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Phil Ford (IV) (1919–2005)

Comedian Phil Ford was the epitome of the never-say-die entertainer who, over the course of a seven-decade-long career, played every place there was to play--from the most obscure dives to the top Vegas showrooms. The wily, energetic vaudeville performer was born on June 21, 1919, in San Francisco and started out young (age 12) playing "big band" ... See full bio »

Died:

(age 85) in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA

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Known For

The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson Himself - Guest / Himself
(1964-1970)
The Ed Sullivan Show
The Ed Sullivan Show Himself / Himself (as Ford and Hines) / Himself - Comedian
(1959-1966)
Celebrity Bowling
(1972)

Filmography

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 1982 Fake-Out
Male Camper
 1979 Quincy M.E. (TV Series)
Drunk
- Hot Ice (1979) ... Drunk
 1971 Love, American Style (TV Series)
Leon Langfelder (segment "Love and the Wig")
- Love and the Only Child/Love and the Wig (1971) ... Leon Langfelder (segment "Love and the Wig")
 1964 Summer Playhouse (TV Series)
Phil
- Mimi (1964) ... Phil
Show Show Self (26 credits)
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Personal Details

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Alternate Names:

Ford and Hines
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Did You Know?

Trivia:

Loved to play crossword puzzles at home and backstage, and was an avid clarinetist till the day he died. See more »

Star Sign:

Cancer

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