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Born: February 8, 1942 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Bronx, New York, USA Profession: Cast ...
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1965:
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
1966:
Broadway musical debut, "Apple Tree"
1968:
Cast in the Broadway shows, "Morning, Noon and Night" and "New Faces of 1968"
1970:
Hosted "Comedy Tonight," the CBS summer replacement for Glen Campbell¿s show
1970:
Played George Segal's swinging roommate in "The Owl and the Pussycat," also starring Barbra Streisand
1973:
Released first album, "Child of the Fifties"; earned a Grammy nomination for Best Comedy Album of the Year
1973:
Performed first sold-out concert, "The First Annual Robert Klein Reunion," at Carnegie Hall
1975:
First comedian to appear in a live concert on the precedent setting Home Box Office (HBO) "On Location" series
1979:
Earned a Tony award nomination for Best Actor in a Musical for his role in "They're Playing Our Song"
1979:
Appeared opposite Julie Harris in an adaptation of Plath's autobiographical novel, "The Bell Jar"
1982:
Performed "Robert Klein at Yale" on HBO
1984:
Starred in the HBO teleplays, "Table Settings" and the classic French Farce "Pajama Tops"
1984:
Appeared in weekly segments for NBC¿s "Bloopers and Practical Jokes" exploring the streets of New York
1986:
Hosted "Robert Klein Time" (USA), a weekly talk/variety/comedy show
1991:
Hosted the highly acclaimed "Arts and Entertainment Review" (A&E)
1992:
Hosted "E! Stand-Up Sit-Down Comedy," on E! Entertainment Television
1993:
Starred in Wendy Wasserstein¿s "The Sisters Rosensweig" with Madeline Kahn and Jane Alexander
1993:
Had a recurring role on NBC¿s "Sisters" as `Big Al¿ Barker, a love interest for Swoosie Kurtz¿s character
1994:
Cast as Mr. Lobel, the neighborhood dogwalker in the ensemble film, "Mixed Nuts"
1998:
Co-starred with John Travolta and Emma Thompson in the Mike Nichols directed "Primary Colors"
2001:
Co-starred with Glen Close in the indie feature, "Safety of Objects"
2003:
Played Matthew McConaughey¿s boss in the comedy, "How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days"
2007:
Appeared opposite Adam Sandler in the Mike Binder directed "Reign Over Me"
2007:
Cast in "Ira and Abby" a comedy feature co-starring, written and produced by Jennifer Westfeldt

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