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Gertrude Berg (1898–1966)


Gertrude was born in New York City and her father owned a summer resort hotel. While in her teens, she wrote dialogues about her father and grandfather and recited them to guests at the hotel. This was the beginning of her writing which eventually led her to write "The Goldbergs". She married British-born Lewis Berg who was a chemical engineer and... See full bio »

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Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 1 win & 1 nomination. See more awards »

Known For

The Gertrude Berg Show
(1961-1962)
The Goldbergs
The Goldbergs Molly Goldberg
(1950)
Make a Wish
Make a Wish Writer
(1937)
Main Street to Broadway
Main Street to Broadway Tony's Neighbor at the NY Apartment House
(1953)

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 1961 Hennesey (TV Series)
Sarah Green
- Aunt Sarah (1961) ... Sarah Green
 1959 Play of the Week (TV Series)
Hannah
- World of Sholom Aleichem (1959) ... Hannah
 1959 The World of Sholom Aleichem (TV Movie)
 1954-1959 The United States Steel Hour (TV Series)
May Golden / Rose Snider
- Trouble-in-Law (1959) ... May Golden
- Six O'Clock Call (1955) ... Rose Snider
- Morning Star (1954)
 1957 The Steve Allen Plymouth Show (TV Series)
Comedian-Excited Fan
- Episode #3.14 (1957) ... Comedian-Excited Fan
 1956 The Alcoa Hour (TV Series)
Sophie Perlman
- Paris and Mrs. Perlman (1956) ... Sophie Perlman
 1954-1955 The Elgin Hour (TV Series)
Hannah Hirsch / Bessie
- Mind Over Momma (1955) ... Hannah Hirsch
- Hearts and Hollywood (1954) ... Bessie
 1953 Main Street to Broadway
Tony's Neighbor at the NY Apartment House
 1948 The Chevrolet Tele-Theatre (TV Series)
Mrs. Marks
- Whistle, Daughter, Whistle (1948) ... Mrs. Marks
Show Show Writer (5 credits)
Show Show Producer (1 credit)
Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (1 credit)
Show Show Self (19 credits)
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Stage: Wrote and appeared in (as "Molly Goldberg") "Me and Molly", produced on Broadway. Comedy. Music arranged by Lehman Engel. Scenic Design by Harry Horner. Costume Design by Rose Bogdanoff. Lighting Design by Leo Kerz. Directed by Ezra Stone. Belasco Theatre: 26 Feb 1948-10 Jul 1948 (156 performances). Cast: Philip Loeb (as "Jake ... See more »

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Awards received were the Quaker City Humanitarian Award, Veterans of Foreign Wars Citation, Girls club of American Motherhood medal, U.S. Treasury department certificate of Merit, and the National Conference of Christians and Jews plaque. See more »

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