George Burns

noun
United States comedian and film actor (1896-1996)
Syn: ↑Burns, ↑Nathan Birnbaum
Instance Hypernyms: ↑vaudevillian, ↑comedian, ↑comic

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George Burns [George Burns]
(1896–1996) a US ↑comedian who continued to perform until he was nearly 100. He was known for his large ↑cigar, slow talk and humorous singing. He joined his wife, Gracie Allen (1906–64), on stage, in films and on radio and television. He received an ↑Oscar as ‘Best Supporting Actor’ for The Sunshine Boys (1975) and played God in Oh, God! (1977) and two later films.

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