A   B   C   D   E   F   G   H   I   J   K   L   M   N   O   P   Q   R   S   T   U   V   W   X   Y   Z   Sitemap  
AllStarPics Statistics
22,352 [NEW]

You are here: Pics  >  Jim Backus Pics (54 pics of Jim Backus)

Jim BackusJim BackusJim BackusJim BackusJim BackusJim BackusJim BackusJim BackusJim BackusJim BackusJim BackusJim BackusJim BackusJim BackusJim BackusJim BackusJim BackusJim BackusJim BackusJim Backus

Jim Backus Pics

Jim Backus
star rating
RATE   Yes No

Jim Backus Snapshot

First Name

Last Name



Eye Color
Brown - Dark

Hair Color
Brown - Dark

Cleveland, Ohio, USA

Zodiac Sign


Place of Death
Los Angeles, California, USA

Cause of Death


Claim to Fame
Gilligan`s Island, Mr. Magoo



Profile Bio Text
Jim Backus was one of the few actors to do it all: radio, Broadway, movies, television and cartoons. After attending prep school in his native Cleveland, Backus enrolled at the American Academy of Dramatic Art, to ply his trade. While waiting for parts, he did radio and became friends with such future notables as Garson Kanin and Keenan Wynn. Backus stuck it out and soon was doing motion pictures in addition to radio. He was typecast in roles as "rich types" but broke the mold when he portrayed James Dean`s father in the classic Rebel Without a Cause (1955). With his career in full swing, Backus also tackled two roles that he would be best known for, Mr. Magoo in cartoons and Thurston Howell III, in "Gilligan`s Island" (1964). After the show`s run ended, he continued doing guest spots on television and movies, before passing away on July 3, 1989.

High School
Kentucky Military Institute (Expelled)

American Academy of Dramatic Art

Full Name at Birth
James Gilmore Backus



Wikipedia Text

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. He also starred in his own show of one season, The Jim Backus Show, also known as Hot Off the Wire.

Occupation Text

Has Videos

Film Role
Actor/Actress, Writer, Soundtrack

Has Detailed Data (New)

Year(s) Active

Has Detailed Data (105)

Has Detailed Data (76)

Dating Profile AutoText
{"version":"2.07","timestamp":"2017-03-31 11:55:05","bio":"American Actor Jim Backus<\/topic> was born James Gilmore Backus on 25th February, 1913 in Cleveland, Ohio, USA and passed away on 3rd Jul 1989 Los Angeles, California, USA aged 76. He is most remembered for Gilligan`s Island, Mr. Magoo. His zodiac sign is Pisces.","relationships":{"status":"","statement":"According to our records, Jim Backus<\/topic> is possibly single.","children":"","onscreen":"Jim Backus<\/topic> was in 3 on-screen matchups, including Ann Doran<\/topic> in Rebel Without a Cause<\/i> (1955)<\/span>, Dorothy Shay<\/topic> in The Brady Bunch<\/i> (1969)<\/span> and Natalie Schafer<\/topic> in Gilligan's Island<\/i> (1964)<\/span>.","last":1721220,"stats":{"all":{"count":2,"longest":{"length":"16983","name":"Henny Backus and Jim Backus","url":"henny-backus-and-jim-backus"},"shortest":{"length":"1096","name":"Betty Kean and Jim Backus","url":"betty-kean-and-jim-backus"},"total":18079},"married":{"count":2,"longest":{"length":"16983","name":"Henny Backus and Jim Backus","url":"henny-backus-and-jim-backus"},"shortest":{"length":"1096","name":"Betty Kean and Jim Backus","url":"betty-kean-and-jim-backus"},"total":18079},"engaged":{"count":0,"longest":{"length":0,"name":null,"url":""},"shortest":{"length":0,"name":null,"url":""},"total":0},"dating":{"count":0,"longest":{"length":0,"name":null,"url":""},"shortest":{"length":0,"name":null,"url":""},"total":0},"encounter":{"count":0,"longest":{"length":0,"name":null,"url":""},"shortest":{"length":0,"name":null,"url":""},"total":0},"rumoured":{"count":0,"longest":{"length":0,"name":null,"url":""},"shortest":{"length":0,"name":null,"url":""},"total":0}},"history":"

Jim Backus<\/topic> was previously married to Henny Backus<\/topic> (1943 - 1989)<\/span> and Betty Kean<\/topic>.<\/p>","summary":"Jim Backus<\/topic> was in 2 relationships with 2 marriages."},"lists":{"summary":"Jim Backus<\/topic> is a member of the following lists: Las Vegas entertainers<\/list>, American male screenwriters<\/list> and American male radio actors<\/list>."}}

Dating Inconsistency Flag
{"datingStatus":"Unknown dating status"}

Jim Backus Picture Gallery

Jim Backus Movie and TV Show Credits

Share This on the Web

Post a Comment

Your Name:
Your Email:
This will not appear on the site

You are solely responsible for the comments and other content that you post. AllStarPics.Net accepts no responsibility whatsoever in connection with or arising from such content.

J1 | J2 | J3 | J4 | J5 | J6 | J7 | J8 | J9 | J10 | J11 | J12 | J13 | J14 | J15 | J16 | J17 | J18 | J19 | J20 | J21 | J22 | J23 | J24 | J25 | J26 | J27 | J28 | J29 | J30 | J31 | J32 | J33 | J34 | J35 | J36 | J37 | J38 | J39 | J40 | J41 | J42 | J43 | J44 | J45 | J46 | J47 | J48 | J49 | J50 | J51 | J52 | J53 | J54 | J55 | J56 | J57

Latest Site Comments

Miley Cyrus Pics

Posted by elvisdreamer 6 hours ago

hello gorgeous happy memorial day love you in white shorts.beautiful love y...

School's Out Pics

Posted by Jodie Juneau 1 day ago

Darla Dalmatian was made on January 6, 2017. Cadfan Cog was made on January...

Matthew 'Stymie' Beard Pics

Posted by Jodie Juneau 1 day ago

Angelina Alaskan Malador was made on January 5, 2015. She has brown eyes. W...

Marian Rivera Pics

Posted by cen ben 1 day ago

marian rivera am a big fan of you and your husbands

Browse Movie Galleries

Jim Backus Links

Related Galleries

Desktop | Mobile
This website is part of the FamousFix entertainment community. By continuing past this page, and by your continued use of this site, you agree to be bound by and abide by the Terms of Use. Loaded in 0.20 secs.
Terms of Use  |  Copyright  |  Privacy
Copyright 2006-2017, FamousFix