Pat Cooper, a longtime stand-up comedian, died Tuesday. He was 93.
Steve Barrin, Cooper’s producer and writing partner, confirmed with Fox News Digital that the beloved comic died at home in Las Vegas, Nevada on Tuesday.
“There was nobody like Pat Cooper, who burned every bridge that he went over,” Barrin joked. “I put out a lot of the fires. He was one man who was honest. You could depend on him. You could trust him. If he gave you his word and said he was going to do something, he did it. And he helped so many people.”
Cooper, born Pasquale Caputo, was known for his brazen take on his Italian-American background.
The Brooklyn-born comic first found success opening for Frank Sinatra at the Sands in Las Vegas.
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Cooper was also known for being a roast-master at the Friar’s Club, where comedians throw their best jokes at each other.
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He portrayed himself on the 1996 “Seinfeld” episode titled, “The Friar’s Club.”
Source: Fox News