Henny Youngman

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Birthday
16, 1906
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Feb 24, 1998 (91)
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
16, 1906
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Feb 24, 1998 (91)

About

British-American comedian and violinist who was famous for his one-liners, the best known of which was 'Take my wife...please.' He was also known for playing interludes on his violin during his sets.

Before Fame

He published and printed a series of 'comedy cards' while working as an orchestra musician.

Trivia

He had a cameo in the infamous Copacabana scene in Goodfellas as himself.

Family Life

He had two children, a son Gary and a daughter Marilyn, with his wife Sadie, who was often the butt of his jokes.

Associated With

He appeared in Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In with Goldie Hawn.