Ben Blue

Ben Blue

Montreal, Montreal Region, Quebec, Canada
Death 7 Mar 1975 (aged 73)
Hollywood, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Burial Culver City, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Plot Mausoleum. Columbarium of Graciousness, #810
Memorial ID 105 · View Source
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Vaudeville Comedian. Born Benjamin Bernstein, Ben Blue immigrated to the United States where he became a dance instructor, dance school owner, and a successful nightclub owner. He began his movie career in short films for Warner Brothers in 1926 and later worked at Hal Roach Studios, Paramount and later at MGM. Some of his notable film appearances were in The Big Broadcast of 1938 (1938), For Me and My Gal (1942) which starred Judy Garland, One Sunday Afternoon (1948) which was a remake of the 1933 film of the same name and It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World (1963) in which he had a cameo as a biplane pilot. He was also on television and frequently appeared on Ed Sullivan's "Toast of the Town" variety series and on the popular, long-running variety show "The Hollywood Palace". Pilot of the biplane on "It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World," movie.

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