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Dick Shawn

Actor and Comedian
Born Dec 1, 1923

[edit] Early life and career Shawn was born as Richard Schulefand in Buffalo, New York and raised in adjacent Lackawanna. The best known roles of his career were that of Sylvester Marcus in It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World, Lorenzo St. DuBois in The Producers (1968 film) and Cold Miser in The Year Without a Santa Claus. He had continued success with his stand-up comedy act that he successfully performed for over 35 years in nightclubs around the world.… Read More

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1923 Birth Born on December 1, 1923.


1946 22 Years Old Shawn was married to Rita Bachner in 1946, and they had four children: Amy, Wendy (married to Joey Travolta), Adam, and Jennifer. … Read More


1987 63 Years Old 1 More Event
On April 17, 1987, while performing on stage at UC San Diego's Mandeville Hall, Shawn began a comedy bit about himself and the audience surviving nuclear war. … Read More
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