Eddie ‘Rochester’ Anderson Net Worth

Eddie ‘Rochester’ Anderson Net Worth is
$1.7 Million

Eddie ‘Rochester’ Anderson Bio/Wiki, Net Worth, Married 2018

The son of a minstrel and circus tightrope walker, Eddie Anderson developed a gravel voice early in life which would become his trademark to fame. He joined his older brother Cornelius as members of "The Three Black Aces" during his vaudeville years, singing for pennies in the hotel lobby. He eventually moved his way up to the Roxy and Apollo ...

Date Of BirthSeptember 18, 1905, Oakland, California, United States
DiedFebruary 28, 1977, Los Angeles, California, United States
Place Of BirthOakland, California, USA
ProfessionActor, Soundtrack
SpouseEva Simons (m. 1956–1973), Mamie Wiggins Nelson (m. 1939–1954)
ChildrenEvangela Anderson, Jr., Eddie Anderson, Jr., Stephanie Anderson, Billy Anderson
ParentsElla Mae Anderson, Big Ed Anderson
Star SignVirgo
1He appeared in two Best Picture Academy Award winners in consecutive years: You Can't Take It with You (1938) and Gone with the Wind (1939). Irving Bacon, Ward Bond, Eddy Chandler, Wallis Clark and Harry Davenport also appeared in both films.
2Was cast in a co-starring role with Alice Faye and John Payne in the 1974 stage revival of "Good News," but was too frail and was replaced by Stubby Kaye.
3He was awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for Radio at 6513 Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood, California.
4Biography in: "Who's Who in Comedy" by Ronald L. Smith; pg. 20. New York: Facts on File, 1992. ISBN 0816023387.
5Eddie Anderson was inducted into the Radio Hall of Fame in 2001.
6His adopted son, Billy, once played professional football with the Chicago Bears, and was a world class hurdler. He held the world Junior College high hurdle record and just missed making the 1948 & 1952 U.S. Olympic teams.
7Overstrained his vocal cords as a 12-year-old newsboy hawking papers in his home town, which explains his inimitable rasp.
8Son of minstrel performer Big Ed Anderson and circus performer, Ella May Anderson. Appeared with his brother, Cornelius, in a Vaudeville song and dance act.
9Interred at Evergreen Cemetery, Los Angeles, California, USA, Section A, Lot #2504.
10Was associated with Jack Benny from 1937 until 1964.


The New Scooby-Doo Movies1972-1973TV SeriesBobby Joe 'B.J.' Mason
Harlem Globe Trotters1970-1971TV SeriesBobby Joe Mason
Watermelon Man1970Drugstore Soda Jerk
Love, American Style1969TV SeriesWillie (segment "Love and the Hustler")
It Takes a Thief1968TV SeriesConcierge
The Jack Benny Program1950-1965TV SeriesRochester Van Jones / Oatmeal / Anderson Van Jones / ...
It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World1963Second Cab Driver
The Dick Powell Theatre1963TV SeriesWalt
Bachelor Father1962TV SeriesRochester Van Jones
The Mouse That Jack Built1959ShortRochester (voice, as Rochester)
The Green Pastures1959TV MovieNoah
Shower of Stars1958TV SeriesRochester Van Jones
The Green Pastures1957TV MovieNoah (as Eddie Anderson)
The Red Skelton Hour1957TV SeriesRochester Van Jones
The Jack Benny Program1949TV MovieRochester
The Show-Off1946Eddie
Brother Bill1945ShortFortune-teller
The Sailor Takes a Wife1945Harry
I Love a Bandleader1945Newton H. Newton (as Rochester)
Brewster's Millions1945Jackson
Broadway Rhythm1944Eddie
What's Buzzin', Cousin?1943Rochester
Cabin in the Sky1943Little Joe Jackson
The Meanest Man in the World1943Shufro
Tales of Manhattan1942Rev. Lazarus
Star Spangled Rhythm1942Rochester- 'Sharp as a Tack' Number (as Rochester)
Birth of the Blues1941Louey (as Rochester)
Kiss the Boys Goodbye1941George
Topper Returns1941Chauffeur
Love Thy Neighbor1940Rochester Van Jones (as Eddie Anderson)
Buck Benny Rides Again1940Rochester Van Jones (as Rochester)
Gone with the Wind1939Uncle Peter - Her Coachman (as Eddie Anderson)
Man About Town1939Rochester (as Eddie Anderson)
You Can't Get Away with Murder1939Sam (uncredited)
You Can't Cheat an Honest Man1939Rochester (as Eddie Anderson)
Honolulu1939Washington (as Eddie Anderson)
Going Places1938Groom (as Eddie Anderson)
Kentucky1938Groom (as Eddie Anderson)
While New York Sleeps1938Janitor (uncredited)
Strange Faces1938William
Thanks for the Memory1938/IIJanitor
Five of a Kind1938Hotel Doorman (uncredited)
You Can't Take It with You1938Donald (as Eddie Anderson)
Gold Diggers in Paris1938Doorman (as Eddie Anderson)
Jezebel1938Gros Bat (as Eddie Anderson)
Reckless Living1938Dreamboat
Over the Goal1937William (as Eddie Anderson)
On Such a Night1937Henry Clay, Fentridge Handyman (as Eddie Anderson)
One Mile from Heaven1937Henry Bangs (as Eddie Anderson)
Reported Missing1937Porter (uncredited)
Wake Up and Live1937Elevator Operator (uncredited)
White Bondage1937Old Glory (uncredited)
Public Wedding1937Man Carrying Coat (uncredited)
Melody for Two1937Exodus Johnson (as Eddie Anderson)
When Love Is Young1937Taxi Driver (uncredited)
Bill Cracks Down1937Chauffeur (as Eddie Anderson)
Love Is News1937Man Getting Marriage License (uncredited)
Mysterious Crossing1936Hotel Porter (uncredited)
Rainbow on the River1936Doctor (uncredited)
Three Men on a Horse1936Moses (as Eddie Anderson)
Two in a Crowd1936Swipe (uncredited)
Star for a Night1936Maid's Boyfriend (uncredited)
The Green Pastures1936Noah (as Eddie Anderson)
Show Boat1936Young Black Man (uncredited)
The Music Goes 'Round1936Lucifer
His Night Out1935Bellhop (uncredited)
Transient Lady1935'Noxious' (as Eddie Anderson)
The Gay Bride19342nd Bootblack (uncredited)
Behold My Wife!1934Chauffeur (uncredited)
I Love That Man1933Charlie - Porter (uncredited)
Terror Aboard1933Seaman (uncredited)
From Hell to Heaven1933Sam's Pal (uncredited)
Billion Dollar Scandal1933Railroad Steward (uncredited)
False Faces1932Chauffeur (uncredited)
Hat Check Girl1932Walter (uncredited)
What Price Hollywood?1932James - Max's Butler (uncredited)


