Ernie Kovacs (January 23, 1919 – January 13, 1962) was an American comedian and actor.



On January 23rd in 1919, innovative TV comedian Ernie Kovacs was born in Trenton NJ. He was the first to treat television as a unique medium; prior comics had used it as merely an extension of vaudeville, film & radio. He also hosted a quirky 1959 quiz show, Take a Good Look. Kovacs was killed in a single-vehicle LA car crash in a rainstorm Jan 13, 1962. He was ten days short of his 43rd birthday.

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