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He later said that he was so little known then that "at the time I quit, I was the only one who knew I quit!
" In the early 1960s he started down what would be a long road toward rehabilitating his career as an entertainer, still working as a salesman by day.
, we get a rare glimpse into the events that shaped Rodney’s perspective and propelled his career.
If it’s history you want, that’s a good place to start.
His big break came when he filled in a slot at the last minute on the Ed Sullivan Show.
Dangerfield was born on Long Island in the town of Babylon, the son of Jewish parents.
To help the family scrape by, Rodney began selling ice cream on the beach and delivering groceries after school.
Dangerfield struggled through a difficult childhood. He was frequently the focus of torment from anti-Semitic teachers, and more affluent students.
He opened Dangerfield's comedy club in the 1970s and starred in a series of hit comedy films in the 1980s including Actor and comedian Jacob Cohen was born on November 22, 1921, in Babylon, New York, the youngest of two children.His father was the vaudevillian performer Phil Roy (Philip Cohen).His ancestors came to the United States from Hungary.He would later say that his father "was never home — he was out looking to make other kids," and that his mother "brought him up all wrong." As a teenager, he got his start writing jokes for standup comics; he became one himself at 19 under the name Jack Roy.He struggled financially for nine years, at one point performing as a singing waiter (he was fired), and also working as a performing acrobatic diver before giving up show business to take a job selling aluminum siding to support his wife and family.