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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  • Planet Earth II

    Season 1 Episode 1 28 January 2017

    Islands

  • Beyond

    Season 1 Episode 5 23 January 2017

    Fancy Meeting You Here

  • Bunsen Is a Beast

    Season 1 Episode 1 16 January 2017

    Episode #1.1

  • Emerald City

    Season 1 Episode 1 06 January 2017

    The Beast Forever

  • Beyblade Burst

    Season 1 Episode 10 30 December 2016

    Get Over It! Trust in Valtryek!

  • The OA

    Season 1 Episode 1 16 December 2016

    Homecoming

  • Star

    Season 1 Episode 1 14 December 2016

    Pilot

  • Bad Guys

    Season 1 Episode 1 14 December 2016

    Pilot

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