1950 – A comedian who’s real name is George Wade Dornberger was born on the 17th day of February this year in Seattle, Washington.
1971 – He first performed standup at age 21.
1976 – He made his network television debut on The Tonight Show in this year. He appeared on national television programs several times in the 1970s, 1980s and 1990s, and was a friend to many in the West Coast comedy scene who later enjoyed tremendous success, including David Letterman and Jerry Seinfeld.
2003 – He departed this life on the 5th day of March this year in Los Angeles, California.