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Jim Backus

Jim Backus

Born in Cleveland, Ohio, USA on 25th February 1913. Died in 1989 aged 76 years old.
You've seen -- of his 30 trackable films

Jim Backus was an actor with a career spanning 61 years, from 1951 to 2012, starting at the age of 38. His first film was M and his last film was The Rebels. A lot of his work was in the Drama and Comedy genres.

Known For


Film Film Year Runtime Rating Streaming Options
Tony Curtis: Driven to Stardom poster Tony Curtis: Driven to Stardom 2012 -
The Rebels poster The Rebels 1979 4h
Angels' Brigade poster Angels' Brigade 1979 1h 37m
Have I Got a Christmas for You poster Have I Got a Christmas for You 1977 1h
Pete's Dragon poster Pete's Dragon 1977 2h 8m
Friday Foster poster Friday Foster 1975 1h 30m
ScreenPix Apple TV Channel
Crazy Mama poster Crazy Mama 1975 1h 23m
Plex Channel
Cop on the Beat poster Cop on the Beat 1975 1h 13m
Miracle on 34th Street poster Miracle on 34th Street 1973 1h 40m
Now You See Him, Now You Don't poster Now You See Him, Now You Don't 1972 1h 28m
Mooch Goes to Hollywood poster Mooch Goes to Hollywood 1974 51m
Plex Channel
Myra Breckinridge poster Myra Breckinridge 1970 1h 34m
The Cockeyed Cowboys of Calico County poster The Cockeyed Cowboys of Calico County 1970 1h 39m
Hello Down There poster Hello Down There 1969 1h 28m
Where Were You When the Lights Went Out? poster Where Were You When the Lights Went Out? 1968 1h 29m
Hurry Sundown poster Hurry Sundown 1967 2h 26m
It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World poster It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World 1963 2h 43m
Zotz! poster Zotz! 1962 1h 27m
Boys' Night Out poster Boys' Night Out 1962 1h 55m
The Horizontal Lieutenant poster The Horizontal Lieutenant 1962 1h 30m
The Big Operator poster The Big Operator 1959 1h 31m
Macabre poster Macabre 1958 1h 12m
Man of a Thousand Faces poster Man of a Thousand Faces 1957 2h 2m
The Opposite Sex poster The Opposite Sex
as Psychiatrist
1956 1h 56m
The Square Jungle poster The Square Jungle 1955 1h 26m
Rebel Without a Cause poster Rebel Without a Cause 1955 1h 51m
Angel Face poster Angel Face 1953 1h 31m
Don't Bother to Knock poster Don't Bother to Knock 1952 1h 16m
Deadline - U.S.A. poster Deadline - U.S.A. 1952 1h 27m
M poster M 1951 1h 28m

Regularly Credited With

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5 films together
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Bess Flowers
5 films together
Robert Foulk's profile
Robert Foulk
3 films together
James Dean
James Dean
2 films together
Nehemiah Persoff
Nehemiah Persoff
2 films together
Arnold Stang
Arnold Stang
2 films together
Harold Miller
Harold Miller
2 films together
Tony Curtis's profile
Tony Curtis
2 films together
Mike Mazurki
Mike Mazurki
2 films together


His Top Genres 1
20% Drama
+ 69 more
His Top Years
10% 1975
+ 20 more

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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Jim Backus FAQ

How old was Jim Backus when he died?

76 years old.

When was Jim Backus born?

25th February 1913

Where was Jim Backus born?

Cleveland, Ohio, USA

Has Jim Backus won an Oscar?

No, he never won an Oscar.

Has Jim Backus won a BAFTA?

No, he never won an BAFTA.

What ethnicity is Jim Backus?

He was Caucasian.