Corbett Monica (June 1, 1930 – July 22, 1998) was an American comedian who appeared 18 times on The Ed Sullivan Show. He also was a regular guest host of The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson, and was one of 'The Comics' in the Carnegie Deli of Woody Allen's 1984 movie, Broadway Danny Rose. One of the more successful Borscht Belt comedians, Mr. Monica resided in New York City and New Jersey in the 50's, and worked his way up from suburban clubs to the Copacabana and the Latin Quarter prior to his first television appearances. Mr. Monica was married twice, and a father of seven.

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  • Corbett Monica (June 1, 1930 – July 22, 1998) was an American comedian who appeared 18 times on The Ed Sullivan Show. He also was a regular guest host of The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson, and was one of 'The Comics' in the Carnegie Deli of Woody Allen's 1984 movie, Broadway Danny Rose. One of the more successful Borscht Belt comedians, Mr. Monica resided in New York City and New Jersey in the 50's, and worked his way up from suburban clubs to the Copacabana and the Latin Quarter prior to his first television appearances. Mr. Monica appeared with Frank Sinatra so often he became a junior member of the Rat Pack, and later became Joey Bishop's sidekick, from 1963 to 1965, as Larry Corbett, Mr. Bishop's friend and manager on The Joey Bishop Show. In the 1970s and 80s he appeared mostly in night clubs and show rooms across the country, including Las Vegas, opening for headliners like Paul Anka, Nat King Cole, Sammy Davis Jr., Lena Horne, Dean Martin, Liza Minnelli, Sandler & Young and Jerry Vale. As his career wound down he was noted for touring for many years with Steve Lawrence and Eydie Gorme. Mr. Monica was married twice, and a father of seven. (en)
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  • Photo taken 1967
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  • North Miami, Florida
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  • film and television actor
  • Stand-up comedy,
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  • Helen Stover
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  • American comedian (en)
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  • Corbett Monica (June 1, 1930 – July 22, 1998) was an American comedian who appeared 18 times on The Ed Sullivan Show. He also was a regular guest host of The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson, and was one of 'The Comics' in the Carnegie Deli of Woody Allen's 1984 movie, Broadway Danny Rose. One of the more successful Borscht Belt comedians, Mr. Monica resided in New York City and New Jersey in the 50's, and worked his way up from suburban clubs to the Copacabana and the Latin Quarter prior to his first television appearances. Mr. Monica was married twice, and a father of seven. (en)
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