Buddy Hackett

Movie Actor

Birthday August 31, 1924

Birth Sign Virgo

Birthplace Brooklyn, NY

DEATH DATE Jun 30, 2003 (78)

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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.

Before Fame

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.

Family Life

He married Sherry Cohen in June 1955. They had three children together.

Associated With

He often appeared on The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson.