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Shelley Berman

Shelley Berman's biography

Sheldon Leonard Berman is 92 years old actor born at Chicago. Shelley was born on Tuesday 3rd of February 1925. He is often nicknamed as Shelley Berman. According to year of birth 1925 Shelley belongs to Greatest Generation. Birthday on 3rd of February means Shelley is Aquarius. Aquarius is an Airy sign. They are smart thinkers, social, communicative, independent and intelligent people.

Shelley is native english speaker. Shelley is white american. Shelley is citizen of United States of America. Shelley is jewish. Shelley´s primary profession is to be actor. You can know Shelley also as screenwriter, teacher, writer, television actor, comedian, film director, film producer. He is recently known as film actor.

Shelley Berman's schools

We found 2 schools Shelley attended. Complete list of schools: Art Institute of Chicago, HB Studio.

Detailed informations about his schools

He studied university - Goodman Theatre, Chicago, Illnois, USA.

Shelley Berman's career

His main focus is to be actor. Shelley is famous thanks to Curb Your Enthusiasm.

Is Shelley Berman gay ?

Shelley is known to be straight.

How did Shelley Berman die

He died on on Friday 1st of September 2017 when he was 92 years old at Bell Canyon. Shelley Bermans death was caused by alzheimer's disease. It happend like natural causes.

Shelley Berman's quotes

  • As much experience, education and awareness as one can attain is important for a comedian.
  • I am in the Master of Professional Writing program teaching Humor Writing, Literary and Dramatic.
  • The old problems--love, money, security, status, health, etc.--are still here to plague us or please us.
  • I was an actor before becoming a comedian.
  • As a culture I see us as presently deprived of subtleties. The music is loud, the anger is elevated, sex seems lacking in sweetness and privacy.
  • I will always love to perform standup comedy.
  • I quit smoking well over 20 years ago.
  • I believe it is important for comedians to know who came before them.
  • I am presently in my 13th year of teaching a graduate course at the University of Southern California.
  • I am careful with my material and presentation.
  • [referring to his best-selling comedy albums, "Inside Shelley Berman", "Outside Shelley Berman" and "The Edge of Shelley Berman"] "Outside" came in '60. "The Edge" in '61. All three [went] gold, but the biggest seller was "Inside".
  • My whole act is confession.
  • My first job was at a Chicago nightclub called Mr. Kelly's.
  • "Inside" [his album "Inside Shelley Berman"] was the second LP album of a comedian's performance before an audience.
  • Incidentally, I'm still looking for acting work, my first love.
  • So that this thing that aired in 1963 would result a few years later in personal bankruptcy, would result in having people be on edge with me, wondering when I'm going to blow up.
  • Unquestionably, standup comedy is and has always been an art form.
  • [referring to his comedy album, "The Edge of Shelley Berman"] Though it sold very well, I hated "The Edge".
  • The Steve Allen Sunday-night show had the right to two options after my first performance.
  • The most memorable performance was my appearance in concert in Carnegie Hall. The first standup to do so.
  • While you're improvising, you may come up with something which will break him up. As soon as that smile comes out, you know that, hey, we're having fun.
  • [on Bennett Cerf, with whom he worked on What's My Line? (1950)] Bennett Cerf absolutely knew it all. Believe me. He was the smartest, most reasonable, intelligent human being. If you doubt me, ask him.
  • See also Other Works |  Publicity Listings |  Official Sites

Shelley Berman's height, body shape, eye color

Lets describe how Shelley Berman looks. We will focus on his height, body shape, eye color and hair color. He is tall as 5' 8½" (174 cm). Body build is average. His eyes are tinted brown - light. Shelley´s hair is shade of salt and pepper.

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