Jim Backus

Actor Jim Backus
  • Birth name:

    James Gilmore Backus

  • Date of Birth:

    3 July 1913 Cleveland, Ohio, USA

  • Height:

    5' 10" (1.78 m)

Biography:

Jim Backus was one of the few actors to do it all: radio, Broadway, movies, television and cartoons. After attending prep school in his native Cleveland, Backus enrolled at the American Academy of Dramatic Art, to ply his trade. While waiting for parts, he did radio and became friends with such future notables as Garson Kanin and Keenan Wynn. Backus stuck it out and soon was doing motion pictures in addition to radio. He was typecast in roles as "rich types" but broke the mold when he... more

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Filmography

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HD Movies

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  • Crashing

    Season 1 Episode 1 19 February 2017

    Artie Lange

  • The Good Fight

    Season 1 Episode 1 19 February 2017

    Inauguration

  • Big Little Lies

    Season 1 Episode 1 19 February 2017

    Somebody's Dead

  • Doubt

    Season 1 Episode 1 15 February 2017

    Pilot

  • The Collection

    Season 1 Episode 1 10 February 2017

    The Deal

  • Legion

    Season 1 Episode 1 08 February 2017

    Chapter 1

  • Imposters

    Season 1 Episode 1 07 February 2017

    My So-Called Wife

  • Ride

    Season 1 Episode 1 06 February 2017

    Arrival

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