Standup routines known for their topical humor pulled from the headlines.
Comedian/writer/actor/musician who appeared regularly on 60s and 70s TV in both variety ("Ed Sullivan," "Merv Griffin") and sitcoms ("The New Dick Van Dyke Show," "Mary Tyler Moore).
A former child prodigy with many successful piano concerts in Chicago.
An interpreter for Naval Intelligence during the Korean War, who became so fluent in the Japanese language that he dubbed the voice of Jimmy Stewart in a radio western (The Six Shooter) when it was exported to Japan in the 1950s.
A nightclub headliner and recording artist as a singer/guitarist before rock-n-roll.
Wrote the lyrics for the Broadway musical "Cafe Crown" (Martin Beck Theater" NYC, 1964) which starred Alan Alda. Sam Levene, Tommy Rall, and Theodore Bikel.
Lost his middle finger on his right hand due to a accident.