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Jim Backus

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Performed the role of millionaire Thurston Howell III on TV’s Gilligan’s Island and James Dean’s character’s pops in Rebel With out a Trigger. He was expelled in the Kentucky Armed forces Institute for operating a horse with the cafeteria. He’s most well-known for voicing Mr. Magoo. He wedded Henny Backus in 1943 and was with her until his loss of life in 1989. He and Joan Davis performed a married few on it humor series I Wedded Joan.

Quick Facts


Full Name Jim Backus
Date Of Birth February 25, 1913
Died July 3, 1989, Los Angeles, California, United States
Place Of Birth Cleveland, OH
Profession TV Actor
Education Kentucky Military Institute
Nationality American
Spouse Henny Backus, Betty Kean
Parents Daisy Gilmore Backus, Russell Gould Backus
Movies Rebel Without a Cause, It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World, Pete's Dragon, Mister Magoo's Christmas Carol, Friday Foster, Rescue from Gilligan's Island, His Kind of Woman, Don't Bother to Knock, Pat and Mike, Angel Face, Deadline – U.S.A., Sunday in New York, Man of a Thousand Faces, Good Guys Wear Black, The Harlem Globetrotters on Gilligan's Island, Myra Breckinridge, The Girl He Left Behind, The Cockeyed Cowboys of Calico County, Johnny Cool, Hello Down There, Now You See Him, Now You Don't, Critic's Choice, There Goes the Bride, Angels Revenge, The Rose Bowl Story, Ask Any Girl, Advance to the Rear, Macabre, The Horizontal Lieutenant, The Wonderful World of the Brothers Grimm, Prince Jack, Where Were You When the Lights Went Out?, Hurry Sundown, Crazy Mama, Meet Me in Las Vegas, The Great Man, Francis in the Navy, C.H.O.M.P.S., Ma and Pa Kettle Go to Town, John Goldfarb, Please Come Home, I'll See You in My Dreams, The Wheeler Dealers, Slapstick of Another Kind, Boys' Night Out, Billie, Zotz!, One Last Fling, I Love Melvin, Bright Victory, Here Come the Nelsons, Top Secret Affair
TV Shows I Married Joan, Mister Magoo, The Famous Adventures of Mr. Magoo, Gilligan's Island, Blondie, The New Adventures of Gilligan, What's New, Mr. Magoo?, Gilligan's Planet, The Jim Backus Show, Totally Tooned In, Hollywood House, The Bugs Bunny and Tweety Show
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#Fact
1Second husband of Betty Kean. Ex-brother-in-law of Jean Kean.
2Jim Backus passed away on July 3, 1989, six months before his Gilligan's Island (1964) co-star Alan Hale Jr.'s death.
3Best remembered by the public for his roles as the voice of Mr. Magoo and as Thurston Howell III on Gilligan's Island (1964).
4Had appeared with Natalie Wood in four films: Father Was a Fullback (1949), The Rose Bowl Story (1952), Rebel Without a Cause (1955) and The Girl He Left Behind (1956).
5Had appeared with Mickey Rooney in four films: The Big Operator (1959), It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World (1963), Cockeyed Cowboys of Calico County (1970) and Pete's Dragon (1977).
6Had appeared with Charles McGraw in four films: Ma and Pa Kettle Go to Town (1950), His Kind of Woman (1951), The Horizontal Lieutenant (1962) and It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World (1963).
7Had played the same character (Thurston Howell III) on three different series: Gilligan's Island (1964), The New Adventures of Gilligan (1974) and Gilligan's Planet (1982).
8He was awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 1735 Vine Street in Hollywood, California on February 8, 1960.
9In November 1957, Eva Gabor was his landlady - he sublet her New York City apartment.
10Suffered from Parkinson's disease in later years and had to be carried into Gilligan's Island (1964) creator Sherwood Schwartz's 70th birthday party in 1987 because he could not manage the steps into Schwartz's house.
11Was the first choice to play Abner Kravitz on Bewitched (1964), but turned down the role, as he was already working on Gilligan's Island (1964).
12Biography in: "The Scribner Encyclopedia of American Lives." Volume Two, 1986-1990, pages 43-45. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1999.
13He provided the voice of Wally the Bird on the Western Airlines ads of the 1950s. His one-liner was simply "Western Airlines, the O-O-ONLY way to fly." He repeated this line in It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World (1963).
14He reached the United States Top 40 Pop charts for a couple of weeks in 1958 with his novelty recording, "Delicious!" on Jubilee Records featuring instrumental backing from Appleknocker and His Group. The female part was comedienne Phyllis Diller. It was basically the two of them taking a drink of champagne and exclaiming "Delicious!". As the record progresses, they get drunker and giddier, slurring the word and laughing hysterically.
15He not only played Thurston Howell III on Gilligan's Island (1964), once he also did a double-role, portraying a man, that impersonated Thurston Howell III, but was a criminal, in Gilligan's Island: Will the Real Mr. Howell Please Stand Up? (1966). The man later falls off a yacht, while drinking wine from a lady's slipper.
16He was once roommates with Martin Gabel.
17Biography in: "Who's Who in Comedy" by Ronald L. Smith. pg. 34-35. New York: Facts on File, 1992. ISBN 0816023387
18Was an avid golfer.
19When Backus was doing radio plays, one of his characters Hubert Updyke III would become the basis for Thurston Howell III on Gilligan's Island (1964).
20Used to work as a radio announcer in New York City.
21Attended the Kentucky Military Institute. One of his classmates was future fellow actor Victor Mature.
22One of his teachers in grade school was Margaret Hamilton, who would later play the Wicked Witch of the West in The Wizard of Oz (1939).
23Following his death, he was interred at Westwood Village Memorial Park in Los Angeles, California.


Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Front Row Center1956TV SeriesHarry Cooper
Meet Me in Las Vegas1956Tom Culdane
Lux Video Theatre1956TV SeriesHarry
Star Stage1956TV Series
The Square Jungle1955Pat Quaid
TV Reader's Digest1955TV SeriesGeorge Johnson
Magoo Makes News1955ShortMr. Magoo (voice)
Rebel Without a Cause1955Frank Stark
Stage Door Magoo1955ShortMr. Magoo (voice)
Francis in the Navy1955Cmdr. E.T. Hutch
Madcap Magoo1955ShortMr. Magoo (voice)
Magoo Express1955ShortMr. Magoo (voice)
I Married Joan1952-1955TV SeriesJudge Bradley Stevens
Magoo's Check Up1955ShortMr. Magoo (voice)
Destination Magoo1954ShortMr. Magoo (voice)
Deep in My Heart1954Ben Judson
The Web1954TV Series
Kangaroo Courting1954ShortMr. Magoo (voice)
Four Wheels, No Brakes1954ShortTelevision Quizmaster / New Car Salesman (voice, uncredited)
Magoo Goes Skiing1954ShortMr. Magoo (voice)
Look Who's Driving1954ShortCharlie (voice, uncredited)
When Magoo Flew1954ShortMr. Magoo (voice)
Geraldine1953Jason Ambrose
All Star Revue1953TV SeriesGuest Comedic Actor
Magoo Slept Here1953ShortMr. Magoo (voice)
Magoo's Masterpiece1953ShortMr. Magoo (voice)
Safety Spin1953ShortMr. Magoo (voice)
I Love Melvin1953Mergo
Angel Face1953District Attorney Judson
Above and Beyond1952Gen. Curtis E. LeMay
Captains Outrageous1952ShortMr. Magoo (voice)
Androcles and the Lion1952Centurion
Hotsy Footsy1952ShortMr. Magoo (voice)
Pete Hothead1952Short voice, uncredited
The Rose Bowl Story1952Michael 'Iron Mike' Burke
Pink and Blue Blues1952ShortMr. Magoo (voice)
Don't Bother to Knock1952Peter Jones
Pat and Mike1952Charles Barry
The Dog Snatcher1952ShortMr. Magoo (voice)
Deadline - U.S.A.1952Jim Cleary
Here Come the Nelsons1952Joe Randolph
Sloppy Jalopy1952ShortMr. Magoo (voice)
I Want You1951Harvey Landrum
Grizzly Golfer1951ShortMr. Magoo (voice)
I'll See You in My Dreams1951Sam Harris
The Man with a Cloak1951Flaherty
Fuddy Duddy Buddy1951ShortMr. Magoo (voice, uncredited)
His Kind of Woman1951Myron Winton
Iron Man1951Max Watkins
Hollywood Story1951Mitch Davis
Plutopia1951ShortMilton (voice, uncredited)
Bright Victory1951Bill Grayson
Half Angel1951Michael Hogan
Barefaced Flatfoot1951ShortMr. Magoo (voice, uncredited)
M1951The Mayor
Bungled Bungalow1951ShortMr. Magoo (voice)
The Killer That Stalked New York1950Willie Dennis (uncredited)
Emergency Wedding1950Ed Hamley
Trouble Indemnity1950ShortMr. Magoo (voice)
The Miner's Daughter1950ShortJohn Harvard (voice, uncredited)
Customs Agent1950Shanghai Chief Agent Thomas Jacoby
Ma and Pa Kettle Go to Town1950Joseph 'Little Joe' Rogers
Spellbound Hound1950ShortMr. Magoo (voice, uncredited)
Edgar Bergen with Charlie McCarthy1950TV MovieMagistrate Backus
A Dangerous Profession1949Police Lt. Nick Ferrone / Narrator
