On: Friday, February 3, 2017
Born this day in 1918, Joey Bishop (Joseph Abraham Gottlieb) Bronx, New York 5'8" comedian, last surviving “Rat Packer”, had late night talk show. He died 10/17/2007 from heart failure at age 89.
Born this day in 1938, Marshall Efron is 73, Los Angeles, California humorist, TV’s The Great American Dream Machine.
Born this day in 1945, Roy Chubby Brown (Royston Vasey) is 71, Grangetown, North Riding of Yorkshire, UK stand-up comedian, notorious for his decidedly blue humor.
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Born this day in 1925, Shelley Berman (Sheldon Berman) is 91, Chicago, Illinois stand-up comedian.
Born this day in 1938, Victor Buono (Charles Victor Buono) San Diego, California 6'3" actor and comic. He died 01/01/1982 of a heart attack at age 43.
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Died this day in 2006, Al Lewis (born Albert Meister OR Alexander Meister) New York City, New York OR Wolcott, New York, 6' comic actor/author, onetime circus performer, earned a Ph.D. in child psychology from Columbia University. played Officer Leo Schnauser on TV’s Car 54, Where Are You?", “Grandpa Sam Dracula" on The Munsters. Born 04/30/1923, he died of natural causes at age 82.