Sid Caesar Overview:

Legendary actor, Sid Caesar, was born Isaac Sidney Caesar on Sep 8, 1922 in Yonkers, NY. Caesar died at the age of 91 on Feb 12, 2014 in Beverly Hills, CA .

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He was honored with one star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the category of Television. In addition, Caesar was inducted into the TV Hall of Fame . Caesar was never nominated for an Academy Award.

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Encore Podcast: and His Demons

By David on Jul 19, 2019 From The Man on the Flying Trapeze

is one of the comic giants of 1950s TV, but he was also plagued by anxiety, depression, guilt and an explosive temper. In the early 1980s he came to my hometown of Louisville to perform at a dinner theatre, and I reviewed the show. I didn't know it then, but he was in the midst of a battl... Read full article


and His Demons

By David on Jan 18, 2019 From The Man on the Flying Trapeze

is one of the comic giants of 1950s TV, but he was also plagued by anxiety, depression, guilt and an explosive temper. In the early 1980s he came to my hometown of Louisville to perform at a dinner theatre, and I reviewed the show. I didn't know it then, but he was in the midst of a battl... Read full article


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By Aurora on Sep 8, 2012 From How Sweet It Was

turns 90 years old today. ?Because of his extraordinary talent as a comedian, and performer – due to the fact he was an innovator and television pioneer and because of his influence and legacy, I dedicate this post to him. By the time television was born, was a veteran e... Read full article


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Sid Caesar Quotes:

Melville Crump: Filibuster. Filibuster. Ha. Now you can stick around and watch us take off.
Ding Bell: Listen, Dentist: I *hate* dentists! And I hate *you* so much, that I'm not able to *tell* you how much I hate you, in front of your wife-!
Benjy Benjamin: And visa versa.
Melville Crump: [enraged] Why you... Come on over here!
[Ding and Benji run]
Melville Crump: COME ON over *here*!


Melville Crump: Why can't you have a little confidence in me?


Melville Crump: The man said there was a certain amount of money buried down in this park.
Lennie Pike: That's right. It was under a big W. Say what is a big W?
Ding Bell: If we find out, we'll send you a wire.
Melville Crump: It's only a possibility now, it's only a possibility that this man was telling the truth. And if it was the truth, then it is a fact that this place is almost 200 miles away. Now I suggest that we quietly get into our cars and drive down there at a safe, sound speed, keeping each other in sight of each other. And then when we get down there, we dig up the money - providing there is some money there. And if we do find it, we share it amongst us in a simple manner.


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Sid Caesar Facts
Best remembered on 'Your Shows of Shows' and the movies, 'Grease' (1978) and Grease 2.

Made his Broadway debut performing in the 1948 revue "Make Mine Manhattan," which featured The Five Dollar Date, one of Sid's first original pieces in which he sang, acted, double-talked, pantomimed, and wrote the music.

His son Rick went to Yale University.

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