Joey Adams

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Born

1/6/1911 , New York, New York, USA

Died

12/2/1999

Birth Name

Joseph Abramowitz

Gender

Male

Biography:

Comedian Joey Adams was known as the fastest joke teller, starting out in vaudeville, he hosted his own radio show and has written 23 books. He wrote the column "Strictly for Laughs" for the New York Post and has appeared on numerous variety and talk shows. He was married to columnist Cindy Adams in 1952 until his death in 1999. His most successful book was 1973's "The Borscht Belt".