Soupy Sales, the comedian best known for having pies thrown in his face, died at 83. He made 5,000 live TV appearances across 50 years with his anything-for-a-laugh motto. His children’s television show – Lunch with Soupy Sales-attracted an audience of children and adults.
The comic began his TV career in Detroit and then moved to LA in 1961. The pie-throwing routine made him famous – he even remarked that “I’ll probably be remembered for the pies, and that’s all right,” in a 1985 interview.
Celebs like Frank Sinatra, Tony Curtis and Shirley MacLaine stood by his side and received pies in their faces along with him!
Soupy – you were one of a kind.