Benyamin Sueb

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Birthday
5, 1939
Birthplace
Indonesia
Death Date
Sep 5, 1995 (56)
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
5, 1939
Birthplace
Indonesia
Death Date
Sep 5, 1995 (56)

About

Legendary Indonesian comedian, actor, and singer who appeared in over 50 Indonesian films during his lengthy career. He received two Citra Awards for Intan Berduri in 1973 and Si Doel Anak Modern in 1975.

Before Fame

He worked as both a bread seller and a bus conductor, though his real dream was to be a pilot.

Trivia

In his career he appeared in over fifty Indonesian feature films.

Family Life

He had a son with his wife, Noni, whom he married shortly after becoming a success.

Associated With

His music in the 60's was heavily influenced by the soul sound of James Brown.