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Milton Berle Overview:

Legendary actor, Milton Berle, was born Milton Berlinger on Jul 12, 1908 in New York City, NY. Berle died at the age of 93 on Mar 27, 2002 in Los Angeles, CA .



He was honored with two stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the categories of Television and Radio. In addition, Berle was inducted into the TV Hall of Fame and was immortalized on a US postal stamp in 2009. Berle was never nominated for an Academy Award.

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Milton Berle Quotes:

J. Russell Finch: Lets stop arguing please! The only reason were together is because they only had one car. So lets get there, even if we are last.
J. Algernon Hawthorne: Whatever the outcome of the day I shall never forget that you hit me when I wasn't even looking!
J. Russell Finch: [smiling] yeah.

Lennie Pike: [Otto Meyer drives by] That's him! That's him! I tell you, when I catch you, I'll kill you! I tell you, I'll kill you, you dirty *robber*!
J. Algernon Hawthorne: Someone you know?

J. Algernon Hawthorne: [Russell takes a swing at him and misses] So it's fisticuffs you want, is it? Right, stick 'em up!
J. Russell Finch: Don't hit me! Don't hit me!
[Hawthorne chases him around the car, until the two bump into one another]
J. Algernon Hawthorne: [looks at his arm] Blood!
J. Russell Finch: It certainly is.
J. Algernon Hawthorne: Aah!
[Russell swings at him again]
J. Russell Finch: [Hawthorne runs] Come back here, ya blimey...!

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Milton Berle on the
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Milton Berle Facts
Siblings: Phil (b. 1901), Francis (b. 1904), Jack (b. 1905), Rosalind (b. 1913) (all deceased)

Godfather of musician Billy Sherwood.

Was diagnosed with a slow-growing cancerous tumor in his colon. Doctors said he did not need surgery and the cancer would take 10 to 12 years to affect him. This turned out to be incorrect, as Berle died less than a year later. [April 2001]

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