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Comedy - Notable Historical Events

ShakespeareNov 1, 1611

CostelloOct 8, 1942

Jerry LewisJul 25, 1946

Robin WilliamsMay 15, 1988

seinfeldFeb 28, 1993

Rodney DangerfieldMar 6, 1995

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Comedy - Historical Events
Date Event
1598-04-30

1st theater performance in America (Spanish comedy-Rio Grande)

1611-11-01

Shakespeare's romantic comedy "Tempest" 1st presented

1787-04-16

1st American comedy, "The Contrast," made its debut in NYC

1886-09-25

Comedy opera "Dorothy" 1st produced in London

1912-09-23

1st Mack Sennett "Keystone Comedy" movie released

1914-12-21

"Tillie's Punctured Romance" 1st six-reel feature comedy debuts

1914-12-21

1st feature-length silent film comedy "Tillie's Punctured Romance" released. (Marie Dressler, Mabel Normand & Charles Chaplin)

1921-05-23

"Shuffle Along" 1st black musical comedy, opens in NYC

1933-10-02

Eugene O'Neill's comedy "Ah, Wilderness" premieres in NYC

1936-07-29

RCA shows 1st real TV program (dancing, film on locomotives, Bonwit Teller fashion show & monologue from Tobacco Road & comedy)

1939-04-17

SN Behrman's "No Time for Comedy" premieres in NYC

1942-10-08

Comedy duo Abbott and Costello launch their weekly radio show

1944-09-28

1st TV Musical comedy (The Boys from Boise)

1946-07-25

At Club 500 in Atlantic City, New Jersey, Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis stage their first show as a comedy team.

1949-05-29

Candid Camera, TV comedy show, moves to NBC

1952-03-27

"Singin' in the Rain", a musical comedy starring Gene Kelly, Donald O'Connor and Debbie Reynolds, is released

1953-06-11

"Amos 'n Andy" TV Comedy, also radio from '29; last aired on CBS

1953-10-02

"Comedy in Music (Victor Borge)" opens at John Golden NYC for 849 perf

1955-06-04

"Mickey Rooney Show" TV comedy last airs on NBC

1955-06-12

"Mr Peepers" (TV Comedy) starring Wally Cox airs for last time on NBC

1956-01-21

"Comedy in Music (Victor Borge)" closes at Golden NYC after 849 perfs

1957-01-04

"Blondie" situation comedy premieres on NBC TV (later on CBS)

1959-01-24

Dmitri Shostakovitch's comedy "Cheryomushk," premieres in Moscow

1962-09-26

TV comedy series "Beverly Hillbillies" premieres on CBS

1964-11-09

"Comedy in Music-Opus 2" opens at John Golden NYC for 192 perfs

1965-04-24

"Comedy in Music-Opus 2" closes at John Golden NYC after 192 perfs

1967-02-05

"Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour" premieres on CBS (later ABC, NBC)

