16 wins & 5 nominations.
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Mister Ed's impression of George Burns / George Burns
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Burns and Allen | George N. Burns | Burns
5' 7" (1.7 m)
Did You Know?
There are many ways to die in bed, but the best way is not alone.
According to Phyllis Diller
's autobiography "Like a Lampshade in a Whorehouse", in the late 1960s Broadway producer David Merrick
approached Burns with the idea of him playing Horace Vandergelder in "Hello, Dolly!" with his good friend Jack Benny
in drag as Dolly Levi. The intention was to turn Broadway on its ear and revive flagging interest in the show, which had been running since 1964, ...
Wearing glasses in his later years.
Smiling Frankie Davis
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