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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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