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Zeke Manners
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Birth: Oct. 10, 1911
San Francisco
San Francisco County
California, USA
Death: Oct. 14, 2000
West Hollywood
Los Angeles County
California, USA

Acclaimed Musician, Songwriter, and Actor. Born Leo Ezekiel Mannes, sometimes known as 'Zeke Craddock' and 'The Jewish Hillbilly.' He was widely known by audiences of the 1930s, leading his own orchestra, "The Beverly Hill Billies," a group that included Stuart Hamblen and yodeler Elton Britt. Zeke became friends with actor Buddy Ebsen, and even composed a group of songs together, including "Lahaina," as well as the "cue" music for the Carol Burnett Show. He later worked as a DJ for several Los Angeles radio stations including KFWB, KLAC adn KMPC. He is an inductee into the Radio and Television Hall of Fame. As an actor he appeared in "Real Life," "Lost In America" (both directed by his nephew, Albert Brooks), and "Barfly." One of Zeke's compositions, "Pennsylvania Polka," became a national hit. The inscription on his marker reads: "Strike up the music, Dad. See you all in the Band - Love Susie." (bio by: Richard Lombard) 
 
Inscription:
Strike Up the Music, Dad
 
Burial:
Hollywood Forever Cemetery
Hollywood
Los Angeles County
California, USA
Plot: New Beth Olam Mausoleum
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Richard Lombard
Record added: Oct 12, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 9589482
Zeke Manners
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Zeke Manners
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Zeke Manners
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- BecauseIcare
 Added: Jun. 4, 2014
Remembering you 6 years later Zeke
- Nancy
 Added: Oct. 14, 2006

- mj
 Added: Oct. 14, 2006
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