1967-06-04

Monkees take home an Emmy for their Outstanding comedy Series

1969-05-11

Monty Python comedy troupe forms

1969-06-08

"Smothers Brothers comedy Hour" last airs on CBS-TV

1973-06-30

"Burns & Schreiber Comedy Hour" TV Variety; debut on ABC

1975-01-24

"Hot l Baltimore" situation comedy premieres on ABC TV

1975-01-29

First American Annual Comedy Awards, hosted by Alan King

1977-10-03

"Comedy with Music (Victor Borge)" opens at Imperial NYC for 66 perfs

1977-11-27

"Comedy with Music (Victor Borge)" closes at Imperial NY after 66 perf

1978-09-12

Situation comedy "Taxi" premieres on ABC television

1979-02-04

"Co-Ed Fever," TV Comedy, debut & cancelled that outing on CBS

1979-11-08

Bernard Slade's "Romantic Comedy" premieres in NYC

1981-06-23

NYC mayor Koch turns down a $7,500 offer to perform comedy

1984-04-05

"Human Comedy" opens at Royale Theater NYC for 13 performances

1984-04-15

"Human Comedy" closes at Royale Theater NYC after 13 performances

1986-09-29

"Designing Women" TV Comedy, debuts on CBS

1987-05-19

1st American Comedy Award

1988-05-15

2nd American Comedy Award: Robin Williams & Tracey Ullman

1989-05-23

3rd American Comedy Award: Paula Poundstone

1989-06-12

"Doctor Doctor," TV Comedy starring Matt Frewer, debuts on CBS-TV

1990-03-10

4th American Comedy Award: When Harry Met Sally

1990-04-01

"Ha!" comedy Channel on cable TV begins transmitting

1990-05-28

Dave Thomas Comedy Show, debuts on CBS-TV

1990-06-25

"Dave Thomas Comedy Show" last airs on CBS-TV

1991-03-09

5th American Comedy Award: Dennis Wolfberg

1992-03-28

6th American Comedy Award: Cathy Ladman, Judy Watkins, Billy Crystal

1993-02-28

7th American Comedy Award: seinfeld wins

1993-09-01

"White Liars/Black Comedy" opens at Criterion NYC for 38 perfs

1993-10-03

"White Liars/Black Comedy" closes at Criterion NYC after 38 perfs

1994-03-07

8th American Comedy Award: Carrot Top wins

1994-12-18

"Comedy Tonight" opens at Lunt-Fontanne Theater NYC for 8 performances

1994-12-25

"Comedy Tonight" closes at Lunt-Fontanne Theater NYC after 8 perfs

1995-03-06

9th American Comedy Award: Rodney Dangerfield

1996-03-06

10th American Comedy Award

1997-02-09

11th American Comedy Award: Debbie Reynolds

1998-06-14

"Comic Relief" benefit comedy show

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Comedy - Notable Birthdays

George M CohanJul 3, 1878

Comedy - Birthdays
Date Event
1655-02-07

Jean-Francois Regnard, French comedy writer (Slave in Algeria)

1793-07-20

Aleksander Fredro, Polish comedy writer (Pan Jowiolski)

1872-01-18

Paul Léautaud, Love Comedy

1878-05-12

Massimo Bontempelli, Comedy of Innocence

1878-07-03

George M Cohan, Providence Rhode Island, American father of musical comedy (Phantom President, Give My Regards to Broadway)

1884-9-04

James R. Quirk, Bob Hope Comedy Special

1890-08-12

Al Goodman, Nikopol Russia, orchestra leader (NBC Comedy Hour)

1892-01-18

Oliver Hardy, Harlem Ga, comedy team member (Laurel & Hardy)

1892-01-31

Eddie Cantor, NYC, comedian (Eddie Cantor Comedy Theater)

1893-03-01

Theo Frenkel, actor (Footlights, Hague's Comedy)

1897-04-18

Pedro Regas, actor (Pat Paulsen's Half a Comedy Hour) [or Apr 12]

1899-04-03

Cees Lasseur, Dutch actor/owner (Hague Comedy)

1903-01-04

Joris Diels, Flemish actor/director (Haagsche Comedy)

1904-9-06

Ted Royal, When Comedy Was King

1905-02-04

Hylda Baker, English comedy actress (d. 1986)

1906-09-30

John I M Stewart, British detective writer (Comedy of Terrors)

1906-9-19

Douglas Williams, The Comedy of Terrors

1907-03-22

Paul J Steenbergen, Neth, actor (Ciske Rat)/founder (Hague's Comedy)

1908-05-30

Mel Blanc, The Bugs Bunny/Looney Tunes Comedy Hour

1909-08-01

Jim Carmichael, The Flintstone Comedy Hour

1909-08-14

Ed Herlihy, The King of Comedy

1910-05-12

Gordon Jenkins, Webster Grove Mo, orchestra leader (NBC Comedy Hour)

1910-05-26

Larry Rhine, The Colgate Comedy Hour

1910-12-02

Robert Paige, Indianapolis Ind, actor (Colgate Comedy Hour)

1911-03-18

William Lava, The Bugs Bunny/Looney Tunes Comedy Hour

1911-04-02

Oscar Rudolph, Love and the Mountain Cabin/Love and the Divorce Sale/Love and the Comedy Team

