Shelley Berman

Feb 3, 1926


A trained dramatic actor, Shelley Berman rose to fame in the 1950s by becoming the first "sit-down" comedian. Berman's calculatedly self-pitying nightclub monologues concerned his tiltings with the minor frustrations of everyday life. His specialty was the "telephone" monologue; seated on a stool and holding an imaginary receiver, Berman invariably cast… More


Shelley Berman Videos

You Don't Mess With The Zohan
3 minutes 32 seconds
Meet The Fockers
1 minutes 26 seconds
The Holiday
3 minutes 32 seconds
The Aristocrats
1 minutes 52 seconds
Teen Witch
2 minutes 39 seconds

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