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Mort Sahl


Crowned as leading the new breed of modern comedians by Time magazine in 1960, Mort Sahl is the first entertainer ever to appear on its cover. Before comedy clubs existed, Sahl began performing at the hungry i music club in San Francisco in the early 1950s. He differed from other comedians, appearing in casual clothing rather than a suit, ... See full bio »

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Filmography

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 2013 Max Rose (post-production)
Jack Murphy
 1987 Jonathan Winters: On the Ledge (TV Movie)
Interviewer
 1984 Nothing Lasts Forever
Uncle Mort
 1982 Inside the Third Reich (TV Movie)
Werner Finck
 1974 The Snoop Sisters (TV Series)
Lawrence Fortesue
- A Black Day for Bluebeard (1974) ... Lawrence Fortesue
 1972 Emergency! (TV Series)
Burglar
- Hang-Up (1972) ... Burglar
 1970 Love, American Style (TV Series)
Kurt (segment "Love and the Singles Apartment")
- Love and the Minister/Love and the Geisha/Love and the Singles Apartment (1970) ... Kurt (segment "Love and the Singles Apartment")
 1969 Ironside (TV Series)
Len Leavitt
- Beyond a Shadow (1969) ... Len Leavitt
 1967 Don't Make Waves
Sam Lingonberry
 1967 Doctor, You've Got to Be Kidding!
Mr. Dan Ruskin
 1966 ABC Stage 67 (TV Series)
- The People Trap (1966)
 1963 Johnny Cool
Ben Morrow
 1963 The Jerry Lewis Show (TV Series)
- Episode #1.1 (1963)
 1960 Thriller (TV Series)
Sam Lynch
- Man in the Middle (1960) ... Sam Lynch
 1960 All the Young Men
Cpl. Crane
 1959 Playhouse 90 (TV Series)
Dettering Rohn
- The Ding-A-Ling Girl (1959) ... Dettering Rohn
 1958 Pursuit (TV Series)
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- Kiss Me Again, Stranger (1958) ... Skip
 1958 In Love and War
Danny Krieger
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Personal Details

Other Works:

In 1962, he starred in a pilot for a proposed CBS sitcom called, "Josie and Joe" about the misadventures of a cab driver and his wife.

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 1 Interview | 1 Article | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »
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Personal Quote:

I never met a man I didn't like until I met Will Rogers. See more »

Trivia:

(5 Feb 1997 - 19 Feb 1997) Performing "Mort Sahl's America" in Boston, Massachusetts, USA See more »

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