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Harvey Korman

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Emmy AwardsSpecial Classification Achievements - Individuals (Variety Performances)
1969 The Carol Burnett Show
Special Classification of Outstanding Program and Individual Achievement - Individuals
1971 The Carol Burnett Show
Outstanding Achievement by a Performer in Music or Variety
1972 The Carol Burnett Show
Best Supporting Actor in Comedy-Variety, Variety or Music
1974 The Carol Burnett Show
Golden Globe AwardsBest Supporting Actor - Television
1975 The Carol Burnett Show

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Harvey Herschel Korman (February 15, 1927 - May 29, 2008) was an American comedic actor who performed in television and movie productions beginning in 1960. His big break was being a featured performer on The Danny Kaye Show, but he is best remembered for his performances on the sketch comedy series The Carol Burnett Show and in several films by Mel Brooks, most notably as Hedley Lamarr in Blazing Saddles.

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Hilarious Sketch from The Carol Burnett Show with harvey Korman and Tim Conway
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Another classic moment from Mel Brooks "Blazing Saddles" RIP Harvey Korman-- May 29, 2008
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Harvey Korman, Tim Conway and Steve Lawrence have a business lunch - a wickedly funny skit from the show
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featuring Carol, Vicki Lawrence, Harvey Korman, Betty White and of course - Tim Conway. For more on US Sitcoms - hit
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Bank Robber Harvey Korman must contend with the oldest (and slowest) sheriff in the west before he can leave town.
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Harvey Korman ad-libs during "The Little Foxies" parody of "The Little Foxes."
0.40 min. | 4.78 user rating 'Carol Burnett Show' veteran Harvey Korman dies at 81 By Jim Cheng, USA TODAY Harvey Korman was proud of his training at Chicago's Goodman Theatre, where he performed Shakespeare, Shaw and Ibsen. But the versatile actor and comedian will forever be known for raising being "second banana" into an art of the highest order, especially during his 10 years on The Carol Burnett Show. Korman died Thursday in Los Angeles of complications from the rupture of an abdominal aortic aneurysm four months ago, his family said. He was 81. Korman, a native of Chicago, was a character actor from the beginning, playing the butler in a seventh-grade production of Heidi. In high school he was active in drama club, and after graduating, he enlisted in the Navy during World War II. After the war, Korman returned to Chicago, where his high school drama teacher recommended him for further study at Goodman. He gained his first extended TV exposure as a regular for four seasons on The Danny Kaye Show in the early '60s. His also did voice-over work on Tom and Jerry and as the Great Gazoo on The Flintstones. But he came into his own in 1967, when he joined Burnett's CBS variety show. He won four Emmys and a Golden Globe for his work and became famous for trying, and usually failing, to keep a straight face when confronted with the antics of his frequent sketch partner Tim Conway. "You learn to work fast," Korman once said, describing the art of sketch comedy. "Yet, it has to have two <b>...</b>
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Harvey Korman did some episodes of the Red Skelton Show in 1961.
4.57 min. | 4.86 user rating Corrupt politician Hedley Lemar (Harvey Korman), intent on ruining a western town, appoints Bart (Cleavon Little), a run away slave, as sheriff. Bart intially has difficulty winning over the racist townspeople, but with help from an outlaw named Jim (Gene Wilder) and Lili Von Shtupp (Madeline Kahn), a show-girl, Bart sets out to win the hearts of the town and thwart Lemar's evil plan. Directed by Mel Brooks. With Mel Brooks, David Huddleston and Liam Dunn. Categories: Comedy, Western. Year: 1974. For more trailers with Cleavon Little, please see Also, for movie previews starring Madeline Kahn, see Trailers with Gene Wilder, can be seen at
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Vineland Daily Journal--Among his staff are Nurse Diesel (Cloris Leachman) and Dr. Charles Montague (-Harvey Korman-), who may have had a hand or two in their former boss' demise. ... - Date : Wed, 09 Jun 2010 08:08:46 GMT+00:00
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Boston Globe--“What I loved was how they would laugh during their sketches, how -Harvey Korman- and Tim Conway couldn't keep straight faces,'' Kirkman says. ... - Date : Fri, 11 Jun 2010 08:09:05 GMT+00:00
'Saturday Night Live': Gabourey Sidibe isn't Precious � she's a lot of fun - Orlando Sentinel (blog) Tweet this news
Orlando Sentinel (blog)--Hader had a trouble keeping a straight face, and that brought back wonderful memories of -Harvey Korman- having a hard time not cracking up at Tim Conway on ... - Date : Sun, 25 Apr 2010 15:09:42 GMT+00:00
The almanac - Tweet this news songwriter Harold Arlen in 1905; actors John Barrymore in 1882, Cesar Romero in 1907, -Harvey Korman- in 1927 and Claire Bloom in 1931 (age 79); ... - Date : Mon, 15 Feb 2010 08:30:26 GMT+00:00
Bird flies LES stage for the page - Downtown Express Tweet this news
Downtown Express--Also, I love it when, -Harvey Korman- style, he starts giggling in the middle of his set.” From the open mic nights, it was natural for him to expand - so he ... - Date : Thu, 04 Feb 2010 19:01:11 GMT+00:00
Armstrong Community Theater: Songs and scenes from the seventies - Leader Times Tweet this news
Leader Times--He hopes to faithfully re-create the joy he had when he first watched performances by Johnny Carson, -Harvey Korman-, Jack Klugman and, his favorite, ... - Date : Mon, 15 Feb 2010 10:18:01 GMT+00:00
Pregnant Nicole McCabe tell of their terror at being linked to assassination ... - Herald Sun Tweet this news
Herald Sun--I was reading that apparently me and this guy, -Korman-, were there together. I've never heard of him." Australian-born Adam -Korman's- identity was also stolen ... - Date : Fri, 26 Feb 2010 13:03:32 GMT+00:00

Primetime Emmy Award for Individual Performance in a Variety or Music Program

Harvey Korman / Brenda Vaccaro (1974) * Jack Albertson / Cloris Leachman (1975) * Chevy Chase / Vicki Lawrence (1976) * Tim Conway / Rita Moreno (1977) * Tim Conway / Gilda Radner (1978) * George Hearn (1985) * Whitney Houston (1986) * Robin Williams (1987) * Robin Williams (1988) * Linda Ronstadt (1989) * Tracey Ullman (1990) * Billy Crystal (1991) * Billy Crystal (1992) * Dana Carvey (1993) * Tracey Ullman (1994) * Barbra Streisand (1995) * Tony Bennett (1996) * Bette Midler (1997) * Billy Crystal (1998) * John Leguizamo (1999) * Eddie Izzard (2000)

Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor � Series, Miniseries or Television Film

James Brolin (1970) * Edward Asner (1971) * James Brolin (1972) * McLean Stevenson (1973) * Harvey Korman (1974) * Edward Asner/Tim Conway (1975) * Edward Asner (1976) * Norman Fell (1978) * Danny DeVito/Vic Tayback (1979) * Pat Harrington, Jr./Vic Tayback (1980) * John Hillerman (1981) * Lionel Stander (1982) * Richard Kiley (1983) * Paul Le Mat (1984) * Edward James Olmos (1985) * Jan Niklas (1986) * Rutger Hauer (1987) * Barry Bostwick/John Gielgud (1988) * Dean Stockwell (1989) ---- Complete List * (1970-1989) * (1990 �2009)

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