Henry Gibson, original ‘Laugh-In’ cast member, dies 73

Henry Gibson (September 21, 1935 – September 14, 2009) was an American actor and songwriter, best known as a cast member of Rowan and Martin’s Laugh-In and for his recurring role as Judge Clark Brown on Boston Legal.

Personal life of Henry Gibson
On April 6, 1966, he married Lois Joan Geiger, with whom he had three sons: Jonathan David Gibson, Charles Alexander Gibson and James Gibson.She died on May 6, 2007

Gibson spent three years as part of the Laugh-In television show’s cast. He often played "The Poet," reciting poems with "sharp satirical or political themes".Gibson would emerge from behind a stage flat, wearing a Nehru jacket and "hippie" beads and holding an outlandishly large artificial flower. He would state the "[Title of poem] — by Henry Gibson", bow stiffly from the waist, recite his poem, and return behind the flat

Death Henry Gibson
On September 14, 2009, Gibson died of cancer at his home in Malibu, California, a week before his 74th birthday.

The Poetry Of Henry Gibson: A Tribute

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The Nutty Professor (1963)
Kiss Me, Stupid (1964)
The Outlaws Is Coming (1965)
Rowan & Martin’s Laugh-In (1968-1971)
Evil Roy Slade (1972)
Every Man Needs One (1972)
Charlotte’s Web (1973) – Wilbur (voice)
The Long Goodbye (1973)
The Mini-Munsters (1973) – Mr. Grundy (voice)
Nashville (1975)
The New Original Wonder Woman (1975) – Nickolas
The Last Remake of Beau Geste (1976)
The Kentucky Fried Movie (1977)
Escape from Bogen County (1977)
Halloween is Grinch Night (1977)
The Night They Took Miss Beautiful (1978)
Amateur Night at the Dixie Bar and Grill (1979)
A Perfect Couple (1979)
The Halloween That Almost Wasn’t (1979) – Igor, Count Dracula’s butler
The Blues Brothers (1980) – Head Nazi
For the Love of It (1980)
HealtH (1980)
The Incredible Shrinking Woman (1981)
The Smurfs (1981)
Tulips (1981)
Nashville Grab (1981)
The Biskitts (1982)
Quincy M.E. (ep. "Murder on Ice") (1983)
The Wuzzles (1985)
Slow Burn (1986)
The Blinkins (1986)
Galaxy High School (1986)
Monster in the Closet (1987)
Long Gone (1987)
Innerspace (1987)
Switching Channels (1988)
The ‘Burbs (1989)
 Around the World in 80 Days (1989)
Night Visitor (1989)
Brenda Starr (1989)
The Magic Balloon (1990)
Return to Green Acres (1990)
Gremlins 2: The New Batch (1990)
Tune in Tomorrow… (1990)
Tom and Jerry: The Movie (1993)
Vault of Horror I (1994)
AAAHH!!! Real Monsters (1994)
The Bears Who Saved Christmas (1994)
Cyber Bandits (1995)
Daisy-Head Mayzie (1995) – The Cat in the Hat (voice)
Escape to Witch Mountain (1995) – Ravetch
Santo Bugito (1995)
Color of a Brisk and Leaping Day (1996)
Bio-Dome (1996)
Mother Night (1996)
Asylum (1997)
Stranger in the Kingdom (1998)
Rocket Power (1999)
Magnolia (1999)
Sunset Beach (1999)
Mullitt (2000)
The Luck of the Irish (2001) (TV)
Rocket Power: Race Across New Zealand (2002)
The Year That Trembled (2002)
Teddy Bears’ Picnic (2002)
No Prom for Cindy (2002)
The Commission (2003)
The Goldfish (2003)
Never Die Alone (2004)
Boston Legal (2004-2008)
Wedding Crashers (2005)
Trapped Ashes (2006)
Big Stan (2008)