Buddy Lester

Buddy Lester

  • Born on
    • January 16th, 1917
  • Died on
    • October 4th, 2002
William "Buddy" Lester was an American comedian and actor who played dozens of character roles in films and television. Although known for his appearances in Jerry Lewis's comedy films, he was also regularly seen on popular television shows in the 1960s and 1970s. As a comedian, he was a fixture on the international nightclub circuit for several decades and was the younger brother of comedian Jerry Lester.


Acting (9 Credits)

1983Cracking Up as Passenger
1980Hardly Working as Claude Reed
1968The Party as Davey Kane
1967The Big Mouth as Studs
1964The Patsy as Copa Café MC
1963The Nutty Professor as Bartender
1962Sergeants 3 as Willie Sharpknife
1961The Ladies Man as Willard C. Gainsborough
1960Ocean's 11 as Vince Massler

Himself (1 Credits)

1959The Gene Krupa Story as Himself

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