Zanies comedy club founder dies at 64

May 12, 2011 8:31:37 PM PDT
The founder of Zanies Comedy Night Club on Chicago's North Side has died.

Rick Uchwat started the club in 1978.

Among the rising stars who performed there were Jerry Seinfield, Tim Allen and Jay Leno.

Uchwat died Wednesday night after a long battle with lung cancer. He was 64 years old.