Sid Caesar

Sid Caesar

American actor
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Sid Caesar

Isaac Sidney "Sid" Caesar (September 8, 1922 – February 12, 2014) was an American comic actor and writer, best known for two pioneering 1950s live television series: Your Show of Shows, which was a 90-minute weekly show watched by 60 million people, and its successor, Caesar's Hour, both of which influenced later generations of comedians. Your Show of Shows and its cast received seven Emmy nominations between the years 1953 and 1954 and tallied two wins. He also acted in movies; he played Coach Calhoun in Grease (1978) and its sequel Grease 2 (1982) and appeared in the films It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World (1963), Silent Movie (1976), History of the World, Part I (1981), Cannonball Run II (1984), and "Vegas Vacation" (1997).

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Full name at birth
Isaac Sidney Caesar
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Claim to fame
Your Show of Shows, Caesar's Hour
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Date of birth
8 September 1922
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Place of birth
Yonkers, New York, USA
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Date of death
12 February 2014
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Place of death
Beverly Hills, California, USA
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Cause of death
Natural Causes
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Resting place
Mount Sinai Memorial Park, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA
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Occupation
Actor, Comedian, Writer, Producer, Musician
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6' 2" (188 cm)
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Net worth
$10,000,000 USD
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High school
Yonkers High School
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University
Juilliard School
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Talent agency
CESD Talent Agency
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