Gabe Kaplan — American Comedian born on March 31, 1945,

Gabriel W. "Gabe" Kaplan is an American comedian, actor, poker commentator, and professional poker player... (wikipedia)

I think people will believe anything about someone they haven't seen for a while.
In show business, you had levels. I was at the top of the TV end of it.
Maybe 10 times a year I'll do a corporate date, but no casinos or no nightclubs or no comedy clubs.
Maybe I just wasn't a show-biz type. I didn't miss performing at all.
When I first came to do shows in Vegas, I followed the usual entertainer's syndrome - I played craps and lost.