Robert George Schimmel was an American stand-up comedian who was known for his blue comedy. While the extremely profane nature of his act limited his commercial appeal, he had a reputation as a "comic's comic" due to his relentless touring, comedy albums and frequent appearances on HBO and The Howard Stern Show. Schimmel is number 76 on the 2004 program Comedy Central Presents: 100 Greatest Stand-Ups Of All Time.
|Birth name:||Robert George Schimmel|
|Born:||Jan 16, 1950, The Bronx, New York, US|
|Died:||Sept 3, 2010, Scottsdale, Arizona, US|
|IMDb:||Robert Schimmel's IMDb|
About Robert Schimmel
American comedian who was known for presenting X-rated controversial material during his acts. He made appearances on shows like The Howard Stern Show.
He was in the United States Air Force for a year during the Vietnam War and later started presenting his comedy at a local comedy club's open-mic night.
He had testicular cancer as a child and a heart attack in 1998.
He was married twice and had six children.
Rodney Dangerfield helped him get an appearance on the HBO Young Comedians Special early in his career.
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