Milton Berle

Milton Berle

Age
93 (passed away Mar. 27th, 2002)
Birthday
Jul. 12th, 1908
Born in
New York City, New York, USA
Height
5' 10 1/2"

Milton Berle's Main TV Roles

Show Character(s)
The Hollywood Palace TV Show
The Hollywood Palace
The Jonathan Winters Show TV Show
The Jonathan Winters Show
Jimmy Durante Presents the Lennon Sisters TV Show
Jimmy Durante Presents the Lennon Sisters
The Milton Berle Show TV Show
The Milton Berle Show
 

Main Movie Roles

2007 - Mr. Warmth: The Don Rickles Project
1991 - Driving Me Crazy
1989 - Going Overboard
1984 - Broadway Danny Rose
1979 - The Muppet Movie
1975 - Lepke
1965 - The Loved One
1961 - The Ladies Man
1960 - The Bellboy
1960 - The Bellboy
1941 - Sun Valley Serenade
1920 - The Mark of Zorro
1917 - Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm

Guest TV Roles

Show Name
Characters Played
Ep Count
Himself - Celebrity Guest Appearance (Voiced)
1
Himself
1
[Complete List]



BIOGRAPHY:

Milton was educated at New York Professional Children's School, and began performing at age 5. His first stage appearance was in "Florodora"in Atlantic City. He appeared at the Palace Theatre in New York in 1931, then in night clubs and theatres. He appeared in the Broadway musicals "Saluta", "See My Lawyer", and "Ziegfeld Follies of 1943". His television debut was on experimental scanning-wheel television in Chicago in 1929. By 1934 he was on radio.


TRIVIA:
  • Milton Berle had begun his professional career at age five, working in motion pictures at the American Mutoscope and Biograph Co. studios in Fort Lee, New Jersey.
  • He was awarded 2 Stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for Radio at 6771 Hollywood Boulevard and for Television at 6263 Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood, California.
  • Has written three books over the years: Two volumes of autobiography, "Milton Berle" and "B.S.: I Love You," and "The Best Of Milton Berle's Private Joke File," a compendium of many of the 1000+ jokes he's been collecting over almost 80 years in show business.
  • Father: Moses Berlinger
  • Always opened his show by making an entrance in a different costume each week.
  • Mother: Sarah (died 31. May 1954)
  • 'Milton Berle' (qv) described a brief affair with 'Aimee Semple McPherson' (qv) in 1930 in his 1975 autobiography titled, "Milton Berle: An Autobiography".
  • Was well-known as an outrageous joke thief, which frequently rankled some of his fellow performers. One time, he said to 'Groucho Marx' (qv), "You know, Groucho, I've stolen some of my best jokes from you." Without missing a beat, Groucho replied, "Then you weren't listening."


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