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Gleason showed real Hustler skills in Augusta

...There was no billiards double in the classic movie The Hustler.Jackie Gleason needed no help to portray the real-life Minnesota Fats, the cutthroat...pockets."He was really good," Green said. "It was vintage Jackie Gleason."
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...probably know someone who is or know someone who knows someone who is. Barbra Streisand, Spike Lee, Mae West and Jackie Gleason are among famous Brooklynites. Brooklyn is the birthplace of the Dodgers and of integrated baseball, and the home...
Restaurants line walls with celebrity photos

...they do regular customers who dine at Augusta's mainstay restaurants.Luigi's owner Chuck Ballas Jr. said actor Jackie Gleason ranks among his favorites of the numerous celebrity diners his restaurant has served."He'd come to Augusta and...
A TV era ends

...water cooler the morning after they aired to chat about them. Berle was followed by the likes of Lucy and Desi, Jackie Gleason, M.A.S.H., All in the Family, Cheers and Seinfeld. These long-running shows not only reflected our culture...
Ramblin' Rhodes: Presley was best bargain in town

...June 27 that same year. He was busy between his Augusta appearances. Presley performed on the popular TV shows of Jackie Gleason and Milton Berle, signed a seven-year film deal with Paramount Pictures, performed 18 days at the New Frontier...
Franklin Cover, 'The Jeffersons' neighbor, dies at 77

...In his nearly six decades in show business, Cover made numerous appearances on television shows, including "The Jackie Gleason Show," "All in the Family," "Who's the Boss?" "Will & Grace," "Living Single," "Mad About You" and...
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'Dyn-O-Mite!' TV Land lists the 100 greatest television catchphrases

...Kennedy) "Baby, you're the greatest" (Jackie Gleason as Ralph Kramden, The Honeymooners) "Bam...Clown, In Living Color) "How sweet it is!" (Jackie Gleason, The Jackie Gleason Show) "How you doin'?" (Joey Tribbiani...
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It's goodbye after 9 season of loving 'Raymond'

...a hit show. But what counts for creator Phil Rosenthal is what's symbolized by the photos on his office wall of Jackie Gleason of "The Honeymooners" and Sid Caesar and Imogene Coca of "Your Show of Shows" - humor for the ages. "We have...
Art Carney had to conquer booze before achieving greatness

...Thereafter, alcohol provided the willpower to get on stage in vaudeville and on Broadway and to match buffoonery with Jackie Gleason on television's "The Honeymooners." "The first thing I did when I checked into a hotel was call service to send...
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Molotov, Natalia Lafourcade lead winners at MTV Latin awards artist, and the group Coldplay for best international rock artist. The awards show was held at the Jackie Gleason Theatre in Miami Beach. La Ley and Cafe Tacuba, both nominated for five awards, were shut out, as was Argentinean...