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Irwin Alan Kinberg (King Alan)

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Born: 1927 AD
Died: 2004 AD, at 76 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Actors, Comics

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1927 - Born in Brooklyn, New York on the 26th of December.

1947 - King married Jeanette Sprung.

1950 - King played small roles in movies, but disliked playing stereotypical roles that he described as "always the sergeant from Brooklyn named Kowalski.

1961 - Was the MC for President John F. Kennedy's inauguration.

1972 - King also became a regular guest host for The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson, hosted the Oscars.

1988 - King was the first recipient of the award for American Jewish humor from the National Foundation for Jewish Culture. The award was subsequently renamed in his honor.

2004 - King died at the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in Manhattan on the 9th of May, after succumbing to lung cancer. He was 76.

 



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