(2/24/64) Stage: Appeared in "Little Me," at the Hanna Theatre in Cleveland, OH, with Virginia Martin, Nancy Andrews, Swen Swenson, Lou Cutell
, Maurice Brenner, H.F. Green, Edith Gresham, Grant Walden, and Alice Nunn
in the cast. Cy Coleman
was composer. Carolyn Leigh was lyricist. Neil Simon
wrote the book. Robert Randolph was...
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When I did comedy I made fun of myself. If there was a buffoon, I played the buffoon. And people looked at me and said, "Gee, that's like Uncle David", or "That's like a friend of mine.". And they related through that. I didn't make fun of them. I made fun of me.
He was the son of Jewish immigrants, Ida (née Raphael), from Russia, and Max Caesar, from Poland. The two ran a 24-hour luncheonette. Sid would help his parents by waiting on tables, and it was during this time that he learned to mimic many of the accents he would use throughout his long career.
Comedy acts involving ordinary people in unrealistic situations