Carl Ballantine Dies

Actor Carl Ballantine, whose career spanned vaudeville, television, Vegas and Broadway, died Tuesday at his Hollywood home of natural causes. He was 92. He appeared in feature films including "The Shakiest Gun in the West," "The World’s Greatest Lover," "Mr. Saturday Night" and "Speedway." The latter film starred Elvis Presley, who offered Ballantine a Cadillac. His wife, comedian Ceil Cabot, wouldn’t allow him to accept it.

Source: Elvis Information Network / Updated: Nov 6, 2009 
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OtisBlue22 (profilecontact) wrote on Nov 8, 2009report abuse
And he appeared on one of the Presley-Ed Sullivan Shows!
lray (profilecontact) wrote on Nov 6, 2009report abuse
That's him and yes he was a very funny guy.
theoldscudder (profilecontact) wrote on Nov 6, 2009report abuse
Is Carl the cockster in the hat with the pencil in his ear?
Steve V (profilecontact) wrote on Nov 6, 2009report abuse
Carl was a funny guy and appeared on Ed Sullivan's show many times in the 60's RIP.

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