Alan King

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Birthday
26, 1927
Birthplace
New York City, NY
Death Date
May 9, 2004 (76)
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
26, 1927
Birthplace
New York City, NY
Death Date
May 9, 2004 (76)

About

Comedian and actor whose movies include Enemies: A Love Story and Rush Hour 2. In 2002 he appeared in Sunshine State, and in 2004, he appeared in Mind the Gap.

Before Fame

He performed on local street corners, doing impersonations for pennies.

Trivia

He was a Jewish satirist who became known for his angry humor and appeared in Casino with Robert De Niro.

Family Life

His parents were Russian-Jewish immigrants, and his father was employed as a handbag cutter. He was married to Jeanette Sprung from 1947 until his death in 2004 and they had two sons named Robert and Andrew, and a daughter named Elaine Ray King.

Associated With

His comedy inspired a young Billy Cosby.