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|Also Known As:||Died:||January 13, 2003|
|Born:||April 21, 1914||Cause of Death:||complications from Parkinson's disease|
|Birth Place:||Chicago, Illinois, USA||Profession:||Writer ...|
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Wrote radio comedy material for Bob Hope, Phil Baker and Rudy Vallee
Contributed sketches to Broadway revue, "Keep Off the Grass"
First film credit (with Melvin Frank), contributed story to "My Favorite Blonde"
Earned first Academy Award nomination for "The Road to Utopia"; co-written with Frank
With Frank, co-directed first feature, "The Reformer and the Redhead"; also co-produced and co-wrote
Co-wrote, co-directed and co-produced "Knock on Wood"
With Frank, co-wrote book for Broadway musical "Li'l Abner"
Solo directing debut, "The Trap"; also co-wrote and co-produced
Produced the film version of "Li'l Abner", directed by Frank
Final screen collaboration with Melvin Frank, "Not With My Wife You Don't"
Directed both "How to Commit Marriage" and "The Maltese Bippy"
Formed writing partnership with Albert E Lewin
Co-wrote (with Lewin) and directed CBS TV-movie "Coffee, Tea or Me?"
Wrote episode of the ABC police drama "Get Christy Love" with Lewin
Last feature credit to date, as director and co-writer (with Lewin) of "I Will ... I Will ... For Now"
Directed Australian TV production "Barnaby and Me"
Published novel "The Glass Bed", co-authored with Albert E Lewin
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