Art was 5 feet 8 inches tall.
Art was awarded the Ernie Pyle Lifetime Achievement Award in 2006 by the National Society of Newspaper Columnists.
Art was married to Ann McGarry from October 12, 1952 until her death on July 3, 1994. They met each other at a dinner party hosted by Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall.
Art joined the Marines after lying about his age and bribing a drunk with a bottle of whiskey to sign documents stating he was Art's legal guardian. Art served from 1942-1945 in the 4th Marine Air Wing and was honorably discharged at the rank of sergeant.
Art was elected to the American Academy and Institute Of Arts and Letters in 1986.
Art sued and won $900,000 from Paramount for plagarism, from his two-page "King For A Day" script idea he was never compensated for when Paramount claimed that they made no profit from the movie that was based on it, Coming To America (1986).
Art won the Pulitzer Prize for Outstanding Commentary in 1982.
Lost his leg, due to a vascular condition.
Art Buchwald: The question is not why you're going - it's what are you doing here in the first place?
Art Buchwald: Even if the meek did inherit the earth, someone would contest the will.