Jim Backus

Feb 25, 1913

Bio: Was a classmate of actor Victor Mature at the Kentucky Military Institute; they later costarred in the 1949 football drama Easy Living. Had an extensive career in radio in the 1930s and '40s. On The Alan Young Show he portrayed the snooty playboy Hubert Updike III, who became the prototype for his Thurston Howell III character on… More


Jim Backus Videos

Top Secret Affair
29 seconds
I'll See You In My Dreams
3 minutes 56 seconds
The Horizontal Lieutenant
3 minutes 43 seconds
I Love Melvin
4 minutes 39 seconds
2 minutes 50 seconds

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