1912-01-23

Ank van der Moer, actress (Verkade, Dutch Comedy)

1913-08-03

Mel Tolkin, Ukrainian-born television comedy writer (d. 2007)

1914-02-02

Olivette Miller, Mo' Funny: Black Comedy in America

1916-02-12

Rudy Larriva, The Bugs Bunny/Looney Tunes Comedy Hour

1917-12-17

Morton P. Jacobs, The Comedy Company

1918-12-18

Danny Simon, The Colgate Comedy Hour

1919-04-22

Audrey Dummett, The King of Comedy

1919-12-16

Anneline Liu, The Plastic Man Comedy/Adventure Show

1919-9-04

Bluma Appell, The 4th Annual Canadian Comedy Awards

1920-03-23

Jimmy Edwards, comedy actor (Barnes)

1920-11-23

Anthony Carras, The Comedy of Terrors

1921-06-25

Peter Wishart, The Comedy of Errors

1921-07-20

Désiré Dondeyne, God's Comedy

1923-03-31

Rita Quigley, The Human Comedy

1924-06-08

George Kirby, Chicago, comedian (ABC Comedy Hour, Pearl Bailey Show)

1924-10-13

Terry Gibbs, Brooklyn New York, American orchestra leader (Steve Allen Comedy Hour)

1924-11-17

Lucas J "Luc" Lutz, Dutch actor/director (Hague Comedy)

1925-06-08

June Prud'Homme, The King of Comedy

1925-9-01

Tim Kiley, The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour

1926-01-17

Richard Michael Hills, comedy script writer

1926-05-18

John Wyckham, The Comedy of Errors

1926-06-22

Ken Greengrass, Comedy Central Presents: The N.Y. Friars Club Roast of Drew Carey

1926-07-05

Ivo Pitanguy, Rio Sex Comedy

1926-12-30

Clifford Williams, The Comedy of Errors

1927-01-30

Hank Marr, Half the George Kirby Comedy Hour

1928-06-19

Barry Took, English comedy writer (d. 2002)

1929-04-09

Paula Stewart, The American Musical Comedy

1931-05-19

Eric Davidson, comedy scriptwriter

1931-07-28

Darryl Hickman, Hollywood, California, American actor (Human Comedy, Tea & Sympathy)

1931-9-29

Bill Davis, The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour

1932-05-25

Steve Rossi, The Comedy Survival Kit

1932-08-09

Gene Mathews, The Comedy Company

1932-9-05

Chuck Stevens, The King of Comedy

1933-11-15

Barbara Carson, Memphis Tn, actress (Comedy Tonight, Carter Country)

1934-02-02

João César Monteiro, God's Comedy

1934-03-22

Larry Martyn, English comedy actor (d. 1994)

1934-07-07

Sel Vitella, The King of Comedy

1935-02-28

Rui Luís, God's Comedy

1937-04-02

Denis Tuohy, Line-Up Review: Comedy

1938-08-24

Mason Williams, The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour

1939-02-10

Adrienne Clarkson, Adrienne Clarkson Presents: A Tribute to Peppiatt & Aylesworth: Canada's First Television Comedy Team

1939-02-11

Louis S. Toth Jr., A Midsummer Night's Sex Comedy

1939-04-05

David Winters, London England, choreographer (Steve Allen Comedy Hour)

1939-06-16

Judy Cannon, A Comedy Tale of Fanny Hill

1939-12-18

Tine Bryld, Comedy kuren

1940-03-15

Fred Schuler, The King of Comedy

1940-08-17

Philomene Long, The Beats: An Existential Comedy

1940-11-22

Terry Gilliam, Minneapolis, comedy author-animator (Monty Python)

1940-9-16

Jeff David, The King of Comedy

1941-9-21

Linda Rogers, The Comedy of Terrors

1942-04-24

Luree Holmes, The Comedy of Terrors

1943-05-15

Harve Brosten, comedy writer/producer/director (All in the Family)

1944-02-26

Marilyn Michaels, comedienne (ABC Comedy Hour)

