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Biography

Rodney Dangerfield
TV Episode | Documentary, Biography

This entry in the "Biography" series showcases the life and career of the late comedian Rodney Dangerfield. Included are highlights of his early career--many people don't know that he began his comedy career in the 1940s under the name ...See moreThis entry in the "Biography" series showcases the life and career of the late comedian Rodney Dangerfield. Included are highlights of his early career--many people don't know that he began his comedy career in the 1940s under the name Jack Roy--and includes clips from his performances and interviews with friends, family, admirers and colleagues. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com See less
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Updated Dec 31, 2012

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2012 (United States)

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Louie Anderson
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