Won 1 Primetime Emmy.
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Cigar Smoking Husband
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His final filmed performance was a comedic death scene for the comedy series Police Squad!
(1982). When he died soon after filming it, the producers chose not to air the sequence out of respect. Before "Police Squad!" was released on DVD, a search was made for that footage so it could be put on the DVD as an extra, but it could...
Jake | Kevin Scott
5' 8" (1.73 m)
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Some comedians love their characters. I don't fall in love with mine. In fact, I get tired of them very fast. You have to be willing to throw it all away.
A scene was deleted from 1941
(1979) in which his character met Dan Aykroyd
's character right before he boarded the Japanese submarine. They looked at each other as if recognizing each other, a nod to their real life friendship. It was the only scene in the film where they interacted.
In his trademark comic rantings, he would include a long, detailed explanation of something he was trying to support or confirm, and then broke into a shouting "Buuuut nnnnnOOOOOO!", continuing to rant into the negative.