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.
Buddy Hackett Actor | Comedian Born Leonard Hacker on Aug. 31, 1924 in Brooklyn, N.Y. Died June 30, 2003 in Malibu, CA
George Couladis' Esquire Grill (later Mr. Bojangles) on Court St. in Athens, Ohio. Upstairs is the Campus Barber Shop. "God's Little Acre" (1958) is advertised on the Varsity Marquee at the right, starring Robert Ryan, Tina Louise, Aldo Ray, and Buddy Hackett.