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Title
Ernie Kovacs and family
Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection;
Contributor
This project was supported in whole or in part by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act, administered in California by the State Librarian
Made accessible through a grant from the John Randolph Haynes and Dora Haynes Foundation and Photo Friends
Date Created and/or Issued
1960
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Collection
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
Rights Information
Images available for reproduction and use. Please see the Ordering & Use page at http://tessa.lapl.org/OrderingUse.html for additional information.
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Description
Title supplied by cataloger.
Ernie Kovacs was born on January 23, 1919 in Trenton, New Jersey. He was an American comedian, actor, and writer. Known for his offbeat and spontaneous comedic style, he often used new techniques and improvised ways of creating visual effects on his television show. He is regarded as a pioneer and many comedians and entertainers site him as a major influence. Kovacs was married three times; his last marriage was to fellow entertainer and actress Edie Adams. He died on January 13, 1962 in an automobile crash.
Pictured is comedian Ernie Kovacs with his wife, actress Edie Adams and daughters Kippie, left front, and Betty. Photograph dated May 16, 1960.
Type
Image
Format
1 photographic print : b&w ; 26 x 21 cm.
Identifier
00155700
Valley Times Collection;
HCNVT_d060_f2_i23
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/128762
Subject
Kovacs, Ernie,--1919-1962
Adams, Edie,--1927-2008
Comedians--United States
Motion picture actors and actresses--United States
Television actors and actresses--United States
Men
Women,
Girls
Families
San Fernando Valley (Calif.)
Portrait photographs
Group portraits
Time Period
1951-1960

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