That's Entertainment, Part II1976Documentary performer: "Taking a Chance on Love" 1940 - uncredited
The Jack Benny Program1950-1958TV Series performer - 11 episodes
I Love a Bandleader1945performer: "Eager Beaver" - as Rochester
Brewster's Millions1945performer: "When Johnny Comes Marching Home" - uncredited
What's Buzzin', Cousin?1943performer: "Short, Fat and 4F", "Eighteen Seventy-five" $18.75 War Bond Cost
Cabin in the Sky1943performer: "Cabin in the Sky" 1940 uncredited, "Taking a Chance on Love" 1940 uncredited, "Life Is Full of Consequence" 1943, "Happy Birthday to You" 1893 uncredited
The Meanest Man in the World1943"Down Argentina Way", uncredited
Star Spangled Rhythm1942performer: "Sharp as a Tack"
Kiss the Boys Goodbye1941performer: "Sand in My Shoes"
Buck Benny Rides Again1940performer: "MY! MY!" 1940, "I'M AN OLD COW HAND FROM THE RIO GRANDE" 1936, "DRUMS IN THE NIGHT" 1940 - uncredited


The Good Old Days of Radio1976TV Movie documentaryHimself
Jack Benny's Twentieth Anniversary Special1970TV SpecialHimself
The Kraft Music Hall1970TV SeriesHimself
Jack Benny's New Look1969TV SpecialRochester
Jack Benny's Bag1968TV SpecialHimself
Go!!!1967TV MovieHimself
The Mike Douglas Show1964TV SeriesHimself - Actor
Perry Como's Kraft Music Hall1956TV Series
Shower of Stars1955-1956TV SeriesHimself
Texaco Star Theatre1951-1954TV SeriesHimself
The George Gobel Show1954TV SeriesHimself
Christmas with the Stars1953TV MovieHimself
Screen Snapshots: Hollywood's Pair of Jacks1953ShortHimself
The Jackie Gleason Show1952TV SeriesHimself
What's My Line?1952TV SeriesHimself - Mystery Guest
Stars in the Eye1952TV SpecialHimself
Olympic Fund Telethon1952TV SpecialHimself
The Ed Sullivan Show1951TV SeriesHimself
TV Club1951TV Series documentaryHimself
The Frank Sinatra Show1951TV SeriesHimself
You Can Change the World1950Documentary shortRochester
The Ed Wynn Show1949TV SeriesHimself
Is Everybody Listening?1947Documentary shortRochester, Jack Benny Radio Program
Show-Business at War1943Documentary shortHimself

Archive Footage

TV in Black: The First Fifty Years2004Video documentaryHimself
Christmas in Tinseltown2004Video documentary shortHimself
Great Performances2003TV SeriesHimself
Small Steps, Big Strides: The Black Experience in Hollywood1998TV Movie documentaryHimself
Kelsey Grammer Salutes Jack Benny1995TV Movie documentaryRochester Van Jones
Mo' Funny: Black Comedy in America1993TV Special documentaryRochester
Something a Little Less Serious: A Tribute to 'It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World'1991TV Movie documentaryFirst Cab Driver (uncredited)
Entertaining the Troops1988DocumentaryHimself
Biography1987TV Series documentaryHimself
Hollywood: The Gift of Laughter1982TV Movie documentaryActor - 'You Can't Take It with You' (uncredited)
That's Entertainment, Part II1976DocumentaryClip from 'Cabin in the Sky'
The Great Radio Comedians1972TV Movie documentaryRochester
Screen Snapshots 2856: It Was Only Yesterday1950ShortRochester

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