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'Professor' Irwin Corey

Comedian/actor

Born - 29 July 1914, New York City, USA
Died - 6 February 2017

Eccentric comedian specialising in nonsense monologues, and almost always dressed in tuxedo and tails. With wild hair and indiarubber features, he was soon a success as a nightclub comic. TV from 1950, plus a few films, mostly as himself, or at least as the character he created: How to Commit Marriage (1969), The Comeback Trail (1971), Foreplay (1975), Car Wash (1976), Thieves (1977), Fairy Tales (1978), Stuck on You! (1982), Crackers (1984), The Perils of P.K. (1986), That's Adequate (1989), I'm Not Rappaport (1996), Jack (1996), The Boys Behind the Desk (1999), The Curse of the Jade Scorpion (2001) and Irwin and Fran (2013), his last, at the age of 99.