Carl Ballantine (I) (1917–2009)

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KNOWN FOR 
McHale's Navy (1962-1966) | Susan's Plan (1998) | The Best of Times (1986)
AKA 
The Amazing Ballantine | The Amazing Mr. Ballantine | Mr. Ballantine | Ballantine | Carl Ballentine | The Great Ballantine | Meyer Kessler | Mr. Ballantine the World Greatest Magician | Ballantine the World's Greatest Magishen  Less
NICKNAME  
The Amazing Mr. Ballantine
BORN 
Sep 27, 1917 (died Nov 3, 2009)
HEIGHT 
6' 2" (1.88m)

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Past Film & Video (19 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
Past Television (44 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for Spider-ManSpider-Man (TV Series) Lenny Luntz ( 1 episode, 1996 )  Less 1996 1
  • Primary photo for Freakazoid!Freakazoid! (TV Series) Huska ( 1 episode, 1995 )  Less 1995 1
  • Primary photo for Garfield and FriendsGarfield and Friends (TV Series) Al J. Swindler ( 5 episodes, 1989–1992 )  Less 1989–1992 5
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  • Primary photo for P.S.I. Luv UP.S.I. Luv U (TV Series) Mo Hornsby ( 1 episode, 1991 )  Less 1991 1
  • Primary photo for The New Adam-12The New Adam-12 (TV Series) Sasha Pearl ( 1 episode, 1991 )  Less 1991 1
  • Primary photo for The Cosby ShowThe Cosby Show (TV Series) The Great Ballantine ( 1 episode, 1987 )  Less 1987 1
  • Primary photo for What's Happening Now!What's Happening Now! (TV Series) Mr. Higgins ( 1 episode, 1987 )  Less 1987 1
  • Primary photo for Night CourtNight Court (TV Series) Philip Falcone ( 1 episode, 1986 )  Less 1986 1
  • Primary photo for Blacke's MagicBlacke's Magic (TV Series) Actor ( 1 episode, 1986 )  Less 1986 1
  • Primary photo for Double TroubleDouble Trouble (TV Series) Rollo the Great ( 1 episode, 1984 )  Less 1984 1
  • Primary photo for Trapper John, M.D.Trapper John, M.D. (TV Series) Roland Shulman / Clarence ( 2 episodes, 1981–1984 )  Less 1981–1984 2
  • Primary photo for AliceAlice (TV Series) Freddy ( 1 episode, 1982 )  Less 1982 1
  • Primary photo for Fantasy IslandFantasy Island (TV Series) The Great Zachariah ( 1 episode, 1981 )  Less 1981 1
  • Primary photo for B.J. and the BearB.J. and the Bear (TV Series) Magician ( 1 episode, 1981 )  Less 1981 1
  • Primary photo for Camp GrizzlyCamp Grizzly (TV Movie) Uncle Bernie  Less 1980
  • Primary photo for One in a MillionOne in a Million (TV Series) Max Kellerman ( 13 episodes, 1980 )  Less 1980 13
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  • Primary photo for The Misadventures of Sheriff LoboThe Misadventures of Sheriff Lobo (TV Series) Monty the Hitman ( 1 episode, 1979 )  Less 1979 1
  • Primary photo for CHiPsCHiPs (TV Series) Marvello the Great ( 1 episode, 1978 )  Less 1978 1
    • Rustling (Jan 12, 1978) Marvello the Great  Less
  • Primary photo for Laverne & ShirleyLaverne & Shirley (TV Series) Lionel T. Zimmerman ( 1 episode, 1976 )  Less 1976 1
  • Primary photo for How to Break Up a Happy DivorceHow to Break Up a Happy Divorce (TV Movie) Conductor  Less 1976
  • Primary photo for The Ghost BustersThe Ghost Busters (TV Series) Merlin ( 1 episode, 1975 )  Less 1975 1
  • Primary photo for When Things Were RottenWhen Things Were Rotten (TV Series) Innkeeper / The Waiter ( 2 episodes, 1975 )  Less 1975 2
  • Primary photo for The Fireman's BallThe Fireman's Ball (TV Movie) Acropolis  Less 1975
  • Primary photo for The Girl with Something ExtraThe Girl with Something Extra (TV Series) Auctioneer ( 1 episode, 1974 )  Less 1974 1
  • Primary photo for The Girl Most Likely to...The Girl Most Likely to... (TV Movie) Dr. Hankin  Less 1973
  • Primary photo for Saga of SonoraSaga of Sonora (TV Movie) Ringo  Less 1973
  • Primary photo for O'Hara, U.S. TreasuryO'Hara, U.S. Treasury (TV Series) Doc Ellery ( 1 episode, 1972 )  Less 1972 1
  • Primary photo for Love, American StyleLove, American Style (TV Series) Chicken Little (segment "Love and the Newscasters") / Leo (segment "Love and the Shower") ( 2 episodes, 1969–1972 )  Less 1969–1972 2
  • Primary photo for The Partridge FamilyThe Partridge Family (TV Series) Pitchman ( 1 episode, 1971 )  Less 1971 1
