Funnyman David Brenner, who appeared on 'The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson' more than 150 times, often hosting the show when Carson was absent, has died at age 78. Brenner died Saturday at his home in New York after a lengthy battle with cancer.
Malibu, CA — NBC announced today that television legend, late night host and political satirist, Johnny Carson died today at the age of 79. Carson reportedly had emphysema. He suffered a heart attack in 1999 and underwent quadruple bypass surgery. Car.