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Imogene Coca Net Worth is
$3 Million

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Imogene Coca is most beneficial remembered for taking part in reverse Sid Caesar in the live 90-minute Your Display of Displays (1950), which ran every Sunday night time in regular time of year on NBC from Feb 1950 to June 1954. Their repertoire of humor acts included the memorable, amusing, timeless and irreconcilable wedded few Charlie and Doris Hickenlooper. Coca, nevertheless, did not start her profession in humor. Her father, who was simply the conductor at a little Philadelphia opera home, and her mom, who performed in vaudeville, certainly instilled in her a desire to execute, but nurtured that desire with piano lessons, vocal teaching and dance. “I started as one of these horrible small children who sing without tone of voice,” Coca stated of her early teaching. By enough time she was 13, she discovered herself tap dance, somersaulting (along with several other acrobatics), dance ballet and normally dedicated full-time as a significant vaudeville trouper. She remaining Philadelphia at 15 for NY, where she plied her trade like a dancer. She debuted in the chorus of “When You Smile.” For another 30 years music and dance had been her staple. She could possibly be within the troupes of musical revues and performing her own functions in Manhattan night clubs, like the Rainbow Space, the Metallic Slipper and Cafe Culture Uptown. Her 1st spouse, Robert Burton (who passed away in 1955), organized music for most of her shows. Humor and pantomime filtered into her routines quite unintentionally. In the creation of “New Encounters of 1934” Leonard Sillman, the choreographer for the display, loaned her his coating to maintain her warm in that which was a very chilly theatre. To augment what heat she was obtaining from your oversized coating, Coca, along with three male dancers in the chorus started jumping along and improvising dance methods. Stillman observed them and instantly acknowledged the comedic impact. He encouraged these to do it again the regular in the display, coat and everything, which they do. Although coolly received from the audience initially, eventually the little bit had the target audience in stitches. Actually the critics laughed, crediting Coca with great comedic skill. To hone her abilities in what would become her forte in display business, Coca do another four summers in the Poconos dealing with Danny Kaye, Carol Channing and so on. It wasn’t until close to the end of WWII that she found out much function in her new field and it wasn’t until January 1949 that she was paired with Caesar in NBC’s The Admiral Broadway Revue (1949), a display that aired just until that summer time. In nov 1950 “Your Display of Displays” premiered on NBC. Coca received an Emmy the next year on her behalf contributions to this program. She and Ceasar remaining the display in 1954 to go after specific routes. They didn’t, nevertheless, match the achievement they loved in “Your Display of Displays.” Coca attempted a single using the Imogene Coca Display (1954), nonetheless it lasted only 1 time of year. In 1958 Caesar and she combined once again on Sid Caesar Invites You (1958); still, it had been not similar. Just in 1967 do a few of that same magic once again occur when the initial solid from “Your Display of Displays” reunited on CBS in _The Sid Caesar, Imogene Coca, Carl Reiner, Howard Morris Unique (1967) (Television)_; it received an Emmy for exceptional variety special. Coca starred in two single-season sitcoms in the 1960s: NBC’s 1963-64 Grindl (1963) and CBS’ 1966-67 ISN’T IT ABOUT TIME (1966). In the 1970s she could possibly be found going to on Dick Cavett’s chat show and producing guest appearances within the Carol Burnett Display (1967). Thereafter, she made an appearance just sporadically on Television and in the movies–her perhaps most obviously appearance was as Aunt Edna in Country wide Lampoon’s Holiday (1983) with Chevy Run after. Coca and Caesar re-visited a few of their aged sketches and come up with the 1991 display “Together Once again”, that they toured through the entire nation on stage. In her old age Coca and her second spouse, actor Ruler Donovan (who passed away in 1987), resided in Connecticut and Manhattan, remaining near her origins in vaudeville, theater and “Your Display of Displays.”

