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      Ben Blue

      Ben Blue

      Highest Rated: 100% Two Girls and a Sailor (1944)

      Lowest Rated: 83% The Russians Are Coming! The Russians Are Coming! (1966)

      Birthday: Sep 12, 1901

      Birthplace: Montréal, Québec, Canada

      Ben Blue was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Blue kickstarted his acting career in various films such as the comedy "College Holiday" (1936) with Jack Benny, "Artists and Models" (1937) with Jack Benny and the musical "High, Wide, And Handsome" (1937) with Irene Dunne. He also appeared in "Thrill of a Lifetime" (1937), "College Swing" (1938) and the W C Fields musical "The Big Broadcast of 1938" (1938). His passion for acting continued to his roles in projects like the musical "For Me and My Gal" (1942) with Judy Garland, the Red Skelton musical comedy "Panama Hattie" (1942) and "Broadway Rhythm" (1944). He also appeared in "Thousands Cheer" (1944), the Van Johnson musical comedy "Two Girls and a Sailor" (1944) and the Van Johnson remake "Easy to Wed" (1946). Nearing the end of his career, he tackled roles in "Two Sisters From Boston" (1946) with Kathryn Grayson, the musical "My Wild Irish Rose" (1947) with Dennis Morgan and "It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World" (1963) with Spencer Tracy. He also appeared in the Carl Reiner comedy adaptation "The Russians Are Coming, the Russians Are Coming" (1966), the comedic adaptation "A Guide For the Married Man" (1967) with Walter Matthau and the comedy adaptation "The Busy Body" (1967) with Sid Caesar. Blue last acted in "Where Were You When the Lights Went Out?" (1968) with Doris Day. Blue had two children. Blue passed away in March 1975 at the age of 74.

      Highest rated movies

      100% Two Girls and a Sailor
      100% For Me and My Gal
      83% The Russians Are Coming! The Russians Are Coming!

      Photos

      COLLEGE SWING, (standing) Bob Hope, Ben Blue, John Payne. Gracie Allen, Martha Raye, George Burns, Betty Grable, Florence George, 1938 HIGH, WIDE AND HANDSOME, Ben Blue, 1937 COLLEGE SWING, Martha Raye, Ben Blue, 1938 PANAMA HATTIE, Red Skelton, Rags Ragland, Ben Blue, 1942 ARTISTS AND MODELS, Ben Blue, Ida Lupino, Judy Canova, 1937 TWO SISTERS FROM BOSTON, June Allyson, Ben Blue, 1946 PANAMA HATTIE, Red Skelton, Carl Esmond, Ben Blue, RAgs RAgland, 1942 BIG BROADCAST OF 1938-Ben Blue, Dorothy Lamour, W.C. Fields, Shirley Ross, Bob Hope, Martha Raye, 1938 EASY TO WED, Esther Williams, Ben Blue, 1946 EASY TO WED, Keenan Wynn, Ben Blue, 1946 COCOANUT GROVE, from left: Ben Blue, Eve Arden, 1938 THOUSANDS CHEER, Ben Blue, Kathryn Grayson, Gene Kelly, 1943 THE BIG BROADCAST OF 1938, Ben Blue, Martha Raye, 1938 COLLEGE SWING, Cecil Cunningham, Ben Blue 1938 ARTISTS AND MODELS, Judy Canova, Ben Blue, 1937 ARTISTS AND MODELS, Nick Lukats, Ida Lupino, Ben Blue, 1937 PANAMA HATTIE, Joe Yule, Red Skelton, Ann Sothern, Ben Blue, composer Roger Edens, clowning around on-set, 1942 BROADWAY RHYTHM, Nancy Walker, Ben Blue, 1944 ONE SUNDAY AFTERNOON, rear from left: Ben Blue, Dennis Morgan, Don DeFore, Alan Hale Jr, Janis Paige (front), 1948 COLLEGE SWING, Ben Blue, Martha Raye, 1938

      Filmography

      Movies

      Credit
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Sky's the Limit Ben (Character) - 1975
      No Score Yet 60% The Busy Body Felix Rose (Character) - 1967
      83% 75% The Russians Are Coming! The Russians Are Coming! Luther Grilk (Character) - 1966
      No Score Yet No Score Yet One Sunday Afternoon Nick (Character) - 1948
      No Score Yet 38% My Wild Irish Rose Hopper (Character) - 1947
      No Score Yet 55% Two Sisters From Boston Wrigley (Character) - 1946
      No Score Yet 54% Easy to Wed Spike Dolan (Character) - 1946
      100% 81% Two Girls and a Sailor Ben (Character) - 1944
      No Score Yet 12% Broadway Rhythm Felix Gross (Character) - 1944
      No Score Yet 56% Thousands Cheer Chuck Polansky (Character) - 1943
      100% 83% For Me and My Gal Sid Simms (Character) - 1942
      No Score Yet 40% Panama Hattie Rowdy (Character) - 1942
      No Score Yet 57% The Big Broadcast of 1938 Mike (Character) - 1938
      No Score Yet 40% High, Wide and Handsome Zeke (Character) - 1937
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Thrill of a Lifetime Skipper (Character) - 1937
      No Score Yet 67% Artists and Models Jupiter Pluvius (Character) - 1937

      TV

      Credit
      No Score Yet No Score Yet I've Got a Secret Guest 1957