1945-03-29

Marta Heflin, The King of Comedy

1945-07-17

Ethyl Eichelberger, The Comedy of Errors

1946-08-18

Helen Kushnick, Family Comedy Hour

1946-09-27

Robin Nedwell, English comedy actor (d. 1999)

1946-11-14

Ron Kantor, Full Frontal Comedy

1947-10-01

Michael Kolba, The King of Comedy

1948-07-08

Ian McFadyen, The Comedy Company

1948-07-23

Steve Lubetkin, The Comedy Store

1948-11-10

Mario Viegas, actor (The Jew, Divine Comedy, Funeral of Patrao)

1948-11-23

Bruce Vilanch, American comedy writer

1949-12-05

Timothy Jenkins, A Midsummer Night's Sex Comedy

1950-10-30

Louise Duart, Quincy MA, comedienne (Paramount Comedy Theater # 5)

1951-03-19

Fred Berry, Rerun's Comedy Jam

1951-06-04

Bruce McKean, Claymation Comedy of Horrors Show

1951-07-27

Janet Eilber, Detroit Mich, actress (Hard to Hold, Romantic Comedy)

1953-06-21

Robyn Douglass, Sendai Japan, actress (Lonely Guy, Romantic Comedy)

1954-9-29

Mark Mitchell, The Comedy Company

1955-01-07

Sandra Bernhard, Arizona (Follow That Bird, King of Comedy)

1955-06-06

Sandra Bernhard, Flint Mich, actress (King of Comedy, Nancy-Roseanne)

1955-06-06

Sandra Bernhard, The King of Comedy

1955-07-09

Fred Norris, comedy writer/singer (Howard Stern Show)

1955-11-16

Steven Pearl, Comedy's Dirtiest Dozen

1956-02-29

Jonathan Coleman, The World Comedy Tour: Melbourne 2003

1956-08-12

John Little, Macbeth: The Comedy

1956-12-18

Ron White, Blue Collar Comedy Tour: The Movie

1956-9-30

Désirée Nick, Sky Comedy Star(ter)s

1957-01-17

Steve Harvey, The Original Kings of Comedy

1957-07-27

Bill Engvall, Blue Collar Comedy Tour: The Movie

1958-9-06

Jeff Foxworthy, Blue Collar Comedy Tour: The Movie

1959-03-16

Flavor Flav, Comedy Central Roast of Flavor Flav

1959-11-04

Adam Redfield, A Midsummer Night's Sex Comedy

1960-07-29

Otto Petersen, Comedy's Dirtiest Dozen

1960-12-11

Tom Stratford, Brutal Massacre: A Comedy

1961-07-08

Toby Keith, Comedy Central Roast of Larry the Cable Guy

1961-07-19

Lisa Lampanelli, Comedy Central Roast of Larry the Cable Guy

1961-12-16

Bill Hicks, Comedy's Dirtiest Dozen

1961-9-16

Linda Dahl, Hate* (*a comedy)

1962-08-14

The Lady Bunny, Comedy Central Roast of Pamela Anderson

1963-03-06

D.L. Hughley, The Original Kings of Comedy

1964-04-25

Vince Offer, The Underground Comedy Movie

1964-05-04

Donnie Wilson, Shaq's All Star Comedy Roast 2

1965-02-07

Janet Alvarez Gonzalez, Latin Comedy: Una Comedia de Derecha para un Publico de Izquierda

1965-02-25

Carrot Top, [Scott Thompson], Fla, comedian (Amer Comedy Award-1994)

1965-07-07

Scott Kennedy, Pride: The Gay & Lesbian Comedy Slam

1965-07-14

Rick Austin, Comedy Central Roast of Charlie Sheen

1965-9-19

Blaine Capatch, Comedy Central Roast of Roseanne

1966-01-19

David Youse, The Broken Hearts Club: A Romantic Comedy

1966-08-13

Jörgen Raymann, Comedy Factory

1966-08-17

Ralph Brownewell, The Axis of Evil Comedy Tour

1966-9-12

Jay London, Louis C.K.: Live at the Comedy Store

1967-06-10

Rick D'Elia, Green Collar Comedy Show

1968-04-05

Mette Lisby, Mette Lisby: One Woman Comedy Show

1968-05-07

Thomas Vass, Two Funny - Die Sketch Comedy

1968-06-02

Beetlejuice, The Killers of Comedy: On the Road

1969-03-04

Chaz Bono, The Sonny and Cher Comedy Hour

1969-9-22

Sue Perkins, RTS Huw Wheldon Lecture: Wit's End? British Comedy at the Crossroads

