Comedian Sid Caesar Has Died, He Was 91

Comedian Sid Caesar Has Died, He Was 91

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Sid CaesarSid Caesar one of Hollywood’s first television stars in the early 1950’s and a comedian who influenced many of today’s comedians and writers died today at the age of 91. 

Sid passed away this morning at his Los Angeles home after  brief illness, former colleague Carl Reiner announced. 

Caesar broke TV ground with his now-classic sketch series, Your Show of Shows, which co-starred Imogene Coca and Reiner and ran on NBC from 1950-54. Caesar’s Hour followed and ran through 1957.

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  • Babson_Chick

    Was sorry to hear the news. True comedy back in the day – most of it ad libed.