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Henny Youngman

(Henry Youngman)
comedian
Born: 3/16/1906
Birthplace: London, England

King of the one-liner, Youngman was best known for his line, “Take my wife…please! ” In reality, he and wife Sadie Cohen were married for nearly 60 years. Youngman was first a standup comedian, but acted in several movies, often playing himself as in GoodFellas (1990), his last movie appearance. He hosted the 1955 TV series, The Henny and Rocky Show.

Died: 2/24/1998

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