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Encyclopedia > Rita Rudner

Rita Rudner (born on 17 September 1956 in Miami, Florida) is an American comedienne and writer. September 17 is the 260th day of the year (261st in leap years). ... 1956 (MCMLVI) was a leap year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Nickname: Location in Miami-Dade County and the state of Florida. ... A comedian, or comic, is an entertainer who amuses an audience by making them laugh. ... The term writer can apply to anyone who creates a written work, but the word more usually designates those who write creatively or professionally, or those who have written in many different forms. ...


Career

Rudner has appeared in several television shows both in the US and the UK and appeared often on The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson. She has recorded several award-winning comedy specials, most notably Rita Rudner: Born To Be Mild and Rita Rudner: Married Without Children for HBO. She has made several appearances on Comic Relief, most recently in the 2006 broadcast. Motto: (Out Of Many, One) (traditional) In God We Trust (1956 to date) Anthem: The Star-Spangled Banner Capital Washington D.C. Largest city New York City None at federal level (English de facto) Government Federal constitutional republic  - President George Walker Bush (R)  - Vice President Dick Cheney (R) Independence from... The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson was the full name of NBCs The Tonight Show during the years that Johnny Carson hosted from 1962 to 1992. ... For the Manfred Mann album, see 2006 (album). ...


Rudner and her producer husband, Martin Bergman, wrote the screenplay of the film Peter's Friends, in which she also starred. She has written several screenplays with her husband and books, including the best-selling Naked Beneath My Clothes, as well as the novels Tickled Pink and Turning The Tables. Martin Bergman (producer, writer and director) was born June 17th, 1957. ... Peters Friends (1992) is a British comedy-drama film written by Rita Rudner and her husband Martin Bergman, and directed and produced by Kenneth Branagh. ... Inside TV Land: Tickled Pink, an hour-long special which aired multiple times during July, 2006, chronicled television shows that homosexuals have identified with over the years. ...


Since 2001, Rudner has performed almost exclusively in Las Vegas, selling close to one million tickets. She moved to a larger theatre at Harrah's in 2006 and is currently contracted to appear there through January 2010. She also recently created and hosted the syndicated improvisational comedy show Ask Rita, which mimicked the format of a talk/advice show. For this, she received a Gracie Allen Award from the American Women In Television and Radio. 2001 (MMI) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar. ... This article is about the city of Las Vegas in Nevada. ... For the Manfred Mann album, see 2006 (album). ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Improvisational comedy (also called improv) is comedy that is performed with a little to no predetermination of subject matter and structure. ...


Before embarking on a comedy career, Rudner was a dancer, appearing in several Broadway shows, including the now legendary original productions of "Follies" and "Mack & Mabel". Follies is a musical with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and a book by James Goldman. ... Mack & Mabel is a Broadway musical play. ...


Rudner, her husband, and their daughter Molly have homes in Las Vegas and Southern California. For the urban complex straddling the United States-Mexico border, see Bajalta California. ...


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Rudner and her husband, Martin Bergman, wrote the screenplay of the film Peter's Friends, in which she also starred.
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They live part-time in Palm Desert, California where Rudner frequently performs at the McCallum Theatre on the campus of College of the Desert.
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