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Jim Backus - Quotes

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Many a man owes his success to his first wife and his second wife to his success.

Many a man owes his success to his first wife and his second wife to his success.

Magoo's appeal lies in our hostility toward an older generation. But he's not only nearsighted physically. His mind is selective of what it sees, too. That is where the humor, the satire lies, in the difference between what he thinks he sees and reality as we see it. ---->>>

I decided to try radio as a source of livelihood because I like to eat regularly. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: 02-25, 1913
Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio, U.S.
Die: 07-03, 1989
Occupation: Actor
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James Gilmore "Jim" Backus (February 25, 1913 – July 3, 1989) was an American radio, television, film, and voice actor. Among his most famous roles were the voice of nearsighted cartoon character Mr. Magoo, the rich Hubert Updike III on the radio version of The Alan Young Show, Joan Davis's character's husband (a domestic court judge) on TV's I Married Joan, James Dean's character's father in Rebel Without a Cause, and Thurston Howell III, on the 1960s sitcom Gilligan's Island (wikipedia)