and Buddy Hackett. ... Yasmine Bleeth as Jo in Maximum Surge and Game Over Yasmine Amanda Bleeth (born June 14, 1968 in New York City) is an American TV and film actress. ...


His last film performance was reprising the voice of Scuttle, the goofy little seagull, in Disney's The Little Mermaid (1989) for the direct-to-video sequel The Little Mermaid II: Return to the Sea in 2000. Buddy Hackett also appeared in the short term comedy series Action which starred Jay Mohr as movie producer Peter Dragon. He played Dragon's uncle Lonnie. He appeared again with Mohr as a judge in the reality show Last Comic Standing. A scuttle is a small opening, or lid thereof, in a ships deck or hull. ... Seagull or Seagulls may refer to: Gull, a family of seabird, members of which are often called seagulls. ... The Walt Disney Company (NYSE: DIS) is one of the largest media and entertainment corporations in the world. ... The Little Mermaid is a 1989 animated feature film produced by Walt Disney Feature Animation and first released on November 15, 1989 by Walt Disney Pictures. ... The Little Mermaid II: Return to the Sea is a sequel to The Little Mermaid. ... Action was a short-lived comedy series about a Hollywood producer named Peter Dragon, who is trying to recover from his last box-office failure. ... Jay Mohr Jay Mohr (born 1970, Verona, New Jersey) is an American actor and stand-up comedian. ... Last Comic Standing is a reality television talent show that premiered in 2003. ...


For his contribution to the motion picture industry, Buddy Hackett was given a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. A band plays on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. ...


In April 1998, Hackett guest starred in an episode of LateLine called "Buddy Hackett." The episode focuses on a news broadcast paying tribute to Hackett following his death, only to discover that the report of his death was a mistake. Robert Reich and Dick Gephardt also appeared in the episode, paying tribute to Hackett.[1] Lateline (news) is a current affairs television program in Australia. ... Robert Bernard Reich (born June 24, 1946) was the twenty-second United States Secretary of Labor, serving under President Bill Clinton from 1993 to 1997. ... Richard Andrew Dick Gephardt (born January 31, 1941) is senior counsel at the global law firm DLA Piper and a former prominent American politician of the Democratic Party. ...


Hackett died from diabetes complications, with which he had suffered for many years, in Malibu, California at age 78. Comedian Jeffrey Ross, a close friend, stated that Hackett may have told his final joke in a message left on Ross's answering machine: "You know who hates farts the most? Midgets." This article is about the disease that features high blood sugar. ... Location of Malibu in California Coordinates: Country United States of America State California County Los Angeles Incorporated (city) 1991-03-28 [2] Government  - Mayor Ken Kearsley [1] Area  - City  100. ... Jeffrey Ross is a stand-up comedian, actor & director who currently provides the voice for the beagle Buddy in the MTV2 Sicemation animated satire program Where My Dogs At?. As a stand-up comic, Jeffrey has appeared TV shows like The Late Show with David Letterman, The Tonight Show...


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Buddy Hackett - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (483 words)
Buddy Hackett (August 31, 1924 – June 30, 2003), born Leonard Hacker, was an American comedian and actor.
For his contribution to the motion picture industry, Buddy Hackett was given a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
Buddy Hackett died of natural causes on June 30, 2003, in Malibu, California at age 78.
Buddy Hackett 1924 - 2003 at tedstrong.com (845 words)
In 1961 Hackett was also back on the big screen in Norman Taurog's All Hands on Deck with Pat Boone, Dennis O'Keefe, and Barbara Eden; and Don Taylor's Everything's Ducky which paired Hackett with Mickey Rooney as two sailors who sneak a talking duck on board their ship.
Buddy Hackett was born Leonard Hacker on August 31, 1924, in Brooklyn, New York.
Hackett initially agreed to the idea, until he saw a Stooges rehearsal and witnessed the boys hitting each other on the head with pipes, wrenches, etc. Hackett backed out of the deal.
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