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Digby Wolfe dies at 82; co-creator of 'Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In'
Digby Wolfe dies at 82; co-creator of 'Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In'

Digby Wolfe, an Emmy Award-winning comedy writer who helped producer George Schlatter develop "Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In," a landmark TV series that became an overnight sensation in the late 1960s, has died. He was 82. Wolfe, who later became a professor of writing at the University of New Mexico, died of lung cancer Wednesday at his home in Albuquerque, said his wife, Patricia Mannion-Wolfe. The British-born Wolfe — an actor, writer, singer and comedian whose early career included writing for the BBC's satirical "That Was the Week That Was" and hosting an Australian TV variety show — moved to Los Angeles in the mid-'60s. He joined...

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