Paul Sills, Co-Founder of Second City, Dies at 80

Jun 3, 2008  •  Post A Comment

Paul Sills, who helped found of comedy-improv group Second City in 1959, died of complications from pneumonia in Baileys Harbor, Wis., at age 81, the Associated Press reports. Mr. Sills’ group helped launch the careers of future “Saturday Night Live” stars John Belushi, Bill Murray, Gilda Radner and Mike Myers, the wire service says.
—Danny King

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