Jim Backus Actor

Jim Backus is a 76 years old actor from United States of America from Ohio. Jim Backus was born on February 25, 1913 (died on July 03, 1989, he was 76 years old) in Ohio as James Gilmore Backus. His nickname was Backus James Gilmore.

Jim Backus



James Gilmore Jim Backus was an American radio television film and voice actor. Among his most famous roles are the voice of nearsighted cartoon character Mr. Magoo the rich Hubert Updike III on the radio version of The Alan Young Show Joan Davis's character's husband on TV's I Married Joan James Dean's character's father in Rebel Without a Cause and Thurston Howell III on the 1960s sitcom Gilligan's Island.
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His real name:
Birth name of Jim Backus is James Gilmore Backus
Is Jim Backus still alive?

No, he died on 07/03/1989, 33 years ago. He was 76 years old when he died. Cause of death: Parkinson disease. He died in Los Angeles and buried in Westwood Village Memorial Park Cemetery .



Henny Backus

Henny Backus, American actor

He married with Henny Backus (93), in 1943. Jim Backus was 29 and Henny Backus was 31 years old. After 46 years, in 1989 Henny passed away.

Jim Backus net worth

He had a net worth of 5 million dollars.


Jim Backus Albums (5)

There are 5 albums of Jim Backus.

His last album Ringle Ringle (From "Mister Magoo Christmas Carol") released 8 years 6 months ago. When Ringle Ringle (From "Mister Magoo Christmas Carol") released, he was 101 years old.

His first album Jim Backus - The Comedy Classics released 19 years ago, he was 90 years old when this album released. There were 12 songs in this album.

Ringle Ringle (From "Mister Magoo Christmas Carol")
Ringle Ringle (From "Mister Magoo Christmas Carol")
Magoo in Hi-Fi (Remastered)
Magoo in Hi-Fi (Remastered)
Classic Comedy Hits
Classic Comedy Hits
Jim Backus - The Comedy Classics
Jim Backus - The Comedy Classics

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Jim Backus Movies (127)

There are 127 movies of Jim Backus.

His first feature film was Pete's Dragon (1977, as The Mayor). He was 64 when he starred in this movie. Since 1977, he has appeared in 127 feature films. The last one is The Castaways on Gilligan's Island (1979). In this movie, we watched him in the Thurston Howell III character .

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Jim Backus movie characters

The names of the characters/jobs in the films he starred in are as follows:

Jim Backus TV Shows (50)

His first TV Show was Studio One (1948).

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He graduated from American Academy Of Dramatic Arts

What was Jim's zodiac sign?

Jim Backus zodiac sign was pisces.

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