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Joey Adams

January 6, 1911 - December 2, 1999

Joey Adams, born Joseph Abramowitz, was an American comedian who was inducted into the New York Friars' Club in 1977 and wrote the book Borscht Belt in 1973. For many years, he wrote the "Strictly for Laughs" column in the New York Post. His wife, Cindy Adams (to whom he was married from 1952 until his death), remains a society/gossip columnist for the same paper.

Adams' career spanned more than 70 years and included appearances in nightclubs and vaudevilles. He also hosted for a while his own radio show and wrote 23 books. He made numerous television appearances over the years, besides appearing in a few movies. Source: Wikipedia

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February 28, 2016 Edited by Hemanth Kumar Author bio & photo
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