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Henny BACKUS

Pierce Brothers Westwood Village Memorial Park Cemetery
Los Angeles County,
California

Jim
February 25, 1913 - July 3, 1989American actor. Among his most famous roles were Thurston Howell III on the 1960s sitcom Gilligan's Island, James Dean's character's father in Rebel Without a Cause, the voice of nearsighted cartoon character Mr. Magoo, the rich Hubert Updike III on the radio version of The Alan Young Show, and Joan Davis' character's husband (a domestic court judge) on TV's I Married Joan. He also starred in his own show of one season, The Jim Backus Show, also known as Hot Off the Wire.

Henny
March 21, 1911 - December 9, 2004
Broadway showgirl in the 1930s whose stage credits include Orson Welles's Horse Eats Hat. She was the wife of actor and comedian Jim Backus.

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Submitted: 10/28/20 • Approved: 10/29/20 • Last Updated: 10/29/20 • R9415-G9414

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