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Professor Irwin Corey
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Comedian
    (July 29, 1914-February 6, 2017)
    Born in Brooklyn, New York
    'World's Foremost Authority'
    Known for his double-talk and non-sequitors
    Appeared in the films 'How to Commit Marriage' (1969), 'Car Wash' (1976), 'Thieves' (1977), 'Stuck on You' (1983), 'Jack' (1996) and 'The Curse of the Jade Scorpion' (2001)
    He is a supporter of Mumia Abu-Jamal, Fidel Castro and the American Communist Party.
    He claimed that he was still being blacklisted in the 2000s.
    He got discharged from the Army during WWII by convincing a psychiatrist he was gay.
    He ran for President on Hugh Hefner's Playboy ticket (1960).
    On talk shows, he would constantly overrun his allotted time.
    He was blacklisted during the McCarthy era.
    His refusal to recognize time limits became a part of his act, as his appearances would end with stagehands chasing him off-stage and into the audience.
    Due to poverty, his parents were forced to place him and five siblings in the Hebrew Orphan Asylum of New York.
    During the 30s, he was a featherweight Golden Gloves boxing champ.
    Lenny Bruce called him 'One of the most brilliant comedians of all time.'
    Thomas Pynchon asked him to accept the National Book Award won by 'Gravity's Rainbow.'

Credit: C. Fishel


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    In 2014, Out of 18 Votes: 55.56% Annoying
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