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October 30th

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On this day in Comedy History, October 30th, 1945, actor, producer, director and “Happy Days” sitcom star Henry Winkler was born in Manhattan, New York.

October 27th

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On this day in Comedy History, October 27th, 1939, actor, writer, comedian John Cleese of “Monty Python” fame was born in Weston-super-Mare, Somerset, England.

Ray Romano

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Ray Romano, actor and comedian, is known best for his award-winning role of sports writer Ray Barone on the TV sitcom “Everybody Loves Raymond.”   Romano study accounting in college and worked as a bank-teller and a futon deliveryman before launching his stand-up comedy career.

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October 27th, 2010 at 2:31 pm

Randy Quaid

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Randy Quaid, actor, this award winning thespian might be best known for his role of Cousin Eddie in the “National Lampoon Vacation” movies.  Quaid once worked as a janitor on Hollywood Boulevard.

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September 20th, 2010 at 12:13 am

Drew Carey

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Drew Carey, actor and comedian, this talented entertainer has added TV game show host to his list of successful undertakings.    Carey worked as a Marine Corps Reservist, a bank teller and a waiter at Denny’s.

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September 1st, 2010 at 1:49 am

Jimmy Fallon

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Jimmy Fallon, comedian and actor, this Saturday Night Live alum is now the host of his own late night talk show.  Fallon’s work resume includes receptionist and classified ad salesman for an alternative newspaper.

William Shatner

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William Shatner, actor and author, this Canadian born entertainer gained TV immortality as “Star Trek’s” Captain Kirk.  A teenage, Shatner once worked as a camp counselor in the Laurentian Mountains.

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August 12th, 2010 at 12:53 am

Rip Taylor

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Rip Taylor, comedian and actor, known as the “King of Confetti” this zany larger-than –life performer is at home on the stage, big screen and small screen.  Taylor’s early work experiences included a turn as a Congressional Page in the U.S. Senate and service with the Army in the Korean War.

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August 5th, 2010 at 12:11 am

Bill Cosby

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Bill Cosby, comedian, this one of a kind legend has distinguished himself as an actor, author, TV producer, educator, musician and humanitarian. Cosby’s work resume includes; selling produce, shining shoes, stocking supermarket shelves, apprenticing in a shoe repair shop and serving as a Navy Hospital Corpsman.

Bruce Willis

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Bruce Willis, actor and producer, this award-winning star has distinguished himself in dramatic, comedic and action roles. Before his big break, Willis worked as a security guard at a nuclear power plant, a driver at a DuPont factory and a bartender.