(2/24/64) Stage: Appeared in "Little Me," at the Hanna Theatre in Cleveland, OH, with Virginia Martin, Nancy Andrews, Swen Swenson, Lou Cutell
, Maurice Brenner, H.F. Green, Edith Gresham, Grant Walden, and Alice Nunn
in the cast. Cy Coleman
was composer. Carolyn Leigh was lyricist. Neil Simon
wrote the book. Robert Randolph was...
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When I did comedy I made fun of myself. If there was a buffoon, I played the buffoon. And people looked at me and said, "Gee, that's like Uncle David", or "That's like a friend of mine.". And they related through that. I didn't make fun of them. I made fun of me.
Caesar's appearance in his first series The Admiral Broadway Revue
(1949) with Imogene Coca
was a huge hit with television audiences. Simultaneously broadcast on NBC and the Dumont network, its sponsor, Admiral Corporation, an appliance company, could not keep up with the demand for its new television sets, so the show was canceled on account of its runaway success.
Comedy acts involving ordinary people in unrealistic situations