Co-author of two books with Christopher Porterfield
: "Cavett" (Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1974) and "Eye on Cavett" (Arbor House, 1983)
2 Print Biographies |
2 Portrayals |
2 Interviews |
1 Pictorial |
1 Magazine Cover Photo |
5' 6½" (1.69 m)
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[on making President Richard Nixon
angry] Well, apparently the White House was furious about a show I did with John Kerry
and John O'Neill, debating the Vietnam War. That started it. Then, your friend and mine John Lennon
asked if I'd come down to court and assert that he should not be deported by the Nixon administration. That really did it...You can even go to YouTube after lunch and listen to ...
The segment of "Sgt Bilko" called "Bilko's Godson" was his first appearance on TV. During an recent interview he recalled how during a break in the shooting, he approached Phil Silvers and said, "I know there's no way you'd remember, but I saw you in (the Broadway show) "Top Banana" and went backstage and you gave me an autographed picture." And without a moment's hesitation Silvers replied "...