Dick Martin of ‘Laugh-In’ Fame Dies

May 27, 2008  •  Post A Comment

Dick Martin, who with Dan Rowan launched the NBC comedy-variety show “Rowan & Martin’s Laugh-In” in 1968, died of respiratory failure in Santa Monica, Calif. at age 86, the New York Times reports. Martin also directed shows such as “Archie Bunker’s Place” and “Bob Newhart Show” after “Laugh-In” went off the air in the early 1970s, the newspaper says.
—Danny King


  1. Thank You Dan Martin For all the wonderful years of laughter, You will be sadly missed…….May you rest in peace in heaven

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