Mort Sahl

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Mort Sahl

Mort Sahl

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Mort Sahl

Date of Birth

Date of Birth: May 11, 1927
Date of Passing: October 26, 2021
Birthplace: Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Obituary: New York Times

Mort Sahl was a Canadian-born American comedian, actor, and social satirist, considered the first modern comedian in the United States since Will Rogers. Sahl pioneered a style of social satire that pokes fun at political and current event topics using improvised monologues and only a newspaper as a prop.

Mort Sahl was a Canadian-born American comedian, actor, and social satirist, considered the first modern comedian in the United States since Will Rogers. Sahl pioneered a style of social satire that pokes fun at political and current event topics using improvised monologues and only a newspaper as a prop.

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