  • Primary photo for The VirginianThe Virginian (TV Series) Matty Ryan ( 1 episode, 1971 )  Less 1971 1
  • Primary photo for The Debbie Reynolds ShowThe Debbie Reynolds Show (TV Series) Newman ( 1 episode, 1970 )  Less 1970 1
  • Primary photo for That's LifeThat's Life (TV Series) Actor ( 1 episode, 1969 )  Less 1969 1
  • Primary photo for The Queen and IThe Queen and I (TV Series) Becker ( 2 episodes, 1969 )  Less 1969 2
  • Primary photo for I Dream of JeannieI Dream of Jeannie (TV Series) Carl Tucker ( 1 episode, 1968 )  Less 1968 1
  • Primary photo for Mayberry R.F.D.Mayberry R.F.D. (TV Series) Ernie ( 1 episode, 1968 )  Less 1968 1
  • Primary photo for PremierePremiere (TV Series) Claude ( 1 episode, 1968 )  Less 1968 1
  • Primary photo for LaredoLaredo (TV Series) Lemuel Beamish ( 1 episode, 1967 )  Less 1967 1
  • Primary photo for The MonkeesThe Monkees (TV Series) Hubbell Bensen ( 1 episode, 1967 )  Less 1967 1
  • Primary photo for That GirlThat Girl (TV Series) Arnold Lemming ( 1 episode, 1966 )  Less 1966 1
  • Primary photo for McHale's NavyMcHale's Navy (TV Series) Lester Gruber ( 138 episodes, 1962–1966 )  Less 1962–1966 138
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  • Primary photo for Car 54, Where Are You?Car 54, Where Are You? (TV Series) Al Henderson ( 3 episodes, 1961–1962 )  Less 1961–1962 3
  • Primary photo for Shirley Temple's StorybookShirley Temple's Storybook (TV Series) Gonzorgo ( 1 episode, 1960 )  Less 1960 1
  • Primary photo for StartimeStartime (TV Series) Merlin ( 1 episode, 1960 )  Less 1960 1
  • Primary photo for The Garry Moore ShowThe Garry Moore Show (TV Series) Performer ("The Big Apple", "My Heart Belongs to Daddy", "Heigh-Ho", "You Must Have Been a Beautiful Baby") ( 1 episode, 1958 ) , Himself ( 1 episode, 1958 )  Less 1958 1
    • Episode #1.7 (Nov 18, 1958) Himself, Performer ("The Big Apple", "My Heart Belongs to Daddy", "Heigh-Ho", "You Must Have Been a Beautiful Baby") (uncredited)  Less
Self (36 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
  • Primary photo for TroupersTroupers Himself  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for McHale's Navy: The Crew RemembersMcHale's Navy: The Crew Remembers (Video) Himself  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for American MastersAmerican Masters (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1997 )  Less 1997
  • Primary photo for The 2nd Annual American Comedy AwardsThe 2nd Annual American Comedy Awards (TV Special) Himself - Audience Member  Less 1988
  • Primary photo for Young at Heart ComediansYoung at Heart Comedians (TV Special) Himself  Less 1984
  • Primary photo for The Magic of David CopperfieldThe Magic of David Copperfield (TV Special) Himself  Less 1978
  • Primary photo for The Jim Nabors ShowThe Jim Nabors Show (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1978 )  Less 1978
  • Primary photo for Magic at the RoxyMagic at the Roxy (TV Special) Himself  Less 1976
  • Primary photo for Dinah!Dinah! (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1974 )  Less 1974
  • Primary photo for ABC's Wide World of EntertainmentABC's Wide World of Entertainment (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1973 )  Less 1973
  • Primary photo for The Tonight Show Starring Johnny CarsonThe Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (TV Series) Himself / Himself - Guest ( 5 episodes, 1962–1973 )  Less 1962–1973
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  • Primary photo for The David Frost ShowThe David Frost Show (TV Series) Himself ( 2 episodes, 1970–1972 )  Less 1970–1972
  • Primary photo for The Engelbert Humperdinck ShowThe Engelbert Humperdinck Show (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1970 )  Less 1970
  • Primary photo for The Andy Williams ShowThe Andy Williams Show (TV Series) Himself - Guest / Himself ( 2 episodes, 1970 )  Less 1970
  • Primary photo for The Kraft Music HallThe Kraft Music Hall (TV Series) Himself ( 2 episodes, 1968–1969 )  Less 1968–1969
  • Primary photo for The Dean Martin ShowThe Dean Martin Show (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1968 )  Less 1968
  • Primary photo for Silent TreatmentSilent Treatment Himself  Less 1968
