The comedian Geroge Kirby died at the age of 72. Here is all you want to know, and more!
Biography - A Short Wiki
Comedian, blues singer, and dancer who was one of the first African-American performers to cross over to mainstream audiences. In 1972 he was given his own sketch and variety show, the George Kirby Comedy House.
He married Rosemary Kirby in 1960, and the two remained married until his death in 1995.