Jack Benny in 1964, age 70
February 14, 1894
Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
|Died||December 26, 1974 (aged 80)
Bel Air, Los Angeles, California, U.S.
|Cause of death||Pancreatic cancer|
|Resting place||Hillside Memorial Park, Culver City, California|
|Education||Waukegan High School|
|Known for||The Jack Benny Program|
|Home town||Waukegan, Illinois|
(married 1927â€“1974) (his death)
|Children||Joan Benny (b. 1934)|
Golden Globe for Best TV Show (1958)
Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series (1957, 1959)
Give me golf clubs, fresh air and a beautiful partner, and you can keep the clubs and the fresh air.
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.
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.
I don't deserve this award, but I have arthritis and I don't deserve that either.
Age is strictly a case of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter.