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|Born:||February 8, 1942||Cause of Death:|
|Birth Place:||Bronx, New York, USA||Profession:||Cast ...|
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Became a member of the famous Chicago "Second City" troupe
Returned to New York as a seasoned member of "Second City" where he was discovered by producer Mike Nichols
Broadway musical debut, "Apple Tree"
Cast in the Broadway shows, "Morning, Noon and Night" and "New Faces of 1968"
Hosted "Comedy Tonight," the CBS summer replacement for Glen Campbell's show
Played George Segal's swinging roommate in "The Owl and the Pussycat," also starring Barbra Streisand
Released first album, "Child of the Fifties"; earned a Grammy nomination for Best Comedy Album of the Year
Performed first sold-out concert, "The First Annual Robert Klein Reunion," at Carnegie Hall
First comedian to appear in a live concert on the precedent setting Home Box Office (HBO) "On Location" series
Earned a Tony award nomination for Best Actor in a Musical for his role in "They're Playing Our Song"
Appeared opposite Julie Harris in an adaptation of Plath's autobiographical novel, "The Bell Jar"
Performed "Robert Klein at Yale" on HBO
Starred in the HBO teleplays, "Table Settings" and the classic French Farce "Pajama Tops"
Appeared in weekly segments for NBC's "Bloopers and Practical Jokes" exploring the streets of New York
Hosted "Robert Klein Time" (USA), a weekly talk/variety/comedy show
Hosted the highly acclaimed "Arts and Entertainment Review" (A&E)
Hosted "E! Stand-Up Sit-Down Comedy," on E! Entertainment Television
Starred in Wendy Wasserstein's "The Sisters Rosensweig" with Madeline Kahn and Jane Alexander
Had a recurring role on NBC's "Sisters" as 'Big Al' Barker, a love interest for Swoosie Kurtz's character
Cast as Mr. Lobel, the neighborhood dogwalker in the ensemble film, "Mixed Nuts"
Co-starred with John Travolta and Emma Thompson in the Mike Nichols directed "Primary Colors"
Co-starred with Glen Close in the indie feature, "Safety of Objects"
Played Matthew McConaughey's boss in the comedy, "How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days"
Appeared opposite Adam Sandler in the Mike Binder directed "Reign Over Me"
Cast in "Ira and Abby" a comedy feature co-starring, written and produced by Jennifer Westfeldt
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