Friday, May 30, 2008

Harvey Korman: 1927-2008

Harvey Korman, Emmy Award winning star of film and television, passed away yesterday at the age of 81.

Korman is best known for his work on the long-running comedy classic The Carol Burnett Show, for which he won four Emmys and a Golden Globe. Other memorable TV appearances include voicing the Great Gazoo on The Flintstones and playing several characters in the notorious Star Wars Holiday Special of 1978.

Film roles include the Mel Brooks' comedies Blazing Saddles, High Anxiety, History of the World: Part 1 and Dracula: Dead and Loving It, plus three Pink Panther movies and the family favorites Huckleberry Finn and Herbie Goes Bananas.

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