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Buddy Lester

Buddy Lester

Born in Chicago, Illinois, USA on 16th January 1917. Died in 2002 aged 85 years old.
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Buddy Lester was an actor with a career spanning 23 years, from 1960 to 1983, starting at the age of 43. His first film was Ocean's Eleven and his last film was Smorgasbord. A lot of his work was in the Comedy and Science Fiction genres.

Known For


Film Film Year Runtime Rating Streaming Options
Smorgasbord poster Smorgasbord 1983 1h 29m
Hardly Working poster Hardly Working 1980 1h 31m
Starsky and Hutch poster Starsky and Hutch 1975 1h 10m
Poor Devil poster Poor Devil 1973 1h 13m
The Party poster The Party 1968 1h 39m
The Patsy poster The Patsy 1964 1h 41m
The Nutty Professor poster The Nutty Professor 1963 1h 47m
Sergeants 3 poster Sergeants 3 1962 1h 52m
The Ladies Man poster The Ladies Man 1961 1h 35m
Ocean's Eleven poster Ocean's Eleven 1960 2h 7m

Regularly Credited With

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4 films together
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3 films together
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Dean Martin
2 films together
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2 films together
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Kathleen Freeman
2 films together
Steve Franken
Steve Franken
2 films together
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Frank Sinatra
2 films together
Fritz Feld
Fritz Feld
2 films together


His Top Genres 1
43% Comedy
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His Top Years
10% 1983
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1 Genres are counted according to total films, not total genres, as such the overall total of all genress will be more than 100%.

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Buddy Lester FAQ

How old was Buddy Lester when he died?

85 years old.

When was Buddy Lester born?

16th January 1917

Where was Buddy Lester born?

Chicago, Illinois, USA

Has Buddy Lester won an Oscar?

No, he never won an Oscar.

Has Buddy Lester won a BAFTA?

No, he never won an BAFTA.

What ethnicity is Buddy Lester?

He was Caucasian.