Buddy Hackett was an American actor and comedian. His best remembered roles include Marcellus Washburn in The Music Man; Benjy Benjamin in It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World; Tennessee Steinmetz in The Love Bug; and the voice of Scuttle in The Little Mermaid.
|Born:||Leonard Hacker, August 31, 1924, Brooklyn, New York City, U.S.|
|Died:||June 30, 2003, Malibu, California, U.S.|
|Alma mater:||New Utrecht High School|
|Children:||3, including Sandy Hackett|
|IMDb:||Buddy Hackett's IMDb|
|Spotify:||Buddy Hackett's Spotify|
About Buddy Hackett
Playful actor who appeared in The Music Man and many comedy films, including Loose Shoes, Hey Babe! and It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World. He portrayed Scuttle in The Little Mermaid II: Return to the Sea.
He was next door neighbors to future baseball legend Sandy Koufax as a child.
He received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame as well as a Golden Palm Star on Palm Springs' Walk of Stars.
He married Sherry Cohen in June 1955. They had three children together.
He often appeared on The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson.
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