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'Tonight Show' Star David Brenner

On Death Bed

3/15/2014 7:20 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

0315-david-brenner-getty-02David Brenner -- who holds the record for number of appearances on the "Tonight Show" with Johnny Carson -- is on his death bed  and people close to him say it's just a matter of days.

Sources close to Brenner say the 78-year-old comedian has cancer that has been aggressive ... spreading rapidly.

We're told Brenner slipped into a coma this week ... and doctors don't expect him to pull through.

David sat on Carson's couch 158 times ... and even hosted the "Tonight Show" a few times.

He was also a frequent guest on Howard Stern's radio show.




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4:00 PM PST -- Brenner's rep says the comedian passed away Saturday evening.

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Melba Ann Williams    

Who would ever miss the Tonight Show when he was on.. loved his comedy.. NO ONE knows if he had Lung Cancer or the type?? Why is the media not reporting this? Hope they fill his sock full of Tip Money--his last request.. RIP David...

189 days ago
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alan     

Brenner wasn't that funny. Still, you have to respect that ugly motherf*cker for getting so much *****.

189 days ago
78.

alan     

How did an ugly motherf*cker like that get so *****?

189 days ago
79.

F'U    

Ok and tmz, maybe it's time for his old ass to di e

188 days ago
80.

Cj    

He was very funny and it's really sad what a lot of you people are saying about him..

188 days ago
81.

Cj    

Shame on all of you !!!

188 days ago
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