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Buddy Hackett

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Hackett in It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World, 1963

Source: Wikipedia

Buddy Hackett (born Leonard Hacker; August 31, 1924 – June 30, 2003) was an American comedian and actor. His best remembered roles include Marcellus Washburn in The Music Man (1962), Benjy Benjamin in It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World (1963), Tennessee Steinmetz in The Love Bug (1968), and Scuttle in The Little Mermaid (1989).

Fact file

  • Born: Leonard Hacker August 31, 1924 Brooklyn, New York, U.S.
  • Died: June 30, 2003 (aged 78) Malibu, California, U.S.
  • Occupation: Actor/Comedian
  • Years active: 1950–2003
  • Spouse(s): Sherry Cohen (1955–2003; his death; 3 children)

Read more about Buddy Hackett at Wikipedia or at the Internet Movie Database

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