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1 Rest in Peace on Fri Oct 23, 2009 3:38 pm

gypsy


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Soupy Sales Dead at 83, a funny man he was~

Soupy Sales.
Comedian Soupy Sales died on October 22, 2009, while in hospice care in the Bronx, New York. Sales had been battling cancer, and had entered Calvary Hospice the week before his death. He was 83 years old.

http://www.nydailynews.com/entertainment/2009/10/22/2009-10-22_soupy_sales_famed_comedian_from_the_golden_age_of_television_dead_at_83.html1

During his long career in show business, Sales hosted his own popular television show, appeared on Broadway and was a guest on several other popular TV shows and game shows.

http://abcnews.go.com/Entertainment/wireStory?id=88959922
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Fast Facts
1. Full name: Milton Supman
2. Born: January 8, 1926
3. Birth place: Franklinton, North Carolina
4. Died: October 22, 2009
5. Suffered from cancer
6. Hosted the TV show Lunch with Soupy Sales; show later became known as The Soupy Sales Show http://abcnews.go.com/Entertainment/wire...2
7. Also guested as a panelist on the game show What's My Line? http://www.nydailynews.com/entertainment...1
8. Known for his pie-throwing antics
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2 Re: Rest in Peace on Fri Oct 23, 2009 5:37 pm

rosco 357


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gosh talk about bringing back old memories, i use to laugh at Soupy Sales tv show . i forget how old i was a teenager maybe, sad to hear that news,

3 Re: Rest in Peace on Fri Oct 23, 2009 6:21 pm

runawayhorses


Owner
It is sad news, I bought my Dad a Soupy Sales joke book one year, I don't really know about him much, but at the time Soupy seemed to be from my Dads generation and style of comedian so I bought it. He liked the book, but wasn't overly enthusiastic about it.

He liked Bill Cosby a lot, I do too.

4 Re: Rest in Peace on Fri Oct 23, 2009 6:30 pm

gypsy


Moderator
I love Bill Cosby.
the first time I remember seeing soupy,I was 19 an lived in California. he was at a book store signing autographs~ I was pregnant with our first child~ we/hubby an I had been married two years wow! a long time ago,we named her Monica,after the Santa Monica freeway

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