Robert Schimmel, Laughing Through A Cancer Fight
Comedy Central named him one of its 100 best comics, but life hasn't been all laughs for Robert Schimmel. He lost a son to leukemia; he married and split three times — from the same woman.
Still, it was his sense of humor that kept him sane when cancer killed his sitcom deal — and threatened to kill him.
This interview was originally broadcast on March 12, 2008.
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