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Steve Rossi

Comedian
Male
Born 1928
Age 88
Hometown City of New York
Death Place Las Vegas
Other Names Tafarella, Joseph...

Steve Rossi is an American stand-up comedian and actor.

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CHILDHOOD

1928 Birth Born in 1928.

TWENTIES

1953 25 Years Old West and Rossi toured in 1953 and 1954. … Read More
1957 29 Years Old In 1957, he formed the Allen & Rossi comedy duo with Marty Allen. … Read More

THIRTIES

1962 34 Years Old Milton Berle famously lost bet of one week's salary to Steve Rossi regarding the 1962 Academy Awards when Steve correctly predicted that Bob Hope would tell a joke about Elizabeth Taylor.
1963 35 Years Old In 1963 Allen & Rossi were the first comedians to go to Washington DC to lobby congress on the house floor.

FORTIES

1968 40 Years Old Following the breakup of Allen & Rossi in 1968, he teamed for less than three months with Joe E. Ross in an act called "Rossi & Ross".
1969 41 Years Old The team of Rossi and Ross played once on Ed Sullivan and disbanded in January 1969. … Read More
1974 46 Years Old Rossi and Allen reunited several times, including a film released in 1974 and stage performances together in 1984-5 and 1990-1994.

LATE ADULTHOOD

1998 - 2004 3 More Events
2006 78 Years Old Steve Rossi's book, "Adult Stand-up Comedy For Wannabe Comedians: Hilarious Stand-up Routines, Jokes and Stories", was issued in 2006.
2007 79 Years Old In 2007, Rossi was part of a touring cabaret show titled, "5 Star Revue" with Gary Collins, Mary Ann Mobley, Ruta Lee and Ronnie Schell.
2009 81 Years Old In 2009, he appeared along with Schell in the Off-Broadway play Don't Leave it All to Your Children and performed his stand-up comedy act at Feinstein's in New York City. … Read More
2010 82 Years Old Comedy Talks speakers series of the University of San Franciscohosted a panel discussion including Steve Rossi, Rich Little, and Carol Channing in August 2010. … Read More
2011 83 Years Old Penn Jillette's 2011 book:God, No! features a chapter titled Hello Dere in which he speaks about great comedy partnerships including his own and Allen & Rossi.
In 2012 Steve Rossi re-released in electronic book format The Worlds Dirtiest Joke Book.
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