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Also Known As: Died: March 27, 2002
Born: July 12, 1908 Cause of Death: colon cancer
Birth Place: New York City, New York, USA Profession: Cast ...
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1913:
Won a Charlie Chaplin impersonation contest
1913:
Worked as child model for Buster Brown shoes
1914:
Film acting debut, "The Perils of Pauline"; also featured in "Tillie's Punctured Romance", directed by Charlie Chaplin
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Reportedly played bit roles in over 50 silent films, most for Biograph
1920:
Broadway debut "Floradora"
1932:
Featured on Broadway in "Earl Carroll Vanities"
1936:
Appeared on stage with "Ziegfeld Follies"
1937:
Featured in the film "New Faces of 1937"
1948:
Hosted and starred on the radio series "Texaco Star Theater"
1948:
Hosted and starred on the TV series, "Texaco Star Theater" (NBC)
1949:
Last feature for eleven years, "Always Leave THem Laughing"
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Hosted and starred on the TV series, "The Milton Berle Show" (NBC)
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Hosted and starred on a revamped "The Milton Berle Show" (NBC)
1960:
Returned to features with "The Bellboy" and "Let's Make Love"
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Appeared in dramatic role on "The Dick Powell Show" in episode titled "Doyle Against the House"; earned Emmy nomination
1963:
Toured in stage production "Top Banana"
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Revived "The Milton Berle Show" for ABC
1968:
Returned to Broadway after a thirty-year absence to play role of Max Silverman in Herb Gardner's "The Goodbye People"
1975:
Played dramatic role in the feature "Lepke"
1984:
Played himself in Woody Allen's "Broadway Danny Rose"
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Underwent coronary bypass surgery
1995:
Had featured role in "Storybook"
1995:
Earned Emmy nomination for guest performance on "Beverly Hills, 90210"
1997:
Launched <i>Milton</i>, a gaming magazine, published by his wife Lorna and edited by his daughter Susan
1998:
Suffered mild stroke in December

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