Red Buttons

American comedian and actor (1919–2006)

Red Buttons (born Aaron Chwatt, February 5, 1919 - July 13, 2006) was an American actor and comedian.

Red Buttons
Buttons in 1978
Aaron Chwatt

(1919-02-05)February 5, 1919[1]
DiedJuly 13, 2006(2006-07-13) (aged 87)
Cause of deathHypertension complicated by heart disease
Occupation(s)Actor, comedian
Years active1944–2011
Roxanne Arlen (m. 1947–1949)

Helayne McNorton (m. 1949–1963)

Alicia Prats (m. 1964–2001)

Buttons won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role in the movie Sayonara.[2] He was also in the movie The Poseidon Adventure.

References change

  1. Red Buttons Biography (1919-2006)
  2. "Comedian Red Buttons dies at 93". BBC News. 14 July 2012. Retrieved 2016-02-16.