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Sid Caesar (1922–2014)


Comedian, saxophonist, composer, actor and musician, he performed within the orchestras of Charlie Spivak, Shep Fields and Claude Thornhill as saxophonist. Later, as super-hip jazz musician "Cool Cees" in television skits, he played tenor saxophone, and sang with the satirical trio "The Hair Cuts" (with Carl Reiner and Howard Morris). He sang the ... See full bio »

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Won 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 5 wins & 9 nominations. See more awards »

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Filmography

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 2004 Comic Book: The Movie (Video)
Old Army Buddy
 2000 Globehunters
Jacob (voice)
 1998 The Wonderful Ice Cream Suit
Sid Zellman
 1997 Mad About You (TV Series)
Uncle Harold
- Citizen Buchman (1997) ... Uncle Harold
 1997 Life with Louie (TV Series)
Marty Kazoo
- Kazoo's Coming to Dinner (1997) ... Marty Kazoo (voice)
 1995 The Great Mom Swap (TV Movie)
Papa Tognetti
 1995 Love & War (TV Series)
Mr. Stein / Stein
- At the Pantheon: Part 2 (1995) ... Mr. Stein
- At the Pantheon: Part 1 (1995) ... Stein
 1988 Side by Side (TV Movie)
Louis Hammerstein
 1988 Freedom Fighter (TV Movie)
Max
 1986 Christmas Snow (TV Movie)
Snyder
 1986 Sesame Street (TV Series)
The Professor
- Episode #18.19 (1986) ... The Professor
 1986 Stoogemania
Doctor Fixyer Mindyer
 1985 Alice in Wonderland (TV Movie)
The Gryphon
 1985 Love Is Never Silent (TV Movie)
Mr. Petrakis
 1985 Amazing Stories (TV Series)
Lou Bundles
- Mr. Magic (1985) ... Lou Bundles
 1984 Cannonball Run II
Fisherman
 1984 Over the Brooklyn Bridge
Uncle Benjamin
 1978-1984 The Love Boat (TV Series)
Bert Multon / Michael Harmon
- Julie Falls Hard/Double Wedding/The Dummies (1978) ... Michael Harmon
 1983 Found Money (TV Movie)
Sam Green
 1982 Matt Houston (TV Series)
Prince Sergei Polansky
- Recipe for Murder (1982) ... Prince Sergei Polansky
 1981 The Munsters' Revenge (TV Movie)
Dr. Dustin Diablo
 1981 The Misadventures of Sheriff Lobo (TV Series)
The Bomber
- Another Day, Another Bomb (1981) ... The Bomber
 1980 Thanksgiving in the Land of Oz (TV Short)
Wizard / Mince Pie (voice)
 1979 Intergalactic Thanksgiving or Please Don't Eat the Planet (TV Short)
King Goochi (voice)
 1979 America 2100 (TV Movie)
MAX (voice)
 1979 Having Babies (TV Series)
- Captive (1979)
 1978 Vega$ (TV Series)
The General
- Mother Mishkin (1978) ... The General
 1978 W.E.B. (TV Series)
- The Great Clowns (1978)
 1978 The Cheap Detective
Ezra Dezire
 1977 Barnaby and Me (TV Movie)
Leo Fisk
 1977 Curse of the Black Widow (TV Movie)
Lazlo Cozart
 1977 Fire Sale
Sherman
 1977 Flight to Holocaust (TV Movie)
George Beam
 1976 Good Heavens (TV Series)
Herman Meltzer
- The Queen's Rook Club (1976) ... Herman Meltzer
 1976 Silent Movie
Studio Chief
 1975 When Things Were Rotten (TV Series)
Marqui de la Salle
- The French Dis-connection (1975) ... Marqui de la Salle
 1974 Hamburgers (TV Movie)
 1969-1971 Love, American Style (TV Series)
Bert (segment "Love and the Bowling Ball") / John Smith (segment "Love and Who?")
- Love and the Legal Agreement/Love and the Militant/Love and Who? (1969) ... John Smith (segment "Love and Who?")
 1970 Make Room for Granddaddy (TV Series)
 1968-1969 That's Life (TV Series)
- Buying a House (1968)
 1968 That Girl (TV Series)
Marty Nickels
- The Drunkard (1968) ... Marty Nickels
 1967 The Danny Thomas Hour (TV Series)
Gregory
- Instant Money (1967) ... Gregory
 1967 The Spirit Is Willing
Ben Powell
 1967 A Guide for the Married Man
Technical Adviser (at Romanoff's)
 1967 The Busy Body
George Norton
 1966 The Mouse That Roared (TV Movie)
Duchess / Mountjoy / Tully
 1961 Checkmate (TV Series)
Johnny Wilder
- Kill the Sound (1961) ... Johnny Wilder
 1961 General Electric Theater (TV Series)
Nick Lucifer
- The Devil You Say (1961) ... Nick Lucifer
 1958 The Sid Caesar Show (TV Movie)
 1954 Producers' Showcase (TV Series)
Napoleon Bonaparte / Himself
- Dateline (1954) ... Napoleon Bonaparte / Himself
 1947 The Guilt of Janet Ames
Sammy Weaver
 1946 Tars and Spars
Chuck Enders
 1941 Shep Fields and His New Music with Ken Curtis (Short)
Band Musician
Show Show Production manager (7 credits)
Show Show Soundtrack (5 credits)
Show Show Composer (2 credits)
Show Show Music department (2 credits)
Show Show Writer (1 credit)
Show Show Thanks (2 credits)
Show Show Self (134 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (16 credits)

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Sid joined ASCAP (American Society of Composers and Publishers) in 1955, and his songs include "I Wrote This Song for your Birthday", and "Was That You?". See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Print Biographies | 1 Interview | 2 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Official Sites:


Height:

6' (1.83 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

After all those years of doing a live, hour-and-a-half show every week, I've got nothing more I need to prove. See more »

Trivia:

Voted the United States' Best Comedian by Motion Picture Daily's TV poll in 1951 and 1952. See more »

Trademark:

Comedy acts involving ordinary people in unrealistic situations

Star Sign:

Virgo

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