TAMPA, Fla. (AP) -- Versatile TV funnyman Durward Kirby, who for years played second banana on ''The Garry Moore Show'' and for a time was co-host of ''Candid Camera,'' has died at age 88.
Kirby died of congestive heart failure Wednesday at Shell Pointe Village Pavillion, a nursing home in Fort Myers in southwest Florida, his son, Randall Kirby, said Thursday.
The tall (6-foot-4), blond Kirby teamed up with Moore off and on for 30 years, serving as announcer and performer. He was co-host of ''Candid Camera'' from 1961-66.
Critic John Crosby called him ''one of the most versatile muggers and comedians on the air.'
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