Jackie Mason: Comedian and former rabbi dies at 95

Jackie Mason

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American comedian Jackie Mason has died at the age of 93.

Meissen was a rabbi before joining the arts field in the 1950s. He was known for his comments on community issues, appearances on talk shows, and solo appearances on Broadway.

Mason has won numerous awards in his career, including a Tony and Emmy Award for voice playing Christy’s clown father in the animated series The Simpsons.

Many comedians from around the world have expressed condolences over the star’s death via social media.

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