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Jimmy Durante

Jimmy DuranteAKA James Francis Durante

Born: 10-Feb-1893
Birthplace: New York City
Died: 20-Jan-1980
Location of death: Santa Monica, CA
Cause of death: Pneumonia
Remains: Buried, Holy Cross Cemetery, Culver City, CA

Gender: Male
Religion: Roman Catholic
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Comic, Radio Personality

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Everybody wants ta get inta da act

Radio and TV personality with gigantic schnoz, sang Frosty The Snowman.

Wife: Jeane Olson (m. 19-Jun-1921, d. 1943)
Wife: Marjorie Little (m. 1960, one adopted daughter)

    Friars Club
    Del Mar Thoroughbred Club Co-Founder (1937-)
    Endorsement of Kellogg Corn Flakes
    Broadcasting and Cable Hall of Fame
    Hollywood Walk of Fame 1600 Vine Street (motion pictures)
    Hollywood Walk of Fame 1648 Vine Street (radio)
    Kentucky Colonel
    National Rifle Association
    Italian Ancestry

    FILMOGRAPHY AS ACTOR
    It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World (7-Nov-1963) · Smiler Grogan
    Billy Rose's Jumbo (6-Dec-1962) · Pop Wonder
    Pepe (21-Dec-1960) · Himself
    The Milkman (17-Oct-1950)
    The Great Rupert (8-Jan-1950) · Mr. Amendola
    On an Island with You (3-May-1948) · Buckley
    This Time for Keeps (17-Oct-1947) · Ferdi Farro
    It Happened in Brooklyn (13-Mar-1947) · Nick Lombardi
    Two Sisters from Boston (Apr-1946) · Spike
    Music for Millions (18-Dec-1944) · Andrews
    Two Girls and a Sailor (27-Apr-1944) · Billy Kipp
    The Man Who Came to Dinner (1-Jan-1942) · Banjo
    You're in the Army Now (1-Nov-1941)
    Melody Ranch (15-Nov-1940) · Cornelius J. Courtney
    Little Miss Broadway (16-Sep-1938)
    Sally, Irene and Mary (4-Mar-1938)
    Start Cheering (3-Mar-1938)
    Forbidden Music (8-Oct-1936)
    Student Tour (5-Oct-1934) · Hank Merman
    Hollywood Party (24-May-1934) · Jimmy
    Strictly Dynamite (11-May-1934) · Moxie
    George White's Scandals (16-Mar-1934)
    Palooka (26-Jan-1934)
    Meet the Baron (20-Oct-1933) · Joe McGoo
    Broadway to Hollywood (1-Sep-1933) · Jimmy
    Hell Below (25-Apr-1933) · "Ptomaine" -- Ship's Cook
    What! No Beer? (10-Feb-1933)
    The Phantom President (23-Sep-1932)
    Blondie of the Follies (1-Sep-1932) · Jimmy
    Speak Easily (13-Aug-1932) · Jimmy Dodge
    The Wet Parade (17-Mar-1932)
    The Passionate Plumber (6-Feb-1932)
    The Cuban Love Song (5-Dec-1931) · O. O. Jones
    New Adventures of Get Rich Quick Wallingford (3-Oct-1931)


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