Red Buttons Autographs, Memorabilia & Collectibles

Born: February 5, 1919 in New York City, New York
Died: July 13, 2006 in Century City, California
Biography | show moreshow less
Red Buttons (1919-2006) got his nickname as an 18-year-old singing bellhop in a Bronx tavern. His TV show was a big hit in its first season (1952), landing him on the cover of "Time" magazine. Buttons won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for Sayonara (1957), and nominations for the Best Supporting Actor Oscar for Harlow (1965) and They Shoot Horses, Don't They (1969).
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1961 Here's Hollywood (in person), 2010 Sid Bernstein Presents... (Other), 1983 George Burns Celebrates 80 Years in Show Business (in person), 2006 The 58th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards (Other), 1986 NBC 60th Anniversary Celebration (in person), 1978 Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (in person), 1977 The Dean Martin Celebrity Roast: Frank Sinatra (in person), 1976 Joys (in person), 1966 The Garry Moore Show (in person), 1966 Hollywood Talent Scouts (in person), 1965 The Andy Williams Show (in person), 1963 Talent Scouts (in person), 1959 The 31st Annual Academy Awards (in person), 1957 Playhouse 90 (in person), 1957 Perry Como's Kraft Music Hall (in person), 1957 The Arthur Murray Party (in person), 1955 The Merry Mailman (in person), 1951 Footlight Varieties (in person), 1950 This Is Show Business (in person), 2002 Presidio Med (Performer), 1999 The Story of Us (Performer), 1999 Early Edition (Performer), 1985 Reunion at Fairborough (Performer), 1982 Off Your Rocker (Performer), 1980 When Time Ran Out... (Performer), 1977 Pete's Dragon (Performer), 1977 Viva Knievel! (Performer), 1976 Gable and Lombard (Performer), 1975 Little House on the Prairie (Performer), 1973 ABC Afterschool Specials (Performer), 1966-1969 The Bob Hope Show (Performer), 1966 Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre (Performer), 1965 Up from the Beach (Performer), 1964 The Greatest Show on Earth (Performer), 1962 The Longest Day (Performer), 1962 Five Weeks in a Balloon (Performer), 1962 Hatari! (Performer), 1960 Death Valley Days (Performer), 1944 Winged Victory (Performer), 1987 It's Garry Shandling's Show. (Other), 2004 Goodnight, We Love You (in person), 2000-2001 Backstory (in person), 1997 20th Century-Fox: The First 50 Years (in person), 1995 The Fantasy Worlds of Irwin Allen (in person), 2008 Hillary! Uncensored: Banned by the Media (Other), 1977 Bob Hope's All-Star Comedy Spectacular from Lake Tahoe (in person), 2000 Family Law (Performer), 1991 The Cosby Show (Performer), 1990 The Ambulance (Performer), 1987 227 (Performer), 1978-1983 Fantasy Island (Performer), 1980 The Dream Merchants (Performer), 1980 Power (Performer), 1978 Vega$ (Performer), 1976 Louis Armstrong - Chicago Style (Performer), 1972 The Poseidon Adventure (Performer), 1971 Who Killed Mary Whats'ername (Performer), 1966 Stagecoach (Performer), 1963 The Jimmy Dean Show (Performer), 1962 Gay Purr-ee (Performer), 1959 Startime (Performer), 1959 The Big Circus (Performer), 1959 Playhouse 90 (Performer), 1958 Imitation General (Performer), 1956 Studio One in Hollywood (Performer), 1995 The 49th Annual Tony Awards (in person), 1994 The 10th TV Academy Hall of Fame (in person), 1992 The 9th Annual American Cinema Awards (in person), 1992 Tom Arnold: The Naked Truth 2 (in person), 1988 Jackie Gleason: The Great One (in person), 1986 The 38th Annual Emmy Awards (in person), 1985 Night of 100 Stars II (in person), 1984 This Is Your Life (in person), 1980 Sinatra: The First 40 Years (in person), 1979 The Muppets Go Hollywood (in person), 1978 The Dean Martin Celebrity Roast: Jack Klugman (in person), 1978 The People's Command Performance (in person), 1978 Dean Martin Celebrity Roast: Betty White (in person), 1970-1973 The Hollywood Squares (in person), 1972 The 44th Annual Academy Awards (in person), 1972 This Is Your Life (in person), 1969 The Moviemakers (in person), 1967-1968 The Joey Bishop Show (in person), 1967-1968 The Dean Martin Comedy Hour (in person), 1952-1966 The Ed Sullivan Show (in person), 1958 The 30th Annual Academy Awards (in person), 1955 Person to Person (in person), 1999 Biography (Other), 1956 The Wa_lter Winchell Show (in person), 1975 The 11th Annual Publicists Guild of America Awards (in person), 1959 The Jack Paar Tonight Show (in person), 1993 The Knots Landing Block Party (Other), 1998 M*A*S*H, Tootsie & God: A Tribute to Larry Gelbart (in person), 1948 The Milton Berle Show (in person), 1985 The Annual Friars Club Tribute Presents a Salute to Gene Kelly (in person), 1979 C.H.O.M.P.S. (Performer), 1975 Wonder Woman (Performer), 1978 The Redd Foxx Special (in person), 1995-2005 ER (Performer), 2002 Street Time (Performer), 2002 Philly (Performer), 2001 Odessa or Bust (Performer), 1997 Cosby (Performer), 1994 It Could Happen to You (Performer), 1993-1994 Roseanne (Performer), 1985 Alice in Wonderland (Performer), 1981 Side Show (Performer), 1981 Leave 'em Laughing (Performer), 1979 Rudolph and Frosty's Christmas in July (Performer), 1978 Movie Movie (Performer), 1977 Telethon (Performer), 1976 Flannery and Quilt (Performer), 1970 Breakout (Performer), 1970 George M! (Performer), 1969 They Shoot Horses, Don't They (Performer), 1967 The Danny Thomas Hour (Performer), 1965 Ben Casey (Performer), 1964 Your Cheatin' Heart (Performer), 1963 A Ticklish Affair (Performer), 1962 Frontier Circus (Performer), 1958 Hansel and Gretel (Performer), 1957 Sayonara (Performer), 2003 The 75th Annual Academy Awards (in person), 2000 Let Me In, I Hear Laughter (in person), 1999 Dennis Miller Live (in person), 1994 The Second Annual Comedy Hall of Fame (in person), 1991 George Burns' 95th Birthday Party (in person), 1987 Las Vegas: An All-Star 75th Anniversary (in person), 1987 The 59th Annual Academy Awards (in person), 1984 Dean Martin Celebrity Roast: Mr. T (in person), 1980 Pink Lady (in person), 1979 The Royal Variety Performance 1979 (in person), 1978 Science Fiction Film Awards (in person), 1978 Dean Martin Celebrity Roast: Jimmy Stewart (in person), 1976 The Dean Martin Celebrity Roast: Muhammad Ali (in person), 1962-1973 The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (in person), 1973 The Vin Scully Show (in person), 1970-1971 Can You Top This (in person), 1967-1970 The Merv Griffin Show (in person), 1968-1969 The Jackie Gleason Show (in person), 1964-1967 The Hollywood Palace (in person), 1962 The Tonight Show (in person), 1958 The Patti Page Oldsmobile Show (in person), 1957-1958 The Dinah Shore Chevy Show (in person), 1995 The Annual American Friends Hebrew University Scopus Awards (in person), 2006 Jerry Lewis - König der Komödianten (Other), 1959-1961 General Electric Theater (Performer), 1958 The Eddie Fisher Show (Performer), 1988 AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Jack Lemmon (in person), 1978 The 50th Annual Academy Awards (in person), 2002 Brilliant But Cancelled (Other), 2000 Chump Change (Other), 2002 Milton Berle: An All-Star Tribute to 'Mr. Television' (in person), 2000 Twentieth Century Fox: The Blockbuster Years (Other), It's Garry Shandling's Show. (Sound), 1986 George Burns' 90th Birthday Party: A Very Special Special (in person), 1988 18 Again! (Performer), 1987 Knots Landing (Performer), 1978-1983 The Love Boat (Performer), 1981 Aloha Paradise (Performer), 1978 The Users (Performer), 1977 The Sunshine Boys (Performer), 1969-1970 Love, American Style (Performer), 1966 The Double Life of Henry Phyfe (Performer), 1965/I Harlow (Performer), 1964 The Eleventh Hour (Performer), 1962 Saints and Sinners (Performer), 1961 One, Two, Three (Performer), 1960 The United States Steel Hour (Performer), 1951 Suspense (Performer), 1947 13 Rue Madeleine (Performer), 2001 History vs. Hollywood (in person), 1999 American Veteran Awards (in person), 1998 The 70th Annual Academy Awards (in person), 1995-1998 Biography (in person), 1995 Great Performances (in person), 1987-1989 It's Garry Shandling's Show. (in person), 1989 George Burns - His Wit and Wisdom (in person), 1987 The 1st Annual American Comedy Awards (in person), 1986 Josh, the Logan Legend (in person), 1984 The Dean Martin Celebrity Roast: Joan Collins (in person), 1974-1977 The Mike Douglas Show (in person), 1973 Ed Sullivan Presents: The TV Comedy Years (in person), 1972 The Return of the Movie Movie (in person), 1969 The Kraft Music Hall (in person), 1967 Gypsy (in person), 1962 Password All-Stars (in person), 1953-1962 What's My Line (in person), 1953-1959 I've Got a Secret (in person)
Theater Credits
Buttons On Broadway - Performer (June 8, 1995 - July 16, 1995), Hold It! - Performer (May 5, 1948 - June 12, 1948), Barefoot Boy With Cheek - Performer (April 3, 1947 - July 5, 1947), Winged Victory - Performer (November 20, 1943 - May 20, 1944), Vickie - Performer (September 22, 1942 - October 31, 1942)

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