Comedian Sammy Shore performed his act in Las Vegas opening for stars like Elvis Presley, Barbra Streisand, Tony Bennett, Ann Margaret and Tom Jones. In 1972 he and Rudy De Luca opened the famous "The Comedy Store" on Sunset Blvd. an outlet for up-and-coming comedians. He has appeared on television talks shows, variety programs and sitcoms such as McHale's Navy, The Munsters, Gomer Pyle and Sanford and Son. He is the father of actor-comedian Pauly Shore.