Vaughn Meader

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Birthday
20, 1936
Birthplace
Maine
Death Date
Oct 29, 2004 (68)
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
20, 1936
Birthplace
Maine
Death Date
Oct 29, 2004 (68)

About

Grammy-Award winning comedian, who held a variety of different jobs in the industry, including actor, impersonator, and musician. He was best known for his Kennedy-related comedy and after JFK was killed his career took a major hit.

Before Fame

He was born into turbulent circumstances, having been placed in the care of his relatives as a baby. When he was five, he was sent to live with his mother, but was then placed in foster care after she was determined unfit, due to her alcoholism.

Trivia

In 1963, he won the Grammy for Album of the Year for his comedy album, The First Family, which was based on the Kennedys.

Family Life

He was married to his fourth wife, Shelia Colbath, until his death in 2004. He had two step-children.

Associated With

After the assassination of John F. Kennedy in 1963, his career, which hinged almost entirely on his impersonation of the former President, nosedived.

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