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Sid Caesar is Dead at 91: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

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Sid Caeser, the comedy legend and Emmy-winning television actor is dead at 91 years old.


1. Larry King Tweeted That Caesar Had Died

Confirmation of Caesar’s death was confirmed first by long-time friend Larry King on his Twitter account. Variety posted a long and thoughtful obituary of the TV king at around noon on Wednesday.


2. His career Spanned 5 Decades

Caesar’s most popular shows were the sketch comedy shows Caesar’s Hour which he hosted between 1954 and 1957, and Your Show of Shows which he was on between 1950 and 1954.


5. He Was Also Prolific Stage Actor, Saxophonist, and Author

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Sid Caesar was in a number of Broadway and Off-Broadway productions between the late 1940s and the 1980s, culminating with a 3 night run of a show entitled Sid Caesar & Company in 1989.

Caesar was also a gifted saxophonist and the author of many books, including two autobiographies.

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