Hollywood House1949TV SeriesHotel Manager
The Great Lover1949Higgins
Easy Living1949Dr. Franklin (as James Backus)
Father Was a Fullback1949Professor Sullivan (as James G. Backus)
Ragtime Bear1949ShortMr. Magoo (voice, uncredited)
One Last Fling1949Howard Pritchard
A-Lad-in His Lamp1948ShortGenie (voice, uncredited)
Where Will You Hide?1948ShortNarrator
Gilligan's Island1964-1992TV SeriesThurston Howell III
Merrie Melodies: Starring Bugs Bunny and Friends1990TV SeriesSmoky the Genie (voice)
The Bugs Bunny and Tweety Show1986TV SeriesSmoky the Genie (voice)
The Enchanted Journey1984Gamun (voice)
Prince Jack1984Dealy
Trapper John, M.D.1983TV SeriesGus
Gilligan's Planet1982TV SeriesThurston Howell III
Slapstick of Another Kind1982President of the U.S.
The Love Boat1978-1981TV SeriesMr. Landers / Mr. Marvin Waterman
The Harlem Globetrotters on Gilligan's Island1981TV MovieThurston Howell III
There Goes the Bride1980Mr. Perkins
Fantasy Island1978-1980TV SeriesH.H. Moran / Cap Truman
C.H.O.M.P.S.1979Mr. Gibbs
The Electric Horseman1979Mr. Magoo (voice, uncredited)
Eischied1979TV Series
The Rebels1979TV MovieJohn Hancock
The Castaways on Gilligan's Island1979TV MovieThurston Howell III
$weepstake$1979TV SeriesMajor Adams
Angels' Brigade1979Cmdr. Lindsey March
Flying High1979TV SeriesMan
The Gift of the Magi1978TV Movie
Rescue from Gilligan's Island1978TV MovieThurston Howell III
Good Guys Wear Black1978Doorman
What's New, Mr. Magoo?1977TV SeriesMr. Magoo
Have I Got a Christmas for You1977TV MovieKevin Grady
Pete's Dragon1977The Mayor
CHiPs1977TV SeriesWeitzman
Charlie's Angels1977TV SeriesIggy
Never Con a Killer1977TV MovieStanley Bunch
The Feather and Father Gang1977TV SeriesStanley Bunch
The Magic Pony1977The Tsar (voice)
Ark II1976TV SeriesArnie Pool
ABC Afterschool Specials1976TV SeriesDr. Flamel
Police Story1975-1976TV SeriesPollack / Jake Mandel
Friday Foster1975Enos Griffith
The New Adventures of Gilligan1974-1975TV SeriesThurston Howell III
The Ghost Busters1975TV SeriesEric, the Red
Ellery Queen1975TV SeriesHoward Biggers
Mobile One1975TV SeriesMacklin
Joe Forrester1975TV SeriesJake Mandel
New Zoo Revue1975TV SeriesTraveling Salesman
Crazy Mama1975Mr. Albertson
Cop on the Beat1975TV MovieJake Mandel
Gunsmoke1975TV SeriesReverend Sims
Kolchak: The Night Stalker1975TV SeriesHerb Bresson
Harry O1975TV SeriesZiggy
Chico and the Man1975TV SeriesHarold Erickson
Yes, Virginia, There Is a Santa Claus1974TV ShortNarrator / Santa Claus (voice)
Marcus Welby, M.D.1974TV SeriesBill
The Brady Bunch1971-1974TV SeriesZaccariah T. Brown / Harry Mathews
Goodnight Jackie1974Mr. Landry
Miracle on 34th Street1973TV MovieShellhammer
The Girl Most Likely to...1973TV MovieTilson
