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Half Baked star Harland Williams laughs at sick people.

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Comedian Harland Williams just got out of the hospital. He went in for some cosmetic surgery. "I had my chin removed," he says. "I don't know if that was smart. I had to cancel my violin lessons." Then he visited patients, because "laughter is the best medicine. So, I found the sickest people and laughed at them."

Before going into comedy, Williams — who played the jailed Kenny in Half Baked — thought of becoming a marine biologist. "One side of my brain is artistic, and the other side is fascinated with science. Maybe I should do science comedy: Three dissected frogs walk into a Petri dish . . . "
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