Ed McMahon

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Ed McMahon

Born

3/6/1923, Detroit, Michigan, USA

Died

6/23/2009

Birth Name

Edward Leo Peter McMahon Jr.

Gender

Male
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Biography

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"Professional sidekick" Ed McMahon attended 15 schools while growing up in Detroit, New Jersey, New York City and Massachusetts; his father was a part-time plumber and entertainer, whose work in both fields kept the family forever on the go. The 15-year-old McMahon's first appearance before a microphone was…more

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    • Ed McMahon: My childhood dream was to be a broadcaster. In those days, before television, it was to be a radio announcer. All my heroes were people that announced on radio. When the war started, I wanted to become a Marine fighter pilot, which I became. And I wanted to fly off a carrier, which I did.

    • Ed McMahon: (talking about what made Johnny Carson a great talk show host) He had the two elements vital to a good talk show host. He had the curiosity of a child, and he listened. And listening is so important, because sometimes your next question is in the last answer. And Johnny always recognized that.

    • Ed McMahon: Heeeeeere's Johnny!

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