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  • George Burns

    Born on January 20, 1896 in New York, New York

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The Sunshine Boys (1975)

George Burns as "Al Lewis"

Al Lewis (George Burns) and Willy Clark (Walter Matthau) are a pair of feuding vaudeville comedians (Lewis and Clark, naturally) who performed together for 47 years before finally calling it quits. A network genius then has the brilliant idea of reuniting the duo for a TV special about the history of comedy. Once the reunion is on, the sparks and one-liners start to fly with equal speed. But can Lewis and Clark put aside their differences long enough to collect one last paycheck?

Academy Award (1975) Won Best Supporting Actor
Golden Globe (1975) Won Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical

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