Your Show of Shows star Sid Caesar has died at the age of 91, according to US media reports.
The veteran star of the “Golden Age” of US television also played Coach Calhoun in the hit musical Grease.
Sid Caesar’s friend and fellow comedian Carl Reiner said that he died at his home in Los Angeles.
He is best known for appearing in the classic TV series Your Show of Shows, which was a major influence on later US sketch shows.
Sid Caesar was also known for his show Caesar’s Hour, in which he displayed his prowess in mimicry and satire.
His career spanned six decades, although his appearances became less regular in later years.
Sid Caesar had been ill for about a year before his death, his friend Carl Reiner told Reuters.