The comedian Mort Sahl died at the age of 94. Here is all you want to know, and more!
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Comedian and actor who is considered the first modern stand-up comedian because of his style of talking about current events in a matter of fact way. He was ranked #40 on Comedy Central’s list of the 100 greatest stand-up comedians of all time.
He had a son, Mort Sahl Jr., with his wife, Playboy Playmate China Lee.
I didn’t think that anything is beyond humor – not profane humor, but a good, honest approach to humor.Mort Sahl
There’s a great feeling of powerlessness in America. When I express ideas to people, they say, ‘That’s terrific, but do you think it really counts?’Mort Sahl
Too often, these comedy guys now only care about getting on and then getting off and getting rich.Mort Sahl
People tell me there are a lot of guys like me, which doesn’t explain why I’m lonely.Mort Sahl
Reagan won because he ran against Jimmy Carter. If he ran unopposed he would have lost.Mort Sahl