Comedian/comedy writer Pat McCormick, July 29

Comedian/comedy writer Pat McCormick, July 29Pat McCormick, a veteran comedian and comedy writer who made scores of appearances on "The Tonight Show" with Johnny Carson, died on July 29 at the Motion Picture & Television Hospital in Los Angeles. He was 78. McCormick, pictured with Redd Foxx on the TV show "Sanford & Son," also appeared as a regular guest on "The Gong Show" and in three "Smokey and the Bandit" movies, and wrote material for Red Skelton, Phyllis Diller and Merv Griffin.
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