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Also Known As: Died: July 24, 1996
Born: February 19, 1917 Cause of Death: leukemia
Birth Place: Lincoln, Nebraska, USA Profession: screenwriter

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1930:
Moved to Los Angeles, CA
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As a teen, worked at the Ambassador Hotel
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Served in the Navy during WWII
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Became head writer for first Red Skelton's radio show then his TV show for 12 years
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Signed on to write for "The Jimmy Durante Show"
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Served as the head writer for "McHale's Navy" in the 1960s
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Lead writer for "Gilligan's Island"
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Wrote for "Good Times" and "Chico and the Man" in the 70s
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Education

Los Angeles City College: Los Angeles , California -

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wife:
Pat Murray. Died of lung cancer in 1968.

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son:
Kirk Murray. Survived him.

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