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Colbert picked Letterman's brain during the last 10 days that the late-night TV icon was on the air. After heeding Letterman's advice, Colbert decided to move the desk to the opposite side of the stage at the Ed Sullivan Theater. Colbert also expressed how honored he is to be taking over for such a legendary host.
David Brenner, Born: 1936-02-04 - Died: 2014-03-15; David Brenner was an observational comic, best known for his many appearances on the Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson in the 1970s and 80s. Brenner was also a writer, having won an Emmy for his documentary writing before entering the world of stand-up comedy.
Laurel and Hardy were one of the most popular and critically acclaimed comedy double acts of the early Classical Hollywood era of American cinema. Composed of thin Englishman Stan Laurel (1890–1965) and fat American Oliver Hardy (1892–1957), they became well known during the late 1920s to the mid-1940s for their slapstick comedy, with Laurel playing the clumsy and childlike friend of the pompous Hardy. They made over 100 films together,...