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Phil Silvers (May 11, 1911 – November 1, 1985) was an American entertainer and comedy actor, known as "The King of Chutzpah." He is best known for starring in The Phil Silvers Show, a 1950s sitcom set on a U.S. Army post in which he played Sergeant Bilko.

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​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Phil Silvers (May 11, 1911 – November 1, 1985) was an American entertainer and comedy actor, known as "The King of Chutzpah." He is best known for starring in The Phil Silvers Show, a 1950s sitcom set on a U.S. Army post in which he played Sergeant Bilko.

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Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 70

Birthday 1911-05-11

Day of Death 1985-11-01

Place of Birth Brooklyn, New York, United States

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Also Known As

  • Sergeant Bilko

Acting TV ShowsMovies

2002 Gene Kelly: Anatomy of a Dancer as Himself (archive footage)
1991 Something a Little Less Serious: A Tribute to 'It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World' as Archive Footage
1980 There Goes The Bride as Psychiatrist
1980 The Happy Hooker Goes Hollywood as William B. Warkoff
1979 Racquet as Arthur Sargent
1978 The Cheap Detective as Hoppy
1977 The Chicken Chronicles as Max Ober
1977 The Love Boat (1 episode)
1977 CHiPs (1 episode)
1976 Charlie's Angels (2 episodes)
1976 Won Ton Ton: the Dog Who Saved Hollywood as Murray Fromberg
1976 Joys
1975 S.W.A.T. (2 episodes)
1975 The Strongest Man in the World as Krinkle
1974 Kolchak: The Night Stalker (1 episode) as Harry Starman (1 episode)
1974 Happy Days (1 episode)
1970 The Flip Wilson Show (1 episode)
1970 The Boatniks as Harry Simmons
1969 The Glen Campbell Goodtime Hour (1 episode)
1968 Buona Sera, Mrs. Campbell as Phil Newman
1968 Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In (1 episode)
1967 Carry On Follow That Camel as Sergeant Nocker
1967 A Guide for the Married Man as Technical Advisor (Realtor)
1966 A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum as Marcus Lycus
1964 Gilligan's Island (1 episode)
1963 It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World as Otto Meyer
1963 The New Phil Silvers Show (30 episodes)
1963 General Foods Opening Night
1963 Marilyn
1963 Judy Garland, Robert Goulet & Phil Silvers Special
1962 The Lucy Show (1 episode)
1962 The Beverly Hillbillies (2 episodes)
1962 Something's Got to Give as Versicherungsvertreter
1962 40 Pounds of Trouble as Bernie Friedman
1960 The Slowest Gun in the West as Fletcher Bissell III, The Silver Dollar Kid
1956 The Steve Allen Show (1 episode)
1955 The Phil Silvers Show (146 episodes) as Master Sergeant Ernest G. Bilko
1954 Lucky Me as Hap Schneider
1954 Top Banana as Jerry Biffle
1952 This Is Your Life (1 episode)
1950 The Colgate Comedy Hour (1 episode)
1950 Summer Stock as Herb Blake
1949 The Emmy Awards (1 episode)
1948 The Ed Sullivan Show (5 episodes)
1946 If I'm Lucky as Wallingham M. 'Wally' Jones
1945 A Thousand and One Nights as Abdullah
1945 Don Juan Quilligan as 'Mac' MacDenny
1945 Diamond Horseshoe as Blinkie Miller
1944 Something for the Boys as Harry Hart
1944 Take It or Leave It
1944 Cover Girl as Genius
1944 Four Jills in a Jeep as Eddie
1943 A Lady Takes a Chance as Smiley Lambert
1943 Coney Island as Frankie
1942 Just Off Broadway as Roy Higgins
1942 Tales of Manhattan as First Salesman at Santelli's
1942 Footlight Serenade as Slap
1942 My Gal Sal as Wiley
1942 Roxie Hart as Babe
1941 You're in the Army Now as Breezy Jones
1941 All Through the Night as Waiter
1941 Lady Be Good as Master of Ceremonies
1941 Ice-Capades as Larry Herman
1941 Tom, Dick and Harry as Ice Cream Vendor
1941 The Penalty as Hobo
1941 Wild Man of Borneo as Murdock, Side Show Barker
1940 Hit Parade of 1941 as Charlie Moore
1938 The Candid Kid
1937 Ups and Downs as Charlie
1931 Success as Antic Fellow

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