Born this day in 1929, Arte Johnson (Arthur Stanton Eric Johnson) would be 88, Benton Harbor, Michigan, 5’5 1/2” comedian and comic actor. Arte was a regular on TV’s Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In.
Born this day in 1956, Bill Maher (William Maher, Jr.) is 61, New York, NY 5'8" comedian and talk show host of TV’s Politically Incorrect.
Born this day in 1896, George Burns (Nathan Birnbaum), New York, NY 5'7" comedian and actor performed professionally until he was 98, comedy partner and husband of Gracie Allen, Academy Award for The Sunshine Boys. He died 03/09/1996 from cardiac arrest at age 100.
Hirschfeld & Nina
Died this day in 2003, Al Hirschfeld (Albert Hirschfeld) St. Louis, Missouri, caricaturist known for hiding daughter Nina's name in his artwork. Born 06/21/1903, he died of natural causes at 99.
Died this day in 1989, Beatrice Lillie (Beatrice Gladys Lillie), aka Lady Peel Toronto, Ontario, Canada comic actor Around World in Days. Born 05/29/1894, she died of a heart attack at 94.
On: Friday, January 20, 2017