Sid Caesar

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

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1922: US actor and comedian Sid Caesar, whose films include Grease and It's A Mad, Mad, Mad World, is 85 today
Many notable entertainers got their start in the Catskills, including Buddy Hackett, Sid Caesar, and Jerry Lewis.
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.
Slightly older but aging hilariously is the book for Little Me, a 1962 Cy Coleman, Carolyn Leigh, and Neil Simon vehicle for TV great Sid Caesar, and the new recording actually tops the original.
A bomber pilot during World War II, Ross got his show business start in the 1950s directing shows at a resort in the Adirondacks, working with show business greats Don Adams, Carl Reiner and Sid Caesar.
The ceremony's traditional ''in memorian'' tribute to industry members who have died in the past year flashed images of stars including James Garner, Ruby Dee, Sid Caesar, Carmen Zapata and Elaine Stritch as singer-songwriter Sara Bareilles sang ''Smile.
The cast includes David McCallum, below left, (The Man from UNCLE, The Invisible Man and Colditz), Geraldine James, Sid Caesar and Tony Danza (Taxi).
Sid Caesar hired Brooks as a writer for YOUR SHOW OF SHOWS in 1950, where he was among a storied staff that included Carl Reiner (THE DICK VAN DYKE SHOW) and Neil Simon (THE ODD COUPLE).