Comedian, blues singer, and dancer who was simply among the 1st African-American performers to cross to mainstream viewers. In 1972 he was presented with his personal sketch and range display, the George Kirby Humor House. He 1st performed in regional South Part Chicago night clubs in the 1940s. He’s known for his looks around the Ed Sullivan Display, The Dean Martin Display, as well as the Jackie Gleason Display, where he frequently do impressions of both dark and white superstars. He wedded Rosemary Kirby in 1960, and both remained wedded until his loss of life in 1995. He was a normal performer around the Tonight Display Starring Johnny Carson in the 1960s.