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Nationality
  
American

Role
  
Screenwriter

Name
  
Al Schwartz


Known for
  
Emmy award

Occupation
  
television writer

Siblings
  
Sherwood Schwartz

Born
  
November 29, 1910
Passaic, New Jersey

Died
  
March 25, 1988, Hollywood, California, United States

Spouse
  
Mimi Schwartz (m. 1935–1988)

Children
  
Douglas Schwartz, Bruce R. Schwartz, Judithe Randall

Awards
  
Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series

Similar People
  
Sherwood Schwartz, Red Skelton, Martin Ragaway, Dave O'Brien, Ross Schwartz

Albert "Al" Schwartz (29 November 1910 – 25 March 1988) was an American screenwriter, television producer, and director.

Biography

He was a writer for The Red Skelton Show, where he and other writers won a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series in 1961 and were nominated for the same award in 1962. He also wrote scripts for The Jackie Gleason Show, The Milton Berle Show, The Brady Bunch, Gilligan's Island, Petticoat Junction, and other television shows and made-for-TV movies throughout the 1950s, 1960s and 1970s.

Earlier in his career, Schwartz wrote for Bob Hope's radio program, The Pepsodent Show Starring Bob Hope.

He was the brother of Sherwood Schwartz, the creator and producer of Gilligan's Island, and Elroy Schwartz, a comedy and television writer.

References

Al Schwartz (writer) Wikipedia


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