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Television: A medium. So called because it's neither rare nor well done.

Television: A medium. So called because it's neither rare nor well done.

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: 01-23, 1919
Birthplace:
Die: 01-13, 1962
Occupation: Comedian
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Ernest Edward "Ernie" Kovacs (January 23, 1919 – January 13, 1962) was an American comedian, actor, and writer. Kovacs's visually experimental and often spontaneous comedic style influenced numerous television comedy programs for years after his death by automobile accident. Many individuals and shows, such as Johnny Carson, David Letterman, Rowan and Martin's Laugh-In, Saturday Night Live, Monty Python's Flying Circus, Jim Henson, Max Headroom, Chevy Chase, Conan O’Brien, Captain Kangaroo, Sesame Street, The Electric Company, Dave Garroway, Uncle Floyd, and many others have credited Ernie, as having been influenced by him (wikipedia)