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David Brenner dies at 78; comedian was a favorite of Johnny Carson
Comedian David Brenner, who vaulted to fame through his appearances on the "Tonight Show" in the 1970s, died at home in New York on Saturday. The cause was cancer, said his former publicist, Jeff Abraham, who issued a statement on behalf of Brenner's family. He was 78.
By David Colker
March 15, 2014