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Actor

Age: 76 (age at death)
Born: 25th February, 2015, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
Died: 3rd July, 1989, Los Angeles, California, USA
Height: 5' 10" (178 cm)
Nationality: American
Claim to Fame: Gilligan`s Island, Mr. Magoo
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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 are the voice of nearsighted cartoon character Mr. Magoo, the rich Hubert Updike III on the radio version of The Alan Young Show,...Wikipedia

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Mr. Magoo's Christmas Carol Makes the Jump From Beloved Holiday Special to Broadway

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