4 wins & 6 nominations.
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(TV Movie) (as Mel Shavelson)
(TV Series) (episode "Elke Sommars Show, The" - as Mel Shavelson)
My World and Welcome to It
(TV Series) (conceived for television by - 26 episodes, 1969 - 1970) (written by - 7 episodes, 1969 - 1970)
April in Paris
(story "Girl from Paris" - uncredited) / (written by)
(additional dialogue - as Shavelson and Josefsberg)
Active on Broadway in the following production:
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Shavelson and Josefsberg | Mel Shavelson
Did You Know?
The problem with some people's careers in this business is that they never did enough work, frequently enough to be remembered. My problem is that I've done so much work so frequently that nobody remembers me.
He was born in Brooklyn, the son of Russian Jewish immigrants. After graduating from Cornell University in 1937 he wrote a humorous column for a campus newspaper, as well as wrote and produced a radio show. His work on that show came to the attention of Bob Hope
, who promptly recruited him.