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Ed McMahon

McMahon in November 2005
Born Edward Peter McMahon, Jr.
(1923-03-06)March 6, 1923
Detroit, Michigan, U.S.
Died June 23, 2009(2009-06-23) (aged 86)
Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Nationality American
Education Boston College
Alma mater The Catholic University of America
Occupation Comedian, actor, singer, game show host, announcer, spokesman
Years active 1957–2009
Notable work The Tonight Show, Star Search, TV’s Bloopers & Practical Jokes
Home town Lowell, Massachusetts, U.S.
Spouse(s) Alyce Ferrill (1945–1974)
Victoria Valentine (1976–1989)
Pam Hurn (1992–2009)
Military career
Allegiance  United States
Service/branch  United States Marine Corps
USMC Reserves
Years of service 1941–1966
Rank Colonel
Battles/wars World War II
Korean War

The majority of people who buy homes in golf course communities don't play golf. Golf is way down at the bottom in terms of total numbers and growth.
Ed McMahon
Johnny once described our relationship by saying we were as close as two people could be without being married.
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All Americans need a sense of place. That's what makes our physical surroundings worth caring about.
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Honesty is the most single most important factor having a direct bearing on the final success of an individual, corporation, or product.
Ed McMahon
Golf courses sell real estate and that's why they're built.
There was a time… when people didn't go out of their house on Tuesday night at eight o'clock because Milton Berle was on.
Ed McMahon
Like Venice, Italy, New Orleans is a cultural treasure. And everyone who lived in the city should be allowed to come back. But that doesn't mean that they all should live in exactly the same spot that they lived before.
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There is no planning. On the night it is really great, it's euphoria and if it is not so great there is always tomorrow night. That was his attitude.
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You can grow without destroying the things that you love.
It's really kind of hard to be a suburb of nothing. If you don't have a downtown, you really don't have anything. It's hard to build a community around parking lots and subdivisions.
Ed McMahon