Caesar is best known for hosting the television series Your Show of Shows, Caesar's Hour, and for his role as Coach Calhoun in Grease.
He was also a saxophonist and an author of several books, including two autobiographies. In 1982's Where Have I Been, Caesar related his struggles with alcoholism and barbiturates in the 50's, describing the time as a "20-year blackout." His second autobiography, “Caesar’s Hours,” was published in 2004.
The actor was married to Florence Levy, who died in 2010. He is survived by his three children.
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