Can you fill in the last names of all these famous people named Buddy?

Are you buddy-buddy enough with these actors and musicians to know their full names?

Before it was associated with athletic golden retrievers and Christmas elves, Buddy was actually a common first name, especially as a stage name. Many performers either kept their nickname from childhood or chose “Buddy” because it was easier to remember than their given name.

Here are ten actors and musicians we know as Buddy. Can you guess each person’s last name?

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  1. Performing with The Crickets on The Ed Sullivan Show it's Buddy...
  2. Though he's most famous for being on a sitcom, he also guest starred on Westerns like Gunsmoke. It's Buddy...
  3. This comedian mostly went by "Bud" but we'll still count it. It's Bud...
    Image: The Everett Collection
  4. This blues legend is Buddy...
    Image: The Everett Collection
  5. Normally funny, this comedian got serious on shows like The Rifleman. It's Buddy...
  6. In real life he's Morey Amsterdam but on The Dick Van Dyke Show he's Buddy...
  7. He played Mike on Mayberry R.F.D. and has a famous sister who also started acting as a kid. It's Buddy...
  8. This jazz singer is Buddy...
    Image: The Everett Collection
  9. This legendary drummer is Buddy...
    Image: The Everett Collection
  10. This boxer-turned-actor had a boxer brother and an actor nephew. It’s Buddy…
    Image: The Everett Collection

Can you fill in the last names of all these famous people named Buddy?

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NeilS 23 days ago
10 for 10…..Yeah, I’m old.
preciouskellylee 1 month ago
9/10 I had no idea who Buddy Greco was
johnnypatio 1 month ago
9 out of 10, blew the “blues legend” question.
MrBill 1 month ago
9/10; missed #8 - never heard of Buddy Greco
MikefromJersey 1 month ago
8 for 10. Do I get extra credit for mentioning the old TV series "Run Buddy Run"?
I loved Jack Sheldon! He is a legend, I remember the Dragnet appearances especially the one where he played the drunk and his “ …Long Beach? That’s thirty dirty miles from here! “ Wonderful talented man, and one of the best trumpet player ever…
I always thought Sheldon was one of the most likable people on 1960's TV.
Shatner1 1 month ago
9/10! I knew it was Buddy Greco as soon as I scrolled down--then my fingers disobeyed me and picked another!!!!
LH 1 month ago
8/10 I didn’t know some of the older ones…
b 1 month ago
10/10 But am an old guy who saw these people way back when
MarthaWashington 1 month ago
I had 10/10 but the results showed 9/10 anyone else notice any issues?
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