Comedian Harvey Korman, who was known for his roles in The Carol Burnett Show and films like Blazing Saddles and High Anxiety, died yesterday at the age of 81.
His family said that he died at UCLA Medical Center on May 29 after suffering complications from the rupture of an abdominal aortic aneurysm four months ago.
Korman was known for his comic timing and knew how to make others laugh. He won four Emmys for his contributions to The Carol Burnett Show. Some of his popular films included History of the World: Part I (1981), Dracula: Dead and Loving It (1995), Huckleberry Finn (1974), The Pink Panther Strikes Again (1976), Curse of the Pink Panther (1983), The Flintstones (1994) and The Flintstones in Viva Rock Vegas (2000).