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Quick Facts

Full NameImogene Coca
DiedJune 2, 2001, Westport, Connecticut, United States
Height1.6 m
ProfessionActor, Comedian
NationalityAmerican
SpouseKing Donovan, Robert Burton
ParentsJosé Fernandez de Coca, Sadie Brady
AwardsPeabody Award, Primetime Emmy Award for Best Actress
NominationsPrimetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series, Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Musical, Primetime Emmy Award for Best Actress Starring In A Regular Series, Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series, Primetime Emmy Award for Best Comedian Or Comedienne, Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series
MoviesNational Lampoon's Vacation, Under the Yum Yum Tree, Nothing Lasts Forever, Buy & Cell, Alice in Wonderland, Return of the Beverly Hillbillies, Freddie the Freeloader's Christmas Dinner, Ten From Your Show of Shows, The Sound of Laughter, The Fabulous '50s, Too Easy to Kill
TV ShowsYour Show of Shows, Admiral Broadway Revue, It's About Time, Grindl, The Imogene Coca Show, Buzzy Wuzzy, The Sid Caesar Show

Full NameImogene Coca
DiedJune 2, 2001, Westport, Connecticut, United States
Height1.6 m
ProfessionActor, Comedian
NationalityAmerican
SpouseKing Donovan, Robert Burton
ParentsJosé Fernandez de Coca, Sadie Brady
AwardsPeabody Award, Primetime Emmy Award for Best Actress
NominationsPrimetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series, Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Musical, Primetime Emmy Award for Best Actress Starring In A Regular Series, Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series, Primetime Emmy Award for Best Comedian Or Comedienne, Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series
MoviesNational Lampoon's Vacation, Under the Yum Yum Tree, Nothing Lasts Forever, Buy & Cell, Alice in Wonderland, Return of the Beverly Hillbillies, Freddie the Freeloader's Christmas Dinner, Ten From Your Show of Shows, The Sound of Laughter, The Fabulous '50s, Too Easy to Kill
TV ShowsYour Show of Shows, Admiral Broadway Revue, It's About Time, Grindl, The Imogene Coca Show, Buzzy Wuzzy, The Sid Caesar Show
TitleSalary
Your Show of Shows (1950)$10,000 /week
#Quote
1The trouble with most comedians who try to do satire is that they are essentially brash, noisy and indelicate people who have to use a sledge hammer to smash a butterfly. Miss Coca, on the other hand, is the timid woman who, when aroused, can beat a tiger to death with a feather. -- TV critic
2I never thought of myself in comedy at all... I loved going to the theater and seeing people wearing beautiful clothes come down the staircase and start to dance. I wanted to play St. Joan.
#Fact
1During an evening talk show (1960), she described the comical side of audiences thinking she and Sid Caesar were married, due to their long, successful work together. she described Sid's wife as tall and gorgeous, and who invariably heard restaurant customers whisper loudly "Well, I wonder what Imogene will think when she hears about this" As she walked by with Sid, her husband. Imogene always complimented Sid's wife on her sense of humor at her acceptance of these comments.
2Was of Spanish and Irish descent. Her paternal grandfather emigrated to the US from Coca, Segovia, Spain.
3Profiled in the book, "Funny Ladies", by Stephen M. Silverman. [1999]
4Was nominated for Broadway's 1978 Tony Award as Best Actress (Featured Role - Musical) for "On the Twentieth Century."
5Biography in: "Who's Who in Comedy" by Ronald L. Smith. Pg. 109-111. New York: Facts on File, 1992. ISBN 0816023387
6Suffered from Alzheimer's disease at the time of her death.
7In 1973, she was severely injured in a car accident. She lost her sight in her right eye when the rearview mirror hit her eye, split her leg open, broke her cheekbone, and fractured her ankle.
8Offstage, Imogene Coca was extremely shy and gentle.
9A devoted animal lover, she once bought a crippled duck for 60 cents while vacationing in California. She nursed the bird back to health on the terrace of her Manhattan penthouse.
10Made breakthrough in Broadway revue 'New Faces of 1934.'
11A talented singer and dancer who took piano lessons at 5, singing lessons at 6, and dance class at 7. Made stage debut as 9-year-old dancer, then solo singing stint at age 11.
12First husband Robert Burton arranged music for many of her sketches. Second husband was actor King Donovan, who often performed with her in theater.
13Was the daughter of José Fernandez de Coca, a violinist and vaudeville band leader, and Sadie Brady Coca, a dancer who also performed in a magician's act.

