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Milton Berle

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  • Jimmie Fidler in Hollywood, May 11, 1941

     
    May 11, 1941: We decided to poll a vote to decide which of the "funny men" are really funny. Bob Hope won the majority vote for originality. Milton Berle was classed as the fastest spieler with the best memory for......
  • Around Town: 'Mad, Mad World' and other comedy classics

     
    The American Cinematheque is ringing in the New Year with some wild and crazy comedy classics...
  • Other big TV names have kind words for Steve Allen

    " Steve Allen's death saddens me greatly. All of us who have hosted the 'Tonight Show' format owe a debt of gratitude to Steve Allen. He was a most creative innovator and brilliant entertainer." Johnny Carson, like Allen a former host of 'The Tonight...
  • Who's on first?

    Who's on first?
    Burbank actors Daniel Roebuck and Jim Roope will have to age 20 years through the magic of makeup for their roles as 70-year-old former vaudevillian performers reuniting for one last TV appearance in Neil Simon's "The Sunshine Boys". The show opens...
  • The year in theater, 2011: Puppets, Witches and Men in Heels

    The year in theater, 2011: Puppets, Witches and Men in Heels
    What? Another year has gone by already? Here are some theater reflections at the end of 2011. •Best scene-stealer: Isn't "Chicago" the story of two women convicts? In Theatre Downtown's production last January, Joel Warren as lawyer Billy Flynn more...
  • City Lights: Beauty pageants with a twist

    I had a college professor who kept a sign on her office door with a concise slogan: "Men are from Earth. Women are from Earth. Get used to it." As one who has always considered the genders more alike than different, I applaud that sentiment, and I'm...
  • Condo owned by Milton Berle on market

    Condo owned by Milton Berle on market
    A condominium in West Hollywood owned by comic actor Milton Berle and his wife, Lorna, has come on the market at $695,000. The Shoreham Towers condo has views of downtown L.A., Santa Monica and the ocean. The one-bedroom, 11/2-bathroom unit features an...
  • Actress Meg Ryan lists Bel-Air house for $11.4 million

    Actress Meg Ryan lists Bel-Air house for $11.4 million
    Actress Meg Ryan, known for her leading-lady roles in romantic films, has been having an on-again, off-again relationship with her Bel-Air home since she first listed it in 2008 for $19.5 million. Now it's on the market again, this time for $11.4 million....
  • Take my computer . . . please

    Mother to boy: "Johnny, you've been working in the garden a lot this summer." Boy: "I know. My teacher told me to weed a lot." That's one of the favorite knee-slappers of a new software program, or "bot," that recognizes jokes. Think of it as the Milton...
  • Arnold Stang dies at 91; comic character actor had memorable role in 'It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World'

    Arnold Stang dies at 91; comic character actor had memorable role in 'It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World'
    Arnold Stang, the diminutive, bespectacled comic character actor who was part of the ensemble cast of the classic movie comedy "It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World" and provided the voice for the TV cartoon character Top Cat, has died. He was 91. Stang...
  • Eddy Arnold, 89; country music's all-time hit maker

    Eddy Arnold, 89; country music's all-time hit maker
    Eddy Arnold, the most successful country hit maker of all time, who played a crucial role in transforming what had long been considered "hillbilly music" from a rural phenomenon into music with broad-based national appeal, died Thursday. He was 89, a week...
  • Irving Brecher dies at 94; Comedy writer got an Oscar nod for 'Meet Me in St. Louis'

    Irving Brecher, a comedy writer whose career in radio, television and the movies included writing two Marx Brothers comedies, co-writing the Judy Garland musical "Meet Me in St. Louis" and creating the radio and TV series "The Life of Riley," has died. He...