Harvey Korman, the comic actor who won four Emmys for his work on “The Carol Burnett Show” and appeared in the movie “Blazing Saddles,” took his Final Taxi at age 81.
Korman won the Emmy awards for his television comedy roles on “The Carol Burnett Show,” where he performed from 1967 to 1977 in a cast led by Burnett and including comedian Tim Conway.
His film roles included playing Hedley Lamarr in “Blazing Saddles,” a 1974 spoof Western directed by Mel Brooks. He also performed in Brooks’s film “High Anxiety” in 1977. In 1983 he appeared in “Curse of the Pink Panther.”