Whose tombstone bears the inscription “There goes the neighborhood”? – 2017

Whose tombstone bears the inscription “There goes the neighborhood”?


Rodney Dangerfield




Answer: Rodney Dangerfield was a stand-up comedian and actor known for his “I don’t get no respect” routine. He is also remembered for his 1980s film roles, including Easy Money, Caddyshack, and Back to School. He released a number of comedy albums such as 1981’s No Respect, for which he won a Grammy. Dangerfield died from surgical complications on October 5, 2004, in Los Angeles, California, at the age of 82. His tombstone reads, “Rodney Dangerfield… There goes the neighborhood.”

Rodney Dangerfield was an American stand-up comedian, actor, producer and screenwriter known for the catchphrase “I don’t get no respect!” and his monologues on that theme.




Born: 22 November 1921, Deer Park, New York, United States
Died: 5 October 2004, Westwood, California, United States
Children: Brian Dangerfield, Melanie Dangerfield
Books: I don’t get no respect, It’s Not Easy Bein’ Me, I Couldn’t Stand My Wife’s Cooking, So I Opened a Restaurant
Quotes
My wife and I were happy for twenty years. Then we met.
I could tell that my parents hated me. My bath toys were a toaster and a radio.
My mother had morning sickness after I was born.

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