#1 Actor-comedian Harvey Korman has died at 8105-29-2008, 09:39 PM
Actor-comedian Harvey Korman has died at 81
Four-time Emmy winner Harvey Korman, best known for his over-the-top comedy sketches on The Carol Burnett Show, has died of heart failure in Los Angeles. He was 81.
AP is reporting that Korman died at UCLA Medical Center after suffering complications from the rupture of an abdominal aortic aneurysm four months ago.
Korman, who gained notoriety on "The Danny Kaye Show" in the mid-1960s, also had a featured part in Mel Brooks' iconic Western spoof, Blazing Saddles. Join him in reciting the movie's "Pledge to Hedley Lamarr":
- Join Date
- May 2008
05-29-2008, 09:43 PM
Ah! How sad! I loved his work.
Good for his family in keeping this private for so long. Based on my own experience, 4 months is about how long it takes to quit crying randomly. :(
05-29-2008, 10:03 PM
He died today; had the aneurism four months ago.
05-30-2008, 09:57 AM
A sweet, funny man - had 'a look' that could make you bust a gut laughing. :(
05-30-2008, 05:00 PM
He was great in all his roles but my favorite was Hedley Lamarr. I can't imagine another actor who was better suited for that role. He will be missed. :(
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