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Sid Caesar is a comedian and the creator of the classic Emmy Award-winning television variety program Your Show of Shows.
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In the 1970s and '80s, Caesar made a number of television and film appearances. He took on small parts in such popular movies as the disaster drama Airport 1975,
Long plagued by personal demons, Caesar shared the story of his struggles and his recovery in his 1983 autobiography, Where Have I Been?. Two years later, he was inducted into the Television Hall of Fame.
In 2003, Caesar reflected on his career in Caesar's Hours: My Life in Comedy, with Love and Laughter, a book that he co-wrote with Eddy Friedfeld. He also appeared in the 2012 documentary Lunch, a film chronicling a weekly get together between Caesar and some of Hollywood's TV veterans, including Monty Hall from the long-running game show Let's Make a Deal and announcer Gary Owens.
Now in his 90s, Caesar is considered one of the great pioneers of TV comedy. His comic characters have left a permanent impression on generations of audiences, and his work has inspired countless other comedians, including Billy Crystal and Richard Lewis.
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