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Birth Name: Gallagher
Born: 07/24/1946
Birth Place: Fort Bragg, North Carolina, USA

By the 1980s, Gallagher consistently sold out shows and was one of the most recognized comedians in America, thanks to his signature and very messy routine called the Sledge-O-Matic. On stage, the gregarious comedian wielded a giant sledgehammer to smash produce, condiments, dessert, and other food items, before whacking a giant watermelon and sending debris flying across the audience. His fans who sat in the front rows of his concerts usually brought large rolls of plastic or umbrellas for protection. The bowling hat- and suspenders-wearing Gallagher also elicited plenty of laughter for his clever wordplays and for using wacky props, such as a giant trampoline made to look like a couch or w... Continue Bio >>


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Popular Television:
2003 100 Greatest Stand-Ups of All Time
2003 Comedy Central's 100 Greatest Standups of All Time
2000 Gallagher: The E! True Hollywood Story
1992 Gallagher: We Need a Hero
1989 Super Bowl Saturday Nite
1988 Smothers Brothers Comedy Special
1988 Smothers Brothers Thanksgiving Special
1987 75th All-Star Celebration of Las Vegas
1987 Gallagher's Overboard
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