Summary: comedian and actor whose improvisations and misfits characterizations inspired the likes of Robin Williams and other comic actors, but who was a pioneer of improvisational standup comedy with an exceptional gift for mimicry, a grab bag of eccentric personalities, and a bottomless reservoir of creative energy, including facial contortions, sound effects, tall tales, and also one of his most popular characterizations as Maudie Frickert.
Cause of Death: Natural causes
Born: November 11, 1925
Died: April 11, 2013
Location: Montecito, California