“Professor” Irwin Corey was born on July 29, 1914, and died on February 6, 2017.
He was an American stand-up comic, film actor and activist.
He was often billed as “The World’s Foremost Authority”.
Corey introduced his unscripted, improvisational style of stand-up comedy at the well-known San Francisco club, the hungry i. Lenny Bruce described Corey as “one of the most brilliant comedians of all time”.
Irwin Corey passed away at 102 years old.