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Harvey Korman

Harvey Korman

Harvey Korman , a four time Emmy winner, was the second head funny man on The Carol Burnett Show for ten years before leaving to bomb in his own series. He subsequently reunited with Burnett for her acclaimed 25th Anniversary special. The veteran comic was also the voice of The Great Gazoo in the original Flintstones TV series and the voice of the dictabird in the film The Flintstones.

A native of Chicago and an alumnus of the Goodman School of Drama, Korman appeared in no Broadway shows before landing the role of second banana on The Danny Kaye Show.

His film credits include three Mel Brooks classics Blazing Saddles, High Anxiety and History of the Wold, Part I. Other film credits include Radioland Murders, Lord Love a Duck, Last of the Secret Agents, The April Fools and Huckleberry Finn.

Recently, he partnered with Tim Conway in a two man stage show.


Note: This profile was written in or before 2000.

Harvey Korman Facts

Birth NameHarvey Herschel Korman
OccupationActor
BirthdayFebruary 15, 1927
SignAquarius
BirthplaceChicago, Illinois, USA
Date of deathMay 29, 2008 (age 81)
Height6' 4" (1m93)  How tall is Harvey Korman compared to you?

Selected Filmography

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