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Friday, May 21, 2010

VHS Vault: Kevin Rooney

Dipping into the old VHS Vault™ again, here's another blast from the past. Stand-up comic Kevin Rooney used to do Johnny Carson's Tonight Show all the time. That show gets a lot of credit for breaking so many top comics, but people forget there were dozens of others who were regulars on the show who are pretty much forgotten. Bobby Kelton anyone? Maureen Murphy? Kelly Monteith? Will Shriner? Those comics were regulars with Johnny and where are they now?

I don't know what Rooney is up to these days. Presumably doing comedy somewhere. But here he was in his prime:

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