Sid Caesar

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Sid Caesar
Caesar in 1961
Isaac Sidney Caesar

(1922-09-08)September 8, 1922
DiedFebruary 12, 2014(2014-02-12) (aged 91)
OccupationActor, comedian, writer, musician, producer
Years active1946–2006
Known forYour Show of Shows
Caesar's Hour
Spouse(s)Florence Levy (m.1943–2010; her death)

Sid Caesar (Isaac Sidney Caesar; September 8, 1922 – February 12, 2014) was an American comedian and actor. Caesar stared in Your Show of Shows from 1950 until 1954 and in Grease as Coach Calhoun. Before becoming a comedian, Caesar was a musician.[1] He won two Emmy Awards during his career.

Caesar was born on September 8, 1922 in Yonkers, New York. He was of Polish-Russian-Jewish descent.[2][3] Caesar was married to Florence Levy from 1943 until her death in 2010. They had three children.

Caesar died on the morning of February 12, 2014 in Beverly Hills, California from natural causes, aged 91.[4]

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  1. "Sid Caesar - Biography - Movies & TV -". 2011. Retrieved February 22, 2011.
  2. Murray, Susan (2002). "Sid Caesar". St. James Encyclopedia of Pop Culture. Archived from the original on 2012-07-10. Retrieved 2013-08-15.
  3. "Sid Caesar Biography (1922-)".
  4. "Sid Caesar Dead: Comedy Titan Was 91". The Hollywood Reporter. 12 February 2014.

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