Jackie Mason was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. In 1996, he wrote and starred in the comedy special "Jackie Mason at the London Palladium" (BBC). In 1988, he wrote and starred in the comedy special "The World According to Me." In 1962, he released his debut comedy album "I'm the Greatest Comedian in the World, Only Nobody Knows it Yet!." In 2003, he released the album "All New! Much Ado About Everything." In 2008, he starred in the one-man show "Jackie Mason: The Ultimate Jew." Mason started off his acting career mostly in film roles, appearing in "The Stoolie" (1972), "The Jerk" (1979) with Steve Martin and "History of the World Part I" (1981) starring Mel Brooks. He also appeared in the Naura Hayden comedy "The Perils of P.K." (1986) and "Caddyshack II" (1988). He had an early role on the television special "The Best of Times" (ABC, 1980-81). He also appeared in the TV special "The Comedy Club Special" (ABC, 1988-89). He also worked in television around this time, including a part on "Chicken Soup" (ABC, 1989-1990). Additionally, he could be seen on a variety of television specials like "Steve Allen" (1993-94), "Meyer Lansky: Mob Tycoon" (1995-96) and "Jackie Mason: An Equal Opportunity Offender" (1996-97). He also appeared in "Empire of Crime: A Century of the New York Mob" (1996-97) and "Jackie Mason: Look Who's Laughing" (PBS, 1996-97). Most recently, Mason appeared on "When Comedy Went To School" (2013) with Jerry Stiller. Mason was married to Jyll Rosenfeld.