1970-03-10

Guy Nicolucci, Comedy Central Roast of Charlie Sheen

1970-05-19

Johnny D. Baca, Vaudeville Comedy, Then and Now

1970-10-02

Dante, InAPPropriate Comedy

1970-11-07

Neil Hannon, Northern Irish musician (The Divine Comedy)

1970-9-09

Winston Gieseke, Romantic Comedy 101

1971-04-26

Tricia Cooper, Royal Liechtenstein Comedy Theatre

1971-05-02

Ken Yasuda, Just Another Romantic Wrestling Comedy

1971-05-27

Dave Nystrom, Comedy Club

1971-11-18

Ilka Bessin, Der große Comedy Adventskalender

1972-02-26

Zsolt Czinkoczky, A Swedish Midsummer Sex Comedy

1972-05-09

Rick Kalowski, Comedy Inc.

1972-12-22

Big Tigger, Shaquille O'Neal Presents: All Star Comedy Jam - Live from Atlanta

1973-06-22

Sonya Kraus, Die große Comedy Party

1973-08-07

Shaun O'Donnell, Comedy on the Slopes

1974-05-24

Scott Montgomery, Royal Liechtenstein Comedy Theatre

1974-07-24

Aron Kader, The Axis of Evil Comedy Tour

1974-08-22

Tyler Fortin, Comedy Club

1975-02-11

Noa James Krauss, Blue Collar Comedy Tour: The Movie

1975-06-04

Cynthia Loebe, The Underground Comedy Movie

1975-07-03

Barbara Snellenburg, The Underground Comedy Movie

1975-9-22

John Caparulo, Wild West Comedy Show: 30 Days & 30 Nights - Hollywood to the Heartland

1976-04-26

Sunny Bahia, The Science of Comedy

1976-11-08

T.M. Bishop, Pulp Comedy

1976-9-20

Oren Rehany, Just Dinner: An Un-Romantic Comedy

1977-01-21

Ace Guillen, Extreme Championship Comedy Takeover

1977-01-25

Jonathon Ragsdale, Comedy Central Roast of Charlie Sheen

1977-03-11

Ken Pringle, InAPPropriate Comedy

1977-04-25

Gregory Hudson, Ealing Comedy

1977-05-30

Gracie P. Aylward, Comedy Now!

