Wednesday, February 8, 2017
The Great Jewish Comedians: Shecky Greene's Impressions of Ed Sullivan, a Chinese Waiter, and Al Jolson
Shecky Greene (born Fred Sheldon Greenfield on April 8, 1926) is known for his nightclub performances in Las Vegas, where he has been a headliner for more than thirty years.
He has appeared in several films, including Tony Rome, History of the World, Part I and Splash, and has guest starred on such television shows as Mad About You, Laverne & Shirley, Love, American Style, and Combat!
In April 1965 Greene appeared on The Hollywood Palace with an introduction by Groucho Marx. He launched into a nine minute standup comedy routine in which he did impressions of Ed Sullivan, a Chinese waiter, and Al Jolson.
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