Benny Rubin

Feb 2, 1899


Benny Rubin inaugurated his career as a 14-year-old tap dancer in his hometown of Boston. He worked in stock and on showboats during the WWI years, breaking into burlesque as a dialect comedian in 1918. A vaudeville headliner throughout the 1920s, Rubin seemed a sure bet for movie stardom when he was signed by MGM in 1927. According to one source,… More


Benny Rubin Videos

Lord Byron Of Broadway
3 minutes 59 seconds
Which Way To The Front?
3 minutes 57 seconds
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