Mort Sahl

Mort Sahl

About Mort Sahl

Morton Lyon 'Mort' Sahl (born May 11, 1927) is a Canadian-born American comedian and actor. He occasionally wrote jokes for speeches delivered by President John F. Kennedy. He was the first comedian to record a live album and the first to perform on college campuses. He was on the cover of Time magazine in 1960 where they called him 'the patriarch of a new school of comedians'.

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