Mort Sahl

Born May 11, 1927
  • Comedian, Actor
Morton Lyon "Mort" Sahl is a Canadian-born American comedian and actor, widely considered the first modern stand-up comedian. He was the first comedian to dress casually and speak about current events in a matter-of-fact style. He helped to get Lenny Bruce some gigs at the Hungry I, and occasionally...

Mort Sahl Stats


: Morton Lyon Sahl, Morton Lyon "Mort" Sahl


: Comedian, Actor


: United States of America

Date of Birth

: May 11, 1927 (91 years old)

Place of Birth

: Montreal

Mort Sahl Film Roles

  1. In Love and War
  2. Hungry I Reunion
    Hungry I Reunion
  3. Lenny Bruce Without Tears
  4. Johnny Cool
  5. Doctor, You've Got to Be Kidding!
    Mr. Dan Ruskin
  6. Max Rose
    Jack Murphy

Mort Sahl Film Appearances

  1. Lenny Bruce Without Tears
  2. Looking for Lenny

Mort Sahl TV Starring Roles

  1. The Big Party

Mort Sahl TV Guest Roles

  1. Episode #108
  2. Hang-up
  3. The Sport
  4. Beyond a Shadow
    Len Leavitt
  5. The Dingaling Girl
  6. Man in the Middle
  7. Host: Kate Smith / Trini Lopez
  8. The 31st Annual Academy Awards
  9. Show #68
  10. Premiere of Can-Can