Death of Harvey Korman

February 15, 1927 - May 29, 2008
Los Angeles, California | Age 81

Harvey Korman, part of comic force behind 'Carol Burnett Show,' 'Blazing Saddles,' dies at 81
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Harvey Korman, the tall, versatile comedian who won four Emmys for his outrageously funny contributions to "The Carol Burnett Show" and played a conniving politician to hilarious effect in "Blazing Saddles," died Thursday. He was 81.

Korman died at UCLA Medical Center after suffering complications from the rupture of an abdominal aortic aneurysm four months ago, his family said. He had undergone several major operations.

"He was a brilliant comedian and a brilliant father,"...

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