Orson Bean

Larry Solov: Breitbart News Founder and President Reflects on Orson Bean’s Life and What He Meant to Breitbart Nation

Today, the world is mourning the loss of Orson Bean — a true American classic, an original thinker, an iconoclast, a comedic genius, a master of stagecraft, and one of the last great raconteurs of his generation. But for us, the loss is also much more personal. Orson was and will continue to be part of the Breitbart family. In fact, he was Andrew Breitbart’s father-in-law, and that relationship would prove to be very significant for not only Andrew, but for all of us here at Breitbart News.

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Orson Bean: 1950s Hollywood Blacklist Was ‘No Comparison to Vitriol of Today’

Legendary actor-comedian Orson Bean — father-in-law of the late Andrew Breitbart — described contemporary leftist-driven boycott and censorship campaigns as more repressive than Hollywood’s 1950s blacklisting of communists. Bean offered his remarks in a Monday-aired interview with Breitbart News Editor-in-Chief Alex Marlow on SiriusXM’s Breitbart News Daily.

Orson Bean attends the LA Premiere of "The Equalizer 2" at the TCL Chinese Theatre on Tuesday, July 17, 2018, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)Orson Bean attends the LA Premiere of "The Equalizer 2" at the TCL Chinese Theatre on Tuesday, July 17, 2018, in Los Angeles. (Photo …