Sid Caesar


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United States comedian who pioneered comedy television shows (born 1922)

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Legendary comedian Sid Caesar poses with actress Nanette Fabray as he celebrates his belated 80th birthday at the Friars Club in Beverly Hills, California Oct.
Canadian writer and producer Lome Mi-chaels (born Lome Lipowitz) brought back the Sid Caesar style of live TV satire in 1975 and effectively reintroduced classic Jewish comedy traditions.
COMEDIAN Sid Caesar, 88, TV presenter Judith Hann, 66, broadcaster Anne Diamond, 54, Scream actor David Arquette, 37, actor Martin Freeman of TV's The Office, 37, singer Pink, 29.
The film, narrated by Liev Schreiber, includes interviews with nine rabbis, numerous historians, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, playwright Tony Kushner and celebrities such as Sid Caesar, Carl Reiner and Mandy Patinkin.
That was embarrassing for me, but it wasn't nearly as painful as what happened to Sid Caesar.
1922: US actor and comedian Sid Caesar, whose films include Grease and It's A Mad, Mad, Mad World, is 85 today
Among the guest list who came to honor them were Dick Van Dyke, Lorna Luft (Judy Garland's other daughter), Mitzi Gaynor (President of the PDS), and Carl Reiner, who tripped the light fantastic with Fabray on the old Sid Caesar Show.
Many notable entertainers got their start in the Catskills, including Buddy Hackett, Sid Caesar, and Jerry Lewis.
As the medium took off and sales burgeoned, comics like Sid Caesar added more sophisticated material; Bob Hope integrated political humor.
Broadway shows were the big thing and from his shows came the songs which would be performed by the great stars of the day -- Sid Caesar, Lucille Ball, Tallulah Bankhead, Frank Sinatra, Sammy Davis Junior, Barbra Streisand, Shirley Bassey and Tony Bennett.
The line-up reads like a Who's Who of US stand-up with interviews with Denis Leary, Whoopi Goldberg, Lily Tomlin and Sid Caesar and a look at everyone from Bob Hope to Richard Pryor.
He also was the musical director for David Copperfield, Milton Berle and Sid Caesar.
The Sid Caesar Collection (Creative Light Entertainment, 240 minutes, $70) salutes what arguably was the greatest collection of talent that ever combined to fill the small screen.
TV comedy star Sid Caesar snagged last year's Chairman's Award.
Suddenly, the team was visible everywhere--certifying the virtues of toothpaste in advertisements, appearing weekly on TV with Sid Caesar, beaming out from the cover of Life magazine in 1949.