Summary: legendary comedian and entertainer whose career covered almost every example of mass entertainment of the 20th century from vaudeville, to Broadway, to radio, to films, to TV special, who was the master of the one-liner joke, whose career in entertainment earned him the monikers "Mr. Entertainment" and "The King of Comedy", but who is probably best remembered for entertaining U.S. troops and risking his own life to put on shows during World War II, Korea, Vietnam and 1991 Persian Gulf War.
Cause of Death: Pneumonia
Born: May 29, 1903
Died: July 27, 2003
Location: Toluca Lake, California