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Harvey Korman, the award-winning comedic actor who rose to fame playing second banana to Carol Burnett on her television variety series and who starred in hit movies like "Blazing Saddles" and "High Anxiety," died on Thursday in Los Angeles. He was 81.
Mr. Korman won four Emmys for his contributions to “The Carol Burnett Show” and was seen to hilarious effect on the big screen in “Blazing Saddles.”
His meticulous, capacious books on silver-screen love, romantic comedy and the mysteries of star quality are required reading for cinephiles.
Mr. Leavelle’s reaction to Lee Harvey Oswald’s shooting by Jack Ruby in 1963 was captured in an indelible photograph that won the Pulitzer Prize.
He wrote prolifically, with a focus on the Yankees, while teaching at Dartmouth and collaborating with his wife on New York oral histories.
Mr. Harvey’s anti-establishment festival evolved from a modest affair on a San Francisco beach to a globally celebrated phenomenon in the Nevada desert.
He wrote the music. A former college friend, Tom Jones, wrote the words. What resulted was the world’s longest-running musical (and a lasting partnership).
Mr. Harvey was renowned for his intricately detailed, realistic bronze representations of pigs, frogs, turtles and even the occasional human.
Harvey was considered firm and fair during a 31-season career spent entirely in the National League. He worked five World Series and six All-Star Games.
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