1978-05-17

Kat Foster, The Dramatics: A Comedy

1978-06-07

Konrad Stöckel, Schmidt Comedy Show - Vol. 2

1978-08-18

Daniel Hartwich, Der RTL Comedy Grand Prix

1979-03-04

Amanda Biller, Flickers: A Silent Romantic Comedy

1979-05-22

Imran Mashkoor Kahn, Looking for Comedy in the Muslim World

1979-08-12

Michael Charron, Untitled Horror Comedy

1979-10-31

Saaphyri Windsor, Comedy Central Roast of Flavor Flav

1980-02-07

Keith Markey, Sketchers Comedy Special

1980-08-19

Kevin G. Kelly, Amateur Hour Comedy Show

1980-9-02

Nayib Estefan, The Original Latin Kings of Comedy

1981-10-27

25 Cent, Weekend with the Killers of Comedy Tampa

1981-11-03

Barton Kimball, Comedy Central Roast of Charlie Sheen

1981-9-16

Scott Palmason, My Comedy Show

1982-05-25

Ryan Moran, Comedy Central Roast of Charlie Sheen

1982-10-02

Du Kirpalani, The Great Indian Comedy Show

1984-01-16

Athena Zoe Hogue, Comedy Central Roast of Charlie Sheen

1984-02-13

Richard Heap, 50 Greatest Comedy Catchphrases

1984-02-22

Jennifer Toof, Comedy Central Roast of Flavor Flav

1984-02-25

Logan Leistikow, The Comedy Garage

1984-07-31

Matthew Ballard, Ron White's Comedy Salute to the Troops

1984-11-02

Tom Worsley, Kids School of Comedy

1984-9-01

Joshua Beck-Jones, The GIs of Comedy: Task Force Funny Tour

1985-01-07

Josh Edwards, Happy Hour Sketch Comedy

1986-01-03

Tom Schuler, Extreme Championship Comedy Takeover

1986-07-18

Simon Talbot, Comedy Aid 2010: Stand-up for livet

1986-10-07

Bree Olson, Bree Does Comedy

1987-11-30

Ian Hecox, Part of the America Online comedy duo Smosh

1989-01-17

Kurt Maloney, Bath Boys Comedy

1989-01-31

Ryan Trautwein, The GIs of Comedy: Task Force Funny Tour

1989-9-29

Tasmine Lica, Just Another Romantic Wrestling Comedy

1990-10-20

Tyler Phillips, Bath Boys Comedy

1991-07-18

Jenny Cook, Comedy Whacked

1992-9-09

Alex Gibbs, Comedy Central Roast of Justin Bieber

1998-06-10

Delilah Hamlin, Comedy Club

Comedy - Weddings
Date Event
2005-10-09

"The O.C." writer and talk show host Regis Philbin's daughter Jennifer Joy Philbin (31) weds NBC comedy series "The Office" writer Michael Schur (32) at St. Ignatius Loyola Church in New York City

2014-05-25

Happy Endings actress Casey Wilson (33) weds comedy writer David Caspe (35) in Ojai, California

Comedy - Notable Deaths

George M CohanNov 5, 1942

Comedy - Deaths
Date Event
1321-09-13

Dante Alighieri, author (Divine Comedy), dies

1876-07-15

Aleksander Fredro, Polish comedy writer (Zemstra), dies at 82

1932-08-01

James R. Quirk, Bob Hope Comedy Special

1942-11-05

George M Cohan, father of musical comedy, dies of cancer at 64

1951-03-04

Leigh Sterling, The Human Comedy

1955-06-01

Theo Frenkel, actor (Footlights, Hague's Comedy), dies

1956-02-25

Paul Léautaud, Love Comedy

1957-01-07

Al White, choreographer (NBC Comedy Hour), dies

1960-01-02

Cees [Cornelis J] Laseur, Dutch actor/dir (Hague Comedy), dies at 60

1961-06-02

Peter H "Paul" Huf, actor/director (Dutch Comedy), dies at 70

1964-10-10

Eddie Cantor, comedian (Eddie Cantor Comedy Theater), dies at 72

1966-03-21

Ward Wilson, The Golden Age of Comedy

1972-01-10

Al Goodman, Russian/US orchestra leader (NBC Comedy Hour), dies at 81

1979-06-01

Steve Lubetkin, The Comedy Store

1981-03-27

Ted Royal, When Comedy Was King

1983-03-28

Ank [Anna M] van der Moer, actress (Verkade, Dutch Comedy), dies at 71

1983-12-31

Frank Link, actor (Burns & Schreiber Comedy Show), dies at 46

1984-04-28

Treg Brown, The Bugs Bunny/Looney Tunes Comedy Hour

1984-05-01

Gordon Jenkins, orchestra leader (NBC Comedy Hour), dies at 73

1985-06-28

James Craig, actor (Human Comedy, Kismet), dies of lung cancer at 74

1986-05-01

Hylda Baker, English comedy actress (b. 1905)

1988-05-26

Jim Carmichael, The Flintstone Comedy Hour

1989-07-10

Mel Blanc, The Bugs Bunny/Looney Tunes Comedy Hour

1990-08-12

Ethyl Eichelberger, The Comedy of Errors

1990-09-16

Loretta Tupper, The King of Comedy

1991-02-01

Oscar Rudolph, Love and the Mountain Cabin/Love and the Divorce Sale/Love and the Comedy Team

