Nominated for 2 Oscars.
Another 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:
2 Print Biographies |
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Shavelson and Josefsberg | Mel Shavelson
Did You Know?
[on casting Bob Hope] We took his own characteristics and exaggerated them. We just put them in. He thought he was playing a character. He was playing, really, the real Bob Hope.
He was a gag writer for Bob Hope's radio show in the 1930s. He worked with many stars during his career as director and screenwriter, including Kirk Douglas, Lucille Ball, Jimmy Cagney, Frank Sinatra, Cary Grant, and Sophia Loren.