Biography

Was an Academy Award-winning American comedian and actor.

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Was an Academy Award-winning American comedian and actor.

Description above from the Wikipedia article Red Buttons, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 84

Birthday 1919-02-05

Day of Death 2006-07-13

Place of Birth New York City, New York, USA

Official Site -

Also Known As

  • Cpl. Red Buttons
  • Aaron Chwatt

Acting TV ShowsMovies

2004 Goodnight, We Love You as Himself
2002 Presidio Med (1 episode)
2002 Street Time (4 episodes)
2001 Philly (1 episode)
1999 The Story of Us as Arnie Jordan
1999 Family Law (1 episode)
1996 Early Edition (1 episode)
1996 Cosby (1 episode)
1995 Darryl F. Zanuck: 20th Century Filmmaker as Himself - Actor / Friend
1994 ER (5 episodes)
1994 It Could Happen to You as Walter Zakuto
1990 The Ambulance as Elias Zacharai
1988 Roseanne (1 episode)
1988 18 Again! as Charlie
1986 It's Garry Shandling's Show (1 episode)
1985 Alice in Wonderland (0 episodes) as The White Rabbit
1985 227 (1 episode)
1985 Reunion at Fairborough as Jiggs Quealy
1984 The Cosby Show (1 episode)
1981 Side Show
1981 Leave 'em Laughing as Roland
1981 Aloha Paradise (1 episode)
1980 The Dream Merchants (3 episodes) as Bruce Benson
1980 When Time Ran Out... as Francis Fendly
1980 Pink Lady (2 episodes)
1980 Power as Solly Weiss
1979 Knots Landing (6 episodes)
1979 C.H.O.M.P.S. as Bracken
1979 Rudolph and Frosty's Christmas in July as Milton
1978 Movie Movie as Peanuts / Jinks Murphy
1978 The Users as Warren Ambrose
1978 Vega$ (1 episode)
1977 Telethon
1977 Pete's Dragon as Hoagy
1977 The Love Boat (3 episodes)
1977 Viva Knievel! as Ben Andrews
1976 Joys
1976 Gable and Lombard as Ivan Cooper
1974 The Dean Martin Celebrity Roasts (6 episodes)
1974 Little House on the Prairie (1 episode)
1972 The Poseidon Adventure as James Martin
1971 Who Killed Mary Whats'ername? as Mickey Isadore
1970 George M! as Sam H. Harris
1970 Breakout as Pipes
1969 They Shoot Horses, Don't They? as Sailor
1969 Love, American Style (1 episode)
1967 The Danny Thomas Hour (1 episode)
1966 Stagecoach as Peacock
1966 The Double Life Of Henry Phyfe (17 episodes) as Henry Wadsworth Phyfe
1965 The Dean Martin Show (2 episodes)
1965 Harlow as Arthur Landauer
1965 Up from the Beach as PFC Harry Devine
1964 Your Cheatin' Heart as Shorty Younger
1964 The Hollywood Palace (2 episodes)
1963 Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre (1 episode)
1963 The Greatest Show on Earth (1 episode)
1963 A Ticklish Affair as Flight Officer Simon 'Uncle Cy' Shelley
1962 Gay Purr-ee as Robespierre (voice)
1962 The Eleventh Hour (1 episode)
1962 The Longest Day as Pvt. John Steele
1962 Hatari! as Pockets
1962 Five Weeks in a Balloon as Donald O'Shay
1961 One, Two, Three as MP Sergeant (uncredited)
1961 The Mike Douglas Show (1 episode)
1961 Frontier Circus (1 episode)
1961 Password (1 episode)
1961 Ben Casey (1 episode)
1959 Startime (1 episode)
1959 The Big Circus as Randy Sherman
1959 The Bell Telephone Hour (107 episodes)
1958 Imitation General as Cpl. Chan Derby
1957 Sayonara as Joe Kelly
1956 The Dinah Shore Chevy Show (2 episodes)
1953 The United States Steel Hour (1 episode)
1953 The Academy Awards (4 episodes)
1953 General Electric Theater (2 episodes)
1952 The Red Buttons Show (1 episode) as Host
1952 The Jackie Gleason Show (2 episodes)
1951 Footlight Varieties as Himself
1949 Suspense (1 episode)
1948 Studio One (1 episode)
1948 The Ed Sullivan Show (9 episodes)
1944 Winged Victory as Whitey / Andrews Sister (as Cpl. Red Buttons)

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