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Legendary comedian Sid Caesar dies at 91

Sid Caesar, the prodigiously talented pioneer of TV comedy who paired with Imogene Coca in sketches that became classics and who inspired a...

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Isaac Sidney "Sid" Caesar (September 8, 1922 – February 12, 2014) was an American comic actor and writer. In 1939, he enlisted in the United States Coast Guard, and served until 1946.

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Sid Caesar-Coast Guard-WW2 -- Isaac Sidney "Sid" Caesar (September 8, 1922 – February 12, 2014) was an American comic actor and writer, best known for the pioneering 1950s live television series Your Show of Shows, a 90-minute weekly show watched by 60 million people, and its successor Caesar's Hour, both of which influenced later generations of comedians

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Lucille Ball, Arthur Godfrey, Milton Berle, Imogene Coca, Sid Caesar April 17-23 1953 Illustration by Jack Weaver

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Imogene Coca (1908 - 2001) Imogene is best remembered for playing opposite Sid Caesar in the live 90-minute "Your Show of Shows" (1950), which ran every Saturday night in regular season on NBC from February 1950 to June 1954. Their repertoire of comedy acts included the very memorable, hilarious, timeless and irreconcilable married couple Charlie and Doris Hickenlooper.

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Isaac Sidney "Sid" Caesar (September 8, 1922 – February 12, 2014) was an American comic actor and writer best known for the early television series Your Show of Shows & Caesar's Hour. He was also a saxophonist & author of several books, including two autobiographies. Throughout the 1970s & 80s, he continued to make occasional television and night club appearances and starred in several movies including Silent Movie, History of the World, Part I, and as Coach Calhoun in Grease.

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