Medical Center1973TV SeriesDr. Danvers
Mod Squad1973TV SeriesEmile Wade
Magic Carpet1972TV MovieGeorge Benson
Of Thee I Sing1972TV MovieSenator Robert F. Lyons
Now You See Him, Now You Don't1972Timothy Forsythe
Alias Smith and Jones1972TV SeriesJoseph P. Sterling
Getting Away from It All1972TV MovieMike Lorimar
Young Dr. Kildare1972TV SeriesJake Langley
Love, American Style1970TV SeriesJerry (segment "Love and the Understanding") / Jerry Franks (segment "Love and the Marriage Counselor")
Uncle Sam Magoo1970TV MovieMr. Magoo (voice)
Myra Breckinridge1970Doctor
Cockeyed Cowboys of Calico County1970Staunch
Nanny and the Professor1970TV SeriesDr. Charles Walters
I Dream of Jeannie1970TV SeriesGeneral Charles Fitzhugh
Wake Me When the War Is Over1969TV MovieColonel
Hello Down There1969T.R. Hollister
The Good Guys1969TV SeriesHenry Arsdale
The Wild Wild West1969TV SeriesFabian Swanson
Blondie1968-1969TV SeriesJ.C. Dithers Mr. Dithers
The Bugs Bunny/Road Runner Hour1968TV SeriesSmoky the Genie (voice)
Where Were You When the Lights Went Out?1968Tru-Blue Lou
I Spy1968TV SeriesTom Mathews
Daniel Boone1968TV SeriesWill Scataway
Accidental Family1967TV SeriesUncle Fred
Damn Yankees!1967TV MovieBenny Van Buren
Hurry Sundown1967Carter Sillens
The Garry Moore Show1967TV Series
Billie1965Howard G. Carol
Fluffy1965Sergeant
The Famous Adventures of Mr. Magoo1964-1965TV SeriesMr. Magoo / Squinty Eyes
John Goldfarb, Please Come Home!1965Miles Whitepaper
Burke's Law1963-1964TV SeriesHerkimer Witt / Pork Pie Hannigan / Harold Mason
Advance to the Rear1964Gen. Willoughby
Espionage1964TV SeriesMcAvoy
Arrest and Trial1964TV SeriesSam Thayer
The DuPont Show of the Week1964TV SeriesBig Boss Buddy Foy
Mr. Magoo in Sherwood Forest1964Mr. Magoo (voice)
The Wheeler Dealers1963Bullard Bear
Sunday in New York1963Chief Pilot Drysdale
It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World1963Tyler Fitzgerald
Johnny Cool1963Louis Murphy
The United States Steel Hour1963TV SeriesMichael John McKane
The Beverly Hillbillies1963TV SeriesMarty Van Ransohoff
Critic's Choice1963Dr. William Von Hagedorn
My Six Loves1963Sheriff
Operation Bikini1963Bosun's Mate Ed Fennelly
The Dick Powell Theatre1963TV SeriesMonte
McKeever & the Colonel1963TV SeriesJ.C. Medbury
Mister Magoo's Christmas Carol1962TV MovieEbenezer Scrooge Mr. Magoo (voice)
The Wonderful World of the Brothers Grimm1962The King ('The Dancing Princess')
Zotz!1962Horatio Kellgore
Boys' Night Out1962Peter Bowers
The Horizontal Lieutenant1962Cmdr. Jeremiah Hammerslag
Follow the Sun1962TV SeriesN.N. Nelson
The Lady and the Stock Exchange1962Documentary shortFictional Character
Cain's Hundred1961TV SeriesKarl Bigger
The Errand Boy1961Mr. Arbutt (voice, uncredited)
Maverick1961TV SeriesJoe Wheelwright
