nope (colorheartsgrey) wrote in ohnotheydidnt,

Long time owner & founder of The Comedy Store, Mitzi Shore, passes away at 87

  • Opened the The Comedy Store on Sunset Strip, in 1972 with her husband, the comedian Sammy Shore

  • Helped generations of young comedians into their careers like Richard Pryor, Robin Williams, Garry Shandling, Elayne Boosler, Andy Kaufman, Jim Carrey, Sandra Bernhard, George Carlin and Sam Kinison and more.

  • Johnny Carson used the Comedy Store to look for talent, such as Jay Leno and David Letterman

  • Passed away Wednesday in her home

  • Is the mother of actor/comedian Pauly Shore who was in various 90's movies like Encino Man, Bio-Dome, and the legendary A Goofy Movie

  • Read article at the first source.

Mitzi and Pauly and his brother Peter

Mitzi and various celebrities

More comedian reactions retweeted by Pauly here

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Tags: comedy / comedian, death
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