RODNEY DANGERFIELD

DIED. RODNEY DANGERFIELD, 82, stand-up comic whose old-fashioned style of one-liners thrived in an era of hip young satirists; of complications following heart surgery; in Los Angeles. After struggling as a Catskills comic, using the stage name Jack Roy, he left the business for 12 years and sold aluminum siding. But he made a comeback in his 40s, with a new name (suggested by a club owner) and a new catchphrase, "I don't get no respect." A zealous joke writer--he would jot them down on the cardboard from his laundered shirts--he got his first big break with a spot on The...

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