Actress

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Hollywood: The Movie1996VideoRoxy
Garfield and Friends1994TV Series
Monsters1989TV SeriesThe Old Woman
Moonlighting1988TV SeriesClara DiPesto
Buy & Cell1987Reggie's Mother / Head Ceo
Papa Was a Preacher1985Missy B
Alice in Wonderland1985TV MovieThe Cook
Nothing Lasts Forever1984Daisy Schackman
Mama's Family1983TV SeriesGert Corey
Fantasy Island1983TV SeriesMartha Holly
National Lampoon's Vacation1983Aunt Edna
Standing Room Only1981TV SeriesMolly - Bag Lady
The Return of the Beverly Hillbillies1981TV MovieGranny's Maw
Trapper John, M.D.1980TV SeriesVeronica
Rabbit Test1978Madam Marie
The Wide World of Mystery1975TV SeriesMrs. Bradshaw
Ten from Your Show of Shows1973
Love, American Style1970-1972TV SeriesNetta Clark (segment "Love and the Out-of-Town Client") / Doctor's Wife (segment "Love and the Fighting Couple")
The Enchanted World of Danny Kaye: The Emperor's New Clothes1972TV MoviePrincess Jane Klockenlocher
The Brady Bunch1972TV SeriesAunt Jenny
Night Gallery1971TV SeriesWife (segment "The Merciful")
Bewitched1971TV SeriesMary
One Life to Live1968TV SeriesGladys Mason (1983-1984)
It's About Time1966-1967TV SeriesShad / Shag / Krek
Grindl1963-1964TV SeriesGrindl
Under the Yum Yum Tree1963Dorkus Murphy
Promises..... Promises!1963Woman under hair dryer (uncredited)
Shirley Temple's Storybook1960TV SeriesMiss Clavel
The Sid Caesar Show1958TV MovieArline Phillips
General Electric Theater1957TV SeriesVirginia Odell
Producers' Showcase1957TV SeriesEffie Floud
Playhouse 901956TV SeriesElsa Meredith
Jane Wyman Presents The Fireside Theatre1956TV SeriesJanet Blaine
As the World Turns1956TV SeriesAlice Hammond (1983)
The United States Steel Hour1956TV SeriesJackie Connors
The Imogene Coca Show1954TV SeriesBetty Crane
Your Show of Shows1950TV SeriesHeself - Regular Performer
Buzzy Wuzzy1948TV Series
They Meet Again1941Lulu Ford (uncredited)
Beauty Shoppe1938ShortBeauty Shop Operator
Dime a Dance1937ShortEsmeralda
Bashful Ballerina1937ShortMiss Klutz

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Moonlighting1988TV Series performer - 1 episode
Alice in Wonderland1985TV Movie performer: "There's Something to Say for Hatred"
A Special Sesame Street Christmas1978TV Movie performer: "Tomorrow" - uncredited
The 32nd Annual Tony Awards1978TV Special performer: "On The Twentieth Century"
The Danny Kaye Show1964TV Series performer - 1 episode
Your Show of Shows1950TV Series performer - 1 episode
The Admiral Broadway Revue1949TV Series performer - 7 episodes

