Alan King

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King in August 1966

Alan King (Irwin Alan Kniberg, December 26, 1927 – May 9, 2004) was an American movie, television, stage, radio, voice actor, writer, movie producer, and comedian. He was known for his roles in Casio, Rush Hour 2, The Anderson Tapes, Just Tell Me What You Want and in Cat's Eye. He is also known for his voice guest-star role as the Don in Family Guy.

King was born on December 26, 1927 in New York City, New York.[1] He was born to a Jewish family.[2] King was married to Jeanette Sprung from 1947 until his death 2004. King died on May 9, 2004 in New York City, New York from lung cancer, aged 76.[3]

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  1. Alan King Biography (1927-) at
  2. Alan King Award in American Jewish Humor
  3. Ho, Janie. "Alan King, Comic, Actor Dies at 76", CBS News, May 9, 2004. Accessed June 18, 2009. "King, who until then had been using worn out one-liners, found his new material at home. His wife had persuaded the New Yorker to forsake Manhattan for suburban Forest Hills, Queens, believing it would provide a better environment for their children." Archived 20 December 2010 at WebCite

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