View Full Version : Comedian Fred Travelena dies

Pick Six
06-30-2009, 12:55 AM
I know some of you are going to say "Who?" However, Fred Travelena was a pretty funny impressionist...


Travalena -- known as "The Man of a Thousand Faces" -- died at home in Encino, California, surrounded by family, according to his publicist.

He was diagnosed with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma in 2002 and prostate cancer in 2003. Following five years' remission, the lymphoma returned in 2008.

"Since that time, he has been in and out of treatment, consisting of chemotherapy, surgery and radiation," spokesman Roger Neal said.

During Travalena's 40-year career, he entertained audiences with impressions of celebrities such as Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin and Bob Hope. He was a regular on the "Tonight Show," with Johnny Carson.

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06-30-2009, 01:02 AM
It always happens in...um...fives

06-30-2009, 02:41 AM
Billy the beard, Fred and maybe Cookie Monster will be the next set of threes.

06-30-2009, 05:29 AM
Billy the beard, Fred and maybe Cookie Monster will be the next set of threes.

Not Cookie Monster!