  • Primary photo for The Hollywood PalaceThe Hollywood Palace (TV Series) Himself - Comic Magician / Himself - Comedian ( 2 episodes, 1964–1965 )  Less 1964–1965
    • Episode #3.2 (Sep 25, 1965) Himself - Comic Magician  Less
    • Episode #1.4 (Jan 25, 1964) Himself - Comedian  Less
  • Primary photo for The Danny Kaye ShowThe Danny Kaye Show (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1963 )  Less 1963
  • Primary photo for The Andy Williams ShowThe Andy Williams Show (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1963 )  Less 1963
  • Primary photo for The Perry Como ShowThe Perry Como Show (TV Series) Himself - Guest / Himself ( 2 episodes, 1962–1963 )  Less 1962–1963
  • Primary photo for Toast of the TownToast of the Town (TV Series) Magician / Comic Magician / Himself ( 6 episodes, 1953–1962 )  Less 1953–1962
    • Episode #15.34 (May 6, 1962) Magician (as The Amazing Mr. Ballantine)  Less
    • Episode #14.30 (May 7, 1961) Comic Magician (as The Amazing Mr. Ballantine)  Less
    • Episode #14.29 (Apr 30, 1961) Himself  Less
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  • Primary photo for The Mike Douglas ShowThe Mike Douglas Show (TV Series) Himself - Comedian / Magician ( 1 episode, 1962 )  Less 1962
    • Episode #1.80 (Mar 30, 1962) Himself - Comedian / Magician  Less
  • Primary photo for Be Our GuestBe Our Guest (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1960 )  Less 1960
  • Primary photo for StartimeStartime (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1960 )  Less 1960
    • Fun Fair (May 3, 1960) Himself (as The Amazing Mr. Ballantine)  Less
  • Primary photo for The Dinah Shore Chevy ShowThe Dinah Shore Chevy Show (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1960 )  Less 1960
  • Primary photo for The Garry Moore ShowThe Garry Moore Show (TV Series) Himself ( 5 episodes, 1958–1959 )  Less 1958–1959
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  • Primary photo for The Chevy Showroom Starring Andy WilliamsThe Chevy Showroom Starring Andy Williams (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1959 )  Less 1959
  • Primary photo for The Steve Allen ShowThe Steve Allen Show (TV Series) Himself - Comedian-Magician ( 1 episode, 1959 )  Less 1959
    • Salute to Jazz (Feb 1, 1959) Himself - Comedian-Magician (as Mr. Ballantine the World Greatest Magician)  Less
  • Primary photo for Frankie Laine TimeFrankie Laine Time (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1955 )  Less 1955
  • Primary photo for The Jackie Gleason ShowThe Jackie Gleason Show (TV Series) Himself - Guest Comic Magician ( 1 episode, 1955 )  Less 1955
  • Primary photo for The Blue AngelThe Blue Angel (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1954 )  Less 1954
  • Primary photo for All Star Summer RevueAll Star Summer Revue (TV Series) Himself - Guest Comedic Magician / Himself - Guest Magician ( 3 episodes, 1952 )  Less 1952
    • Episode #1.5 (Jul 26, 1952) Himself - Guest Comedic Magician  Less
    • Episode #1.2 (Jul 5, 1952) Himself - Guest Comedic Magician  Less
    • Episode #1.1 (Jun 28, 1952) Himself - Guest Magician  Less
  • Primary photo for The Saturday Night Revue with Jack CarterThe Saturday Night Revue with Jack Carter (TV Series) Himself ( 2 episodes, 1950 )  Less 1950
  • Primary photo for Kay Kyser's Kollege of Musical KnowledgeKay Kyser's Kollege of Musical Knowledge (TV Series) Himself - Comic Magician ( 2 episodes, 1950 )  Less 1950
  • Primary photo for Texaco Star Theatre Starring Milton BerleTexaco Star Theatre Starring Milton Berle (TV Series) Himself - Comedian / Magician ( 1 episode, 1949 )  Less 1949
    • Episode #1.47 (Apr 26, 1949) Himself - Comedian / Magician  Less
Archive Footage (2 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
  • Primary photo for A Very Lovely PartyA Very Lovely Party (Video) Himself (archive footage) (as Ballantine the World's Greatest Magishen)  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for 16th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards16th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards (TV Special) Himself - In Memoriam (archive footage)  Less 2010

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