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Mendel Berlinger

Born: 1908 AD
Died: 2002 AD
Nationality: American
Categories: Actors, Comedians

1908 – Born on the 12th of July in Morningside Heights neighborhood of Manhattan.

1913 – Won a lookalike contest with his impersonation of Charlie Chaplin.

1914 – Appeared a child actor in silent films, beginning with The Perils of Pauline.

         – Played child roles in Bunny’s Little Brother with John Bunny; Tess of the Storm Country with Mary Pickford.

1916 – Berle enrolled in the Professional Children’s School, and at age 12 he made his stage debut in Florodora.

1920 – Starred in the movies "Birthright" with Flora Finch.

1921 – "Love’s Penalty" with Hope Hampton.

1922 – "Divorce Coupons" with Corinne Griffith and the serial Ruth of the Range 1923 with Ruth Roland.

1924 – He was 16 he chose Milton Berle as his professional name.

1934-1936 – Berle was heard regularly on The Rudy Vallee Hour.

         – Regular on The Gillette Original Community Sing, a Sunday night comedy-variety program broadcast on CBS.

1939 – He was the host of Stop Me If You’ve Heard This One.

1943 – A comedy variety show sponsored by Ballantine Ale was followed by a program sponsored by Campbell’s Soups.

1947 – Milton Berle founded the The Los Angeles Friars Club at the old Savoy Hotel on Sunset Boulevard.

1948-1953 – His last radio series was The Texaco Star Theater, which began on 22nd of September.

         – Appeared in the movies "Always Leave Them Laughing" with Virginia Mayo and Bert Lahr.

1960 – Let’s Make Love, with Marilyn Monroe and Yves Montand.

1963 – It’s a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World.

1966 – Signed to a new weekly variety series on ABC "The Milton Berle Show".

1980 – He appeared in drag in the video for "Round and Round" by the metal band Ratt.

1983 – Member of charter group of inductees into Television Hall of Fame.

1984 – "Woody Allen’s Broadway Danny Rose" and "Driving Me Crazy" 1991.

1988 – A series of syndicated TV specials with the umbrella title "Milton Berle: The Second Time Around".

1993 – Berle made a notorious appearance with RuPaul at the MTV Video Music Awards where RuPaul.

1995 – Appeared on an episode of Beverly Hills 90210 as Saul Howard.

2002 – Died in Los Angeles of colon cancer on 27th of March.