He was regarded as a “sit-down” comedian for his hilarious acts that took place on a stool. Now, the famous comedian and actor, Shelley Berman, has passed away.
Reports state that he died on Friday at the age of 92. Berman was Chicago native who worked in the entertainment industry for nearly all of his adult life.
He also received the first-ever Grammy record for a spoken-word album with his 1959 special "Inside Shelley Berman." Two more of his records went gold, according to the NY Daily news.
"I'm not a standup comedian," Berman had often said. "I work on a stool."
Berman began his career in comedy but later transition into acting. He was known for his role as Larry David’s dad on “urban Your Enthusiasm.”
He also had roles in "Boston Legal," "The Blues Brothers Animated Series," "L.A. Law" and countless others - including a came on "Hannah Montana." He passed away after a long battle with Alzheimer’s disease.
Pleas join us in praying for the family of Mr. Berman. We ask that God’s healing grace touch their lives during this tough time. Comment on our Facebook page if you were a big fan of Berman. Also, read our breaking news article about a reality star that was found dead on the bathroom floor.