- NAME: Jim Backus
- OCCUPATION: Film Actor, Television Actor, Radio Personality, Writer
- BIRTH DATE: February 25, 1913
- DEATH DATE: July 03, 1989
- EDUCATION: Kentucky Military Institute, American Academy of Dramatic Arts
- PLACE OF BIRTH: Cleveland, Ohio
- PLACE OF DEATH: Los Angeles, California
- Full Name: James Gilmore Backus
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Jim Backus was a film and TV actor known for his roles in Rebel Without a Cause and Gilligan’s Island, as well as being the voice of Mr. Magoo.
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