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Sid Caesar: 1922-2014
Sid Caesar head shot, 1948.
Caesar, whose sketches lit up 1950s television with zany humor, died Feb. 12, 2014, at his home in the Los Angeles area after a brief illness, a family spokesperson said. He was 91.
In this undated file photo originally provided by NBC, Sid Caesar, left, and Imogene Coca are shown in a scene from "Your Show of Shows."
Comedians Sid Caesar, left, and Imogene Coca in New York for the Museum of Broadcasting's first annual "Salute to Television" on June 18, 1990.
AP Photo/Aubrey Reuben
Milton Berle, left, and Sid Caesar pose before being honored in as the first inductees into NBC's "Walk of Fame" in the network's Rockefeller Center store in New York on Oct. 25, 1999.
This Oct. 25, 1999, file
shows Sid Caesar in New York.
AP Photo/Richard Drew
Comedian Sid Caesar arrives for a ceremony honoring comedian Milton Berle at Hillside Memorial Park and Mortuary in Los Angeles on April 1, 2002.
Sid Caesar, of "Your Show of Shows," arrives at NBC's 75th anniversary celebration in New York on May 5, 2002.
AP Photo/Ron Frehm
Comedians Sid Caesar, left, and Red Buttons attend the Television Critics Association PBS Press Tour in Beverly Hills, Calif., on July 12, 2005.
This Sept. 28, 2005 file
shows actor Sid Caesar at his home in Beverly Hills, Calif.