Famous & Funny Milton Berle Quotes At Starsquotes

Famous & Funny Milton Berle Quotes At Starsquotes

Milton Berle was an American comedian and actor (born Mendel Berlinger; 12 July 1908 – 27 March 2002). For 80 years, Berle 's career as an animator has spanned first in silent movies and on stage as an actor for children, then on radio, films and TV. He became the first major American broadcasting star, and during the first golden age of TV was the host of the NBC's Texaco Star Theatre (1948-55), which saw millions killed as "Uncle Miltie," "Mr. TV." His work on both radio and TV was honored with two stars at the Hollywood Walk of Fame. In 1913, when he won the Charlie Chaplin children's contest, Berle entered the entertainment business. For silent film, he acted as a child actor. It was the first film appearance of The Perils of Pauline that he said was playing a young child, but it was never immediately confirmed. Through Milton Berle, he described an autobiography that the director told him he was going to represent a little boy thrown out of a train through motion. Famous & Funny Milton Berle Quotes

I just filled out my income tax forms. Who says you can’t get killed by a blank?

Milton Berle

We owe a lot to Thomas Edison – if it wasn’t for him, we’d be watching television by candlelight.

Milton Berle

Anytime a person goes into a delicatessen and orders a pastrami on white bread, somewhere a Jew dies.

Milton Berle

Like every comedian, if I heard a joke that I thought would work, I used it.

Milton Berle

People say I owe a lot to television. The fact is I was a star long before television. What TV made me is unemployed.

Milton Berle

I received a lot of complaints from parents who wrote and told me that their kids wouldn’t go to sleep until our show was over. So I went on the air and told all the children watching to ‘listen to their Uncle Miltie and go to bed right after the show.’

Milton Berle

There’s a difference between being a comic and a comedian. A comic is a guy who says funny things, and a comedian is a guy who says things funny, and he has a style and point of view that will last much longer.

Milton Berle
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