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Alan King
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Comedian
    (December 25, 1927-May 9, 2004)
    Birth name is Irwin Alan Kinberg
    Acted in 'Sunshine State (2002),' 'Rush Hour 2 (2001),' 'Casino,' 'Bonfire of the Vanities (1990),' 'Enemies: A Love Story (1989),' 'Memories of Me (1988),' 'Lovesick (1983),' 'Author! Author! (1982),' 'I, the Jury (1982),' 'Just Tell Me What You Want (1980),' 'Bye Bye Braverman (1968),' 'Miracle in the Rain (1956)' and 'Hit the Deck (1955)'
    Owns Kaufman-Astoria Studios
    Wrote five best-selling books including 'Name-Dropping The Life & Lies of Alan King,' 'Anyone Who Owns His Own Home Deserves It' and 'Help, I'm A Prisoner In A Chinese Bakery'
    Hosts 'Alan King: Inside the Comedy Mind'
    Performed on Broadway in 'The Impossible Years'
    Co-chairs the Newsweek Tennis Champions Cup at Indian Wells
    He wrote an autobiography.
    He was a Jew born on Christmas Day.
    He had a temper and would battle a rude audience.
    He smoked cigars.
    He went by his middle name.
    He married at nineteen years old.
    He was a borscht belt (Catskill) comedian.
    He produced Barbra Streisand's first tour.
    His jokes were put downs on his mother-in-law and wife.
    He was a huge tennis fan and was often seen at the U.S. Open.
    He was the Abbot of the New York Friars Club.
    He was a very frequent guest on 'The Ed Sullivan Show.'
    He was married to the same woman for nearly ¾ of his life (February 1, 1947-May 8, 2004).
    He was the opening comic for Judy Garland and Lena Horne.
    He was not typecast, he portrayed anything from a derelict to a tycoon.
    He gave many Royal Command Performances and was a favorite of Queen Elizabeth.
    The Alan King Diagnostic Medical Center in Jerusalem is named in his honor.
    He set up a non-sectarian scholarship fund for American students at the Hebrew University.
    For 2019, as of last week, Out of 33 Votes: 51.52% Annoying
    In 2018, Out of 27 Votes: 74.07% Annoying
    In 2017, Out of 12 Votes: 33.33% Annoying
    In 2016, Out of 7 Votes: 28.57% Annoying
    In 2015, Out of 6 Votes: 16.67% Annoying
    In 2014, Out of 20 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2013, Out of 9 Votes: 44.44% Annoying
    In 2012, Out of 22 Votes: 54.55% Annoying
    In 2011, Out of 14 Votes: 21.43% Annoying
    In 2010, Out of 22 Votes: 54.55% Annoying
    In 2009, Out of 25 Votes: 48.00% Annoying
    In 2008, Out of 28 Votes: 28.57% Annoying
    In 2007, Out of 82 Votes: 52.44% Annoying
    In 2006, Out of 106 Votes: 44.34% Annoying
    In 2005, Out of 216 Votes: 42.13% Annoying
    In 2004, Out of 420 Votes: 43.10% Annoying
 
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