1992-04-04

Sy Kramer, singer/comedy writer dies of cancer at 59

1993-03-02

Paul D Zimmerman, US screenwriter (King of Comedy), dies at 54

1993-07-23

Bruce McKean, Claymation Comedy of Horrors Show

1994-02-26

Bill Hicks, Comedy's Dirtiest Dozen

1994-08-07

Larry Martyn, comedy actor (b. 1934)

1994-11-08

Michael O'Donoghue, American comedy writer (SNL), dies of a cerebral hemorrhage at 54

1994-11-14

John I M Stewart, detective writer (A Comedy of Terrors), dies at 88

1995-05-14

Audrey Dummett, The King of Comedy

1995-05-26

Friz Freleng, The Bugs Bunny/Looney Tunes Comedy Hour

1996-03-02

Chuck Stevens, The King of Comedy

1996-04-01

Mario Viegas, actor (The Jew, Divine Comedy), dies at 47

1996-05-20

Eric Davidson, comedy scriptwriter, dies at 65

1996-06-06

Richard Michael Hills, comedy script writer, dies at 70

1996-08-28

Helen Kushnick, Family Comedy Hour

1997-11-02

Ron Kantor, Full Frontal Comedy

1999-01-30

Ed Herlihy, The King of Comedy

1999-10-07

Anneline Liu, The Plastic Man Comedy/Adventure Show

2000-04-05

Timothy Jenkins, A Midsummer Night's Sex Comedy

2000-04-29

Tim Kiley, The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour

2000-10-27

Larry Rhine, The Colgate Comedy Hour

2002-05-24

Gene Mathews, The Comedy Company

2003-02-03

João César Monteiro, God's Comedy

2003-04-27

Olivette Miller, Mo' Funny: Black Comedy in America

2003-07-09

Rui Luís, God's Comedy

2003-10-21

Fred Berry, Rerun's Comedy Jam

2004-03-16

Hank Marr, Half the George Kirby Comedy Hour

2005-07-27

Danny Simon, The Colgate Comedy Hour

2005-08-18

Gao Xiumin, Chinese comedy actress (b. 1959)

2005-08-20

Clifford Williams, The Comedy of Errors

2006-11-10

Diana Coupland, British comedy actress (b. 1932)

2007-07-14

Bluma Appell, The 4th Annual Canadian Comedy Awards

2007-08-15

Anthony Carras, The Comedy of Terrors

2007-08-21

Philomene Long, The Beats: An Existential Comedy

2007-11-26

Mel Tolkin, television comedy writer (b. 1913)

2008-03-25

Jeff David, The King of Comedy

2008-08-25

Rita Quigley, The Human Comedy

2008-08-29

Geoffrey Perkins, British comedy producer (b. 1953)

2010-02-19

Rudy Larriva, The Bugs Bunny/Looney Tunes Comedy Hour

2010-08-29

John Wyckham, The Comedy of Errors

2010-09-29

Greg Giraldo, American comedian (Comedy Central Roast) (b.1965)

2011-03-29

Judy Cannon, A Comedy Tale of Fanny Hill

2011-04-21

Tine Bryld, Comedy kuren

2011-04-22

Morton P. Jacobs, The Comedy Company

2011-04-23

John Sullivan, British comedy writer (b. 1946)

2012-10-08

Gracie P. Aylward, Comedy Now!

2013-03-14

Scott Kennedy, Pride: The Gay & Lesbian Comedy Slam

2013-09-18

Marta Heflin, The King of Comedy

2014-04-10

Ken Greengrass, Comedy Central Presents: The N.Y. Friars Club Roast of Drew Carey

2014-04-13

Otto Petersen, Comedy's Dirtiest Dozen

2014-06-22

Steve Rossi, The Comedy Survival Kit

2014-07-28

Bill Davis, The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour

2015-02-12

Désiré Dondeyne, God's Comedy

2016-02-02

Bob Elliott of comedy legends Bob and Ray dies at 92

2017-07-04

Comedy great Paolo Villaggio dies aged 84


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