Appeared (Broadway debut) in "Call Me Mister".
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[on Norm Crosby
] Norm Crosby and I were friends for a long time, but he is a joke thief and he stole a ton of material from me and many others. He got up in temple once and started to do one of my stories. I stopped him. He's a reciter. He has no actual funny bone, but he knows how to put jokes together and blend them and do a half-hour. He was always an opening act, never a headliner. Never in ...
Made his Broadway debut in 1947 as the replacement for Jules Munshin
in the musical revue "Call Me Mister," and continued to perform on stage. That included a stint replacing Phil Silvers
during the 1951-52 Broadway run of the musical comedy "Top Banana" and appearing in the 1956-57 Broadway musical comedy "Mr. Wonderful," starring Sammy Davis Jr.
Over the years he also appeared in regional ...