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The 2th Annual Lucy Awards1995TV SpecialHerself - Winner
The Second Annual Comedy Hall of Fame1994TV SpecialHerself
Danny Kaye: Nobody's Fool1994TV Movie documentary
Comic Relief VI1994TV Special documentaryHerself
The First Annual Comedy Hall of Fame1993TV MovieHerself
One on One with John Tesh1991TV SeriesHerself
The Chuck Woolery Show1991TV SeriesHerself
Today1990TV SeriesHerself
The 2nd Annual American Comedy Awards1988TV SpecialHerself - Winner: Lifetime Achievement Award in Comedy
The 38th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards1986TV SpecialHerself
Reading Rainbow1986TV SeriesHerself
Broadway Plays Washington on Kennedy Center Tonight1982TV MovieHerself
Women I Love: Beautiful But Funny1982TV MovieHerself
The 33rd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards1981TV SpecialHerself - Presenter: Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy or Variety or Music Series & Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy or Variety or Music Series
A Gift of Music1981TV SpecialHerself
The Big Show1980TV SeriesHerself
A Special Sesame Street Christmas1978TV MovieHerself
A Salute to American Imagination1978TV Movie documentaryHerself
The 32nd Annual Tony Awards1978TV SpecialHerself - Performer & Nominee: Best Featured Actress in a Musical
The Mike Douglas Show1963-1977TV SeriesHerself - Comedienne
The 29th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards1977TV SpecialHerself - Presenter
The Hollywood Squares1968-1977TV SeriesHerself
The Second Annual Comedy Awards1976TV SpecialHerself
The Bob Hope Show1970-1971TV SeriesHerself
The Tim Conway Comedy Hour1970TV SeriesHerself
The Merv Griffin Show1970TV SeriesHerself
He Said, She Said1970TV SeriesHerself
The Hollywood Palace1968-1970TV SeriesHerself - Sketch Actor / Herself - Hostess / Herself - Host
The Ed Sullivan Show1957-1969TV SeriesComedian / Herself - Comedian / Herself - Audience Bow / ...
Allen Ludden's Gallery1969TV SeriesHerself
The Carol Burnett Show1967-1969TV SeriesHerself
The Jackie Gleason Show1968TV SeriesHerself
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson1963-1968TV SeriesHerself - Guest
The Jerry Lewis Show1967TV SeriesHerself
Everybody's Talking1967TV SeriesHerself
The Sid Caesar, Imogene Coca, Carl Reiner, Howard Morris Special1967TV SpecialHerself
What's My Line?1956-1967TV SeriesHerself - Mystery Guest / Herself - Mystery Guest Duo #2
Girl Talk1967TV SeriesHerself
The Dean Martin Show1966TV SeriesHerself
The Eamonn Andrews Show1965TV SeriesHerself
The Danny Kaye Show1964-1965TV SeriesHerself
The Andy Williams Show1964TV SeriesHerself
Stump the Stars1962TV SeriesHerself - Guest Panelist
Here's Hollywood1962TV SeriesHerself
The George Gobel Show1959-1960TV SeriesHerself
This Is Your Life1960TV SeriesHerself
About Faces1960TV SeriesHerself
Showtime1959TV SeriesHerself
I've Got a Secret1959TV SeriesHerself - Guest
Sid Caesar Invites You1958TV SeriesHerself
Sid Caesar Invites You1958TV SeriesHerself
The Steve Allen Plymouth Show1956TV SeriesHerself - Guest Performer
Max Liebman Spectaculars1956TV SeriesHerself
Your Show of Shows1950-1954TV SeriesHerself - Regular Performer / Herself Regular Performer
Person to Person1954TV Series documentaryHerself - Comedienne
The Paul Winchell Show1953TV SeriesHerself
The Colgate Comedy Hour1951TV SeriesHerself
This Is Show Business1950TV SeriesHerself - Comic Actress
Texaco Star Theatre1949TV SeriesHerself - Comic Actress
The Admiral Broadway Revue1949TV SeriesHerself - Comedian

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Family Truckster2003Video documentary shortAunt Edna
Television: The First Fifty Years1999Video documentaryHerself
Cronkite Remembers1997TV Mini-Series documentaryHerself (on 'Your Show of Shows') (uncredited)
Caesar's Writers1996TV Movie documentaryHerself
50 Years of Funny Females1995TV Movie documentaryHerself
Funny Women of Television1991TV Movie documentaryHerself
Biography1987TV Series documentaryHerself
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson1983TV SeriesAunt Edna from film NATIONAL LAMPOON'S VACATION
Texaco Presents: A Quarter Century of Bob Hope on Television1975TV SpecialHerself
The Hollywood Palace1970TV SeriesHerself
The Sound of Laughter1963DocumentaryMiss Klutz (Ballerina)
Project XX1960TV Series documentaryHerself - TV Actor
The Birth of a Star1944ShortDancer, clip from 'Dime a Dance'
Excavating the 2000 Year Old Man2012Documentary shortHerself
American Masters2009TV Series documentaryHerself
Pioneers of Television2008TV Mini-Series documentaryHerself
American Experience2005TV Series documentaryHerself

Won Awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovie
2004OFTA TV Hall of FameOnline Film & Television AssociationActors and Actresses
1995Lucy AwardWomen in Film Lucy Awards
1988Lifetime Achievement Award in ComedyAmerican Comedy Awards, USA
1960Star on the Walk of FameWalk of FameTelevisionOn 8 February 1960. At 6256 Hollywood Blvd.
1954Personal AwardPeabody Awards
1952Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsBest Actress

Nominated Awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovie
1988Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Guest Performer in a Drama SeriesMoonlighting (1985)
1954Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsBest Female Star of Regular SeriesYour Show of Shows (1950)
1953Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsBest Comedienne
1952Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsBest Comedian or Comedienne
1951Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsBest Actress

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