After playing small roles in a few Hollywood films, he was the announcer for several popular radio shows in the 1940s and 1950s. Foreign his work on radio, Wallington has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 6660 Hollywood Boulevard Jimmy was married four times.
She died on May 7, 1935 in Brooklyn, New New York
He was the announcer for several popular radio shows in the 1930s, 1940s and 1950s, including Texaco Star Theatre with Fred Allen (1941-1944) and Texaco Town with Eddie Cantor. As with most announcers, Wallington would announce the program"s star, then read the sponsor"s commercials.
In addition, he was often given comedy lines. When radio shows moved to television, he continued as a television announcer in the 1950s.
(see the section) After years as a radio announcer, he became a television star in California doing Life Insurance and other commercials.
He ended his professional radio career as a Voice of America radio announcer in the Worldwide English service. Wallington died at Arlington, Virginia on December 22, 1972.
Anita was one of the original members of the Radio City Rockettes.