DEAD: ON THIS DATE
David Brenner (aged 78)
David Norris Brenner (February 4, 1936 – March 15, 2014) was an American stand-up comedian, actor and author. The most frequent guest on The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson in the 1970s and 1980s, Brenner “was a pioneer of observational comedy.”
DEATH: Brenner died on March 15, 2014, at age 78 from pancreatic cancer at his Manhattan home.