Buddy Hackett - enlisted in the United States Army during World War II and served for three years in an anti-aircraft battery. He enlisted after the attack on Pearl Harbor, he was 18.

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Buddy Hackett (born Leonard Hacker; August 31, 1924 – June 30, 2003) was an American comedian and actor. He served in the US Army in WWII in an anti-aircraft battery.

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It's A Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World (Stanley Kramer, 1963) - starring Sid Caesar, Edie Adams, Milton Berle, Dorothy Provine, Spencer Tracy, Buddy Hackett, Mickey Rooney, Eddie 'Rochester' Anderson, Peter Falk, Ethel Merman, Jonathan Winters, Phil Silvers and Terry-Thomas

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Buddy Hackett -- (8/31/1924-6/30/2003). American Comedian, Broadway Actor, Voice Artist & Game Show Panelist. Movies -- "All Hands on Deck" as Shrieking Eagle Garfield, "It's A Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World" as 'Benjy' Benjamin, "Muscle Beach Party" as S.Z. Matts, "The Love Bug" as Tennesseee Steinmetz, "Scrooged" as Scrooge. Center Square on Game Show the Original "Hollywood Squares". He died at his Beach House, He was suffering from Diabetes & Stroke, age 78. Born: Leonard Hacker.

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Buddy Hackett Actor | Comedian Born Leonard Hacker on Aug. 31, 1924 in Brooklyn, N.Y. Died June 30, 2003 in Malibu, CA

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