Red Buttons

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Red Buttons
Buttons in 1978

Aaron Chwatt
(1919-02-05)February 5, 1919

New York City, New York, U.S.
Died July 13, 2006(2006-07-13) (aged 87)
Century City, Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Occupation Actor, comedian
Years active 1944–2006
Spouse(s) Roxanne Arlen (m. 1947–49)
Helayne McNorton (m. 1949–63)
Alicia Prats (m. 1964–2001)

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

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 | change source]

  1. Red Buttons Biography (1919-2006)
  2. "Comedian Red Buttons dies at 87". BBC News. 14 July 2006. Retrieved 2016-02-16.