• Jackie Mason, 93, Dies; Turned Kvetching Into Comedy Gold

    2 monthes ago - By Up Worthy

    He kept the borscht belt style of comedy alive long after the Catskills resorts had closed and eventually brought it, triumphantly, to Broadway.
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  • Jackie Mason, Borscht Belt Stand-Up Comedian, Dies at 93

    2 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 Dies: Rabbi Who Later Rose To Fame As A Comedian, Actor & Author Was 93

    2 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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