Red Buttons

Feb 5, 1919
New York City, New York, USA

Bio: American actor Red Buttons, born Aaron Schwatt and raised on New York's Lower East Side, won an amateur night contest at age 12. By age 16 he was working in a Bronx tavern as a bellboy-singer; here he took the name "Red Buttons", in reference to his uniform. He went on to work the Catskills Mountains "Borscht Belt" and to perform as a burlesque comedian. He debuted… More


Red Buttons Videos

The Story Of Us
3 minutes 31 seconds
It Could Happen To You
2 minutes 17 seconds
They Shoot Horses, Don't They?
3 minutes 39 seconds
The Ambulance
2 minutes 46 seconds
18 Again
1 minutes 7 seconds

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