As star of tThe Texaco Star Theater, Milton Berle earned the nickname “Uncle Miltie.”
Milton Berle, born in NYC in1908, started in vaudeville at age 10. He later performed as a nightclub comedian with slapstick routines and facial contortions. In addition to numerous film roles, he achieved TV stardom with the Texaco Star Theater,
Milton Berle died in 2002.