Imogene Coca


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Noun1.Imogene Coca - United States comedienne who starred in early television shows with Sid Caesar (1908-2001)
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In 1950, ''Your Show of Shows,'' starring Sid Caesar, Imogene Coca, Carl Reiner and Howard Morris, debuted on NBC-TV.
The live 90-minute variety program, which included comedic and musical sketches and starred Sid Caesar and Imogene Coca, ushered in the Golden Age of Television and set the standard for TV comedy.
Chevy Chase and Beverly D'Angelo head a cast which includes Randy Quaid, Imogene Coca, Anthony Michael Hall, John Candy, Eugene Levy, and, as the dream girl in a red Ferrari, Christie Brinkley.
The Cafe Society, the first nightclub in New York to integrate both performers and audiences, featured performers like Primus, Williams, Billie Holiday, Carol Channing and Imogene Coca, many of whom were active in the Communist Party and other social justice efforts.
When "The Girls in 509" hit the boards on Broadway 55 years ago, Imogene Coca played Mimsy and Peggy Wood was Aunt Hettie.
Two perennially funny clips are included: Caesar and Imogene Coca on the beach in their water-soaked version of From Here to Eternity, and Carol Burnett as Scarlett O'Hara in "Went With the Wind.
html), who achieved fame in the 1950s co-starring with Carl Reiner and Imogene Coca on the legendary Sid Caesar's "Your Show of Shows," and was later known as the famous rock-throwing hillbilly Ernest T.
There had been great female comics before her -- Imogene Coca, Lucille Ball, Totie Fields, Phyllis Diller, Moms Mabley.
The album is dedicated to his late father, actor/director Howard Morris, who achieved fame in the 1950s co-starring with Carl Reiner and Imogene Coca on the legendary Sid Caesar's "Your Show of Shows," and was later known as the famous rock-throwing hillbilly Ernest T.
as the Caterpillar, Anthony Newley as the Mad Hatter, Telly Savalas as the Cheshire Cat, Ringo Starr as the Mock Turtle, Jayne Meadows as the heartless Queen of Hearts, and Martha Raye and Imogene Coca as the Duchess and her crazy cook.