Harvey Herschel Korman was an American comedic actor who performed in television and movie productions beginning in 1960. His big break was being a featured performer on The Danny Kaye Show, but he is best remembered for his performances on the sketch comedy series The Carol Burnett Show and in several films by Mel Brooks, most notably as Hedley Lamarr in Blazing Saddles. Korman, who was of Russian Jewish descent, was born in Chicago, Illinois, the son of Ellen and Cyril Raymond Korman, a salesman. He served in the United States Navy during World War II. After being discharged, he studied...
|Birthdate:||February 15, 1927|
|Date of death:||May 29, 2008|
|Education:||The Theatre School at DePaul University|
|Also known as:||Harvey Herschel Korman, Mr.Happy Go-Lucky|