Can you name these popular comedians of the 1960s?

These stand-up pioneers had people rolling in the aisles.

True comedy is timeless. Whether it's taking a pie in the face to telling a self-deprecating joke, if it's funny, it should forever remain funny.

Take the stand-up comics of the 1960s. Though they were working half a century ago, their routines can still split sides today. Perhaps you grew up watching them. Perhaps you came to know them through watching movies and reruns over the years. Most of them stayed famous for decades. See if you can name them! 
  1. She sharpened her stand-up routine in the clubs of Greenwich Village.
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  2. His "Button-Down Mind" won the Grammy for Album of the Year in 1961.
  3. This husband-wife duo passed on their funny genes to their son.
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  4. His many appearances on 'The Tonight Show' and 'Ed Sullivan' led to TV stardom in the 1970s.
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  5. He was known to take a pie in the face to make children laugh.
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  6. This counterculture icon sadly passed away in 1966.
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  7. He was known for crying, his mustache, wearing a toupee and tossing around confetti — oh, and a role on 'Sigmund and the Sea Monsters.'
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  8. This comic had roles in 'The Music Man' and 'The Love Bug' in the '60s.
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  9. This is one of the Smothers Brothers. But which one?
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  10. This Oscar winner starred in a silly spy TV show called 'The Double Life of Henry Phyfe.'
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  11. He won the first Grammy Award for a spoken comedy recording in 1959.
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  12. This New York legend had an infamous "finger incident" on 'The Ed Sullivan Show' in 1964.
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  13. This talk-show regular wrote a humorous cookbook titled 'I Think I'll Start on Monday: The Official 8½ Oz. Mashed Potato Diet.'
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KatHat 6 days ago
12/13
I got Smothered by the wrong brother's name!

I sure miss a lot of these comedians, nothing like today's.
Really miss Flip Wilson, loved his Geraldine and Killer!
TomTerrrific 7 days ago
12/13, missed Shelly Berman. I've only seen Rip Taylor on those celebrity roasts. He throws confetti in the air.
scp 9 days ago
12 out of 13. I had no idea who that last one was.
bru 9 days ago
I got most of their original vinyl records, treasures; funny still holds up all these years
Lacey 9 days ago
13/13 FINALLY !!!!!!!!!
Ieven got #11 right for ONCE today.
AgingDisgracefully 9 days ago
If only Lenny had lived to see the day he was slotted between Soupy Sales and Rip Taylor.
BrittReid 11 days ago
12/13,mixed up Tom & Dick. Rip Taylor was a trip.
Stephen 11 days ago
You got 11 out of 13
Hooray! Confetti for you! You avoided stepping on a banana peel in that challenge. Nice work!

Guessed a lot on that one.
Barry22 11 days ago
12/13, mixed up The Smothers Brothers.
anthony 11 days ago
12/13.I thought Tom was Dick.
LeeHarper 12 days ago


"I've created such a monster."
cperrynaples LeeHarper 11 days ago
Rip Taylor wasn't really a '60's comedian, the '70's was his decade! PS Yep, he's gay!!!
Why did you mention RT was gay? Did LeeHarper bring it up? It seems that whenever you can sneak in this bit of info, {even though no one has broached the subject before,} you do. What's the point?!?! So he was gay BIG FRIGIN' DEAL! Lately it seems that every other one of your comments has to include someone's gender specificity. When its absolutely not necessary, if the person who's comments you are replying to didn't bring it up themselves why bother? He was what he was...end of story!
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