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Yakov Smirnoff on Comedy

"Facial expressions and the timing. Something was making them laugh and that's where I decided that I wanted to try to get out and come to America." Comedian Yakov Smirnoff remembers the time when he didn’t know English, but realized that comedy has the power to transcend any language.

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