(1960s) TV commercials: Tiparillo Cigars
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George N. Burns | Burns
5' 7" (1.7 m)
Did You Know?
If you stay in the business long enough and get to be old enough, you get to be new again.
In the early 1940s, during the height of their popularity, he had a brief extramarital affair. He apologized to Gracie Allen
by giving her a new coffee table, and nothing more was said about it. However, years later, when Gracie was serving coffee to a friend in their living room, George overheard her say, "You know, I wish George would have another affair. I really need a new coffee table".
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.