6 Facts About Jackie Mason

1. On March 30, 2012, Jackie Mason said that a friend at the time, Kaoru Suzuki-McMullen, attacked him while leaving his apartment on West 57th Street in Manhattan.

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2. In 2009, Jackie Mason referred to Barack Obama as a schvartze during one of his stand-up routines, which prompted members of the audience to walk out.

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3. In 1991, Jackie Mason was criticized by African-American organizations such as the NAACP when he called New York City mayor David Dinkins "a fancy schvartze with a moustache".

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4. In 1992, Jackie Mason won a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Voice-Over Performance for his voice-over of Rabbi Hyman Krustofski in The Simpsons episode "Like Father, Like Clown", making him the first guest star to win an Emmy for his role.

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5. In 1969, Jackie Mason made his Broadway theater debut as Jewish widower Nat Weiss in the comedy play A Teaspoon Every Four Hours, which he wrote with Mike Mortman.

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6. At that time, Jackie Mason opened his monologue by saying, "It is a great thrill.

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