DEAD: ON THIS DATE
Soupy Sales (aged 83)
Actor and comedian
Milton Supman (January 8, 1926 – October 22, 2009), known professionally as Soupy Sales, was an American comedian, actor, radio/television personality, and jazz aficionado. He was best known for his local and network children’s television show, Lunch with Soupy Sales (1953-1966), a series of comedy sketches frequently ending with Sales receiving a pie in the face, which became his trademark.
DEATH: Sales died on October 22, 2009, at Calvary Hospice in Bronx, New York, aged 83, from cancer. He is buried at Kensico Cemetery in Valhalla, New York.