In 1959, he produced an unsold pilot for a family drama starring Eddie Hodges called, "The Wonderful World of Little Julius."
Did You Know?
A department-store magnate who wanted to try his hand at producing a Broadway
show sank a lot of his money into a musical that previewed in Philadelphia prior to opening on Broadway
. The show was turning out to be a huge flop and was losing large sums of money. In an effort to revamp it...
His first job was as a salesman in Chicago, earning $70 a week. He began acting on stage in New York, then wrote gags for Danny Thomas and Milton Berle, acquiring a well-earned reputation for wit. He enjoyed his first major success as writer and producer for the radio comedy show 'My Friend Irma', which he based on recollections of people he had met in Manhattan...