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David Frye (I) (1933–2011)

David Frye was born on November 21, 1933 in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA as David Shapiro. He was an actor, known for The Ed Sullivan Show (1948), The ABC Comedy Hour (1972) and The Kraft Music Hall (1967). He died on January 24, 2011 in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. See full bio »

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The Ed Sullivan Show
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The ABC Comedy Hour
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- Alan King Rings in the New Year and Wrings Out the Old (1970) ... Richard Nixon / Nelson Rockefeller / Truman Capote
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He recorded a comedy album, "Richard Nixon Superman." See more »

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On Nixon's resignation: It's a weird feeling, knowing that you can lose the guts of your act at any time. See more »


His impressions included Lyndon B. Johnson, Hubert H. Humphrey, Richard M. Nixon, Robert F. Kennedy, William F. Buckley, George Wallace, Nelson Rockefeller, David Susskind, Billy Graham, Howard Cosell, Jimmy Stewart, Cary Grant, Jimmy Carter, Anwar El-Sadat, and Menachem Begin. See more »

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