Jack Carter, a famed comedian, TV, movie and Broadway actor, has sadly died at age 93.

The star, most known for his appearances on The Ed Sullivan Show, passed away on Sunday, June 28 from respiratory failure in his Beverly Hills, Calif. home.

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Jack in February 2012.

Throughout his more than 70-year Hollywood career, Jack appeared on comedy programs The Andy Williams Show and The Jackie Gleason Show and even hosted his own namesake variety show during the 1950s.

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In 1956, the actor hosted the first-ever televised Tony Awards. His Broadway credits include Mr. Wonderful, Call Me Mister, Top Banana, Oliver!, Sugar and The Odd Couple.

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Jack in September 1985.

He also appeared in films Viva Las Vegas with Elvis Presley and History of the World: Part I with Mel Brooks.

Jack is survived by his wife of nearly 45 years, Roxanne, his kids Michael, Vicki, Chase, and Wendy, and several grandkids.