(CNN) Comedian David Brenner, a regular on Johnny Carson's "The Tonight Show," has died after a battle with cancer, a family spokesman said Saturday. He was 78.
Brenner was a staple on Carson's late-night show, appearing more times than any other guest -- 158, according to a bio on his official website.
Before getting into comedy, Brenner helped write, produce and direct 115 TV documentaries, earning him nearly 30 awards.
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