Buddy Hackett

Buddy Hackett (born Leonard Hacker; August 31, 1924 – June 30, 2003) was an American actor, comedian and singer. His best remembered roles include Marcellus Washburn in The Music Man (1962), Benjy Benjamin in It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World (1963), Tennessee Steinmetz in The Love Bug (1968), and the voice of Scuttle in The Little Mermaid (1989).

Birth and Death Data: Born August 31, 1924 (Brooklyn), Died June 30, 2003 (Malibu)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1953 - 1957

Roles Represented in DAHR: vocalist

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Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca 86734 8/30/1954 Pennsylvania 6-5000 Buddy Hackett vocalist  
Decca 86735 8/30/1954 The Chinese laundry Buddy Hackett vocalist  
Decca 89245 1/24/1956 Chinese rock and roll Buddy Hackett vocalist  
Decca 89246 1/24/1956 Ting me a tong (Sing me a song) Buddy Hackett vocalist  
Decca 89247 1/24/1956 I used to hate you Buddy Hackett vocalist  
Decca 89248 1/24/1956 The songs my mother used to sing Buddy Hackett vocalist  
Decca 100072 6/6/1956 Pardners-1 Alan Dale ; Buddy Hackett vocalist  
Decca 100073 6/6/1956 Be my guest-1 Alan Dale ; Buddy Hackett vocalist  
Decca 103639 11/8/1957 Dear Santa Claus Buddy Hackett vocalist  
Decca 103640 11/8/1957 Funny li'l duck Buddy Hackett vocalist  
Decca L 7428 10/23/1953 The Chinese waiter Buddy Hackett vocalist  
Decca L 7429 10/23/1953 The diet Buddy Hackett vocalist  


Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Hackett, Buddy," accessed April 22, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/319510.

Hackett, Buddy. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved April 22, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/319510.

"Hackett, Buddy." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 22 April 2024.

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