Jackie Mason Dead at 93
Jackie Mason, the crusty, self-doubting, enduring comedian who was anointed into pop culture by 'The Simpsons,' has died.
Jackie passed Saturday at Mount Sinai Hospital in NYC. His longtime friendRaoul Felder, tells TMZ ... Jackie had been hospitalized for more than 3 weeks ... admitted with inflammation of the lungs. He had been experiencing a number of health issues over the last few years.
Mason's comedy career spans 60 years, with some huge successes along with some pretty big bumps along the way.His big break came in 1960, when he appeared on"The Steve Allen Show" and killed. That led to huge bookings at various clubs and regular TV appearances, including"The Ed Sullivan Show" where he appeared 12 times ... and then, disaster struck. In 1964, Mason was on Sullivan's live show but it was partially preempted by a speech by then-President
Lyndon Johnson. When regular programming resumed, Mason was mid-way through his act and Sullivan was already counting him down with his finger"1 minute to go." Mason responded by looking at audience members, saying"Here's a finger for you, here's a finger for you" ... and so on. headtopics.com
He was damaged goods after that for years ... club owners felt he was"crude and unpredictable." Mason said,"It took 20 years to overcome what happened in that 1 minute." Read more: TMZ »
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Borscht Belt comedian and actor Jackie Mason has died at the age of 93Comedian Jackie Mason, who starred in Caddyshack II and was the voice of Rabbi Hyman Krustofsky on The Simpsons has died at the age of 93
Jackie Mason Dies: Rabbi Who Later Rose To Fame As A Comedian, Actor & Author Was 93Jackie Mason, the rabbi who later cultivated careers as a comedian, actor and author, died in a Manhattan hospital on Saturday, according to the New York Times. He was 93. Mason’s longtime fr… Well, either he was 93 or he was born in 1931. Can’t be both. Rest in peace He certainly had some 'thoughts' on black politicians didn't he? We remember in New York City.
Jackie Mason, Rabbi Turned Contentious Comedian, Dies at 93Banned from ‘The Ed Sullivan Show,’ he made a huge comeback on Broadway, but then came ‘Caddyshack II’ and ‘Chicken Soup.’ He played the gas station manager in The Jerk. I remember seeing him in Melbourne. One of the greats. Rip🙏🏻🙏🏻
Jackie Mason, comic who perfected amused outrage, dies at 93NEW YORK (AP) — Jackie Mason, a rabbi-turned-comedian whose feisty brand of standup comedy led him to Catskills nightclubs, West Coast talk shows and Broadway stages, has died. He was 93. Mason died Saturday at 6 p.m. Sad Rest In Peace Jackie Oh, Rest In Peace. 🙏❤️😪
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Jackie Mason, one of the last Borscht Belt comedians, dies at 93He embraced Jewish themes and political incorrectness, achieving a national profile through a series of successful one-man shows on Broadway. What a funny man he was. You made it Jackie, rest in peace. Listening now. He talked so fast. God bless him