My father always wanted to be 'Col-bear.' He lived in the same town as his father, and his father didn't like the idea of the name with the French pronunciation. So my father said to us, 'Do what you want. You're not going to offend anybody.' And he was dead long before I made my decision.

Stephen Colbert

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Author Profession: Comedian
Nationality: American
Born: May 13, 1964

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