He was inducted into the Television Academy Hall of Fame in After the war, Carson started a career in radio. Although his show was already successful by the end of the s, during the s, Carson became an American icon and remained so even after his retirement in He adopted a casual, conversational approach with extensive interaction with guests, an approach pioneered by Arthur Godfrey and previous Tonight Show hosts Steve Allen and Jack Paar. Former late-night host and friend David Letterman has cited Carson's influence. There, Carson grew up and began developing his talent for entertaining. At the age of 12, Carson found a book on magic at a friend's house and immediately purchased a mail-order magician's kit.
Ed McMahon is gone, but `Heeeeere's Johnny!' will echo on behind him
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He was McMahon had bone cancer, among other illnesses, according to a person close to the entertainer, and had been hospitalized for several weeks. McMahon broke his neck in a fall in March , and battled a series of financial problems as his injuries prevented him from working. He was one of the greats in show business, but most of all he was a gentleman. I hitched my wagon to a great star.
This copy is for your personal non-commercial use only. A fter three decades as a nightly fixture at the far end of Johnny Carson's couch, Ed McMahon was all too quickly relegated to obscurity, and from there crushing debt and increasingly ill health and, finally, yesterday morning, at age 86, death from various undisclosed causes, among them, reportedly, bone cancer. His single most significant and enduring achievement will remain his indelible introductory Tonight Show catchphrase, "Heeeeere's Johnny! McMahon otherwise dutifully served as the butt of his boss's boozehound put-downs, and a reliable source of unconditional affirmation with a hearty guffaw in response to every uttered punchline. He was also a ubiquitous and hugely effective TV pitchman, on the Tonight Show and off, enthusiastically hawking everything from dog food to shampoo.
We're gonna have a hell of a show tonight," Arnold said, drawing laughs from the audience of several hundred at the Wednesday night tribute. McMahon, 86, died June 23 after a long hospitalization for several health problems. He had broken his neck in a fall in March , and battled a series of financial problems as his injuries prevented him from working. The tribute focused on his unflagging humor and spirit.