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Summary

Jack Benny was a famous Comedian from USA, who lived between February 14, 1894 and December 26, 1974. He became 80 years old.

Biography

Benny grew up in Chicago and Waukegan, Illinois. He began a career as a violinist, which, however, was interrupted by World War One. However, he discovered his comedy talent while serving in the Navy during the war.

After the war, he made film debut in 1929 but had its greatest success through radio and television, often with Eddie "Rochester" Anderson.

He became known as self-deprecating, violin-playing miser, but contrary to his roles as a vain, self-righteous and angry man, he was in real life one of the most generous and humble ever in show business.

In the film, he came to make several highly acclaimed performances, the number one in the To be or not be (1942). Other films include the Broadway Melody (1935) and Susan slept with me (1954).

Zodiac etc.

He is born under the zodiac aquarius, who is known for Knowledge, Humanitarian, Serious, Insightful, Duplicitous. Our collection contains 10 quotes who is written / told by Jack, under the main topic Humor.

Related authors: Rita Rudner

Source / external links:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jack_Benny

Famous quotes by Jack Benny (10)


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"My wife Mary and I have been married for forty-seven years and not once have we had an argument serious enough to consider divorce; murder, yes, but divorce, never"
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"Modesty is my best quality"
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"It's not so much knowing when to speak, when to pause"
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"If you don't mind, it doesn't matter"
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"I don't want to tell you how much insurance I carry with the Prudential, but all I can say is: when I go, they go too"
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"I don't deserve this award, but I have arthritis and I don't deserve that either"
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"Hors D'oeuvre: A ham sandwich cut into forty pieces"
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"Give me golf clubs, fresh air and a beautiful partner, and you can keep the clubs and the fresh air"
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"Gags die, humor doesn't"
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"Age is strictly a case of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter"


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