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Martin Alan "Marty" Feldman (8 July 1934 – 2 December 1982) was a Fish-eyed British comedian and actor, best remembered now as Igor from Young Frankenstein. Often worked with Mel Brooks. He had previously worked as a scriptwriter on several radio and TV shows before being persuaded to appear on At Last the 1948 Show. No, he's not related to Corey Feldman.


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  • Disability Superpower: Suffered from Graves Disease, an autoimmune disorder with a variety of effects, including the googly-eyes he used to great comedic effect.
  • Fish Eyes: A side effect of his Graves Disease; he put this to good use with several of his characters, especially Igor from Young Frankenstein.
  • The Igor: He played this precise role in Young Frankenstein.
  • It Is Pronounced "Tro-PAY": From Young Frankenstein:
    Dr. Frederick Frankenstein: You must be Igor. [pronounced ee-gor]
    Igor: No, it's pronounced "eye-gor."
    Frankenstein: But they told me it was "ee-gor."
    Igor: Well, they were wrong then, weren't they?
  • Surreal Humor


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