The wild-haired Jewish comedian and actor Professor Irwin Corey is known onstage as “The World’s Foremost Authority,” and over his long career he’s been an inspiration to the likes of Lenny Bruce. Corey, (bli ayin hara) is about to turn the big one-oh-oh, and the Actor’s Temple is throwing him a centennial celebration. All are welcome to this dairy potluck with comedy, a look back into Corey’s career and perhaps a few special guests.
Adam Dickter |
Assistant Managing Editor
He tried out such stage names as Chester Flame and Peter Avalanche at Yale Drama School, but when he got the chance to star in TV and movies Henry Winkler stuck with the one his German refugee parents gave him.