Joey Bishop
Date of Birth
Feb 03, 1918
Birth Place:
Bronx, NY

Biography

Nightclub comedian Joey Bishop managed to get a lot of mileage out of a dour facial expression, an air of perpetual doom-and-gloom, and the mumbled catchphrase "Son of a gun!" Bishop climbed on the Philadelphia nightclub carousel as one of the Bishop Brothers, a singing group comprised of three friends who were neither Bishops nor brothers. As a solo comic in the early 1950s, Bishop caught the eye...