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Probably no single event is more indicative of the success of Robert Klein than his first sold-out concert at Carnegie Hall in 1973, The First Annual Robert Klein Reunion. For nearly two hours, Klein knocked out his audience with his high-energy comedy and comment. The critics raved, and Klein affirmed his place as a major personality in contemporary entertainment and as an influence on a whole generation of comedians.

 

To say that Klein's show business career has been varied would be an understatement. He has been a regular guest on The Tonight Show for over twenty years, and has guest-hosted the show on numerous occasions. He also appears regularly on "Late Show with David Letterman" and "Late Night with Conan O'Brien." Klein also hosted "Saturday Night Live" twice, and starred in the first "Cheeseburger" sketch with John Belushi and Dan Akroyd. Klein has also frequently guest starred on hit television series including "The New Twilight Zone," "Murder She Wrote," "Midnight Caller," "Frasier," "Phenom," "Law and Order," "Grace Under Fire," and "Mad About You."

 

His 1988 episode of "Family Ties" was nominated for an Emmy Award. Klein has also appeared on "The King of Queens." Klein's movie roles include "Hooper," starring Burt Reynolds, "The Owl and the Pussycat," with Barbara Streisand, "Rivals," with Joan Hackett, "The Landlord," "The Bell Jar," "Nobody's Perfekt," "Dangerous Curves," and "Tales From The Darkside: The Movie." Klein has recently appeared in "Radioland Murders," "Mixed Nuts," "Jeffrey," "One Fine Day," "Suits," "Next Stop Wonderland," "Primary Colors," "Goosed," "Labor Pains," "Two Weeks Notice," with Hugh Grant and Sandra Bullock, "How To Lose a Guy in 10 Days," with Kate Hudson and Matthew McConaughey, "Safety of Objects," with Glen Close, and "People I Know," with Al Pacino.

 

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