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Jim Backus

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Birthday
25, 1913
Birthplace
Cleveland, OH
Death Date
Jul 3, 1989 (76)
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
25, 1913
Birthplace
Cleveland, OH
Death Date
Jul 3, 1989 (76)

About

Played the role of millionaire Thurston Howell III on TV's Gilligan's Island and James Dean's character's father in Rebel Without a Cause.

Before Fame

He was expelled from the Kentucky Military Institute for riding a horse through the cafeteria.

Trivia

He is most famous for voicing Mr. Magoo.

Family Life

He married Henny Backus in 1943 and was with her until his death in 1989.

Associated With

He and Joan Davis played a married couple on the TV comedy series I Married Joan.