Budd Friedman

Budd Friedman

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Budd Friedman (born June 6, 1932) is best known as the founder and original proprietor and MC of the Improvisation Comedy Club, which opened in 1963, on West 44th Street near the SE corner of 9th Avenue, in the Hell's Kitchen neighborhood of Manhattan. He was instrumental in launching the comedy careers of Rodney Dangerfield, Richard Lewis, Robert Klein, Jay Leno, Andy Kaufman, Freddie Prinze, Steve Landesberg, Jimmie Walker, and for a brief time, managed Bette Midler at the early stages of her career. It was with Friedman's help and guidance that Ms. Midler first appeared on The Tonight Show.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 96 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 6mm | 150g
  • Chromo Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 6136567067
  • 9786136567068