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Jimmy Durante

 
Jimmy Durante Headshot
Date Of Birth:
February 10, 1893
Date Of Death:
January 29, 1980 (86)
Birth Place:
New York, NY, USA
 
Jimmy Durante Headshot
Date of Birth: February 10, 1893
Date of Death: January 29, 1980 (86)

Birth Place: New York, NY, USA

Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1940
The Fugitive
Mulligan
Clifton Fadiman
Guide
McSwindle
"Toscanini, Stokowski and Me" Conductor
Dr. Kildare
"Rhett, Scarlett & Ashley" Singer
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1939
Bill
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1936
Policy Pinkle
"Policy" Pinkle
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1935
Performer
Claudius B. Bowers
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1933
Husband in "External Triangle"
"Ooh, I'm Thinking" Performer
"On Any Street" Performer
"Hollywood, Park Avenue and Broadway" Performer
"Dinner at Ten" Performer
"An Old Hollywood Custom" Performer
"A Bit of Temperment" Performer
Professor
Mr. Duncan
Otto
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1930
Jimmie Deegan
Jimmie Deegan
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1929
Snozzle
Sombre Eyes

Productions

 
[Broadway, 1929]
Composer

Writing

Sketches/Composer/Lyricist

Photos

Jimmy Durante as Professor Higgins Photo

Jimmy Durante as Professor Higgins

From: 
Date:
06/15/2011

 

Stage

Performances
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1940
The Fugitive

Mulligan

Clifton Fadiman

Guide

McSwindle

"Toscanini, Stokowski and Me" Conductor

Dr. Kildare

"Rhett, Scarlett & Ashley" Singer

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1939
Bill

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1936
Policy Pinkle

"Policy" Pinkle

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1935
Performer

Claudius B. Bowers

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1933
Husband in "External Triangle"

"Ooh, I'm Thinking" Performer

"On Any Street" Performer

"Hollywood, Park Avenue and Broadway" Performer

"Dinner at Ten" Performer

"An Old Hollywood Custom" Performer

"A Bit of Temperment" Performer

Professor

Mr. Duncan

Otto

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1930
Jimmie Deegan

Jimmie Deegan

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1929
Snozzle

Sombre Eyes

Productions

Composer

Writing
Sketches/Composer/Lyricist





Jimmy Durante News

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MTC Announces Hot Summer Nights In-Person Cabaret Series Photo MTC Announces Hot Summer Nights In-Person Cabaret Series
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 2, 2021

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New and Upcoming Releases For the Week of April 12 - Joey Contreras' IN PIECES, and M Photo New and Upcoming Releases For the Week of April 12 - Joey Contreras' IN PIECES, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Apr 14, 2021

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BWW Exclusive: Jennifer Ashley Tepper's THE UNTOLD STORIES OF BROADWAY, VOLUME 4- Spo Photo BWW Exclusive: Jennifer Ashley Tepper's THE UNTOLD STORIES OF BROADWAY, VOLUME 4- Spotlight on The Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre
by Jennifer Ashley Tepper - Feb 24, 2021

On Tuesday, March 9, Dress Circle Publishing will release of THE UNTOLD STORIES OF BROADWAY, VOLUME 4, the latest in a series by acclaimed historian and producer Jennifer Ashley Tepper. Can't wait to get your hands on it? Let BroadwayWorld hold you over with a special sneak peek from a chapter all about The Jacobs Theatre.

San Diego Opera's Season Continues With A Holiday Concert Singalong And Drive-In Film Photo San Diego Opera's Season Continues With A Holiday Concert Singalong And Drive-In Film Presentation Of ALL IS CALM
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 2, 2020

San Diego Opera has announced the continuation of its 2020-2021 season with a drive-in filmed encore presentation of the 2018 SDO production of All Is Calm: The Christmas Truce of 1914 on Monday, December 21, 2020 at 7 PM at the Del Mar Fairgrounds parking lot (2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd.). Prior to the screening of the film will be a live concert of holiday favorites starring members of the San Diego Opera Chorus including a singalong that patrons can enjoy from the comfort and safety of their own car. 

New and Upcoming Releases For the Week of November 9 - JAGGED LITTLE PILL Book, MOULI Photo New and Upcoming Releases For the Week of November 9 - JAGGED LITTLE PILL Book, MOULIN ROUGE! Songbook, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Nov 11, 2020

Need something new to read, watch, or listen to? Check out this week's list of new and upcoming releases! This week's list includes a book of stories behind the musical Jagged Little Pill, the Moulin Rouge! songbook, and more!

VIDEO: Kevin Chamberlin Performs 'Wood' from THE NEW YORKERS at City Center Photo VIDEO: Kevin Chamberlin Performs 'Wood' from THE NEW YORKERS at City Center
by A.A. Cristi - May 8, 2020

In the latest installment, Kevin Chamberlain performs the number, 'Wood' in their 2017 production of Cole Porter's The New Yorkers!

BLOODY BRAINS IN A JUKE BOX is Coming to Coney Island USA Photo BLOODY BRAINS IN A JUKE BOX is Coming to Coney Island USA
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 10, 2020

Dick D. Zigun, Artistic Director of Coney Island USA and Funhouse Philosophers, announces his latest production, Bloody Brains in a Juke Box, which will be presented Fridays thru Sundays, March 6-29, with an opening night scheduled for March 14.

Coney Island USA to Launch BLOODY BRAINS IN A JUKE BOX Photo Coney Island USA to Launch BLOODY BRAINS IN A JUKE BOX
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 2, 2020

Funhouse Philosophers, the resident experimental theater company at Coney Island USA announces its most ambitious project yet...

Steven Stanley Joins Group Rep Cast In THE MAN WHO CAME TO DINNER Photo Steven Stanley Joins Group Rep Cast In THE MAN WHO CAME TO DINNER
by Stephi Wild - Dec 25, 2019

Jimmy Durante Videos

VIDEO: BWW Exclusive: Ethel Merman Performs GYPSY Showstopper on PBS' JFK: THE LOST Inaugural Gala
by Caryn Robbins - Jun 6, 2017

Below, BWW has an exclusive sneak peek clip from the upcoming PBS broadcast, featuring Ethel Merman performing 'Everything's Coming Up Roses.'

VIDEO: Barry Manilow Talks About Creation of New Album 'My Dream Duets'
by Caryn Robbins - Oct 2, 2014

In the video below, Barry Manilow candidly talks about the creation of his new album, MY DREAM DUETS.

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - Holiday Classics Coming to CBS
by Caryn Robbins - Nov 11, 2013

Two holiday classics, RUDOLPH THE RED-NOSED REINDEER and FROSTY THE SNOWMAN are heading to CBS this season.

VIDEO: FROSTY THE SNOWMAN & More Holiday Favorites on CBS
by - Nov 21, 2012

On Friday, November 23, CBS will air holiday favorites FROSTY THE SNOWMAN and HOOPS & YOYO RUIN CHRISTMAS. Below, check out clips from the two animated specials!


Jimmy Durante Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Jimmy Durante been in?
Jimmy Durante has appeared on Broadway in 7 shows.

How many West End shows has Jimmy Durante been in?
Jimmy Durante has not appeared in the West End

How many shows has Jimmy Durante written?
Jimmy Durante has written 1 shows including Stairway to Paradise (Sketches/Composer/Lyricist).