Jimmy Durante

Jimmy Durante
1893 - 1980

Jimmy Durante  American Actor


James Francis "Jimmy" Durante (February 10, 1893 – January 29, 1980) was an American singer, pianist, comedian, and actor. His distinctive clipped gravelly speech, New York accent, comic language butchery, jazz-influenced songs, and promine...

Confirmed Relationships2
Longest Relationship21 yrs, 8 mths
Shortest Relationship19 yrs, 1 mth
Average Relationship Length20 yrs, 4 mths
Rumored Relationships2
First Name Jimmy
Middle Name Francis
Last Name Durante
Full Name at Birth James Francis Durante
Alternative Name `The Schnoz`, The Great Schnozzola
Age 86 (age at death) years
Birthday 10th February, 1893
Birthplace New York City, New York, USA
Died 29th January, 1980
Place of Death Santa Monica, California, USA
Cause of Death Pneumonia
Height 5' 7" (170 cm)
Build Average
Eye Color Brown - Dark
Hair Color Salt and Pepper
Distinctive Feature Rumpled Hat, Patter songs, Large Nose
Zodiac Sign Aquarius
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
Occupation Text Actor, Singer
Occupation Actor
Claim to Fame Strictly Dynamite
Music Genre Vocal, Piano
Year(s) Active 1920–1972
Music Style Traditional Pop, Vaudeville
Music Mood Freewheeling, Energetic, Fun, Rousing, Rollicking, Raucous, Carefree, Cheerful, Witty, Joyous, Sentimental, Exuberant, Playful, Humorous, Lively, Happy, Boisterous
Instrument Vocals, Piano
Brand Endorsement (1999) TV commercial (singing voice): Panasonic digital camera, (2010) TV commercial: FarmRich snacks (song used: "Make Someone Happy"), (2012) TV commercial: Hotels.com (song used: "Make Someone Happy").
Official Websites www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=309
Friend Walter Huston, Martha Raye, Bing Crosby, Ethel Merman, Ernest Borgnine, Peggy Lee, Fanny Brice, Eddie Cantor
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Jeanne Olsen46 VirgoPersonality
Lupe Velez36 CancerActress
Tallulah Bankhead66 AquariusActress


Cecelia (adopted) Alicia


Howdy1970 TV Movie
Frosty the Snowman1969 Narrator (voice) Short Film
Alice Through the Looking Glass1966 Humpty Dumpty TV Movie
It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World1963 Smiler Grogan Movie
Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre1963 TV Show
Billy Rose's Jumbo1962 Anthony 'Pop' Wonder Movie
The Last Judgment1961 The man with the large nose Movie
Pepe1960 Jimmy Durante Movie
Beau James1957 Jimmy Durante (uncredited) Movie
Summer Playhouse1954 Mimmy Banister TV Show
Make Room for Daddy1953 Uncle Jimmy Durante TV Show
The Great Rupert1950 Mr. Louie Amendola Movie
The Milkman1950 Breezy Albright Movie
On an Island with You1948 Buckley Movie
It Happened in Brooklyn1947 Nick Lombardi Movie
This Time for Keeps1947 Ferdi Farro Movie
Two Sisters from Boston1946 'Spike' Movie
Music for Millions1944 Andrews Movie
Two Girls and a Sailor1944 Billy Kipp Movie
The Man Who Came to Dinner1942 Banjo Movie
You're in the Army Now1941 Jeeper Smith Movie
Melody Ranch1940 Cornelius J. Courtney Movie
Little Miss Broadway1938 Jimmy Clayton Movie
Start Cheering1938 Willie Gumbatz Movie
Sally, Irene and Mary1938 Jefferson Twitchel Movie
Forbidden Music1936 Jonah J. Whistler Movie
Carnival1935 Fingers Movie
Hollywood Party1934 Durante Movie
Palooka1934 Knobby Walsh Movie
George White's Scandals1934 Happy McGillicuddy Movie
Strictly Dynamite1934 Moxie Movie
Student Tour1934 Hank Merman - Trainer of the Crew Movie
Broadway to Hollywood1933 Jimmy - Hollywood Character Movie
Hell Below1933 'Ptomaine' - Ships Cook Movie
Meet the Baron1933 Joe McGoo - the Favorite 'Schnozzle' of the Screen Movie
What! No Beer?1933 Jimmy Potts Movie
Blondie of the Follies1932 Jimmy Movie
Speak Easily1932 James Movie
The Passionate Plumber1932 McCracken Movie
The Phantom President1932 Curly Cooney Movie
The Wet Parade1932 Abe Shilling Movie
Le plombier amoureux1932 Tony Movie
New Adventures of Get Rich Quick Wallingford1931 Schnozzle Movie
The Cuban Love Song1931 O.O. Jones Movie
The Christmas Party1931 Santa Claus Short Film
Roadhouse Nights1930 Daffy (as Durante) Movie
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