• Jackie Mason, comic who perfected amused outrage, dies at 93

    3 monthes ago - By Newsday

    The rabbi-turned-comedian's feisty brand of standup comedy led him to Catskills nightclubs, West Coast talk shows and Broadway stages.
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  • Jackie Mason, Borscht Belt Stand-Up Comedian, Dies at 93

    3 monthes ago - By The Wrap

    Jackie Mason, the veteran stand-up comedian known for bringing his Jewish sensibilities and Yiddish culture and delivery straight from the Borscht Belt and into his irreverent sets, has died. He was 93.
    Mason, whose death was reported by The New York Times as told by his lawyer Raoul Felder, died at a hospital in Manhattan on Saturday. No cause of death was given.
    Mason was a Tony and Emmy winner famous for his one-man shows on Broadway and for bringing in a whole new generation of fans with his well-recognized voice of Rabbi Hyman Krustofski, or Krusty the Clown's dad, on "The...
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  • Jackie Mason, comic who perfected amused outrage, dies at 93

    3 monthes ago - By My Sanantonio

    NEW YORK - 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. ET at Mt. Sinai Hospital in Manhattan after being hospitalized for over two weeks, the celebrity lawyer Raoul Felder told The Associated Press.
    The irascible Mason was known for his sharp wit and piercing social commentary, often about being Jewish, men and women and his own inadequacies. His typical style was amused outrage.
    “Eighty percent of married men cheat in America. The...
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  • Jackie Mason, onetime rabbi who became a Broadway standup star, dies at 93

    3 monthes ago - By Washington Post

    His humor was built around chutzpah, his Jewish identity and his absurdist observations of life.
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  • Comedian Jackie Mason Dies at 93

    3 monthes ago - By Extra TV

    Stand-up comic Jackie Mason, whose long career encompassed Catskills resorts, film, television, and several stints on Broadway, died Saturday in Manhattan. He was 93.
    According to Mason's friend , he died at a hospital of undisclosed causes.
    Born on June 9, 1928, in Sheboyan, Wisconsin, his Orthodox Jewish family relocated to NYC when he was a small child. The move put him closer to the Borscht Belt comedy circuit in upstate New York where he would become a comic sensation.
    Mason's style was simple: complain about everything, and complain passionately. He came to comedy after a short stint...
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  • Jackie Mason Dies: Rabbi Who Later Rose To Fame As A Comedian, Actor & Author Was 93

    3 monthes ago - By Deadline

    Jackie 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 friend, attorney Raoul Felder, confirmed his passing to the Times. A cause of death was not disclosed. Mason was born Yacov Moshe Maza...
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  • Iconic Borscht Belt comic Jackie Mason dead at 93

    Iconic Borscht Belt comic Jackie Mason dead at 93

    3 monthes ago - By Page Six

    Famed Borscht Belt comedian Jackie Mason, who rose from a modest childhood on the Lower East Side to become one of the most famous funnymen of all time, has died. He was 93. Mason died at Mount Sinai Hospital in Manhattan Saturday, with his wife Jyll and a few friends by his side, longtime pal...
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