The Jim Backus Show1960-1961TV SeriesMike O'Toole
The Bugs Bunny Show1960TV SeriesSmoky the Genie (voice)
Make Room for Daddy1960TV SeriesJim Fletcher
The Untouchables1960TV SeriesWilliam Norbert
77 Sunset Strip1960TV SeriesMaury Samuels
Ice Palace1960Dave Husack
Inside Magoo1960ShortMr. Magoo / Himself
Mister Magoo1960TV SeriesMr. Magoo
1001 Arabian Nights1959Uncle Abdul Azziz Magoo (voice)
A Private's Affair1959Jim Gordon
The Big Operator1959Cliff Heldon
Terror Faces Magoo1959ShortMr. Magoo (voice)
The Wild and the Innocent1959Mr. Forbes
Ask Any Girl1959Maxwell
Magoo's Lodge Brother1959ShortMr. Magoo (voice)
Merry Minstrel Magoo1959ShortMr. Magoo (voice)
The Millionaire1959TV SeriesHenry Banning
Magoo's Homecoming1959ShortMr. Magoo (voice)
Goodyear Theatre1959TV SeriesJim Cannaday
Bwana Magoo1959ShortMr. Magoo (voice)
Playhouse 901958TV SeriesJerry
Gumshoe Magoo1958ShortMr. Magoo (voice)
Love Comes to Magoo1958ShortMr. Magoo (voice)
Macabre1958Police Chief Jim Tyloe
Magoo's Cruise1958ShortMr. Magoo (voice)
Magoo's Three-Point Landing1958ShortMr. Magoo / Air Traffic Controller (voice)
The High Cost of Loving1958Paul Mason
The Explosive Mr. Magoo1958ShortMr. Magoo (voice)
Studio One in Hollywood1957-1958TV SeriesTim McTaggart / Father
Scoutmaster Magoo1958ShortMr. Magoo (voice)
Magoo's Young Manhood1958ShortMr. Magoo (voice)
Magoo's Private War1957ShortMr. Magoo (voice)
Magoo's Moose Hunt1957ShortMr. Magoo (voice)
The Pied Piper of Hamelin1957TV MovieKing's Emissary
Eighteen and Anxious1957Harvey Graham
Rock-Hound Magoo1957ShortMr. Magoo (voice)
Magoo Saves the Bank1957ShortMr. Magoo (voice)
The Gale Storm Show: Oh! Susanna1957TV SeriesArthur Hutchins
Magoo's Masquerade1957ShortMr. Magoo (voice)
Man of a Thousand Faces1957Clarence Locan
Magoo's Glorious Fourth1957ShortMr. Magoo (voice)
Magoo Breaks Par1957ShortMr. Magoo (voice)
Matador Magoo1957ShortMr. Magoo (voice)
Matinee Theatre1956-1957TV Series
Climax!1957TV SeriesDetective Herman
Robert Montgomery Presents1957TV SeriesLucus Edgerton
Magoo Goes Overboard1957ShortMr. Magoo (voice)
Top Secret Affair1957Col. Homer W. Gooch
Meet Mother Magoo1956ShortMr. Magoo (voice)
The Great Man1956Nick Cellantano
You Can't Run Away from It1956Danker
The Girl He Left Behind1956Sgt. Hanna
The Opposite Sex1956Psychiatrist
Magoo's Problem Child1956ShortMr. Magoo (voice)
Conflict1956TV SeriesDandy Summers
Warner Brothers Presents1956TV Series
Trailblazer Magoo1956ShortMr. Magoo (voice)
Magoo's Puddle Jumper1956ShortMr. Magoo (voice)
Magoo Beats the Heat1956ShortMr. Magoo (voice)
The Naked Hills1956Willis Haver
Calling Doctor Magoo1956ShortMr. Magoo (voice)
Magoo Goes West1956ShortMr. Magoo (voice)
Magoo's Canine Mutiny1956ShortMr. Magoo (voice)

