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Eddie Anderson (comedian)

Eddie Anderson (comedian)
Portrait of Eddie Anderson
as Rochester circa 1947
Personal information
Birth nameEdmund Lincoln Anderson
Birth dateSeptember 18, 1905
Place of birthOakland, California, U.S.
Date of deathFebruary 28, 1977(age 71)
Death placeLos Angeles, California, U.S.
Years active1919 1973
Known forThe Jack Benny Program
SpouseMamie Wiggins Nelson (1939-1954) (her death) 1 son
Eva Simon (1956-1973) (divorced) 1 son and 2 daughters

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Edmund Lincoln Anderson (September 18, 1905 - February 28, 1977), also known as Eddie "Rochester" Anderson, was an American comedian and actor. His most famous role was that of Rochester van Jones, valet of Jack Benny, on his radio and television shows.

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