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|Also Known As:||Died:||February 27, 1958|
|Born:||July 23, 1891||Cause of Death:||heart attack|
|Birth Place:||New York City, New York, USA||Profession:||Producer ...|
Many people had many memorable insults to sling Cohn's way. One such stab is "You had to stand in line to hate him" but perhaps the topper was comedian Red Skelton's remark when it was pointed out to him that Cohn's funeral drew a substantial crowd. Skelton replied, "It just proves the old adage: give the public what they want to see and they'll come out for it."
Rather surprisingly, Cohn did have his defenders, including, of all people, actress Ethel Barrymore: "He knew the score."
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