Laugh-In’s Dick Martin Dies Over The Weekend

May 26, 2008

Comedian Dick Martin, best known for the Rowan and Martin's Laugh-In variety show, died over the weekend.Hollywood (ChattahBox) – Comedian Dick Martin, best known for the Rowan and Martin’s Laugh-In variety show, died over the weekend.

The 86-year old Martin died of respiratory problems.

Martin worked with Dan Rowan for years, helping the variety show Laugh-In succeed through the 1960s before it ended in 1973.

Laugh-In was responsible for pushing many big-name stars including Goldie Hawn and Lily Tomlin.

Once Laugh-In concluded in 1973, Martin went on to direct TV with In The Heart of the Night, Family Ties, and many more.


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