Tragic : Famous comedian Jackie Mason dies, family issues condolence message


Jackie Mason, a stand-up comedian, has died at the age of 93 at Mount Sinai Hospital in Manhattan. His family issued a condolence message saying, we have never seen a personality like him, nor will we be able to look further. It was a mold that broke. We will always remember them.

Mason was born in Sheboygan. At the age of five, he moved to Manhattan with his parents. In the 1980s, Mason became popular with his famous one-man show The World According to Me.

He was one of the Queen and Prince Charles's favorite comedians and has performed for the Royal Family several times. Mason was one of a select few comedians who was known for taking strong digs at racial and ethnic politics.