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File photo of comedian Rodney Dangerfield at press conference.
Rodney Dangerfield, the goggle-eyed comic famed for his self-deprecating one-liners and signature phrase "I can't get no respect," died on October 5, 2004 at age 82, his publicist said. Dangerfield, who became a pop culture sensation with a string of broad film comedies starting with "Caddyshack" in 1980, died at the UCLA Medical Center, where he had undergone heart valve replacement surgery in August, spokesman Kevin Sasaki said in a statement.Dangerfield is pictured responding to a question at a press conference at the UCLA Medical Plaza In Los Angeles, in this May 7, 2003 file photo. REUTERS/Brad Rickerby/Files SV