John Byner

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28, 1937
New York City, NY
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28, 1937 (age 83)
New York City, NY


Comedian and impressionist best known for his appearances on popular late night shows with David Letterman, Jay Leno and Johnny Carson. He also hosted and starred in his own summer variety series on A&E called The John Byner Comedy Hour for four seasons, which won him an Ace Award.

Before Fame

His stand-up career started in New York's Greenwich Village at Max Gordon's jazz club Village Vanguard. He got his big break on Merv Griffin's Talent Scouts Show in 1964.


He's also done voiceover work for Disney projects and popular animated films such as Duckman, Rugrats, The Pink Panther and more.

Family Life

He was born in New York City to parents Christina and Michael Biener. He has been married four times to Eleanor Belcher, Sally Fisher, Ksenia Prohaska, and Anne Gaybis. He has four children from his first marriage.

Associated With

He and comedian Rich Little were both recognized as the "Men of 1,000 Impressions."