Terrific profile on comedian Marty Feldman

Gene Wilder's death reminded me of the lovely 2008 interview Wilder did for the Legends series about Marty Feldman. Most Americans associate Feldman with his film roles, but he had a long career in UK radio and later in television before moving on to Hollywood.

He started off as a jazz trumpet player and a joke writer with Barry Took. David Frost later hired him to write with many of the greats of British comedy, and from there he collaborated on some of the most iconic comedies of the 1960s and 1970s.

Bonus video: Feldman's classic sketch where he takes a stray monster he found to the vet:

Marty Feldman – Six Degrees of Separation