|Birth: ||Nov. 18, 1929|
|Death: ||Dec. 9, 1982|
Los Angeles County
Joey Forman was an American comedian and comic actor. He first attracted attention in Las Vegas as the opening act for Mickey Rooney. He also co-starred in Mickey Rooney's 1954–1955 NBC sitcom The Mickey Rooney Show: Hey, Mulligan, as Mickey's best friend, Freddy.
Forman was considered a standard Borscht Belt comic, and he performed standup comedy both live and on television (including shows like The Hollywood Palace). He also took on comedic roles in movies and on television. Forman appeared in two episodes of The Monkees, first as jealous kids show host "Captain Crocodile" in an eponymous episode, then as Asian criminal "Dragonman" in "Monkees Chow Mein". He also appeared in three Get Smart episodes, including two episodes as "Harry Hoo", a parody of Charlie Chan. He also appeared in the final episode of the first season of M*A*S*H as a touring comedian performing for U.S. troops in the Korean War.
Forman died in 1982 from pulmonary fibrosis.
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Record added: Jul 14, 2012
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Byron R. Smith
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In your memory Mr Forman|
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Added: Dec. 9, 2013
You were great in Get Smart as the Hawaiian Detective Harry Hoo. I loved the way Maxwell Smart would say or do something dumb and you would look into the camera and just say, "Amazing". Joey, you are dearly missed. Your brand of comedy is sadly gone. Than...(Read more)|
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