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He guest-hosted The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson more times than anyone else, and frequently appeared on Steve Allen and Jack Paar's version of the show, as well as having his own television talk show. His co-host for this show was a very young-looking Regis Philbin. He also starred in a television comedy show where he played a talk show host, which preceded his actual talk show. His co-stars for this show included Bill Bixby, Joe Besser, and Marlo Thomas.
He appeared on television as early as 1948 and was a frequent guest on television talk shows, game shows, and comedy shows.
He is listed as #96 on the Comedy Central's 100 Greatest Stand-Up Comedians of All Time.
Joey Bishop Facts
|Birth Name||Joseph Abraham Gottlieb|
|Birthday||February 3, 1918|
|Birthplace||Bronx, New York, USA|
|Date of death||October 17, 2007 (Newport Beach, California, USA, age 89)|
|Height||5' 7" (1m70) How tall is Joey Bishop compared to you?|