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Red Buttons

Red Buttons's biography

Red Buttons is 87 years old comedian born on on Wednesday 5th of February 1919. According to year of birth 1919 he belongs to Greatest Generation. Birthday on 5th of February means he is Aquarius. Aquarius is an Airy sign. They are smart thinkers, social, communicative, independent and intelligent people.

He is citizen of United States of America. His primary profession is to be comedian. You can know him also as television actor. He is recently known as film actor. He received Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor Sayonara in 1957

Red Buttons's career

His main focus is to be comedian.

How did Red Buttons die

He died on on Thursday 13th of July 2006 when he was 87 years old at Century City. Red Buttonss death was caused by vascular disease.

Awards and competitions

Red Buttons's Awards

  • Made a special Academy Awards appearance in 1998, at the The 70th Annual Academy Awards (1998), and in 2005 at the The 75th Annual Academy Awards (2003) and participated in the Oscar Winners Tribute sequence along with other Academy Award winners.
  • Received a special tribute as part of the Annual "In Memoriam" tribute at The 79th Annual Academy Awards (2007).
  • He was honored with the Israel Cultural Award and with an annual fellowship in his name by the Israel Cancer Research Fund.

Red Buttons's Nominations

  • He was nominated for Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor

Red Buttons's quotes

  • Ninety isn't old. You're old when your doctor doesn't X-ray you any more - he just holds you up to the light!
  • Elizabeth Taylor has a big heart. She recently built a halfway house for girls who don't want to go all the way.
  • Why are we giving this man a dinner, when some of the most famous people in history... never got a dinner?
  • I have whole forests in Israel planted in my name.
  • I'm a Jew who is doing comedy, not a "Jewish comic".
  • See also Other Works |  Publicity Listings |  Official Sites

Red Buttons's body shape

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