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Overview (2)

Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Died in New York City, New York, USA  (colon cancer)

Mini Bio (1)

Toots Shor was born on May 6, 1903 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. He was an actor, known for All Star Revue (1950), The Colgate Comedy Hour (1950) and Gillette Cavalcade of Sports (1944). He died on January 23, 1977 in New York City, New York, USA.

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He was a famous bartender whose self-named restaurant "Toots Shor's Restaurant" in Manhattan, New York, was a popular spot for both baseball players and entertainers.
When MGM studio chief Louis B. Mayer complained to Shor one night about waiting in line to get a table in his restaurant, Shor replied that at least his meal would be better than most of the MGM movies that Shor had to wait in line to see.

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