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WASHINGTON — They say there’s a thin line between laughter and pain. And there may be few people who exemplify that more than Barry Crimmins, one of the most influential comedians you’ve probably never heard of.

“He was a mentor to me, and kind of started the Boston comedy scene,” says Bobcat Goldthwait, who came up in that scene with a manic, screechy-voiced act back in the late 1970s.

Goldthwait is perhaps best known for his role as Zed in the “Police Academy” movies.... more at link below...

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