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Ernie Kovacs

Ernie Kovacs

American comedian, actor, and writer
Along with his groundbreaking TV shows, this comedy genius of the '50s and early '60s also released a handful of albums.
BornJanuary 23, 1919
HometownTrenton, New Jersey, United States
Height6'2" (1.88m)
SpouseEdie Adams, Bette Lee Wilcox
ChildrenMia Kovacs, Kip "Kippie" Raleigh Kovacs, Elizabeth Kovacs
ParentsMary Kovacs, Andrew Kovacs
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Videos

Edie Adams' son reveals why her late husband Ernie Kovacs is forgotten in Hollywood despite comic achievements

Edie Adams' son Josh Mills reveals why her late husband Ernie Kovacs is forgotten in Hollywood despite comic achievements. Ernie Kovacs archivist Ben Model also shares how the late star continues to impact comedy.
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Albums

Ernie Kovacs Album
Ernie Kovacs Album
1976
Welcome Transients [Live on the Ed Sullivan Show, July 21, 1957]
Welcome Transients [Live on the Ed Sullivan Show, July 21, 1957]
2020
Ernie Kovacs Presents: A Percy Dovetonsils Chrithmath
Ernie Kovacs Presents: A Percy Dovetonsils Chrithmath
2014
Ernie Kovacs Presents Percy Dovetonsils... Thpeaks
Ernie Kovacs Presents Percy Dovetonsils... Thpeaks
2012
Ernie Kovacs' Record Collection
Ernie Kovacs' Record Collection
1997

AWARDS

YearAssociationsCategoryWorkResult
1957Emmy (Primetime)Best Continuing Performance By a Comedian in a SeriesThe Ernie Kovacs ShowNominated

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