Celebrity Another Landmark for Uncle Miltie By People Staff Published on February 3, 1999 12:00 AM Share Tweet Pin Email Milton Berle — who used to trade cigars with President Kennedy — celebrated his 91st birthday at the Friars Club in Beverly Hills this weekend. More than 300 people showed up, including Larry King, Steve Allen and Eric Roberts. Though he officially turned 91 on July 12, the party was put on hold until Saturday night. Uncle Miltie was joined by his wife, Lorna, and their grandchildren. He was presented with a large, three-tier cake with chocolate, vanilla, strawberry and raspberry fillings. It also had 91 candles.