Writer

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Mooch Goes to Hollywood1971TV Movie written by
Destination Magoo1954Short story

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Mister Magoo's Christmas Carol1962TV Movie performer: "Ringle, Ringle", "It's Great to Be Back on Broadway", "Alone in the World"
The Opposite Sex1956performer: "The Opposite Sex" - uncredited

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Mr. Magoo1997acknowledgment: the original "Mr. Magoo" featured the voice of

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Late Show1988TV SeriesHimself
Tom Cottle: Up Close1983TV SeriesHimself
Family Feud1983TV SeriesHimself
Natalie - A Tribute to a Very Special Lady1982TV Movie documentaryHimself
The Mike Douglas Show1962-1980TV SeriesHimself - Actor / Himself - Co-Host / Himself - Comedy Actor / ...
The Gossip Columnist1980TV MovieHimself
Today1980TV SeriesHimself
The Alan Hamel Show1979TV SeriesHimself
AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to William Wyler1976TV Movie documentaryHimself (uncredited)
Tattletales1974TV SeriesHimself
Stand Up and Cheer1974TV SeriesHimself
Match Game 731973TV SeriesHimself - Panelist
The Hollywood Squares1965-1973TV SeriesHimself - Panelist / Himself - Center Square
The Wacky World of Jonathan Winters1973TV SeriesHimself
Password All-Stars1965-1973TV SeriesHimself - Celebrity Contestant
The Mouse Factory1972-1973TV SeriesHimself
The Virginia Graham Show1972TV SeriesHimself
Mooch Goes to Hollywood1971TV MovieHimself
This Is Your Life1971TV SeriesHimself
Laugh-In1970TV SeriesHimself
It Takes Two1970TV SeriesHimself
Della1970TV SeriesHimself
He Said, She Said1970TV SeriesHimself
The Max Bygraves Hour1970TV SpecialHimself
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson1963-1969TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Guest
The Joey Bishop Show1968-1969TV SeriesHimself
The David Frost Show1969TV SeriesHimself
The Barbara McNair Show1969TV SeriesHimself
The Joan Rivers Show1969TV SeriesHimself
The Merv Griffin Show1967-1969TV SeriesHimself - Guest / Himself
The Storybook Squares1969TV SeriesMr. Magoo
The Fabulous Shorts1968TV MovieHimself - Host / Mr. Magoo
The Donald O'Connor Show1968TV SeriesHimself
Don't Make Waves1967Himself (uncredited)
The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour1967TV SeriesHimself
I've Got a Secret1957-1967TV SeriesHimself - Celebrity Guest / Himself
Continental Showcase1966TV SeriesHimself - Host
What's My Line?1957-1965TV SeriesHimself
The Celebrity Game1965TV SeriesHimself
Rendezvous in Space1964Documentary shortMoon (voice, uncredited)
The Match Game1963TV SeriesHimself - Team Captain
Juke Box Jury1963TV SeriesHimself - Panellist
Talent Scouts1962-1963TV SeriesHimself - Host / Himself
Stump the Stars1963TV SeriesHimself
The Jack Paar Tonight Show1957-1962TV SeriesHimself
The Tonight Show1962TV SeriesHimself - Actor / Himself - Comedian / Himself
The Linkletter Show1962TV SeriesHimself
Here's Hollywood1962TV SeriesHimself
The Bob Newhart Show1962TV SeriesHimself
Person to Person1961TV Series documentaryHimself
About Faces1960TV SeriesHimself
The Chevy Showroom Starring Andy Williams1959TV SeriesHimself
The Juke Box Jury1959TV SeriesHimself
This Is Your Life1958TV SeriesHimself
The George Gobel Show1958TV SeriesHimself
To Tell the Truth1958TV SeriesHimself - Panelist
Confidential File1956TV SeriesHimself
The 27th Annual Academy Awards1955TV SpecialHimself - Audience Member
All Star Revue1952TV SeriesHimself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Sixties2014TV Mini-Series documentaryThurston Howell III
Tony Curtis: Driven to Stardom2011DocumentaryPat Quaid
American Masters2005TV Series documentaryActor 'Rebel without a Cause'
Before the Three-Hour Tour2004Video documentary shortThurston Howell III
ET in TV Land2003TV Series documentaryHimself
Biography2002TV Series documentaryFrank Stark in 'Rebel Without A Cause'
Surviving Gilligan's Island: The Incredibly True Story of the Longest Three Hour Tour in History2001TV MovieHimself (uncredited)
Entertainment Tonight Presents: Gilligan's Island - The Untold Tales2000TV Movie documentaryHimself
TV Guide's Truth Behind the Sitcom Scandals 22000TV Movie documentaryHimself
E! True Hollywood Story1999TV Series documentaryHimself
Forever James Dean1988DocumentaryFrank Stark
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson1984TV SeriesUS President from film SLAPSTICK OF ANOTHER KIND
Hill Street Blues1982TV SeriesMr. Magoo
Charlie's Angels1979TV SeriesIggy
Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color1975TV SeriesTimothy Forsythe
Autumn Leaves1956Mr. Magoo (uncredited)

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
1960Star on the Walk of FameWalk of FameTelevisionOn 8 February 1960. At 1735 Vine Street.


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#Quote
1Mr. Magoo's appeal lies in our hostility toward an older generation. But he's not only nearsighted physically; his mind is selective of what it sees, too. That is where the humor, the satire lies, in the difference between what he thinks he sees and reality as we see it.
2Many a man owes his success to his first wife and his second wife to his success.

#Trademark
1Often played wealthy, upper-class figures
2Rich smooth voice

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