Sid Caesar a great TV comedian died at 91 on 14 February 2014.
His first TV comedy-variety show The Admiral Broadway Revue was aired in 1949. The TV comedy Shows of 1950s from Saturday Night Live to Sitcoms owe a debt to Caesar's brilliant interpretation of material. Your Show of Shows and Caesar's Hour reached as many as 60 million viewers weekly making Caesar richer by 1 million dollar annually.
His emphasis on humour was born out of human nature which forms the part of comedies such as Modern Family.
Caesar wrote the biography Caesar's Hours: My Life in Comedy, With Love and Laughter in 2003.
Caesar was born in 1922 in Yonkers, New York, USA and was the third son of an Austrian-born restaurant owner and his Russian-born wife.