Aaron Chwatt

Born: Feb 05, 1919 AD
Died: 2006 AD, at 87 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Actors

1919 - Born in New York City on the 5th of February.

1939 - Buttons started working for Minsky's Burlesque.

1941 - José Ferrer chose Buttons to appear in a Broadway show The Admiral Had a Wife.

1942 - In September, Buttons at last got his Broadway debut in Vickie with Ferrer and Uta Hagen.

1943 - Saw Buttons in the Army Air Corps.

1947-1951 - Buttons was married to actress Roxanne Arlen.

         - His catch phrase from the show, "strange things are happening," entered the national vocabulary briefly.

1952 - Received his own variety series on television The Red Buttons Show ran for three years, and achieved high levels of success.

2006 - Died of vascular disease on the 13th of July at his home in the Century City area of Los Angeles.

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