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  • Mel Brooks, Carl Reiner, Larry King remember Sid Caesar, dead at 91

    February 13, 2014 | 11:18 am

    Sid Caesar, the Jewish comedian who helped pave the way for American comedy as we know it today, died Wednesday in his Beverly Hills home after a brief illness, Variety reports.

    Caesar, born in Yonkers to immigrant parents from Poland and Russia, began his career playing the...

  • Comic great Sid Caesar of ‘Your Show of Shows’ dies at 91

    February 12, 2014 | 1:15 pm

    Comic showman Sid Caesar, a pioneer of American television sketch comedy as the star and creative force of "Your Show of Shows" during the 1950s, died on Wednesday at age 91, according to his friend and former collaborator Carl Reiner.

    Reiner told Reuters he learned of Caesar's...