TV Legend Sid Caesar Dead at 91

Posted Wednesday February 12, 2014 4:31 PM GMT

Television legend Sid Caesar passed away at the age of 91 in Los Angeles on Wednesday (February 12).

The New York native is best known for his roles in “Your Show of Shows” and “Caesar’s House,” which were groundbreaking programs that aired in the 1950s.

Sid worked alongside huge stars including Carl Reiner, Mel Brooks, Neil Simon and Woody Allen, sharing his comedic talents with loving audiences.

In his later career, the hilarious performer held roles in films including “It’s a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World,” “Silent Movie” and “Grease.”

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