Caesar, Sid, 1922-2014

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Birth 1922-09-08
Death 2014-02-12

Biographical notes:

Actor and comedian.

From the description of Sid Caesar papers, 1950-1963. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70983146

Biographical Note

  • 1922, Sept. 8: Born, Yonkers, N.Y.
  • 1939 - 1942 : New York City Catskills, N.Y. Catskill Catskill Creek WQKZ-FM (Catskill) Catskill Avenue Elementary School Catskill Catskill Post Office (historical) Catskill Aqueduct Catskill State Park Catskill Park Catskill Mountain Christian Center Catskill Corners Shopping Center Catskill Elementary School Catskill Marina Catskill Village Cemetery Catskill State Park Catskill Hose Company Number 1 Catskill Municipal Building Catskill Methodist Church Catskill Village Wastewater Treatment Plant Town of Catskill Catskill Regional Medical Center Catskill Village Fire Department Catskill Residence Hall Played saxophone in small bands and orchestras in New York City and at resorts in the Catskills, N.Y.
  • 1942 - 1945 : Served in Coast Guard, stationed at Brooklyn Barracks, N.Y.; toured in Coast Guard show, "Tars and Spars"
  • 1943: Married Florence Levy
  • 1946: Appeared in motion picture Tars and Spars
  • 1947: Toured nightclubs and theaters as a comedian
  • 1948: Appeared in Broadway review Make Mine Manhattan
  • 1949: Television series "Admiral Broadway Revue"
  • 1950 - 1954 : Television series "Your Show of Shows," originally part of NBC's "Saturday Night Revue"
  • 1954 - 1957 : Television series "Caesar's Hour"
  • 1958: Television series "Sid Caesar Invites You"
  • 1962 - 1963 : Star of Neil Simon's Broadway musical, Little Me Appeared in motion picture, It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World Television series "As Caesar Sees It"
  • 1966: Filmed motion picture The Busy Body
  • 1967: Television special "The Sid Caesar, Imogene Coca,Carl Reiner,Howard Morris Special"
  • 1973: Motion picture Ten From Your Show of Shows released
  • 1975: Filmed motion picture Barnaby and Me
  • 1976: Appeared in motion picture Silent Movie
  • 1978: Appeared in motion picture Grease
  • 1979: Filmed motion picture The Fiendish Plot of Dr. Fu Manchu
  • 1981: Appeared in motion picture History of the World, Part I
  • 1982: Published, with Bill Davidson, autobiography, Where Have I Been? (New York: Crown Publishers. 280 pp.)
  • 1987: Appeared in opera Die Fledermaus

From the guide to the Sid Caesar Papers, 1950-1963, (Manuscript Division Library of Congress)


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