Milestones: Alan King

He didn't kiss up. He didn't smile much. And he certainly wasn't much of a looker. Despite lacking these standard keys to success in the world of entertainment, ALAN KING, who died from lung cancer last week at age 76, appeared on the Ed Sullivan Show 56 times, acted in more than 20 movies and was paid handsomely to speak during at least one corporate event you might have attended. King, whose most famous stand-up comedy routines critiqued suburban life, succeeded because he was brutally honest, hardworking and loyal. His greatest attachment was to the Friars Club, of which he was...

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