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Anne Meara (R) died Saturday, May 23, 2015 at the age of 85. Meara and her husband, Jerry Stiller, were a legendary comedy duo and parents to comedian and actor Ben Stiller and comedienne Amy Stiller. (credit: Brad Barket/Getty Images)

Celebrities React To Death Of Actress, Comedian Anne Meara

Anne Meara, the loopy, lovable comedian who launched a standup career with husband Jerry Stiller in the 1950s and found success as an actress in films, on TV and the stage, has died.

05/25/2015

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Comedy Genius Stan Freberg Dies At 88

Stan Freberg, the writer and comedian who lampooned American life in “The United States of America” and other landmark comedy albums and was hailed as the father of the funny commercial, has died at age 88.

04/07/2015

Tig Notaro (Photo by Chris Wilcha/SHOWTIME)

Getting To Know Tig Notaro, Comedy’s Cancer Survivor

Once you’ve heard Tig Notaro’s stand-up comedy, your world will be completely different.

03/31/2015

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Comedian Bobby Collins Shares ‘Comics For A Cause’ Event

Comedian Bobby Collins stopped by KCAL9 Tuesday to talk about his “Comics for a Cause” event.

03/17/2015

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Comedian Ben Hague Shares Jokes, Details About ‘Getting Home’ Film

Comedian Ben Hague stopped by KCAL9 on Sunday to share a few jokes on set, and talk about his upcoming productions.

02/22/2015

Bill Cosby

Protesters Continue To Demonstrate Outside Cosby Show In Denver

Beth Ferrier says the next thing she remembered was waking up hours later in the back of her car “practically naked.”

01/17/2015

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Bill Cosby Experiences More Fallout Amid Rape Allegations

Famed comedian Bill Cosby is experiencing more fallout from decades-old rape allegations just two weeks after he declined to comment during an interview with the Associated Press.

11/19/2014

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Comedian Andy Dick Arrested In Alleged Necklace Theft

Los Angeles police have arrested comedian Andy Dick on suspicion of grand theft.

CBS Los Angeles–11/08/2014

Comedian Joan Rivers onstage at the The Comedy Central Roast Of Joan Rivers held at CBS Studios on July 26, 2009 in Studio City, California. (credit: Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

Medical Examiner: Joan Rivers Died Of Brain Damage, A ‘Predictable Complication’

Legendary comic Joan Rivers died of brain damage due to a lack of oxygen as a “predictable” complication of surgery, medical officials announced Thursday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/16/2014

Joan Rivers promotes her new book 'Diary of a Mad Diva' on June 30, 2014 in New York City. (credit: Rob Kim/Getty Images)

Stars Tweet Tributes To Joan Rivers As She’s Remembered By Loved Ones At NYC Funeral

Stars and fans alike took to Twitter on Sunday morning to pay tribute to Joan Rivers as star-studded funeral services took place in New York.

09/07/2014

NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 06:  Joan Rivers attends the "The Realistic Joneses" opening night at The Lyceum Theater on April 6, 2014 in New York City.  (Photo by Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Images)

Stars, Loved Ones Say Goodbye To Joan Rivers At Upper East Side Funeral

Howard Stern delivered the eulogy, Broadway singer-actress Audra McDonald sang “Smile” and bagpipers played “New York, New York” at Joan Rivers’ funeral Sunday, a star-studded send-off that — like the late comedian herself — brought together the worlds of Hollywood, theater, fashion and media.

09/07/2014

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Stars Tweet Support For Joan Rivers Who Remains Hospitalized

Stars have taken to Twitter to show their support for Joan Rivers, who remains hospitalized three days after going into cardiac arrest at a doctor’s office in New York City.

08/31/2014

Robin Williams in a photo from Instragram published recently. It might be the last photo of him alive.

Actor Comedian Robin Williams Dead At 63 In Apparent Suicide

Officials Monday reported that beloved actor Robin Williams has passed away.

CBS Los Angeles–08/11/2014

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Comedian Jimmy Dore Scrutinizes American Politics In New Book

You may have heard of Jimmy Dore for his hard-hitting political satire on Comedy Central and his radio show and now the comedian is coming out with a new book.

07/26/2014

Tracy Morgan speaks onstage at Spike TV's "Don Rickles: One Night Only" on May 6, 2014 in New York City.  (credit: Theo Wargo/Getty Images for Spike TV)

Driver Charged In Deadly Crash That Critically Injured Comedian Tracy Morgan

Actor and comedian Tracy Morgan was critically injured Saturday after a tractor-trailer rammed into his chauffeured limousine bus, setting off a chain-reaction crash that left one member of his entourage dead and two others seriously hurt, authorities said.

06/07/2014

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