16 wins & 4 nominations.
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Mister Ed's impression of George Burns / George Burns
Hat Salesman (as Burns)
George the Boyfriend (as Burns)
Brentwood Savings Bank (IRA Accounts)
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Burns and Allen | George N. Burns | Burns
5' 7" (1.7 m)
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[on how his act with Gracie Allen
got started in vaudeville] Gracie was supposed to be the straight woman. The first night we had 40 people out front and they didn't laugh at one of my jokes, but every time Gracie asked me a question they fell out of their seats. So I made her the comic and the act was a hit from that moment on. That was the beginning of Burns and Allen.
Played the straight man to his wife, Gracie Allen. After her death and his retirement period, he created a new image as an remarkably active amiable old comedian.