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Overview (3)

Date of Birth 14 November 1916Passaic, New Jersey, USA
Date of Death 12 July 2011Los Angeles, California, USA
Birth NameSherwood Charles Schwartz

Mini Bio (1)

Sherwood Schwartz was born on November 14, 1916 in Passaic, New Jersey, USA as Sherwood Charles Schwartz. He was a writer and producer, known for The Red Skelton Hour (1951), The Brady Bunch Movie (1995) and The Brady Bunch (1969). He was married to Mildred Seidman. He died on July 12, 2011 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

Spouse (1)

Mildred Seidman (23 December 1941 - 12 July 2011) (his death) (4 children)

Trivia (11)

Younger brother of Al Schwartz. Uncle of Douglas Schwartz, Bruce Schwartz and Judithe Randall.
He is a member of the Writers Guild of America
Profiled in "The Laugh Crafters: Comedy Writing in Radio and TV's Golden Age" by Jordan Young (BearManor Media).
Was reunited along with Bob Denver, Russell Johnson, Dawn Wells and Tina Louise at the 2004 TV Land Awards and won The Pop Culture Award for Gilligan's Island (1964).
Attended DeWitt Clinton High School
Is portrayed by Michael Tucker in Growing Up Brady (2000).
Moved to TV in the '50s eventually rising to head writer status on "The Red Skelton Show" (1951). He, along with brother Al and two other staffers, won a 1961 Emmy Award.
In 1938, he joined his brother Al Schwartz, as a joke writer on Bob Hope's radio show. In World War II, he wrote for Armed Forces Radio. Post-war, he became a staff writer for the radio version of The Adventures of Ozzie & Harriet (1952).
He was a pre-med student at New York University. Upon graduation, he moved to LA and earned a master's degree in biological sciences at USC, but never put it to use.
Grew up in Brooklyn, New York.

Personal Quotes (1)

It's one world, and we all have to learn to live with each other.

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